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Union Army

The Battle of Gettysburg was just one of the many battles fought throughout the Civil War (Civil War Facts). To summarize, the Civil War was a four-year battle between the Union-North and the Confederate-South. Although there are multiple causes of the war, the main cause is the different beliefs on slavery. The Union-North believed the national government should have the power to prohibit slavery in territories that have not yet been named states. On the contrary, the Confederate South believed...

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Essay On The Battle Of Antietam

it was a stalemate, it considered a victory for the Union even though both sides suffered catastrophic casualties. Over 23,000 men were either killed, wounded, or missing after this bloody twelve hour fight. The Battle of Antietam was caused by General Robert E. Lee’s desire to follow up his victory at the second Battle Manassas by heading north into Maryland. His intentions were to sever rail links to Washington and seize supplies. When Union Major General George B. McClellan learned of Lee’s plan...

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Civil War Knamean

Sumter i. Fort Sumter was a southern fort that remained in unions control ii. Lincoln declared her would neither reinforce Fort Sumter nor abandon it. 1. Next Jefferson Davis chose to attack Sumter which started the war a. Fort Sumter fell b. Virginia seceded b. Americans Expect a Short War iii. Union and confederate Strategies 2. The Union had enormous advantages in resources, manpower, factories, food, and...

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Women in War

these experiences had expanded many Americans’ definitions of “true womanhood.” With the outbreak of war , women and men alike eagerly volunteered to fight for the cause. In the Northern states, women organized ladies’ aid societies to supply the Union troops with everything they needed, from food. The women's baked and canned and planted fruit and vegetable gardens for the soldiers, aslo they sewed and laundered uniforms, knitted socks and gloves, mended blankets and embroidered quilts and pillowcases...

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Outline from May 31- June 12, 1864

May 31 - June 12, 1864 In the overland campaign of 1864, Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant with the Army of the Potomac battled General Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia for six weeks across central Virginia. At the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna and Totopotomoy Creek, Lee repeatedly stalled, but failed to stop, Grant's southward progress toward Richmond. The next logical military objective for Grant was the crossroads styled by locals Old Cold Harbor. May 31, 1864 After...

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How to Make Some One Chutiya

Republican Party. Prior to his election as President, seven Southern states had seceded from the Union. In his inaugural address on March 4, 1861, Lincoln reached out to the South by telling them he had no intention of changing slavery as it existed; but he held firm to the ideal that the Union be forever preserved and indissoluble. Soon after this, the Southern states banded together in their own Confederate Union. They demanded that the North abandon its garrisons in Southern territories, specifically...

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Key Terms and People Chapter 15

Run persuaded Lincoln of the need for a better trained army. He put the hopes in General George B. McClellan. The general assembled a highly disciplined force of 100,000 solders called Army of the Potomac. American army general put in charge of Union troops and later removed by Lincoln for failure to press Lee's Confederate troops in Richmond. Robert E. Lee - In June 1862, with McClellan's force poised outside Richmond, the Confederate army in Virginia came under the command of General Robert E...

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"Why was the civil war so long and so bloody?"

divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure permanently half slave and half free" On March 4th 1861 Abraham Lincoln was made President of the United States. However, on December 20th South Carolina seceded from the Union. By February 8th Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Louisiana and Texas had set up a new nation called the Confederate States of America with Jefferson Davis as their President. When the war began it was a slight shock to both sides, this was...

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The Crap

of the Confederate army, marched his troops to invade union territory. Dangerously scavenging for food, Lee was abruptly stopped by union forces which held him there till dusk. Ambushed by union troops, Lee faced 88,000 reinforcements led by General George Meade. “Under General George Meade, the army marched northward to intercept Lee, its movements limited by the need to protect Washington” (Compton). The Boggan 2 battle was set. Disagreement between the Union and the Confederates...

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Why the South Lost the Civil War

When the Confederate Army General Robert E. Lee surrendered to the Union Army General, Ulysses S. Grant at the Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865, many considered the Civil War to be over. The fact that the North was victorious over the South was accepted and the process of reconstruction began in America. It was never openly discussed on why the North defeated the South. However, the question began to slowly arise over time on why the South lost the Civil War. Many historians have become...

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