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Are there any army bases in the United States not named after a confederate...
Are there any army bases in the United States not named after a confederate generals?
by Guest RayRay
African Heritage and Southern Hearts : "Free Persons Of Color" and Slaves With The Confederate Army
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Black Confederate Bugler In the photo, this man wears reunion ribbons mentioning the Confederate Home in Altus, Arkansas and a UCV Camp somewhere named for Stonewall Jackson. He is also featured ...
by EastTennessee1948
In the union army VI CORP during the battle of gettysburg c...
in the union army VI CORP during the battle of gettysburg can anyone inform me as to who commanded the second divisions first brigade and what units made up the brigade ( my list is incomplete
by Guest
Why the Confederate Army Couldn't Win a Battle
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... courage & massive loss of life, Confederate armies were defeated. Why couldn't the Confederate army win a battle? On the face of it, the two sides in the conflict were evenly matched. All the ...
by Rhea Cole
First Battle Flag Captured By The Army Of The Potomac In The Overland Campaign
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This post could be a continuance of an older post of mine concerning my 2 x great-grandfather, and the Battle Flag of his regiment , the 13th North Carolina Infantry. The flag pictured there may have ...
by EastTennessee1948
Italians in Confederate Army
Hello, my name is Niccolò Ferrari, commanding 14th Louisiana Infantry Regiment, Co. G based in Italy and formed in 2005. We portrait a regiment where some of ours country fellows where enlisted. ...
by 14th Louisiana
From Mexican Army Colonel to Union Brigadier General
On August 9th 1846 Mexican Colonel Diego Archuleta and the Santa Fe militia took up defensive positions at a place called Apache Canyon, about 10 miles southeast of the Santa Fe. Their mission was to ...
by Ron S.
Hello I am looking for willie Lee-jackson a soldier from us army who was lo...
hello I am looking for willie Lee-jackson a soldier from us army who was located in 1944 in holland during ww2.He would be my granth father who i never new my grantmother told us he was a verry big ...
by Guest
Vintage Army Kepi Hat.
I have what appears to me to be a Army Kepi Hat. It is dark blue in color. Black satin liner with a paper tag with the number 26 inside which I assume is the size. White stitching in a square in the ...
by T. Medeiros
Names of U.S. Army Installations
Did you ever notice the names of many of the United States Army Installations? One would not be surprised to see Fort Meade MD or even Fort Wainwright AK but how about installations named after ...
by Ron S.
I am looking for any info on M company of the 2nd cavalry US general army ....
I am looking for any info on M company of the 2nd cavalry US general army .My GT GT GT grandfather was listed with them and missing in action in 1863 and his wife returned to England soon after so i ...
by me jue
Despite the incident that finally the Union army won the war...
Despite the incident that finally the Union army won the war...Its rumored that the Confederates had more victories achieved than the unions had...Is that true or not?
by Guest
In 1886 did the all Black 24th Army Infantry have a flag to represent their...
In 1886 did the all Black 24th Army Infantry have a flag to represent their unit?
by Guest
Does anyone know of Tx Army of Republic uniform with federal General staff ...
Does anyone know of Tx Army of Republic uniform with federal General staff buttons on it?
by staff015
I had an ancestor that was in the Union Army during the civi...
I had an ancestor that was in the Union Army during the civil war. I cannot find a reference to who his commander except, Cheap John of Unchsterdam. Who was "Cheap John of Unchsterdam"?
by Guest
Who were the Zuaves who fought with the Union Army in The U.S. Civil War ?
Who were the Zuaves who fought with the Union Army in The U.S. Civil War ?
by Bob Penrose
Regarding the rank system in the union army... an ancestor h...
Regarding the rank system in the union army... an ancestor has an enlistment rank of "pvt" and a discharge rank of "adjt" (which I assume is adjutant). What is an adjutant in rank? What is an ...
by Guest
REVISED UNITED STATES ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861.
REVISED UNITED STATES ARMY REGULATIONS OF 1861. WITH AN APPENDIX CONTAINING THE CHANGES AND LAWS AFFECTING ARMY REGULATIONS AND ARTICLES OF WAR TO JUNE 25, 1863. WASHINGTON: GOVERNMENT PRINTING ...
by Ron S.
Discipline in the Army
Life in the army was very different from anything the recruit had known before. The most marked difference was the total control men with chevrons or gold rank insignia had over the men in the ranks. ...
by Taylor
What special unit in the Union army was known for their green uniforms?
