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Arkansas Historical Quarterly, 29 (Autumn 1970): 226-252. _____. "The Confederate Attempt to Regain Fort Smith, 1863." I shall not live to see it but those who come after us will be wiser than we are, for light is spreading and man improving. to that advancement I look, and to the dispensations of an all-wise and all-powerful providence to devise the means of effecting what is right." A month after issuing his letter to the New York Tribune, Lincoln combined official duty and private wish by announcing the Emancipation Proclamation, to take effect on January 1, 1863.

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Bugbee informing Bugbee of the Union occupation of Richmond and sending maps and other souvenirs. In 1854, when she was 22, her first book Flower Fables was published. That�s not even mentioning the �benefit� of hindsight or the fact that the horrible casualty records of almost all of the US Civil War battles, on both sides (a lot of which had the defending side digging trenches), still exist and can be found.

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After I had made up my mind to issue it, I commenced to put my thoughts on paper, and it took me many days before I succeeded in getting it into shape so that it suited me. Lee's army suffered 28,000 casualties (versus Meade's 23,000). There were two roads leading south from Adairsville—one south to Kingston, the other southeast to Cassville. The main catch was that the movement accomplished successful results following the ‘nonviolent resistance’, establishing the fact that the Christian religion believed in peace and equality.

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Chase (1808-1873) as Secretary of the Treasury, skirmishes around Petersburg, his health and that of the family, his use of a captured horse, his recent promotion, and how his duties as quartermaster will benefit him in the future. In Georgia, Hood launched a series of costly and unsuccessful attacks on the Union army during the last week of July 1864. In his inaugural address Lincoln made it clear he would not interfere with slavery where it existed.

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It’s victor, General Meade, was born in Spain .d The most common operation performed on soldiers during the Civil War was amputation. The most remarkable thing about him was his tremendous power of growth. The Union line was stabilized due to strong leadership by Rosecrans and the rallying of the divisions under Johnson and (the unfortunately named) Union Brig. Is it unreasonable then to expect, that some man possessed of the loftiest genius, coupled with ambition sufficient to push it to its utmost stretch, will at some time, spring up among us?

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Administration of State Government: Military Expenditures - Civil War. But, of course, such optimism proved ill‐founded. District Court (Virginia: Eastern District). They encountered the division of Confederate Maj. Carroll County, Virginia, Civil War soldiers records, 1861-1865, compiled by John P. Although these contemporary refugees did not flee with matzoh or cross the Red Sea, they did hope that a contemporary "Father Abraham" or Moses-like figure would help free them.

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Hindman. (Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 1993; paperback edition, 1997.) Nevins, Allan; intro. by James M. After an extensive delay on the part of Union commander George McClellan, his 120,000 man Army of the Potomac moved via ship to the peninsula between the York and James Rivers in Virginia. It is a duty from which they may not shrink to decide cases properly brought before them, and it is no fault of theirs if others seek to turn their decisions to political purposes.

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This problem was compounded by the dominance of the planters image as the social ideal. Believing that the Union was sovereign and perpetual, they viewed secession as illegal, indeed, revolutionary. While a decision for the owner netted the commissioner $10, a decision for the fugitive only gave him $5. He says men such as Jefferson Davis, the leader of the Confederacy, are American heroes. "Jefferson Davis was not trying to force anything on the people in the North," he says. "We wanted to be left alone.

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William Mahone (1826-1895), written by J. At the end of the war, leaders in the Deep South fully expected to reopen the trade at some point, to replenish their slave holdings. One familiar flag story is the incident involving future Confederate spy Belle Boyd. Many of the principles of finance he spoke about were later incorporated in the Federal Reserve System. The war itself costed over $20 billion dollars. Confederate soldiers lost the element of surprise after capturing the Federal picket line the night before by alerting the garrison when, in the predawn darkness, the advancing column became entangled in telegraph wire strung across the line of attack.

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They never even mentioned anything else." Ideologically, minority group activists viewed themselves as more radical and committed to that particular cause than did their dominant group co-workers and were more for a strategy of minority group self-help. By the end of the war, roughly half of the North's military‐aged white men had served in uniform, as compared with nearly four‐fifths of Southern white males of military age.
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