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The Antietam Campaign: August-September 1862: Revised and

The Antietam Campaign: August-September 1862: Revised and

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With around 1,700 men, Greene held a pocket in the Confederate lines near the Dunker Church for more than two hours. More importantly, when France and England learned of the battle's outcome, they decided that recognition of the Confederate States would not be advantageous. Attempts to assault on the northern end of line and to resume the assaults on the southern were unsuccessful. When Virginia seceded from the nation, Pickett returned to serve his state, despite his personal dislike of slavery, and accepted a commission as a major in the Confederate service.

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Joseph K. F: Mansfield, Brigadier General of the U. S. Army,

Joseph K. F: Mansfield, Brigadier General of the U. S. Army,

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The French, though, stubbornly defended Verdun and inflicted horrific casualties on the Germans, while suffering horrific casualties of their own in return. Open to the public May through October on the 4th Sunday of the month from 2 PM to 5 PM, or by appointment. The National Park Service website on Antietam is especially useful for educators and includes a timeline , gallery of historic photographs, and first-rate curriculum materials including lesson plans, primary source packets, and various types of worksheets.

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Excursion to Antietam and Dedication of Monuments of the

Excursion to Antietam and Dedication of Monuments of the

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After the first shot was fired at the Battle of Fort Sumter, the American Civil War would escalate. He started his storied National Park Service career at Vicksburg, the Confederacy's principal Mississippi River stronghold. After Gettysburg, newspaper accounts sensationalized his role in the offensive, despite the fact that Longstreet was in command that day and that Pickett himself was never criticized by Lee. April 2, 1865 - Grant's forces begin a general advance and break through Lee's lines at Petersburg.

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Battle of Antietam: The Official History by the Antietam

Battle of Antietam: The Official History by the Antietam

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The limited monuments at Antietam National Battlefield, greatly dwarfed in size and majesty by those at sites such as Gettysburg and Vicksburg, depict the common soldier. Scenic Vistas - The many scenic vistas were made more accessible with the construction of Skyline Drive. The Second Corps was organized with artillery attached to each division, in contrast to the First Corps, which reserved its artillery at the corps level. My book collection is of battle or campaign histories; important historical overviews; or focused biographies.

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Souvenir of Excursion to Battlefields by the Society of the

Souvenir of Excursion to Battlefields by the Society of the

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A farmer from rural Georgia, Iler joined the McAllister’s company, the Hardwick Mounted Rifles, a local militia unit that became Company H of the 7th Georgia. For example, a few weeks after Antietam, the quartermaster of the I Corps was seeking more than 5,000 shoes for the unshod soldiers of that command. Civil Wargasm Tour - Philadelphia to Williamsburg - Eight days/436 miles. Webmaster Note: This brief biography and photo of John Gibbon appears in "Adventures on the Western Frontier" written by Gibbon, edited by Alan & Maureen Gaff and published by Indiana University Press.

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Antietam: Report of the Ohio Antietam Battlefield Commission

Antietam: Report of the Ohio Antietam Battlefield Commission

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Most of the sites associated with the Vicksburg Campaign are outside the park. He remained with Sherman for the rest of his life: later in the Indian Wars in the West and then on to Washington when Sherman became General-in-Chief of the US Army. The letter, written at Camp Parole, comments on slavery, the Emancipation Proclamation, and his experience in the military. The meeting was stated “informal” without records, as these two former Congressmen and Whigs find no middle ground. 1) Restoration of the National Authority throughout all states. 2) No receding of the slavery question. 3) No cessation of hostilities except a complete end of war, and disbanding of all forces hostile to the Federal government.

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Indiana at Antietam: Report of the Indiana Antietam Monument

Indiana at Antietam: Report of the Indiana Antietam Monument

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Complete with a streamlined interface and an addicting style of gameplay, Advanced Tactics offers a unique and infinitely replayable experience for any strategy fan. Battle of Fort Brooke - October 16–18 - Florida - Union victory. Porter had about 34,000 men to defend the line, but many of these were worn out from the previous attacks and command cohesion was hampered by feeding isolated reinforcements into the line to fill gaps.

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Guide to the Battle of Antietam

Guide to the Battle of Antietam

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Of course the other practical outcome was that in the wake of the battle Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation. Brother Against Brother is a two-player, IgoUgo series devoted to battles of the American Civil War, with the Union and Confederate armies represented at the regimental level. Of course, President Lincoln would not be able to enforce his declaration unless the North won the war, but if the North did win, slavery would now almost certainly expire.

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Antietam - Autumn Blight: Slaughter at the River (John

Antietam - Autumn Blight: Slaughter at the River (John

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Logan, who earlier that afternoon had replaced the fallen Major General James B. McClellan for president to run against Republican incumbent Abraham Lincoln. For generations to come artists and tourists from every part of the world will come here and they will ask a thousand questions about these famous places. Lee's invasion of Maryland was intended to run simultaneously with an invasion of Kentucky by the armies of Braxton Bragg and Edmund Kirby Smith.

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So You Think You Know Antietam?, The Stories Behind

So You Think You Know Antietam?, The Stories Behind

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The most common shoulder arm of the Yankee foot soldier was the Springfield rifle. Hoskins Map Collection / Map case: G3982. Very interesting thought to drive by a home, lit by candles and realize, "that is a millionaire's home." Third, and probably most importantly to his theme, Professor McPherson discusses the role of Antietam in the changing character of the Civil War. This sector of Longstreet's line was theoretically the weakest.

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