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Topic: Troop engagements of the American Civil War, 1861


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  CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: The Irish (In Countries Other Than Ireland)
Who were the first Irish to land on the American continent and the time of their arrival are perhaps matters of conjecture rather than of historical proof; but that the Irish were there almost at the beginning of the colonial era is a fact support by historical records.
On land, the last decisive battle of the war, that at New Orleans, was won by troop largely of Irish origin under the leadership of Andrew Jackson, another son of Irish parents.
It was the declaration of American independence that stopped the transportation of British convicts across the Atlantic, and forced the establishment at Botany Bay, in January, 1788, of the first penal settlement on the Australasian continent.
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 History 12: The American Civil War: Student Links
As the webmaster points out, the Civil War is “one of the very few conflicts in modern times in which Jews faced one another across the battle lines.” In light of this, the website does a very good job representing both sides of the war and providing interested visitors with links to more information.
While studying the history of wars, it is often easy to criticize the tactics and strategy used, but this game allows you to see why the commanders might have made the decisions they did and how the conditions the officers and soldiers were under influenced their actions.
One of the many defining characteristics of the civil war is that it was one of the first wars to be recorded through photography.
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 Slavery in America
On the eve of the American Civil War approximately 4 million enslaved African Americans lived in the southern region of the United States of America.
Up to this point in the war, the Union had not fully committed its forces to the idea of the Civil War as a war to end slavery rather than a limited war to preserve the Union.
As a result, urban slaves on the eve of the Civil War were able to live somewhat beyond slavery--perhaps transcending it--in ways that mattered greatly in their personal lives.
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 (Frog Creek Books - Charleston, WV) Regional Titles List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
It was used as a Confederate hospital during the Civil War and was frequented by Robert E. Lee shortly after the war.
From 1861 to 1865, Romney was the center of activity for military operations initiated by Union and Confederate forces.
A leader during the war, and after, French Harding was elected to the 1872 Constitutional Convention, to be Sheriff of Randolph County, and twice to the House of Delegates.
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 Historic La Mott Pennsylvania -- Who They Were...What They Did   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The fl troops had pioneers to cut through the obstacles, but without covering artillery or caps on their rifles they would have to take fire without response until they could reach the works themselves.
Some 10,500 armed conflicts occurred during the Civil War ranging from battles to minor skirmishes; 384 conflicts (3.7 percent) were identified as the principal battles and classified according to their historical significance.
A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion.
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 THE CIVIL WAR AND RECONSTRUCTION ERAS
Bibliographic essay by George C. Rable (University of Alabama) on the literature relating to various aspects of the Civil War.
Year by year list of every battle in the Civil War where at least one casualty was reported.
Approximately 3000 Civil War maps, charts, atlases and sketchbooks depecting battles, troop positions and movements, engagements, fortifications, coastal charts, and theaters of war.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : List of American Civil War topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This is a list of topics relating to the American Civil War.
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
Supreme Court Cases of the American Civil War
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A Brief History of Troop A, 107th Regiment of Cavalry, Ohio National Guard, The Black Horse Troop.
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