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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
Federal POWs What would have happened to Federal soldiers ca...
Federal POWs What would have happened to Federal soldiers captured at Chancellorsville? Would they have ended up at Libby Prison, both the wounded and the ambulatory? Thanks, Yankee Gal
by Yankee Gal
Federal Revisionist History
The following example of a rewriting of the American Civil War in order to make the Southerners appear in a more unfavorable light than they deserve is the kind of thing that really ticks me off. ...
by Johnny Reb
I have a Federal eagle infantry button with backmark p.w.g. BOST PAT.JAN.1...
I have a Federal eagle infantry button with backmark p.w.g. BOST PAT.JAN.19TH 1864 I am having a hard time finding any information on this button.
by Guest
The meaning of the word "budget" in this paragraph from the Federal Writers...
The meaning of the word "budget" in this paragraph from the Federal Writers Program Slave Narratives: "The Federals had been coming by, even before Old Master came home. They all came by, carrying ...
by TONY D M
The Federal Union, History of the United States to 1865, John D. Hicks, 1948
I saw this quote about a book. Has anyone read this book yet? Tallmadge Amendment Origins of the Conflict: “In 1812 the Territory of Orleans became the State of Louisiana, but meantime the ...
by dylan
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Federal train on the Richmond @ York River R.R.at Tunstall S...
Federal train on the Richmond @ York River R.R.at Tunstall Station? On the 13thJune1882 Stuart's Cavalry raided this train that running supplies from West Point Va Where did this Federal train come ...
by Guest
FEDERAL PRECEDENCE OVER THE STATES: PARTS 1 & 2
... Federal Precedence Over The States by Al Benson Jr. http://revisedhistory.wordpress.com/2012/03/14/federal-precedence-over-the-states/ Federal Precedence Over The States–Part ...
by dylan
Holt Collier : Slave, Confederate Soldier, Cowboy, Big Game Hunter, And Presidential Hunting Guide
I was in Gen.Ross’ Brigade, Colonel Dudley Jones Regiment and Captain. Perry Evans Company I 9th Texas Cavalry Regiment. My Old Colonel. gave me a horse.... one of three fine race horses he ...
by EastTennessee1948
The Social Dip, Southern Women Loved Their Snuff
In her article, 'The "Social Dip": Tobacco Use by Mid-19th Century Southern Women" Vicki Betts chronicles tobacco use by Southern women. Her intent is to provide background information for ...
by Rhea Cole
Did the Dred Scott Decision Actually Cause the War?
I recently made a comment in a post to the effect that if you didn't study American politics for the 40 or so years leading up to the secession of the Southern states, there was no way you could ...
by fstroupe
The Real William Pinkney Inman Of Cold Mountain
He was born in 1840. The sixth of eight children (6 boys 2 girls), born to Joshua and Mary Smith Inman in the Bethel Community of Haywood County, NC. Only two of their six sons would survive the ...
by EastTennessee1948
An American Hero
Back in the 1990s I was very active in the Sons of Confederate Veterans and otherwise an activist for the promotion and preservation of Confederate heritage. During that time I often heard of a ...
by fstroupe
Controversy and tragedy at Burnside Bridge!
September 17th, 1862 shortly after 9am. Col. Kingsbury of the 11th Conn. led his regiment into their baptism by fire. The mission was to secure the stone bridge and establish a foot hold on the west ...
by Mike D.
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
Abner Small's Stylistic Tour de Force Part 1
Abner Small's Haunting Memoir: A Stylistic Tour de Force Author's note: Please take the following for what it's worth. I am not an English professor. My education in college English began and ...
by Ajhall
Confederate Battle Flag Carried By The 13th North Carolina Infantry
Formerly the 3rd North Carolina Volunteers were formed at Garysburg, North Carolina in May 1861 with 1,100 men recruited in the Counties of Caswell, Mecklenburg, Davie, Edgecombe, and Rockingham. It ...
by EastTennessee1948
Slavery: The Root Cause of the Civil War
It says a lot that 150 years after the fact there is still a significant degree of debate on the role of slavery in causing the most momentous conflict in our country's history. I feel there is a ...
by Ajhall
Charged With Treason: The Plight of the Roswell Women
In 1830, Roswell King passed through an area of what is now Roswell, Georgia, while on a trip to the northern part of this beautiful State. Inspired by the great potential for building cotton mills ...
