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  Civil War - MSN Encarta
American Civil War, a military conflict between the United States of America (the Union) and the Confederate States of America (the Confederacy) from 1861 to 1865.
The American Civil War is sometimes called the War Between the States, the War of Rebellion, or the War for Southern Independence.
The election of Abraham Lincoln as president was viewed by the South as a threat to slavery and ignited the war.
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  American Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a sectional conflict in the United States between the federal government (the "Union") and 11 Southern slave states that declared their secession and formed the Confederate States of America, led by President Jefferson Davis.
The causes of the war, the reasons for the outcome, and even the name of the war itself, are subjects of lingering controversy, even today.
As James McPherson observed "The profound irony of the Civil War was that Confederate and Union soldiers...
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 American Civil War, Marx & Engels on the Civil War
But at the time of the Civil War they were not regarded with any suspicion by the British authorities and were very much men of their Victorian age.
Marx argued skillfully in plain, striking language that the perception in the contemporary British press of the War as one of an offensive by the North against the South was in fact the reverse.
As the clamour for war continued, Marx warned that the effective US privateering of the Anglo-American War of 1812 could be repeated in the event of any outbreak of hostilities with disastrous consequences for British trade, while a British blockade of American ports in winter conditions would, he believed, be impossible.
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 The New American Civil War
The actuality that a great many Americans are unaware of this new civil war does not change the fact: un-American, power-mad forces are sending thousands of Americans to their death and devastating our nation as we speak.
This new civil war is unseen only by those persons on both sides of the conflict who either refuse to face the reality of our present situation or deliberately misinterpret this hidden, deadly civil war as part of the normal course of events.
One obstacle to apprehending this new civil war is that the leaders of the forces of ignorance are constantly before the public gaze.
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 Virginia Tech Libraries' Special Collections Homepage CIVIL WAR collections
Cochran Family, including letters written between the election of Abraham Lincoln as U.S. President and the beginning of the Civil War.
The Civil War Research papers of Guy di Carlo, Jr.
Civil war photographs in the American Memory collection at the Library of Congress: "http:/ s6.loc.gov/cwphpme.html"
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 American Civil War
An excellent bibliography that includes a section entitled "Period of the Civil War: 1860-1865." The annotated entries are for the major sources published by the early twentieth century.
A chronology of the War and a bibliography are appended.
Civil War History is the leading scholarly journal in the field.
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 Category:American Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Civil War military equipment of the United States
Troop engagements of the American Civil War, 1861
Troop engagements of the American Civil War, 1862
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 American Civil War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Casting the Civil War as a contest between an economically defunct and politically aggressive Southern slave power and a liberal, capitalist, free-wage-labor North, Cairnes offered an interpretation of the origins of the Civil War that has remained as compelling and controversial as it was when first published.
The Civil War not only pitted brother against brother but also Christian against Christian, with soldiers from North and South alike devoutly believing that God was on their side.
The Encyclopedia of Civil War Usage: An Illustrated Compendium of the Everyday Language of Soldiers and Civilians by Webb B. Garrison (Cumberland House) There are few systematic guides to the language used by the generation that fought the American Civil War.
www.sirreadalot.org /history/history/amicivilwarR.htm   (3988 words)

  
 American Civil War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Civil War was fought in 10,000 places, from Valverde, New Mexico, and Tullahoma, Tennessee, to St. Albans, Vermont, and Fernandina on the Florida coast.
American churches and schoolhouses sheltered the dying, and huge foraging armies swept across American farms, burned American towns.
It was the first modern war and, for Americans, the costliest, yielding the most American casualties and the greatest domestic suffering, spiritually and physically.
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 The American Civil War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Civil War, in U.S. history, was a conflict that pitted the Northern states of the American Union against the Southern states.
The war raged for 4 years (1861-65) and was marked by some of the fiercest military campaigns of modern history.
The war had international impact, not only because of the growing international stature of the United States, but also because war threatened world access to the South's cotton.
www.americanrevwar.homestead.com /files/civwar/index3.html   (124 words)

  
 American Civil War Research Site for Maps Battles Timeline
The war does not go well for the South, and when the North's cannons destroy the city, George is horrified.
It is a story of the brutality of war and the kindness that takes place in the middle of such horrors.
Whether you refer to it as the Late Unpleasantness, The War for Southern Freedom, or any of the other names that Civil War 101 lists for it, this mid-nineteenth -century conflict has spawned all manner of myth and facts you didn't learn in high school.
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 American Civil War From Sumter to Surrender at Appomattox
The primary cause of the American Civil War was economics.
The struggle between these two combatants is the American Civil War, also known as the War Between the States or the War of the Rebellion.
For many Americans the wrench from a largely rural, slow-moving, fragmented society in the early 1800s to a bustling, integrated, national social order in the mid-century was an abrupt and painful one, and they often resisted it.
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 American Civil War
American Civil War This unit covers the period of time leading up to the Civil War, the war itself, and the implementation of segregation after Reconstruction.
Role Playing the Civil War The purpose of this unit is to provide a frame for the students to use in evaluating both points of view in the Civil War.
Civil War Image Map - a map that allows you to pick on state of interest and it displays the battles for that state.
www.theteachersguide.com /Civilwar.html   (484 words)

