A Unionist in East Tennessee: Captain William K. Byrd and

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Thornton Affair April 25/26 Skirmishing in the disputed borderlands of South Texas. The soldier who stepped in ... to protect that young woman [who had been assaulted by white Houston police officers] ... there had been a rumor that he had been attacked and shot and killed, and ... by the time [the rumor] got to the camp, the rumor became that white men were on their way to the camp. ... Bombing of this island, home to some of the most sacred historical places in Hawaiian culture, is reported to have begun as early as 1920.

In and out of rebel prisons

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Jones led 2,100 men through Petersburg and Moorefield, skirmished at Greenland Gap in Hardy County, then was repulsed at Rowlesburg. Memories of the war and Reconstruction held the segregated South together as a Democratic block�the "Solid South"�in national politics for another century. Cemetery Ridge, Devil's Den, Little Round Top, Pickett's Charge, and more are all beautifully brought to life with 3D battlefields and armies.

Sam Richards's Civil War Diary: A Chronicle of the Atlanta

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Another name for this dish was skillygalee. His plan was to invade Virginia from the sea and to seize Richmond and the other major cities in the South. The battle took place off the coast of Alabama, at the mouth of Mobile Bay, which was defended by two Confederate forts, Fort Morgan and Fort Gaines, and by a torpedo field (a minefield) that created a single narrow channel for blockade runners to enter and exit the bay and was the inspiration of Farragut's famous apocryphal quotation, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"

Senator Henry Wilson and the Civil War

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The CWSS is a computerized database identifying combatants from the Union and the Confederacy. It is really amazing how important war leaders really are. MILITARY ACADEMY CADETS 1802 B, 2d 140 BOSTON TROOP OF LIGHT DRAGOONS 1802-1810 237 OFFICERS, UNITED STATES NAVY, FULL DRESS 1802-1812 46 ENLISTED MEN OF THE U. Original source: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Nolan notes that the Lost Cause was expressly "a rationalization, a cover-up to vindicate the name and fame" of those in rebellion.

Abraham Lincoln: A Biography

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American culture was sufficiently at ease with the military to make fun of it, a stance now hard to imagine outside the military itself. “Full-victory—nothing else”: General Dwight D. The assault force was Gordon's Second Corps of 7,500 men, backed by Robert Ransom's North Carolina brigade and William Wallace's South Carolina brigade, in all about 10,000 men, with 5,000 in reserve. August 20, 1864 - Battle of Lovejoy's Station. In addition, the European aristocracy (the dominant factor in every major country) was "absolutely gleeful in pronouncing the American debacle as proof that the entire experiment in popular government had failed.

The Story the Soldiers Wouldn't Tell: Sex in the Civil War

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Rebel sharpshooters on the knolls fire into the fort, killing Booth, but the garrison cannot depress its artillery enough to cover the approaches to the fort. Rally behind the Virginians!" giving Thomas J. Sherman had found out about the change in command thanks to the Atlanta newspapers. Nashville and central Tennessee fell to the Union early in 1862, leading to attrition of local food supplies and livestock and a breakdown in social organization.

Herndon's Lincoln: The History and Personal Recollections of

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In Mercersburg a woman by the name of Eliza and her child hid in a grain field and managed to elude marauding cavalry only to learn later that her daughter as well as her grandchildren were all captured. Soley, James Russel. 1887. “The Union and Confederate Navies.” in Robert Underwood Johnson and Clarence Clough Buel (eds), Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us -- that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain -- that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom -- and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth."

The Biographical Roster of the Immortal 600

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After failing to achieve a breakthrough, General Lee withdrew back over the mountains and south to Virginia. They whipped the Texans thoroughly and retook Tucson. S. military embarked on a three-pronged strategy designed to seize control of northern Mexico and force an early peace. We have not yet assessed major fashion changes associated with the Civil War. If it can, I will consider myself one of the happiest men in the world if I can help to save it. The Civil War in America engendered some popular fashion trends as well as initiating some changes in the image of childhhod.

Tennessee's Forgotten Warriors: Frank Cheatham and His

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Jackson held firm, like a "stone wall," and critical reinforcements from the Shenandoah Valley under Major General Joseph E. In slavery could not spread as new states were formed, then the existing slave states would be doomed to perpetual minority in representation in Congress, guaranteeing that if the day came when Northern antipathy to slavery itself became hot enough, the majority could use the government to subvert the Constitution and abolish the institution where it already existed.

The Human Tradition in the Civil Rights Movement (The Human

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When several cheval-de-frise (singular, pronounced she-VAL-de-freez) were bolted together they created an effective barrier for roads and fortifications. Most units were numbered, however, some were named. Al Asad’s role in Operation Desert Storm is thus the subject of this paper. Hill, who had become sick with an unidentified illness at the Wilderness returned to duty, but was still sick; Richard S.