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African Heritage and Southern Hearts : "Free Persons Of Color" and Faithful Servants With The ...
J.W. Comer achieved the rank of 1st Sergeant and was stationed in Mobile and Pollard until 1864. Comer joined the Alabama 27th Infantry Regiment as a Lieutenant in 1864 and followed them to ...
by EastTennessee1948
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
First Battle Flag Captured By The Army Of The Potomac In The Overland Campaign
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
Why the Confederate Army Couldn't Win a Battle
... 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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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 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
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
What was the name and the age of the youngest boy who served the Union Army?
What was his role? He became a legend that somebody compose a popular Civil War Song.
by Marra M
Who convince President Lincoln to accept African American soldiers into the US Army & Navy?
He commandered a Confederate transport ship CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor to the US blockade. He was brave enough to control the ship from the Confederate controlled waters into the US. He gain ...
by Marra M
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
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
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.
What was the role of the Sgt. Major in the Union army? Why would a private ...
What was the role of the Sgt. Major in the Union army? Why would a private in the Union Army (John Wesley Powell) be promoted to the rank of Sgt. Maj. within a very short time? Could it be because ...
by Guest
Who was the last surviving member of the Union Army that served in the American Civil War?
He was the last surviving Civil War veteran on either side.
by Marra M
Which Lieutenant General of the Confederate States Army was nicknamed Old War Horse
He led the First Corps Army of Northern Virginia. He took a bullet to his shoulder and throat but managed to survive. While many generals were dying he lived until his 83th birthday.
by Marra M
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
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
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
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
American Civil War "Army Itch:
When you’re fighting a war, you get used to many inconveniences. Bad food, constant manual labor, wet boots, and, of course, actually having to kill other human
by Taylor
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? http://www.americancivilwarforum.com
by Les
How much was offered as monetary rewards or bounties for enlisting in the army?
Bounty jumping was common and popular where men signed up and deserted to enlist again elsewhere.
by Marra M
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
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
Which Commanding General worked closely with Abraham Lincoln to lead the Union Army into victory?
He was known for prosecuting the Ku Klux Klan and enforcing civil and voting rights laws.
by Marra M
The Most Remarkable Survivor of the Civil War.
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
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
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
I have a grand army of the republic medal...
How do I find more information on it? Thank you. Colleen
by mylazyacre
Army of Cumbulin?
Army of Cumbulin?
by Guest
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

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