  
 The History Place - U.S. Civil War 1861-1865
For the duration of the war the blockade limits the ability of the rural South to stay well supplied in its war against the industrialized North.
The Nation is reunited as the Civil War ends.
Over 620,000 Americans died in the war, with disease killing twice as many as those lost in battle.
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 America's Civil War
The Ingrahams, having sided with the Confederacy, lost one son in an early engagement of the war, a soldier son-in-law to disease, and another son at Chancellorsville.
This truly was a war of family against family, brother against brother.
While the Civil War is a remarkable piece of history to study, it brings us all close to the pain and heartache of what war is truly about.
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 Photographic images of the American Civil War
The American Civil War was really the first war which was captured to any large extent through photography.
There had been photographs taken during the Crimean War, but not nearly to the extent that they were produced during the Civil War.
Photographs of ships, armaments, weaponry, and munitions were made in a bewildering number, and toward the end of the war the photographs began to record images of destroyed cities throughout the South as the Confederacy began to fail at an increasing rate.
www.swcivilwar.com /cw_photos.html   (547 words)

  
 The American Civil War WebQuest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was the greatest war in American History, 3 million fought - 600,000 died and it was the only war fought on American soil by Americans.
Despite their acceptance of slavery, Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland and Missouri did not join the Confederate States and the residents of the western counties of Virginia did not wish to secede and so this section of Virginia was admitted into the union as the state of West Virginia.
You are to write a journal commencing in 1860 so that it also records how your life was before the war, the war years of 1861-1865 and continues for one year after the war.
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 American Civil War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
of the Confederacy: A Civil War Narrative by Robert Alexander (Michigan State University Press) The Battle of Five Forks was one of the last battles of the American Civil War.
A Southern Soldier's Letters Home: The Civil War Letters of Samuel Burney, Army of Northern Virginia by Nat Turner (Mercer) Samuel A. Burney, born in April 1840, was the son of Thomas Jefferson Burney and Julia Shields Burney.
These letters of a college graduate in the 1800s, a soldier in the civil war, written to his wife – Sarah Elizabeth Shepherd – are lyrical and beautifully written.
www.sirreadalot.org /history/history/americancivilwarR.htm   (765 words)

  
 The American Civil War
THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR, THE ARMY OF VIRGINIA AND THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC 1861-1865
The original quintessential matchup of Civil War generals--Ulysses S. Grant versus Robert E. Lee--the campaign pitted the Army of the Potomac against the Army of Northern Virginia without a break for forty-two days.
Charging that the Republicans had carried the war beyond a constitutional struggle to maintain the Union into a war for slave liberation and "amalgamation" of the races the opposition appealed to white voters with a virulently anti-fl campaign.
www.rockingham.k12.va.us /EMS/History_Pages/CivilWar/CivilWar.html   (7022 words)

  
 American Civil War at eHistory.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From April 1861 to April 1865, a brutal civil war was fought between the Confederate States of America and the United States of America.
The American Civil War is one of the most researched conflicts in modern history, yet many people still desire more knowledge about it.
Americans are still dealing with the original issues addressed by the founding fathers, striving to meet the needs and desires of a large and diverse population.
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 American civil war - Civil War Lesson Plan Ideas
Causes of the American Civil War the background knowledge of students as they study the multiple causes and key events that led to the Civil War.
The Civil War, in U.S. history, was a conflict that pitted the Northern states of the American Union against the Southern states.
American Civil War This unit covers the period of time leading up to the Civil War, the war itself, and the implementation of segregation after
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The 1860's was one of the most musical decades in American history, and in no other war than the Civil War did music play such an important role among the soldiers.
It was the only war fought on American soil by Americans, and for that reason we have always been fascinated with The Civil War.
The purpose of our site is to bring history students, educators and Civil War enthusiasts the very best and most comprehensive information available regarding this American conflict, including its causes and effects.
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 American Civil War from 1861-1865
The American Civil War in U.S. history, was a conflict (1861-65) between the Northern states (the Union) and the Southern states that seceded from the Union and formed the Confederacy.
Also known as the War between the States, the War of the Rebellion (the official Union designation), the War of Secession, and the War for Southern Independence.
The name Civil War, although much criticized as inexact, is the most widely accepted.
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 Etext Center: Collections
Official Records of the War for Augusta and Franklin counties.
Fiction, poetry, essays and historical material relating to the American Civil War, from the Etext Center's Modern English Collection.
THE CIVIL WAR: A Newspaper Perspective contains the full text of over 11,000 articles from over 2500 issues of The New York Herald, the Richmond Enquirer, and The Charleston Mercury, published between November 1, 1860 and April 30, 1865.
etext.lib.virginia.edu /civilwar   (480 words)

  
 African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum
The African American Civil War Memorial Freedom Foundation and Museum is located in the heart of the historic African American U street/Shaw Cardozo neighbor in Washington,DC.
At War's end, the Union celebrated its victory with a Grand Review of Troops down Pennsylvania Avenue but chose not to include their African American regiments.
Today, the African American Memorial in Washington, DC, brings long overdue recognition to the once shunned fl soldiers and their white officers.
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