Confederacy

Richard Gatlin and the Confederate Defense of Eastern North

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Colonel McPherson reported that the prison could be made into a military prison and house up to 1,750 prisoners with improvements estimated to cost $2,415. Dabney asserted in support for Confederate secession that “it is only the relation of domestic slavery as authorized by God, that we defend” (Defense 99). Ruby's letter was partially reprinted in the Lafayette Daily Courier for 8 December 1863: "Ruby says among the rebel dead on the [Missionary] Ridge he saw a number of negroes in the Confederate uniform."

Gentle Tiger: The Gallant Life of Roberdeau Wheat

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Kennesaw House - Built as a cotton warehouse by John Glover in 1845, the Kennesaw House is one of Marietta's oldest buildings. This Plate contains the following map(s). President Lincoln did not believe that secession was constitutionally legitimate; his view was that in a democracy a minority had an obligation to accept the decision of a majority, or else elections had no real meaning. The inferior treatment was primarily because of slavery, which had been abolished in the North, flourished in the deep South, and was alive but weak in the border states.

The Stilwell Letters: A Georgian in Longstreet's Corps, Army

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He argued that attempting to resupply the fort would be regarded as a hostile act against the Confederate States of America and would not only strengthen the separatists' hands but also cause critical border states, such as Virginia, to secede from the Union. In the battles of Peach Orchard and Savage's Station (June 29) and Frayser's Farm (Glendale; June 30), the retreating Union forces inflicted heavy casualties on the pursuing Confederates.

Confederate Colonel and Cherokee Chief: The Life of William

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Twenty-Two mostly-Northern states ( California, Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Minnesota, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Rhode Island, Wisconsin ) formed the Union. Shortly afterward, Confederate General Robert E. West Virginia was admitted as a Union state in June 1863. [Kentucky and Missouri remained in the Union, though both were represented in the CSA]. I’m proud and intrigued by his moxie and audacity not only to think about freedom, but to conceive and execute a plan to make it happen.”

Confederate Raider 1861-65 (New Vanguard)

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This is exactly the weapon that would have been used by the earliest colonists to fend off the restive natives (think Jamestown). The Wilmot Proviso announced this position in 1846. [51] Senator Stephen A. All types are represented in the park today, coated with patina instead of being polished as they were when in use. The Whitworth Rifle was deadly accurate at extreme ranges and the Federals had nothing comparable.

The Commanders of Chancellorsville: The Gentleman vs. The

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Telescope is engraved on the end cap and says WILLAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN US ARMY. His reply was so informative and entertaining, I asked if I could share it here with you. SUMMARY Photograph from the main eastern theater of the war, Gettysburg, June-July, 1863. Excavated Confederate “Jenkins Ferry” Rifle Bullet .72 Cal. President Buchanan had attempted to re-supply Sumter by sending the Star of the West, but Confederate forces led by cadets from The Citadel, fired upon the ship on Jan. 9, 1861, driving it away.

Colonel Burton's Spiller and Burr Revolver: An Untimely

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Its white citizenry, on the whole, was educated and motivated to support the cause. Lee evacuated Richmond and Petersburg and made a bold attempt to link up with Johnston. Proslavery Americans welcomed the Court’s ruling as proof they had been right during the previous few decades’ struggles against abolitionists. An index of consumer prices is plotted together with the stock on money from early 1861 to April 1865 in Figure 5. In addition, part of Union war strategy was to use the Navy to blockade Southern ports.

Historical Sketch & Roster of the Alabama 56th Cavalry

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He wanted to raise an army of 80,000 men in Ohio (he was the military commander in Ohio at this time) and send them on an overland campaign through Virginia and capture Richmond. The cash came from exports but the Southern people spontaneously stopped exports in spring 1861 to hasten the impact of " King Cotton ". Lee, Cooke, Map, Csa, Civil War 1st Rare 1897 Robert E Lee, Confederate General, Christian, Patriot, Salesman Sample Original Hartland General Robert E.

Articles of War: Winners, Losers, (and Some Who Were Both)

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While the Confederate forces had numerous successes in the Eastern theater, they were defeated many times in the West. The year 1863 began with discontent settling in on both sides. Cochise was on the warpath, Fort Buchanan's commander had orders to intercept them, and Fort Fillmore lay at the terminus. Records of California Men In the War of the Rebellion, 1861 to 1867. The dark clouds of the Civil War had begun to show.

High Seas Confederate: The Life and Times of John Newland

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Missouri, since the Union already controlled most of it, was exempted from the Emancipation Proclamation that outlawed slavery elsewhere. The freedmen and their families responded to emancipation by withdrawing up to a third of their labor from the market. Whether the danger of sectional rule was as great as the men of the South believed it to be is a question which may be left open. Similar to M&M # 63 except this one has three rings.