• Wade Hampton: Confederate Warrior, Conservative Statesman

    Walter Brian Cisco

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    They hoped that Sherman would follow and that Hood would be able to maneuver Sherman into a decisive battle. And the promise being made, must be kept. ~ Abraham Lincoln Negro troops are easier to preserve discipline among than our white troops, and I doubt not will prove equally good for garrison duty. If you have a photo of a battle reenactment, a snapshot of an authentic encampment, a great photo you’re compelled to share, here is an opportunity to share through Flickr.
  • Cathy Williams: From Slave to Buffalo Soldier

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    For those slots that volunteers did not fill, locals would have to draft. Pennsylvania, Civil War Muster Rolls, 1860-1869.. After a weak response to the July 2, 1862 appeal for three-year enlistments, Lincoln issues a new call for 300,000 nine-month militia. It was over territories west of the Mississippi that the proslavery and antislavery forces collided. [42] With the conquest of northern Mexico west to California in 1848, slaveholding interests looked forward to expanding into these lands and perhaps Cuba and Central America as well. [43] [44] Northern "free soil" interests vigorously sought to curtail any further expansion of slave territory.
  • Robert E. Lee

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    American boys' clothing styles did not change radically in the 1860s. Civil War Veterans' Card File, 1861-1866 - {series #19.12} Arranged alphabetically by surname of soldier. All the wounded who had strength enough to speak agreed that after the fort was taken an indiscriminate slaughter of our troops was carried on by the enemy with a furious and vindictive savageness which was never equaled by the most merciless of the Indian tribes. Prevents rust and protects from fingerprints.
  • LINCOLN AND HIS GENERALS Easton Press Library of Military

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    A string of Union successes won by Ulysses S. This was strange, for they had been told that the ‘Yanks’ were something terrible and that they had horns like an ox. Ellet's son, Medical Cadet Charles Ellet, Jr., met the mayor of Memphis and raised the Union colors over the courthouse. Livermore, using Fox's data, put the number of Confederate non-combat deaths at 166,000, using the official estimate of Union deaths from disease and accidents and a comparison of Union and Confederate enlistment records, for a total of 260,000 deaths. [7] However, this excludes the 30,000 deaths of Confederate troops in prisons, which would raise the minimum number of deaths to 290,000.
  • Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas

    Benson Bobrick

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    The Northern advantage in industrialization was substantial. God gave it to you as He gave it to others, and it is a sin that you have been deprived of it for so many years. The Union victory in the Battle of Gettysburg (June–July 1863) was a turning point. One regiment (15th Alabama) was left to block the roads at Union Church. I do agree that because of all us civil war causes smaller screens and on. The Second Party System broke down after passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in 1854, which replaced the Missouri Compromise ban on slavery with popular sovereignty, allowing the people of a territory to vote for or against slavery.
  • The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant, Volume 27: January 1 -

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    The ladies and childrens attire is mostly made by us. Outside the United States, the preferred term is usually American Civil War or, e. g. in France and Germany, (American) War of Secession. The Indiana Legion was a Civil War state militia. After the Union captured Vicksburg, this area became separated from the rest of the Confederate states. The Confederates were too disorganized and ill-equipped to pursue. Now, with the advent of the internet, hundreds of web pages and other online sources have appeared as well.
  • Surviving Andersonville: One Prisoner's Recollections of the

    Ed Glennan

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    And we, too, at last, on some soft, auspicious day of spring, loosening all our shining lines, and bursting with wild battle music and universal shout of victory over the last desperate defense, must occupy the very citadel of caste, force the old enemy to final and unconditional surrender, and bring Boston and Charleston to sing Te Deum together for the triumphant equal rights of man. You will most likely to be able to find all this information as well as their unit number on their gravestone.
  • Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61

    Abner Doubleday

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    However, Hardee is unable to attack until afternoon. The Confederates assumed that European countries were so dependent on " King Cotton " that they would intervene, but none did, and none recognized the new Confederate States of America. Also be sure to check their reference materials, there are some good books recommendations for you. Outraged by the intimidation tactics these “border ruffians” used to bully settlers, many Northern abolitionists moved to Kansas as well in the hopes of making the territory free.
  • The end of an era,

    John S Wise

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    NAVAL AVIATION 1917-1918 464 369th U. INFANTRY (15TH NEW YORK, "HARLEM'S OWN") 1917-1918 Y 488 371ST U. In May, a nationally broadcast "teach-in" reaches students and faculty at over 100 campuses. Johnson, and artillery slaughtered the Ninth Corps as it attempted to escape from the crater. Planning: Headquarters SHEAF HQ begins a move out of Norfolk House. In 1854 he suddenly reversed himself and proclaimed "popular sovereignty", whereby people democratically would make the basic decisions.
  • Lincoln's America: 1809 - 1865

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    Losses among African Americans were high, in the last year and a half and from all reported casualties, approximately 20% of all African Americans enrolled in the military lost their lives during the Civil War. [1] :16 Notably, their mortality rate was significantly higher than white soldiers; [We] "find, according to the revised official data, that of the slightly over two millions troops in the United States Volunteers, over 316,000 died (from all causes), or 15.2%.
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