Essays Tagged: "confederate army"

The title is "Civil War Battles Summary." It is a summary of 5 major Civil War battles. I also included a bibliography.

whose forces consisted of 30,000 men split into five divisions. General Joseph E. Johnston led the Confederate army, with about 22,000 men, though his army was not yet organized. Bull Run was fought ... uffered greatly from inexperience, but his plans were designed for experience troops. This gave the Confederates time to dig in, and when the slow-moving Union army finally reached the battlefield, la ...

(5 pages) 373 2 4.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

Samual Langhorne Clemens

journyman pilot, until the civil war. For about two weeks Clemens served as a second lieutenant in Confederate Army, but he some how managed to get out because of diasabilities. After his short milit ... al experiences. These experiences ranged from being a steamboat pilot to a reporter to half-hearted confederate soldier. Many of Twain's stories reflected that period of life in America. Many of the t ...

(4 pages) 50 0 4.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

End of a tradgedy. The road to appomattox

closing days of the conflict. Also, reference will be made to the leading men behind the Union and Confederate forces. The war was beginning to end by January of 1865. By then, Federal (Federal was a ... ral was another name given to the Union Army) armies were spread throughout the Confederacy and the Confederate Army had shrunk extremely in size. In the year before, the North had lost an enormous am ...

(9 pages) 52 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gettysburg

ry long. Only about half all the people going there survived. The most of all people that died were Confederate men.The PopulationThere was a lot of people involved in The War at Gettysburg. Major Jos ... at Gettysburg. Major Joseph Hooker had 115,000 men in his army. Major Robert E. Lee had only 70,000 Confederate men in his army. Brig. General John Buford had opnly 4,000 men in his section of the con ...

(2 pages) 43 1 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The first major battle of the Civil War was fought in Virginia, near the Manassas, Virginia railway junction, after which the battle is called .........ect.

whose forces consisted of 30,000 men split into five divisions. General Joseph E. Johnston led the Confederate army, with about 22,000 men, though his army was not yet organized. Bull Run was fought ... uffered greatly from inexperience, but his plans were designed for experience troops. This gave the Confederates time to dig in, and when the slow-moving Union army finally reached the battlefield, la ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Quest for Heroism in An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

tion as a hero, but dies dishonorably. During the Civil War, Farquhar is denied acceptance into the Confederate Army. Still wanting to be a hero, he is caught attempting to burn Owl Creek Bridge. Iron ... e character of a civilian who was at heart a soldier." Farquhar was selfless in doing deeds for the Confederate Army. He was very dedicated, but this dedication caused him not to think of the price he ...

(3 pages) 109 0 5.0 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A report for Confederate general "StoneWall" Jackson

onsidered by military authorities an outstanding leader, a skilled tactician, and one of the ablest Confederate commanders.Jackson was born Thomas Jonathan Jackson on January 21, 1824, in Clarksburg, ... resigned from the army. On the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861, he left VMI to enter the Confederate army. He was immediately commissioned a colonel and within months was given the rank of ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Civil War Spies

s, spies provided necessary information. It was even a woman spy who provided Union battle plans to Confederate Army, which allowed them to win the First Battle of Manassass (First Bull Run). Througho ... area around Greeneville, Tennessee. In early 1864, Sylvanius Thompson was ambushed and killed by a Confederate soldier. Spurred by her husband's death, Sarah Thompson continued her work for the Union ...

(8 pages) 242 4 3.1 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The Klu Klux Klan.

War. By April 1867 it had already spread down to Nashville. Most of the leaders were leaders of the Confederate Army. The KKK's purpose was to keep segregation legal and to keep whites from mixing wit ... Empire of the South."The Klu Klux Klan was first originated in Pulaski, Tennessee, in May 1866 by 6 Confederate officers. The first Grand Wizard of the KKK was Nathan Forest. He was a well-known gener ...