While most Union troops wore blue and most Confederates wore gray, what special unit in the Union army was known for their green uniforms?
by Vale
How the South Kidnapped Two Union Generals From the Middle of Their Army
With the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam fast approaching, I thought that anyone interested in Civil War history might be interested in another event that took place not too far from ...
by jimrada
Do u know any orums in the confederacy army at any time in the american civ...
do u know any orums in the confederacy army at any time in the american civil war
by Guest
How much dissension was there in the union army when Emancip...
How much dissension was there in the union army when Emancipation Proclamation was issued?
by Guest
When Lincoln first called for volunteers to join the Union army, how long d...
When Lincoln first called for volunteers to join the Union army, how long did he request they enlist for? A. 1 month B. 3 months C. 6 months D. 1 year
by Vale
When was the Department Commander Joseph W. Kay Grand Army of the Republic Veterans Medal issued?
When was the Department Commander Joseph W. Kay Grand Army of the Republic Veterans Medal issued? htt
by Les
Trivia - Can you name this foreigner who volunteered with the Confederate army?
Born in 1826 in Scotland, he moved to Louisiana in 1850. When the war started, he joined the Confederacy. After being discharged, he became a successful blockade runner. At the end of the war, he ...
by Vale
A Mississippi Rebel in the Army of Northern Virginia
A Mississippi Rebel in the Army of Northern Virginia, The Civil War Memoirs of Private David Holt. ed., Thomas D Cockrell and Michael B Ballard, 1995, LSU Press. This is by far my favorite CW book ...
by fstroupe
I have a grand army of the republic medal...
How do I find more information on it? Thank you. Colleen
by mylazyacre
What Southern born actress acted as a spy for the Union Army?
What Southern born actress acted as a spy for the Union Army? During the war, she was caught and sentenced to hang. Luckily Union forces came and saved her. Years later, when she died, she was given ...
by Vale
When was the Department Commander Joseph W. Kay Grand Army of the Republic Veterans Medal issued?
When was the Department Commander Joseph W. Kay Grand Army of the Republic Veterans Medal issued? http://www.americancivilwarforum.com
by Les
Hi, I have a medal that honors veterans of The Grand Army of...
Hi, I have a medal that honors veterans of The Grand Army of the Republic. On the obverse is the bust of Joseph W. Kay, Department Commander. On the reverse is Compliments of the Citizens of Utica, ...
by Les
Union army expression-- "All (something) up!" What is it...?
Hi everyone, I'm searching for a Union army expression that I can't quite recall-- "all (something) up". Originally used by higher-ups, it was also used when morale was low in the Union army to ...
by Ben
St. Patrick's Day In the Army of the Potomac, 1863
With St. Patrick's Day this weekend, I thought I would just wish all on the forum a Happy Shamrock Day. An annual horse racing event was held on St. Patrick's Day by the Union's Army of the ...
by N. Cook
Did lieutenant Hanny die or wounded at Antietam on the confederacy army
Did lieutenant Hanny die or wounded at Antietam on the confederacy army
by Guest
Army of Cumbulin?
Army of Cumbulin?
by Guest
From Mexican Army Colonel to Union Brigadier General
On August 9th 1846 Mexican Colonel Diego Archuleta and the Santa Fe militia took up defensive positions at place called Apache Canyon, about 10 miles southeast of the Santa Fe. Their mission was ...
by Ron S.
The Most Remarkable Survivor of the Civil War.
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Jacob C. Miller, August 4, 1840-January 13, 1917. formerly a private in company K 9th Indiana Vol. Inf. was wounded in the head near the Brock Field at the Battle of Chickamauga on the morning of ...
by Rhea Cole
XVII Corps of the US Army of the Tennessee
Soldiers initals are BFW but what is his name? Served in the XVII Corps of the US Army of the Tennessee.
by Jess.
Soldier Initials on Bottom of 1860 Colt Army
I have an 1860 Colt Army with three initials on the bottom of the grip. The family that had the pistol is from southwestern Pennsylvania. I am trying to identify the initials and hopefully the ...
by Conrad67
In Port Royal, who taught freed slave women useful skills to earn money with the Union army?
In Port Royal, who taught freed slave women useful skills to earn money with the Union army? What did this person do in addition to helping the freed slaves?
by Vale

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