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American Revolution and Civil War

American Revolution and Civil War

September 5, 2016
“Every great revolution is a civil war, ” as David Armitage has recently remarked. That insight could change the way we think about the American…

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Facts about American Civil War

Facts about American Civil War

August 9, 2016
The American Civil War, widely known in the United States as simply the Civil War, was a civil war fought from 1861 to 1865 to determine the…

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Weapons Used in the American Civil War

Weapons Used in the American Civil War

July 17, 2016
The new rifles also used a new type of ammunition. Instead of the old round ball used in smooth-bore muskets, the new rifled muskets used a minie…

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American Civil War symbols

American Civil War symbols

July 4, 2016
Why are Civil War flags interesting? Good question Throughout much of history, in time of war, the flag has always been one of the most important…

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Photos of American Civil War

Photos of American Civil War

June 11, 2016
This picture looks like it could be just an ordinary touristy snapshot. But it actually shows General Grant (left) and five officers on Lookout…

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Years of American Civil War

Years of American Civil War

May 28, 2016
The Battle of Gettysburg, lithograph (Currier and Ives/Wikimedia Commons) In early July, on the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg…

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Photos of the American Civil War

Photos of the American Civil War

May 1, 2016
Color photography may not have been widely used until the 1930s but that hasn’t stopped an active group of Redditors from looking to change the…

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African Americans after the Civil War

African Americans after the Civil War

March 22, 2016
Fugitive slaves in Virginia in about 1863. Photograph: Andrew J. Russell/Medford Historical Society Collection/CORBIS The analysis, by historian…

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American Civil War Southern States

American Civil War Southern States

March 2, 2016
Also called Confederacy, Stone Mountain© Spectrum Colour Library/Heritage-Imagesin the American Civil War , the government of 11 Southern states…

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Best American Civil War Documentary

Best American Civil War Documentary

June 30, 2012
This 9 episode epic chronicles the U.S. Civil War which took place from 1861-1865. Extremely well crafted, it includes an original theme ‘Ashokan…

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Images of American Civil War

Images of American Civil War

March 19, 2014
Background Many historians call the Civil War the central event in U.S. history. The formation of the Constitution corrected the autonomy of…

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Native Americans in the Civil War

Native Americans in the Civil War

July 13, 2013
In the midst of a war fought on land that once was theirs, over a nation that denied them citizenship, Native Americans found themselves faced…

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American Civil War TV series

American Civil War TV series

January 12, 2014
Television drama pilot Point of Honor will film on location in Virginia in the eastern US. Telling a story of family drama in the 1860s during…

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American Civil War events

American Civil War events

March 23, 2015
Decades of Division The Civil War was the culmination of a series of confrontations concerning the institution of slavery. 1820 | The Missouri…

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American Civil War Facts and information

American Civil War Facts and information

October 21, 2014
Characters, Causes, and Context The Civil War profoundly shaped the United States as we know it today. Nevertheless, the war remains one of the…

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American Civil War for Kids

American Civil War for Kids

January 7, 2015
There is a story told about General Lee: After the battle of Second Manassas, General Lee was seated on Traveller at the Groveton crossroads…

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America Civil War&#

America Civil War&#

November 16, 2013
Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr., who play Captain America and Iron Man, sat down with Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday night to debut the new trailer for…

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Weapons of the American Civil War

Weapons of the American Civil War

August 8, 2015
In 1861, the belligerents were about to enter the modern era of weaponized warfare on land, sea and air. The changes altered age old tactics…

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Causes of the American Civil War

Causes of the American Civil War

June 5, 2014
Henry Clay speaks in favor of the Compromise of 1850. Photograph Source: Public Domain Updated . Civil War 101 | The causes of the Civil War…

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Who won the American Civil War?

Who won the American Civil War?

April 1, 2011
On 10 April 1865, General Robert E. Lee, having just surrendered to General Grant at Appomattox, wrote a farewell address to his soldiers. ‘After…

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African American women during the Civil War

African American women during the Civil War

April 6, 2014
Canadian citizen Anderson Ruffin Abbott in a U.S. Army Uniform, 1863 Image Courtesy of the Toronto Public Library Most Americans are now familiar…

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First Battle of American Civil War

First Battle of American Civil War

October 11, 2013
Kindle Available The Maps of First Bull Run: An Atlas of the First Bull Run (Manassas) Campaign, including the Battle of Ball s Bluff, June-October…

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