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Topic: Troop engagements of the American Civil War, 1863

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  Category:American Civil War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Civil War military equipment of the United States
Lower Seaboard Theater of the American Civil War
Pacific Coast Theater of the American Civil War
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 American Civil War Encyclopedia @ ()   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a sectional conflict in the United States between the Federal government ("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, but the main results — restoration of the Union and destruction of slavery — were never challenged.
The question is a deep and troubling one: Americans with Confederate ancestors cherish the memory of their bravery and determination, yet their cause is also tied to the history of African American slavery. /encyclopedia/American_Civil_War   (7091 words)

 American Civil War Encyclopedia @ ()   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
They were driven from Missouri early in the war as a result of the Battle of Pea Ridge.
The advantages widened rapidly during the war, as the Northern economy grew, and Confederate territory shrank and its economy weakened.
The long-term result came in the three "Civil War" amendments to the Constitution (the XIII, which abolished slavery, the XIV, which extended federal legal protections to citizens regardless of race, and the XV, which abolished racial restrictions on voting). /encyclopedia/American_Civil_War   (7001 words)

 American Civil War Encyclopedia @ ()   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
Major General took command of the Union Army of the Potomac on July 26 (he was briefly general-in-chief of all the Union armies, but was subsequently relieved of that post in favor of Maj. Gen.
With the Emancipation Proclamation, announced in September 1862 and put into effect four months later, Lincoln adopted the abolition of the Slave Power as a second mission—that is slaves owned by rebels had to be taken away from them and freed.
Civil War Band Collection: 1st Brigade Band of Brodhead, Wisconsin A digital collection of first person narrative accounts from Wisconsin soldiers and citizens, documenting their wartime experiences. /encyclopedia/American_Civil_War   (7040 words)

 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.
www.dartmouth.edu /~hist12/s_links.html   (18524 words)

 Historic La Mott Pennsylvania -- Who They Were...What They Did   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
On October 3rd, 1863, the 6th Regiment and four companies of the 8th Regiment, colored troops were paraded in the city under the command of Colonel John W. Ames, and escorted by Lieutenant Colonel Louis Wagner and staff.
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.
www.historic-lamott-pa.com /whothey.html   (6576 words)

 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.
www.slaveryinamerica.org /history/hs_es_overview.htm   (11743 words)

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He was one of the most well-known professional entertainers for the troops during the American Civil War.
Stones River was among the bloodiest battles of the Civil War in terms of percentage of the number engaged who became casualties.
The Civil War soldier's equipment, reduced to the basics, was a weapon with its leather accouterments, a canteen, and a woolen blanket.
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 Catalog Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
Chivington was a Civil War hero and was viewed as an Indian war hero to some.
The Five Civilized Tribes are the Creek, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Seminole, and the Cherokees.
Begins with the early years in the East, Civil War, and his campaigns against the Indians and the battle of the Little Big Horn, then shifts to the Northwest and Miles's role in the Indian Wars there.
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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.
newark.rutgers.edu /~natalieb/civilwar.htm   (1371 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : List of American Civil War topics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-09)
This is a list of topics relating to the American Civil War.
This list is incomplete; you can help by expanding it.
Stamps and postal history of the Confederate States
www.hallencyclopedia.com /List_of_American_Civil_War_topics   (78 words)

 Auction 9, Pingenot Collection
A Mexican-American War rarity, suppressed by Santa Anna and an important book for the history of Mexican lithography.
Map of the Valley of Mexico with a Plan of the Defenses of the Capital in Report of the Secretary of War, Communicating...a Map of the Valley of Mexico, from Surveys.
A Brief History of Troop A, 107th Regiment of Cavalry, Ohio National Guard, The Black Horse Troop.
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