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How often did rape occur (specifically, Union soldiers again...
How often did rape occur (specifically, Union soldiers against southern white women) and was this a punishable offense? I'm writing a story where a Union soldier (cavalry) of low rank rapes a ...
by Guest
What Were Confederate Soldiers Fighting For?
As of November 1864, Confederate soldiers were fighting for a government whose president and other leaders were openly advocating emancipating slaves who would serve in the Confederate army and ...
by Mike Griffith
Did the soldiers in the Civil War have a choice to fight.?
Did the soldiers in the Civil War have a choice to fight.?
by Guest
"Soldiers Heart" & "Frozen Death"
... squo;t until ACW surgeons started to closely examine a medical condition that seemed to affect some soldiers, that ...
by Taylor
The March 1865 law - recruiting Black Confederate soldiers
Pictured above is Confederate Major Thomas P. Turner in Cuba in 1865, so he appears much as he would have earlier in that year when as commandant of Libby Prison in Richmond, he along with Major J. ...
by andersonh1
Union soldiers in New Orleans after the war
Did Union soldiers remain in New Orleans as part of the police force? Federal troops remained in New Orleans until ordered to leave by President Hayes in April 1877, 12 years after the end of the ...
by fstroupe
List of CSA soldiers killed at Antietam,?
Where can I see a list of CSA soldiers killed at Antietam and buried near the battlefield?
by Thelma Marie Roach ...
How different were Northern soldiers from their Southern cou...
How different were Northern soldiers from their Southern counterparts in their motivations for fighting?
by Guest
Rebel Soldiers Could Not Catch a Break... Mosquitos & No Jesuit's Bark... Weren't Mammoths Bad ...
In a blog on this site, I showed how the sweet tooth of the Columbian Mammoth contributed to the defeat of Hood's attack at the Battle of Franklin. Mosquitos, & no Jesuit's Bark did enormous ...
by Rhea Cole
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
What American Civil War code of honor forbades soldiers on shooting enemies who are doing this?
Diarrhea is the leading cause of death during the American Civil War.
by Marra M
Civil War soldiers pastime
What sort of thing did the boys in blue & butternut Do to entertain themselves & comrades from the boredom of everyday soldering? What could a Yankee soldier expect to get from a suttler? How did ...
by Mike D.
Soldiers, then and now
... w if any of you are familiar with the Military Channel's series "Surviving the Cut", but it follows soldiers, sailors, airmen and marines as they train for the elite special forces of their ...
by Ajhall
What kind of teeth was required for soldiers during the American Civil War?
This was used as an excuse by some draftees by having this teeth removed.
by Marra M
Question about Confederate Soldiers feelings
... the American Civil War and can't seem to find much information about how the life of a confederate soldiers life changed after the Civil War. I am mainly looking for their relations between slaves. ...
by SunnyDlight
Interested in hearing people's opinion on this documentary about women soldiers
Quite a number of years ago I made a documentary about women soldiers in the Civil War. Originally I put it on Amazon to sell, and have more recently placed it on Youtube to reach more people. Even ...
by Jeff McArthur
Why didnt southern soldiers began small groups and harass th...
why didnt southern soldiers began small groups and harass the Union Troops instead of surrender
by Guest
Can anybody please give me any info about these soldiers or the camp? http:...
Can anybody please give me any info about these soldiers or the camp? http://www.fairbrothers.com/IMG_2608a.JPG The watch was made in Europe, I believe, but may be a replica (a replica made in the ...
by Guest
Should The American Government honor the fallen soldiers on ...
Should The American Government honor the fallen soldiers on both sides either at the begining of the 150th or at the anniversary of the surrender at Appomattox by makinng it a Federal holiday? Sorry ...
by 126th Illinois
Anyone know if soldiers wore numbers on the front part of th...
Anyone know if soldiers wore numbers on the front part of there uniforms at anytime during the war. ? (not on collar)more like by the breast pocket...Thanks
by icthem
1. Did Union soldiers remain in New Orleans as part of a police force (firs...
For use in a major biography... 1. Did Union soldiers remain in New Orleans as part of a police force (first established by General Butler) after CW's end? 2. What was the monthly or yearly pension ...
by Edward Wise
In the event of an emergency, who stopped soldiers on the march and how?
In the event of an emergency, who stopped soldiers on the march and how?
by Guest
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
Rapes against slaves by union soldiers?
how common were rapes against slaves by union soldiers during civil war?
by Rebelflowerchild
Seeking information about Riker's Island Soldiers during the civil war!
Hi, I'm from the UK and recently had info off an uncle that one of our American ancestors either refused to sign up or deserted during the civil war. As a punishment he was allegedly sent to Riker's ...
by NickieUK
I heard that union soldiers went into battle with green unif...
I heard that union soldiers went into battle with green uniforms not blue,anyone know if this is correct ?
by icthem
What was African Americans Union soldiers fighting for when they protested?
It was about unfair practices that they receive in comparison to White Americans
by Marra M
Which woman disguise herself as Frank Thompson in order to fight alongside the male soldiers?
She was successful at selling books that he used this male name to enlist in the army. She often disguise herself also as an Irish peddler.
by Marra M
CSA soldiers list?
... . If I went to the battlefield would I be able to find his grave? Or is there a list of confederate soldiers who lost their lives there? Thelma Marie Lankford ...
by Thelma Marie Roach ...
Soldiers, then and now
The patriotism and loyalty is surely the same between ACW soldiers and their modern day counterparts, but I honestly don't see how the soldiers of the CW era could have lived up to their true ...
by Taylor
Question regarding Soldiers who enlisted in PA. Regiments.. I am curious as...
... . Regiments.. I am curious as to the detail of the enlistment records found on line for many of the soldiers in my family tree.. In very very few cases I was able to see recorded information at ...
by Guest
What did most Union soldiers die from in battle?
What did most Union soldiers die from in battle? A. Musketry B. Saber C. Bayonet D. Cannon E. Pistol
by Vale
What was the height requirement for soldiers? A. 5'2" B. 5'3" C. 5'4" D. 5'...
What was the height requirement for soldiers? A. 5'2" B. 5'3" C. 5'4" D. 5'5" E. There was none
by Vale
Which American financier sold defective guns to soldiers and won the court case as well?
He was dubbed as America's greatest banker for helping in modernizing American business
by Marra M
Why did African American Union soldiers refuse their wages for nearly 18 months?
Why did African American Union soldiers refuse their wages for nearly 18 months?
by Vale
Did the confederate soldiers go back and forth to home between campaigns? I...
Did the confederate soldiers go back and forth to home between campaigns? Is there a list of who was present physically at Appomattox? My ancestor was in company c of the 4th North Carolina Infantry. ...
by Juliabird
What are some of the caps that soldiers wore during the Civil War?
What are some of the caps that soldiers wore during the Civil War?
by Vale
Officers charged with rounding up deserters and feeding soldiers wives and children
A distant cousin was tasked with deserters and feeding families. Would this have been a local assignment, perhaps filled by an older officer who never left the area and perhaps held a certain place ...
by 4frantz1997
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

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