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American Civil War 1861-1865 Life of the Common Soldier ebook

by Jeffrey L. Beard


The American Civil war was fought between 1861-1865. This war is also known as the War Between the States.

The American Civil war was fought between 1861-1865. This war was the consequence of the eleven Southern slave states declaring their separation from the United States. These slaves had formed the Confederate States of America or the Confederacy, under the guidance of Jefferson Davis. The forts under the control of the Union were Fort Monroe, Fort Sumter, Fort Pickens, Fort Jefferson and Fort Taylor.

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a civil war in the United States from 1861 to 1865, fought between the northern United States (loyal to the Union) and the southern United States (that had seceded from the Union and formed the . .

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a civil war in the United States from 1861 to 1865, fought between the northern United States (loyal to the Union) and the southern United States (that had seceded from the Union and formed the Confederacy). The civil war began primarily as a result of the long-standing controversy over the enslavement of black people.

Leander Stilwell served virtually all of the Civil War with the Illinois 61st Infantry. The war is seen only through his eyes, those of an enlisted soldier, in magnificent detail. Every letter he wrote home was saved by his family and formed the basis of his recollections, which were here written long after he had become an accomplished attorney and judge. Thus I found that the simplest, most detailed observations of this enlisted soldier, which often focused, naturally, on food, or the endless army requirement of keeping his long arm shiny and bright through four years of war in the field, to be beautifully and flowingly written

The American Civil War started with the secession crisis on April 12, 1861 and ended up with the assassination of Lincoln and the abolition of slavery on May 9, 1865. It transformed the political, economical and social life of the nation.

The American Civil War started with the secession crisis on April 12, 1861 and ended up with the assassination of Lincoln and the abolition of slavery on May 9, 1865. It first began with a constitutional struggle and then became a test of federal authority but soon took a broader dimension. The initial belief it would be short proved tragically to be mistaken. The seceding states fought to achieve independence and yet, they closely modeled the government of their Confederacy on the American one.

The American Civil War of 1861-1865 was a conflict between the Northern and Southern citizens brought about by sharp .

The American Civil War of 1861-1865 was a conflict between the Northern and Southern citizens brought about by sharp differences on political and economic issues between the two sections. In the North it was known to the generation that fought it as the War of the Rebellion, this indicating the official view that it was a revolt against the government of the United States. This term has been falling into disuse as the study of Southern grievances and Northern inflexibility has made the southern position better understood.

English: The American Civil War (1861–1865) was an insurrection fought between the United States of America and several rebellious slave-owning states in the southern . known as the "Confederate States". The latter was defeated, with slavery in the . being ended as a result. These should be imported and categorized.

The Civil War is the central event in America's historical consciousness. While the Revolution of 1776-1783 created the United States, the Civil War of 1861-1865 determined what kind of nation it would be.

Civil War History 4. (2001) 347-348 Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory

Civil War History 4. (2001) 347-348 Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2001. Slavery had little to do with causing the war, in this version of history, and reconciliation of the two sections that had fought a "brothers' war" was a more important consequence than the abolition of slavery. In 1888, only four years after his plea for a memory of causes and consequences, Tourgée conceded defeat. In the "field of American fiction today," he wrote, "the Confederate soldier is the popular hero.

American Civil War, four-year war (1861–65) fought between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded to form .

American Civil War, four-year war (1861–65) fought between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded to form the Confederate States of America. It arose out of disputes over slavery and states’ rights. When antislavery candidate Abraham Lincoln was elected president (1860), the Southern states seceded.

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American Civil War 1861-1865 Life of the Common Soldier ebook
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