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  • Benefits Of The Black Union Army

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    Benefits of the Black Union Army-Did Blacks Receive Equal Treatment? Introduction The black union army is a term commonly used to refer to the black men of African American origin who were mostly recruited into the American army as a consequence of the civil war between the northern and southern states. This war came to an end with the surrender of the nonfederal forces in 1865, after a fierce battle that had started three years prior with the firing on Fort Sumter. As a result racial of discrimination

  • Compare And Contrast Union And Confederate Armies

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    The Union and the Confederate Armies had many strategies in the first half of the war as they experience success and defeats from both sides. As part of a strategy for the confederacy they created an army from scratch equipping them with lots of many useful sources, while the North/Union didn’t have to as they had navy and armies. After the South separated they reorganized themselves and expanded their militias which were more like clubs. An Union plan was when the obstruction of the Southern line

  • The Battle Of Gettysburg: Turning Point In The Civil War

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    was a turning point in the civil war because the union got the victory and that gave them a big advantage over the Confederate. In the late summer of 1863 Confederate general, Robert. E. Lee, had a plan to invade union territory. He explained his plan to President Jefferson Davis but, he never liked it. Even though President Jeff never agreed with him, General Lee still went with his plan to invade the north. News spread to the north of Lee’s army. This caused civilians to panic, resident of Harrisburg

  • The Legacy Of The American Civil War

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    On the 21st, they met a Confederate army near Manassas and were defeated. Following the defeat at Bull Run, Major General George McClellan was given command of the new Union Army of the Potomac. In early 1862, he shifted south to attack Richmond through the Peninsula. Moving slowly, he was forced to retreat after the Seven Days Battles. This campaign saw the rise of Confederate General Robert E. Lee. After beating a Union army at Manassas, Lee began to move north into Maryland. McClellan

  • The Battle Of The Civil War

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    of the Civil War • America before the Civil War • America leading into the Civil War II. Union troops heading into Antietam • Placement of forces for the battle • Commanding officers during the battle III. Confederate troops heading into Antietam • Movement of Confederate troops after Richmond • Lee victorious to move into Maryland IV. The battle • Three phases of battle throughout the day • Union bad choices opportunity for Confederacy V. Conclusion  SFC Fuentescolon SSG Lund SSG Patruno

  • How Did The Minie Ball Affect Infantry Tactics During The U.s. Civil War?

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    How did the Minié Ball Affect Infantry Tactics in the U.S. Civil War? The U.S. civil war was the most bloody conflict that the U.S. had ever been involved in. It brought over 1,100,000 casualties from both sides, with over ninety percent of these casualties resulting from small- arms fire (Howey “Weaponry, the Rifle-Musket and the Minié ball”). The Minié Ball has been widely attributed to a majority of these cases. The Ball was a bullet developed by Claude-Étienne Minié and Henri-Gustave Delvigne

  • 'Why was the civil war so long and so bloody?'

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    were allowed to join the Union army. These announcements were crucial to the Union as they gained support from the Negro communities and politically helped preserve the Union. The battle of Gettysburg took place between July 1st - 3rd 1963. In the May of 1963 Lee had been given the go ahead for a north invasion. Lee hoped that a victory in the north would help increase the peace movement which was gathering some support there. This, along with the weakening of the Union army, may initiate talks of

  • Emancipationawassone Of The American Civil War

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    Emancipationawassone of the most profound consequences of the American Civil War. During and after the war, about four million enslaved African Americans in the United States became free persons. This generation had a significant influence on American history, an influence that has yet to be fully recognized. During this remarkable period of transition, former slaves stabilized their family lives, sought to control their work environments, established their own schools and churches, and participated

  • Why the North Won the American Civil War Essay

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    Why the North Won the American Civil War Union officer William Tecumseh Sherman observed to a Southern friend that, "In all history, no nation of mere agriculturists ever made successful war against a nation of mechanics. . . .You are bound to fail." While Sherman's statement proved to be correct, its flaw is in its assumption of a decided victory for the North and failure to account for the long years of difficult fighting it took the Union to secure victory. Unquestionably, the war was won

  • Research Paper On The Battle Of Brownsville

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    American Civil War. Although it was a Confederate victory, the Union Army won the war. This battle took place near the present day Rio Grand River. It is sometimes called the Battle of Palmito Ranch or the battle on the Gulf Coast. There are many opinions on how many soldiers died that day, but the most reliable seems to come from CivilWar.com. They say that 118 Union soldiers were lost, compared to only around 6 Confederate soldiers. The Union Army’s purpose was to disrupt any reported Confederate camps