Category Archives: American Civil War

Wounded At Gettysburg

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 9.37 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

On the eve of the D-Day invasion, he warned his troops, “Your task will not be an easy one,” because “your enemy is well-trained, well-equipped, and battle-hardened.” As president, Eisenhower’s most famous statement about the military was his warning in his farewell address of what could happen if its political influence grew unchecked. Gideon Wells, Secretary of the Navy July 22, 1861 [17] In time, the Union Navy would see almost 16% of its ranks supplied by African Americans, performing in a wide range of enlisted roles. [18] In contrast to the Army, the Navy from the outset not only paid equal wages between white and black sailors, but offered considerably more for even entry-level enlisted positions. [19] Food rations and medical care were also improved over the Army, with the Navy benefiting from a regular stream of supplies from Union-held ports. [20] Becoming a commissioned officer, however was still out of reach for nearly all black sailors.

Continue reading Wounded At Gettysburg

Recollections of the Civil War

Format: Paperback

Language:

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.58 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Only a Constitutional Amendment would prohibit the states coming back into the union from re-establishing slavery. Meade defeated Lee at the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1�July 3, 1863), the largest battle in North American history, which is sometimes considered the war's turning point. Silas Soule was extremely willing to testify against him. Joseph Hooker commander of the Army of the Potomac. Thus, riots and protests erupted in many American cities over the coming weeks.

Continue reading Recollections of the Civil War

Miss Emily

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 10.96 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The Union army also moved many African American women onto nearby plantations to raise cotton for the northern government to sell. It was small enough to load quickly, and had a special feature that let it take advantage of a rifled-barrel. World War I was a major boom for the industry, as American advertisers called chewing gum "a relief for nervous tension, an aid to digestion, and in the absence of water fit to drink, a mitigation of thirst" (Schwartz, p.140).

Continue reading Miss Emily

Jefferson Davis and the Civil War Era

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.23 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

CURRENT LISTING OF CIVIL WAR BOOKS AVAILABLE. Of them 50,000 were Northern born, 30,000 Southern born, and another 50,000 were foreign born, mostly Irish, British, and German. Seen here are Black and White teen-aged soldiers. January 7, 1861 - Personal Explanation of the Hon. She was an expert horsewoman and at the start of the war she filled her saddle bags with lint and bandages and oftern rode through battles caring for the wounded.

Continue reading Jefferson Davis and the Civil War Era

Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.11 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Eaton's Series of National and Popular Songs, by E. It is rugged; it is inexpensive; it can shred enemy tanks and convoys by firing up to 70 rounds a second of armor-piercing, 11-inch-long depleted-uranium shells. Around 8,500 Union troops under General David Hunter defeat 5,500 Confederates under General “Grumble” Jones at Piedmont. It is typical of many men that lived through our nation�s greatest conflict, and met the Lord Jesus Christ along the way. 1.

Continue reading Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence

...if You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln

Format: Paperback

Language:

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 5.84 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

As such there was an expectation that theyd issues they favor and realities. The actions of General David Hunter and Lincoln's reaction stimulated a discussion on the recruitment of black soldiers in the Northern press. Magee's cartoon of Preston Brooks attacking Charles Sumner on the Senate floor, May 24, 1856. The wind then extended the fire to the piles of stores on the levee and to a warehouse loaded with supplies. See image» Federal: Loyal to the government of the United States.

Continue reading ...if You Grew Up with Abraham Lincoln

Service with the Signal Corps: The Civil War Memoir of

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.04 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

The Union strategy was to divide the South by taking control of the Mississippi, Tennessee and Cumberland rivers. President Davis doubted the Confederate Congress would welcome the addition of a Mexican province to their nation and he wished to avoid the embarrassment of a rejection. Sortie: A type of counter-attack used to disrupt the enemy's attack or siege of a fortification, causing the enemy to divert some of its resources away from the initial attack or siege.

Continue reading Service with the Signal Corps: The Civil War Memoir of

Blue-Eyed Child of Fortune: The Civil War Letters of Colonel

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.66 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Lee assumes command of the army around Richmond, replacing the wounded Joseph E. Neighbors and family members often enlisted together, which may provide further clues. Check out these tank driving experiences. 1. Locating a Civil War ancestor, whether it is a direct ancestor or a collateral relative, can provid. The statesmen who led the secession movement were unashamed to explicitly cite the defense of slavery as their prime motive.

Continue reading Blue-Eyed Child of Fortune: The Civil War Letters of Colonel

The Sea Captain's Wife: A True Story of Love, Race, and War

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.89 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Memoirs of Charles Henry Veil - A Soldier's Recollections of the Civil War and the Arizona Terr. Open to almost any page and you will see why. Minors were to be apprenticed, if males until they were twenty-one, if females until eighteen years of age. It would be the reconstruction of the United States on the basis demanded by the South. It is: "Historical Register of the United States Army - from it's Organization on September 29, 1789 to March 2, 1900" by Major Francis B.

Continue reading The Sea Captain's Wife: A True Story of Love, Race, and War

William T. Sherman: Evolution of an Operational Artist

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.17 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Turner Ashby's cavalry was disorganized from the actions of May 24 and did not pursue until Banks had already reached the Potomac River. Memories of the war and Reconstruction held the segregated South together as a Democratic block�the "Solid South"�in national politics for another century. Skin Stories: The Art and Culture of Polynesian Tattoo. If they did not do this, they would desert to the enemy. Colonel Connor, an outstanding tactician, deployed elements of his force in flanking movements and soon had the Indians confused and pinned down.

Continue reading William T. Sherman: Evolution of an Operational Artist