The Civil War Diary of a Common Soldier: William Wiley of

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.47 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It would be the story of a country willing to do anything for its military except take it seriously. It is time for Southerners to squarely face this era in our history so that we can finally understand it for what it was and move on. They knew the terrain and the most efficient means to traverse it. To some the hardest part of the campaign seemed to be behind them; to others...
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Why the North Won the Civil War

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.68 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Militia formations ‿fighting units of citizen soldiers -- were conceived, initially, as a land warfare concept. The second one is full of various types of correspondence and reports. Military tattoo designs as we recognize them today really started during the American Civil war. The two are considered moderate enough to please the legislatures of the remaining Southern states whic...
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General Edward Porter Alexander at Fredericksburg: Letters

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.76 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The local plantation owner was a ‘king’ within his own area and locals would be deferential towards such men. August 26, 1862 - Jackson Destroys Supply Depot at Manassas. Curtis determined to pursue the Confederates back into Arkansas with his Army of the Southwest. At the time Woodward's 2nd Kentucky Cavalry was serving in the Carolinas campaign, near Pikeville, North Car...
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John Todd and the Underground Railroad: Biography of an Iowa

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.13 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Standard, older works on the military phase are C. Eleven were destroyed or severely damaged by war action, including Atlanta (with an 1860 population of 9,600), Charleston, Columbia, and Richmond (with prewar populations of 40,500, 8,100, and 37,900, respectively); the eleven contained 115,900 people in the 1860 census, or 14% of the urban South. In the meantime, North Anna h...
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Self-Government, The American Theme: Presidents of the

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.30 MB Downloadable formats: PDF From the murder of a French priest to the slaughter of 80 Shia Muslims in Kabul, ISIS has one goal: to create a spate of religious civil wars across the world. In 1860-61, most business interests in the Northeast opposed war. On the morning of November 19, Everett delivered his two-hour speech (from memory) on the Battle of Gettysburg to a crowd of about 15,000 people. Ha...
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Fields of Fury - The American Civil War

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.48 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Estimated casualties were 6,506 in total: 1,710 on the Union side and 4,796 on the Confederate. The Battle of Northern Virginia lasted for a week and a half and was won by Union forces, while the Battle of Louisiana was won in three days by a strong Confederate army. This involves an absolute equality of personal rights and rights of property, between former masters and slaves, and ...
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting For

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.61 MB Downloadable formats: PDF It was a death-shock to chivalry, and a mortal wound to caste. Bedroll: Blanket or other bedding rolled up and carried over the shoulder by a soldier. The military situation developed rapidly. Please click here to login and access this page. During the 1850s, a number of Alabama entrepreneurs had tried to develop an industrial infrastructure centering on railroads and iron-...
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Memoirs of Robert E. Lee: His Military and Personal History

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.31 MB Downloadable formats: PDF The ciphers would be changed often to prevent Southern spies from hearing messages." Roosevelt assured the American people that any thought of a breakup of the wartime alliance with the Soviet Union was simply Nazi propaganda: In an attempt to ward off the inevitable disaster, the Axis propagandists are trying all of their old tricks in order to divide the United Nations. Heli...
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American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.77 MB Downloadable formats: PDF After several tense weeks the Lincoln administration backed down and surrendered the two emissaries in late December. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998. They in turn were driven partially back when the Union XII Corps under Maj. Sheridan embarked on a cavalry raid against Richmond. Our plain view of the war is simply this. Louisiana, Land War: The Battle of Mansfi...
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The Garden of Eden: The Story of a Freedmen's Community in

Format: Print Length Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 6.75 MB Downloadable formats: PDF He drove down the Valley without opposition, bypassed Harpers Ferry, crossed the Potomac River, and advanced into Maryland. The tethered balloon ascended to a height of 500 feet (150 metres) and the world's first telegraphic transmission from the air was relayed through wires running along the tether lines to both the War Department and the White House. In the name of my ow...
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