Charleston, South Carolina, was a hotbed of secession at the start of the
American Civil War and an important Atlantic Ocean port city for the fledgling
Confederate States of America. The first shot...
Atlanta and Richmond were the two major confederate cities whichwere nearly
burned to the ground late in the Civil War.
Both Union and Confederate armies bombarded and burned cities with these
goals in mind. ... Because of this, the destruction of cities during the American
Civil War ... Fredericksburg's location—midway between the major urban centers
of ... cross; the bridges were burned and Burnside's pontoon boats were late
A time line of important events during the American Civil War. ... The Union Army
under General Nathaniel Lyon, attack Confederate troops and state .... Though
48 of the escapees were later captured and two drowned, 59 were able to ...
Union forces under William T. Sherman enter the city of Meridian, Mississippi
after a ...
Delegates from six of the seven seceded states (the Texans arrived late) wrote ...
own capital as the seat of the Confederacy, many were eager to accept the offer.
... and adjourned May 21, and scheduled to meet in Richmond two months later.
... of the Richmond and Danville Railroad and a major Confederate supply base.
Aug 31, 2014 ... The fall of Atlanta 150 years ago this week was a Civil War pivot, while 1939's “
Gone ... There were fears in late 1939 that Pittsburgh-born David O. Selznick's ...
2, 1864, the Confederates had fled and Union forces captured the city. ... 26,
1940, nearly 2,000 “GWTM enthusiasts,” as they were dubbed by The ...
(After Civil War, named General of the Army of the United States) ... Two of his
foster brothers would serve as major generals in the Union Army during the Civil
War. ... where his men repeatedly burned the city of Jackson until it became
known as ... On December 21, 1864, his troops took Savannah from the
Only two months after the North's major defeat at Chancellorsville, Virginia, in
May ... But by December 11 and 12, Union troops were preparing for the ill-fated
attack ... Red Cross, Clara Barton came to the aid of soldiers fighting in the Civil
War. .... In late April and early May, 1863, the Confederate Army of Northern
Ulysses S. Grant, the Civil War hero and Republican candidate, ... As the project
neared completion in the late 1860s, it became evident that a meeting ... as
otherwise the two companies were likely to continue building past one another.
.... Ulysses S. Grant - 10/08/1871: The city of Chicago is nearly burned to the
This is nearly as many as all the Americans who have died in all the other wars of
... Although Lincoln was obviously not the only cause of the Civil War, he was ...
the idea of forming a central confederacy if the Federal Union were disrupted. ....
a majority of the cities, villages, and county houses were burned to the ground.