Polignac's Texas Brigade (Williams-Ford Texas A&M University

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The slaves had their preachers too, as well as their own secret religious gatherings. He does not take the traditional view of the centrality of Nathaniel Lyon in causing the crisis in Missouri, observing �But take away the tempestuous Connecticut Yankee and no becalmed Missouri would have emerged�. Between 1862 and 1865, more than 60% of total revenue was created in this way. [4] While the North doubled its money supply during the war, the money supply in the South increased twenty times over. [5] The extensive reliance on the money-printing press to finance the war contributed significantly to the high inflation the South experienced over the course of the war, although fiscal matters and negative war news also played a role.

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Civil War Special Forces: The Elite and Distinct Fighting

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First Bull Run was the first major battle of the war. Unidentified Man #10: How old are you now, General Bush? Lee 's forces were forced to retreat, leaving the city defenseless. However, further research has indicated that this was no folk legend. The shortage of hard wood in the Confederacy was a historical fact but just maybe some furniture grade Honduran Mahogany which had been imported prewar for the furniture trade was pressed into service for the Sharps Stocks.

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Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 29th Infantry

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Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed. The Confederate Constitution's equivalent to the U. It is possible with some research to find the veteran this gun was issued to. So at the start of the war the Confederate cavalry units have a real advantage in the quality of their horses and riders. The blockade killed the South ability to expanded their production or keep up the maintenance on already existing equipment so industrial production slowly began to decline over time.

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The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston: Embracing His

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This was definitely true of Civil War flags. In some states the militia was well-organized and functional, but in most the militia was little more than a social group or "paper" organization. When pro-Confederate Governor Claiborne F. July 27, 1861 - President Lincoln appoints George B. James Huston (1999) carries the argument one step further by arguing that Southerners were correct in their fears that the triumph of this coalition would eventually lead to an assault by Northern politicians on slave property rights.

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Andersonville: A Story of Rebel Military Prisons, Fifteen

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It serves no other purpose than to rob our future generations, not only of their national treasures, but of their historical memory." Army—the entire garrison in Texas—was surrendered to state forces by its commanding general, David E. By February 1861, six more Southern states made similar declarations. Here is a very good example of the other side of the coin of Missouri Unionists. Constitution of the time did, but in other areas, the states actually lost rights they had under the U.

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A Fire Eater Remembers. The Confederate Memoir of Robert

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The 36th Annual Capital of the Confederacy Civil War Show presented by Mike Kent & Associates along with the Central Virginia Civil War Collector's Association is November 12-13, 2016. Passions aroused by arguments over the fugitive slave laws (which culminated in the Dred Scott Case ) and over slavery in general were further excited by the activities of the Northern abolitionist John Brown and by the vigorous proslavery utterances of William L. C. 20 July 1864 and on 11 Oct. 1864 sent to Union Prison Camp in Elmira, New York, where he was then exchanged 29 Oct 1864.

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A Commitment to Valor: A Unique Portrait of Robert E. Lee in

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Top left: Rosecrans at Stones River, Tennessee; top right: Confederate prisoners at Gettysburg; bottom: Battle of Fort Hindman, Arkansas April 12, 1861 – April 9, 1865 ( last battle ended May 13, 1865) The American Civil War (1861–1865), also known as the War Between the States and several other names, was a civil war in the United States of America. Women and men on the Confederate home front felt the war's economic pains even more acutely. This is a pre-1898 antique gun so no federal registration is required.

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One of Morgan's Men: Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of

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While Grimes specialized in letters between the troops and their families, with a lesser amount of courier work of an “official” nature, Louden’s work load seems to have been exactly the opposite in proportion. 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. The cotton industry was one of the world’s largest industries, and most of the world supply of cotton came from the American South.

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Last Train South: The Flight of the Confederate Cabinet from

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Little came of these plans before Lee's surrender at Appomattox Court House, Virginia on April 9, 1865. [91] Davis and most of his cabinet fled to Danville, Virginia, which served as their headquarters for about one week. Seward had demonstrated genuine statesmanship that Russell and others recognized. Together they were important prizes for the Union. This page was created by Darin Briskman on June 21, 1996 and last updated on January 20, 2000.

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Historical Sketch and Roster of the Alabama 3rd Infantry

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During this 40-day period, the opposing forces suffered appalling casualties that totaled nearly 100,000 men: 60,000 from the North and 40,000 Confederates. Hood left the Atlanta area to menace Sherman's supply lines and invade Tennessee in the Franklin-Nashville Campaign. Another significant act of loyalty occurred when Brigham Young was given the privilege of sending the first message from Salt Lake City on the newly completed transcontinental telegraph in October 1861.

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