by Taylor
Battle of the Cedars, the Third & General Forrest's Last Battle of Murfreesboro 1864
The last days of fall 1864 in Middle Tennessee were dark, wet, temperatures swapping between freeze & thaw like a whipsaw. No sane person would go camping at that time of year, let alone fight a ...
by Rhea Cole
The Saga of The Bloody 100
General Joseph Wheeler In October 1863 Middle Tennessee was in an uproar. Vast supply dumps & the vital Nashville & Chattanooga Rail Road in Murfreesboro were threatened by marauding ...
by Rhea Cole
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
President Lincoln's "Chiriqui Project:" Doomed For Failure
On December 31, 1862, President Lincoln connected his name to a document known as "The Chiriqui Project," which has long fascinated me, not only because it was carried out in secrecy, (Lincoln ...
by Taylor
CSS H.L. Hunley
The CSS H.L.Hunley was the forerunner of the modern submarine and its very existence was a marvel at the time. The "Fish Boat" as it was called, was built in Mobile Alabama from an old boiler... ...
by Mike D.
The Boy Battalion and The Battle of Chehaw Station
The Boy Battalion and Battle of Chehaw Station (Also known as the Battle of Beasely's Tank or Beasely"s Farm) By late 1863 the Confederacy was entering her "darkest hour". The Blockade was becoming ...
by macreverie
James Daniel Moore, Company F 26th NC : The First Day At Gettysburg
I introduced James in my post on the North Carolina Unionist partisans / bushwhackers, Keith and Malinda Blalock. On October 11, 1897, in an interview with “The Morning Post” (of ...
by EastTennessee1948
Reluctant Rebels And "Home-Grown Yankees": White Southern Men In The Union Ranks
There were white southern regiments from every Confederate State, with the exception of South Carolina, and there were South Carolina men in other units. Most were good soldiers, many weren't. Very ...
by EastTennessee1948
Forrest's Raid, the First Battle of Murfreesboro 1862
On June 10, 1862, Major General Don Carlos Buel began a ponderous advance on Chattanooga. His slow motion operation allowed the Confederates ample time to mount a counter move. In one of the ...
by Rhea Cole
The Confedrate Flag Despised and Adored, My Thoughts
It is hated and loved, despised and adored, scorned and respected, a symbol of slavery and symbol of freedom, a symbol of dishonor a symbol of honor. Al Sharpton a Civil Rights Activist stated at ...
by Ron S.
The North/South Controversy was an Economic One
THE ROAD TO WAR- PART III I've taken this article, added a few thoughts of my own and present it here for your perusal. The Early North/South controversy was economic one. First there were ...
by dylan
Footsteps of the 7th Maine: Antietam
Note: This Blog is from Mike D. & Ajhall A few days ago I was walking the Antietam battlefield near Bloody Lane. I had the privilege of speaking to a Park Ranger. Although he was actively ...
by Mike D.
HAS 2016 CHARLOTTE BECOME 1863 NEW YORK?
... ition for their jobs. And freed slaves presented an even bigger threat in their minds. In 1863, the federal government created a ...
by Gettysburg Echos
If the British had entered the American Civil War, would it have altered the outcome?
English participation in the Civil War would have been decisive in my opinion. There would not have been great invasions to or from Canada. Instead, the union would be blockaded and the CSA's ...
by beernoser
Rich Man's War: Poor Man's Bounty Jumping
Rich Man’s War. Poor Man’s Fight. How often these few simple words have been bandied about over the years when attempting to capture some of the more mercenary aspects of the ...
by Taylor
Recruitment during the Civil War
... owever, in 1860 there were only 16,000 US regulars. By 1865, over two million men had served on the federal side. This vast increase was mostly accomplished by recruiting volunteer companies in a ...
by macreverie
Graffiti House, Battle of Kelly's Ford and the death of "The Gallant Pelham"
In 1993 a young Virginian was sent into a dilapidated old house in northern Virginia by his grandfather. He was to salvage old wood panaling prior to the house being demolished. The young man pulled ...
by Mike D.
Abolitionists and the American Civil War
The role of Abolitionists John Brown & his band of murderers, along with fanatical Abolitionists such as Greeley etc. , have more blood on their hands than we can ever imagine. The ...
by Taylor
Maine in the Civil War: The 7th Maine Infantry, part 1
7th Maine Blog Maine in 1861 was, as it remains today, a very rural state. Then as now, it can be roughly divided geographically and demographically into two sections. The first is the thin ...
by Ajhall

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