American Civil War

American Civil War and Abraham Lincoln

American Civil War and Abraham Lincoln

September 22, 2017
Abraham Lincoln in 1865. (National Archives) Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth President of the United States, was born near Hodgenville, Kentucky on…

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Aftermath of the American Civil War

Aftermath of the American Civil War

September 10, 2017
| Overview | Object List | Search Part 1: | The Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 freed African Americans in rebel states, and after the Civil…

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American Civil War images

American Civil War images

August 28, 2017
All images are digitized | All jpegs/tiffs display outside Library of Congress | View All About this Collection This online collection provides…

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Canada in the American Civil War

Canada in the American Civil War

August 27, 2017
(Shutterstock) John Boyko, the author of Blood and Daring: How Canada Fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation, on the important roles…

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American Civil War total War

American Civil War total War

August 7, 2017
American Civil War Mod (Windows only, no Mac! ) Installation: 1. Completely uninstall Empire and all mods 2. re-install Empire, install no other…

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African American soldiers during the Civil War

African American soldiers during the Civil War

July 21, 2017
Chicago Historical Society The May 1, 1863 New York Tribune summed up many Northerners feelings about African American soldiers when it declared…

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Who fought in the American Civil War?

Who fought in the American Civil War?

July 19, 2017
The tragedy of the Civil War is summed up in the phrase “brother against brother.” Northern soldiers and Southern soldiers were very much alike—from…

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Effects of the American Civil War

Effects of the American Civil War

July 14, 2017
Causes of the Civil War According to the deal thought of by Henry Clay, if the southern states agreed to the admission of Maine as a free state…

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American Civil War Primary Sources

American Civil War Primary Sources

June 25, 2017
Letters and documents recount the secession crisis and the American Civil War through general orders, orderly books, recruitment broadsides…

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North and South American Civil War

North and South American Civil War

June 5, 2017
The Civil War that raged across the nation from 1861 to 1865 was the violent conclusion to decades of diversification. Gradually, throughout…

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African Americans during the Civil War

African Americans during the Civil War

May 29, 2017
By Paul D. Escott “What shall we do with the Negro?” was a question posed in Northern newspapers as early as the summer of 1861. The question…

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First American Civil War

First American Civil War

April 21, 2017
Tuesday, the first full trailer for dropped, setting Marvel fans into a furious frenzy of Phase 3 analysis and speculation. Have you watched…

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What Caused the American Civil War?

What Caused the American Civil War?

April 11, 2017
In one of many side-splitting episodes of NBC s sitcom The Office , Dunder Mifflin regional manager Michael Scott remarks, Abraham Lincoln once…

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When Did the American Civil War End

When Did the American Civil War End

March 21, 2017
Apprehension seems to exist among the people of the Southern States that by the accession of a Republican Administration, their property, and…

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American Civil War story

American Civil War story

February 16, 2017
The Civil War touched every person and influenced every institution more profoundly than any other event in American history. Over half a million…

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Origins of the American Civil War

Origins of the American Civil War

January 5, 2017
The American Civil War was fought between 1861 and 1865 when a total of eleven states seceded to form the Confederate States of America. They…

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Native Americans after the Civil War

Native Americans after the Civil War

December 20, 2016
The histories of the Civil War and of the emerging West were tangled together from their beginnings. Although the war was fought mostly in the…

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Casualties of American Civil War

Casualties of American Civil War

December 7, 2016
The Cost of War: Killed, Wounded, Captured, and Missing The Civil War was America s bloodiest conflict. The unprecedented violence of battles…

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Quotes about the American Civil War

Quotes about the American Civil War

November 7, 2016
It is well that war is so terrible, or we would grow too fond of it. - (right)War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler…

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American Civil War Yankees

American Civil War Yankees

October 31, 2016
“Yankee” is a word almost everyone has heard—but most of us don t know quite what it means. Some people love it—especially baseball fans who…

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Causes of the American Civil War Essay

Causes of the American Civil War Essay

October 23, 2016
Historically, textbooks have taught that incompatibility between northern and southern economies caused the Civil War. The industrial revolution…

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What was the American Civil War About?

What was the American Civil War About?

October 19, 2016
Lt. Van Pelt defending his battery in the battle of Chickamauga during the American Civil War. Rischgitz/Hulton Archive/Getty Images Updated…

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England And The American Civil War

England And The American Civil War

October 6, 2016
The alliance between President Lincoln and Russian Emperor Alexander II dealt a lethal blow to the British strategic plans and contributed substantially…

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Books about the American Civil War

Books about the American Civil War

September 15, 2016
Is there an inch of battleground, a day or a minute between 1861 and 1865 left unexamined by some historian somewhere? Surely not. But the library…

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