Civil War Day by Day In all the vast collection of books on the American Civil War there is no book like this one says Bruce Catton Never before has such a stunning body of facts dealing with the war been gathered togeth
In all the vast collection of books on the American Civil War there is no book like this one, says Bruce Catton Never before has such a stunning body of facts dealing with the war been gathered together in one place and presented in a coherent, useful, day by day narrative And never before have statistics revealed human suffering of such heroic and tragic magnitude Th In all the vast collection of books on the American Civil War there is no book like this one, says Bruce Catton Never before has such a stunning body of facts dealing with the war been gathered together in one place and presented in a coherent, useful, day by day narrative And never before have statistics revealed human suffering of such heroic and tragic magnitude The text begins in November, 1860, and ends with the conclusion of hostilities in May, 1865, and the start of reconstruction It is designed to furnish the reader not only with information, but to tell a story Here, in addition to the momentous events that are a familiar part of our history, the daily entries recount innumerable lesser military actions as well as some of the other activities and thoughts of men great and unknown engaged in America s most costly war May 5, 1864 a private in the Army of Northern Virginia writes at the beginning of the Battle of the Wilderness, It is a beautiful spring day on which all this bloody work is being done May 6, 1864 Gen Lee rides among his men and is shouted to the rear by his protective troops April 30, 1864 Joe David, five year old son of the Confederate President, dies after a fall from the high veranda of the White House in Richmond April 14, 1865 President Lincoln s busy day includes a Cabinet meeting where he tells of his recurring dream of a ship moving with great rapidity toward a dark and indefinite shore that night Mr Lincoln attends a performance of a trifling comedy at Ford s Theatre, Our American Cousin.
History of the American Civil War he American Civil War was the greatest war in American history million fought , paid the ultimate price for freedom And a war for freedom it was. Civil War explore Easier In the United States, the Civil War was between the Confederacy, or southern states, and the Union, or northern states.The U.S Civil War, also called the War between the States, lasted from to Harder The U S Civil War is also known as the War Between the States and the War of Spanish Civil War The Spanish Civil War Spanish Guerra Civil Espaola took place from to Republicans loyal to the left leaning Second Spanish Republic, in alliance with the Anarchists and Communists, fought against the Nationalists, a Falangist, Carlist, Catholic, and largely aristocratic group led by General Francisco Franco.The war was known as a struggle between democracy and fascism The American Civil War Home Page The complete Civil War site No running from site to site On line help available. Home The Civil War PBS The Civil War, the award winning film produced and directed by Ken Burns, was rebroadcast as a newly restored, high definition version in September of The rebroadcast coincided with the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Fraternity Welcome The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is a fraternal organization dedicated to preserving the history and legacy of heroes who fought and worked to save the Union. Civil War song Civil War is a song by the rock band Guns N Roses which originally appeared on the compilation Nobody s Child Romanian Angel Appeal, and later on the album Use Your Illusion II. The History Place U.S Civil War It is well that war is so terrible we should grow too fond of it, states Lee during the fighting January , President Lincoln issues the final Emancipation Proclamation freeing all slaves in territories held by Confederates and emphasizes the enlisting of black soldiers in the Union Army The war to preserve the Union now becomes a revolutionary struggle for the abolition of Rantings of a Civil War Historian Here s the next in my infrequent series of profiles of forgotten cavalrymen of the American Civil War George S Acker was born near Rochester, New York on December , . The Civil War begins HISTORY The bloodiest four years in American history begin when Confederate shore batteries under General P.G.T Beauregard open fire on Union held Fort Sumter in South
Civil War Day by Day « E.B. Long 403 E.B. Long
Title: Civil War Day by Day « E.B. Long