Category Archives: Confederacy

Bedford Forrest: and His Critter Company

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McLaurin, Adjutant, 18th North Carolina Regiment, Branch's Brigade, Hill's Light Division, Jackson's Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, describing the Battle of Second Bull Run (Second Manassas), Northern Virginia Campaign, August 28-30, 1862. (Battle Result: Confederate Victory � Estimated Casualties: 22,180 total). "The part the Second Regiment took is this battle is told best in few words on medallions of metal near the crest of the hill at the end of 'Bloody Lane'. .. . [In 1897] a party of veterans of the United States army were looking over the field, when one said: 'I was standing near this spot when [Brig.

Confederate Privateers (Classics in Maritime History)

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Halleck, Union commander in the West, halted his pursuit at Fayetteville. The United States government, by contrast, regarded the Southern states as states in rebellion and refused any formal recognition of their status. County: Carroll, Haralson Born abt 1836 Crawford County, GA Died 15 Sep 1862 Sharpsburg, Maryland Enlisted in Company E 6th Georgia Regiment CSA March 8th, 1862 as a private. After three or four hours’ fighting, Shelby determined to cut his way out, and an order to this effect was borne to Colonel Shanks by Major Edwards.

Address of Congress to the People of the Confederate States.

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Cortada, James W. "Spain and the American Civil War Relations at Mid-Century, 1855–1868." Neither asked to be nominated as president. The second item, dated October 1870, declines an invitation to a fair. He maneuvered the right people into control with a different system that included such innovations as a War Board of hand-picked people he trusted. Thomas wrote to Davis and "submitted a plan for the defenses of East Tennessee ." James enlisted as 1st Corporal with Company B, 3rd Cavalry, Georgia State Guards, CSA.

Salt as a Factor in the Confederacy

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The upper South slave states of Virginia, North Carolina, Arkansas, and Tennessee had fewer plantations and rejected secession until the Fort Sumter crisis forced them to choose sides. Born 7 Nov 1831 Lancaster County, South Carolina Died 14 Mar 1917 Hart County, Georgia Son of Peter Fleming and Frances Suit. Adams was determined to prevent future Confederate cruisers from leaving British ports. In May of 1865, he learned of Captain Yopp's return home.

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 1st Infantry

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Cortada, James W. "Spain and the American Civil War Relations at Mid-Century, 1855–1868." He returned to southeast Missouri to recruit again, and was soon followed by Lieutenant McGuire and other members of his company. That’s not to say that Quarls, Gwynne and the rest were compelled to participate, or didn’t take actual pride in their attendance at Confederate service — Quarls’ obituary is quite explicit about that — but it’s a mistake to assume that there weren’t larger, more subtle cultural and racial currents at work there.

Lee: an Abridgment in One Volume

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Although Georgians realized that the nation would remain united and that slavery had ended, other questions remained to be answered as they sought during Reconstruction to build a new Georgia from the rubble of the old. Search or browse Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations from the State of North Carolina, M270. Southern planters and farmers were concerned that high tariffs might make their European trading partners, primarily the British, raise prices on manufactured goods imported by the South in order to maintain a profit on trade.

Secret Lives of the Civil War: What Your Teachers Never Told

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It is often flown by the Ku Klux Klan and other white supremacists, which has made it a controversial and divisive symbol that represents racial oppression to some and Southern heritage to others. They say the Civil War was about states’ rights, and they wish to minimize the role of slavery in a vanished and romantic antebellum South. Part of an editorial, "The Deserter," New York Evangelist, September 26, 1861. "Execution of a Deserter in the Federal Camp, Alexandria," Illustrated London News, January 11, 1862.

Sabine Pass: The Confederacy's Thermopylae (Clifton and

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Although we lost the War for Southern Independence, the cause for which we fought still lives on in the hearts of our fellow Southern patriots, or Southrons, as they are more properly termed. Lee took command of the main eastern army in June 1862 and cleared Virginia of federal troops by September. Petersburg as US Ambassador, Woldman and others can see nothing in this but an “exile in Siberia.” (Woldman 115) Another favorite target is Cassius Clay, the very capable US Ambassador to Russia for most of the Civil War (apart from the brief Simon Cameron interlude).

The Great Missouri Raid: Sterling Price and the Last Major

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Many joined the Union lines, enrolling in service as soldiers, teamsters and laborers. King Cotton Diplomacy: Foreign Relations of the Confederate States of America. An attempt to outflank Lee from the south failed under Butler, who was trapped inside the Bermuda Hundred river bend. Carlisle posted his vaqueros along the route to keep watch for any Union troops and to warn of any possible pursuit. Sterling Price: Portrait of a Southerner. According to Dean Thomas’ exhaustive research, this is the 1861 early pattern projectile for the Union Repeating Gun also known as the “Coffee Mill” or “Ager Machine Gun”.

Dixie & the Dominion: Canada, the Confederacy, and the War

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William Jones The Life and Letters of Gen. Doctors attend to the president in the theater then move him to a house across the street. Through Reagan's resourcefulness and remarkable industry, he had his department assembled, organized and in operation before the other Presidential cabinet members had their departments fully operational. [236] [237] When the war began, the US Post Office still delivered mail from the secessionist states for a brief period of time.