The city of Atlanta, Georgia, in Fulton County, was an important rail and
commercial center .... Among the more prominent ones were the Atlanta Southern
Confederacy and .... By late October Captain ...
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.
(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
May 30, 2014 ... Confederate and Union troops in close combat, Battle of Atlanta Cyclorama, ...
The fall of Atlanta was a major turning point in the Civil War, and this essay ... The
demolition and burning of the city in November 1864 and the battles .... lived in
the city, a sharp drop from the war-time high of nearly twenty-two ....
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com. ... that the North and South lacked common ground on which to compromise
the issue. ... Furthermore, slaves and land were the major sources of wealth in
the South, ..... backed down and surrendered the two emissaries in late
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
There were times in 1864 when the Confederacy nearly invaded Washington, or
the North was ... Battle of Vicksburg, Ken Burns' Civil War (PBS) ... View of
Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863, During the American Civil War, Major David C. .....
After Grant's two-month bloodletting in the late spring of 1864, the Union was
poised to ...
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
After a sharp conflict, the Confederates were driven from the field. .... Thereupon,
the two Confederate generals joined their forces, and attacked Rosecrans in his
intrenchments at ... During the rest of the war, no important battles were fought in
this State[xxx]. ...... That night, nearly the entire city was burned to the ground.