(2 pages) 70 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

"The Killer Angels" by Michael Shaara.

gels, by Michael Shaara, tells the story of the historic Battle of Gettysburg. On July 1, 1863, the Confederate army and the Union army fought the largest and most gruesome battle of the American Civi ... point of the war. 51,000 men were dead, wounded, or missing.The story begins on June 30, 1863. The Confederates move southeast toward the town of Gettysburg. General John Buford, leader of the Union ...

(3 pages) 89 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Michaels Shaara's book "The Killer Angels" Describes in detail the battle of Gettysburg during the Civil War.

haara's The Killer Angels tells the amazing story of the Battle of Gettysburg. On July 1, 1863, the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia and the Union Army of the Potomac fought the largest battle of ... ounded, or missing. The characters first introduced include General Robert E. Lee, commander of the Confederate army; General James Longstreet, Lee's second-in-command; Union Colonel Joshua Lawrence C ...

(4 pages) 88 1 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

American Civil War The purpose of this paper is to illustrate...

closing days of the conflict. Also, reference will be made to the leading men behind the Union and Confederate forces. The war was beginning to end by January of 1865. By then, Federal (Federal was a ... eral was another name given to the Union Army) armies were spread throughout the Confederacy and theConfederate Army had shrunk extremely in size. In the year before, the North had lost an enormous am ...

(8 pages) 120 0 2.1 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Battle of Antietam.

In the early stages of the war, the Confederate army looked invulnerable, and had many more battles than the Union side. Abraham Lincoln ... ppointed George McClellan as the Major General of the Union army. Robert E. Lee, the general of the Confederate force, had led a northward advance, and it seemed doubtful that he could be halted. Howe ... n the single bloodiest day in American military history."1Hooker's men fought steadily, driving the Confederates southward onto the high ground. Hooker's men then entered the woods, the east and west ...

(6 pages) 58 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Answers the essay question "How was Antietam a major turning point of the war?" You might want to skim over it yourself, i'm not sure about some grammar/spelling.

in Sharpsburg, Maryland. It was a very bloody battle. The Union casualties were around 12,000, the Confederate casualties at around 10,000. In the end, Lee was forced to retreat. His intent was to ca ... cation in Maryland would also give him a fair chance at attacking major Union cities nearby.Had the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia been successful in its attempt, the European nations may have ...

(2 pages) 50 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Harper Lee, author of "To Kill a Mockingbird".

, and is the basis for Maycomb, the setting of To Kill a Mockingbird. Harper is a descendent of the Confederate Army Civil War Commander Robert E. Lee. Harper, youngest of four children, was born to F ...

(3 pages) 57 1 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

History of the KKK

In the late 1800's the Ku Klux Klan was formed as a social club by a group of Confederate Army veterans in Pulaski, Tennessee around 1865. A Confederate General, Nathan Bedford F ...

(3 pages) 53 1 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Gettysburg

phia, Baltimore and even Washington itself, were underthreat of attack from General Robert E. Lee's Confederate Army of Northern Virginia which had crossed thePotomac River and marched into Pennsylvan ... eneral George G. Meade, marched tointercept Lee.On Tuesday morning, June 30, an infantry brigade of Confederate soldiers searching for shoes headed towardGettysburg (population about 2,400). The Confe ...

(5 pages) 40 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Helen Keller

was the daughter of Captain Arthur H. and Kate Adams Keller. Arthur her father, had fought with the Confederate Army at Vicksburg and was periodically a U.S. Marshall. He also helped support his famil ...

(7 pages) 86 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Did civil war help or hinder the efforts of women in the american society?

divided many families. 3 brothers or Mary Todd Lincoln-the president's wife-fought and died for the Confederate Army, and Varina Davis-the wife of the president of the Confederacy-had relatives in the ... uisa Tompkins nursed in friend's home in Richmond, only 73 died. In recognition of her service, the Confederate government made her captain in the army. Phoebe Yates Pember became a superintendent in ...

(2 pages) 57 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars

The OK Corral

rous living. He knew he was a dying man with little to lose.He was born the son of a fiery-tempered Confederate Army major in Valosta, Georgia, about 1852, and educated in the medical college in Balti ...

(13 pages) 55 1 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History