Category: American Civil War

Through Blood & Fire

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

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Of all the many testimonials to the fact that slavery, and not states rights, really lay at the heart of their movement, this was the most eloquent of all. On January 10, the secession ordinance was adopted by a vote of 62-7. Why, then, in the absence of all control over the subject of African slavery, are you agitated in relation to it? Crescent City is a full line Civil War military supplier of uniforms, leather accoutrements, brogans, boots, hats, tinware, ironware, insignia, tentage and much, .

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Soldiers' Letters Home

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January 29, 1861 - Kansas Admittted to the Union. This account is complemented by Barber 1979, which describes the same events from the perspective of an American who clearly had a great love of Shanghai. Collectors Firearms keeps a vast inventory of interesting military antiques and memorabilia in stock. Lincoln Fired MG McDowell and replaced him with MG McClellan. Lee and George Meade had come together outside a small Pennsylvania market town called Gettysburg.

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Pursuit: The Chase, Capture, Persecution & Surprising

Clint Johnson

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The Citadel cadets on January 28, 1861, was incorporated into the state military forces and was known as The Battalion of State Cadets. Irvin McDowell, the Union Army's first field commander, authorized the commander of each regiment in the Department of Northeastern Virginia to select a commissioned officer as regimental provost marshal along with a permanent guard of ten enlisted men. Whenever they had opportunities, Davis encouraged offensives, even raids into Union territories.

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Memoirs of General William T. Sherman: Volume One (Civil

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Russia loses the First Battle of Masurian Lakes. Price 22.00 {Item No.5330} [This contains 10 chapters on Ordnance at the Exposition, covering many items] The Ordnance Manual for Use of the Officers of the United States Army (3rd edition) Philadelphia: J. For those slots that volunteers did not fill, locals would have to draft. Disputes over the border lines sparked military confrontation, helped by the fact that President Polk eagerly sought a war in order to seize large tracts of land from Mexico.

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Sword of the Border: Major General Jacob Jennings Brown,

John D Morris

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All of those may be turned against us without making us weaker for the struggle. On April 29, Hooker's cavalry and three army corps crossed Kelly's Ford. He was imprisoned and indicted for treason, but was paroled two years later. From late September to late October 1864, Sheridan's forces won three major battles: the battle of Opequon Creek (Third Battle of Winchester) (September 19), the Battle of Fishers Hill (September 22), and the Battle of Cedar Creek (October 19). The fight at Resaca involved for the Federals, 110,123 men and 254 guns as of April 30, 1864, and for the Confederates, 54,500 men and 144 guns as of April 30, 1864.

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The Papers of Jefferson Davis: 1856--1860

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Hill and Warren, it is probable they suffered around 2,000 casualties. The two sides had arrived at something of a stalemate, with the Union army half-encircling Atlanta and the Confederate defenders staying behind their fortifications. At the beginning of the campaign, Union forces designated the Military Division of the Mississippi were commanded by Maj. Band Music from the Civil War Era also presents the original recordings and notes from the 1974 concert at the Library.

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Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons, Fifteen

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Warren and his V Corps to take Spotsylvania, 10 miles to the southeast. He then won the Second Battle of Bull Run in August 1862. Ambrose Burnside ordered the arrest of dissenting Ohio congressman Clement L. 1 comment I’m always on the hunt for something new in Civil War exhibitions. Colonel George T.; Modern Cavalry: Its Organization, Armament, and Employment in War (London:Thomas Bosworth 1868); 376 pages, illus. (three color plates difficult to copy) Price 37.50 {Item No.1313} [A manual on Cavalry tactics after the experience of the American Civil War] [Includes a CD with the color plates] Garrard, Kenner; Nolan�s System for Training Cavalry Horses (New York: D.

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The Conquest Of The Missouri: Being The Story Of The Life

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Trimble moved the 15th Alabama by the right flank and up a ravine to get on the battery's left. The Japanese intentions were to Take Port Moresby and Tulagi in order to secure air mastery of the Coral Sea and its shores. So your rant at me here seems utterly bizarre Theyre harder to break and tell moment. Marine Corps to conduct aerial operations and support ground operations throughout the province. The South's leading men had built their world upon slavery and the idea of voluntarily destroying that world, even in the ultimate crisis, was almost unthinkable to them.

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Lincoln and His Generals (Vintage Civil War Library)

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Is there an inch of battleground, a day or a minute between 1861 and 1865 left unexamined by some historian somewhere? In April of 1861 Murat Hasket wrote a letter to the U. I saw several colored soldiers of the Sixth United States Artillery, with their eyes punched out with bayonets; many of them were shot twice and bayonetted also. At milepost 116.3 (north of Ringgold, Georgia), with the locomotive failing, Andrews' men abandoned the General and scattered, just a few miles from Chattanooga.

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Abraham Lincoln (The Sangamon Edition: 6 volumes)

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The more you read about the war, the more you will want to read (don’t say you weren’t warned). The success of these mines led to the creation of land mines and grenades that would be used in later wars. Hazen's brigade in an area that would become known as "Hell's Half-Acre"; Hazen's brigade was the only part of the original Union line to hold. European diplomats in Washington were uniformly critical of the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation.

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