Essays Tagged: "confederate general"

Gettysburg, A Critical Review

as the largest battle ever fought on the North American continent. The battle involved about 60,000 Confederate and over 70,000 Federal troops.Most historians regard the battle of Gettysburg as the tu ... he myth of invincibility of General Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia.The StrategyThe Confederate general staff and Civilian government hoped to accomplish two thins by marching north in ...

(3 pages) 143 0 3.4 Oct/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Robert Fost , his life, from birth to life influences.

Robert FrostRobert Lee Frost was born March 26, 1874, Robert was named after confederate general Robert E. Lee. Robert was born in San Francisco, California, where he lived unti ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

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

Robert Frost

bert Frost was a poet who was born on March 26 in San Francisco, California. He was named after the Confederate general Robert E. Lee. He dropped out of school and was educated at home. He then re-att ...

(6 pages) 95 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Imagine that you have served as a common soldier in the Confederate Army from 1861 to 1865.

...April 11, 1861, the Confederate General Beauregard asked Maj. Anderson, commander of the Union troops at Fort Sumter, to ... the Union soldiers were openly showing their bravery. Later that day, Fort Sumter's flag was hit by Confederate fire and fell to the ground. The flag was raised again, replaced with a white flag. The ... o Louis Wigfall, an ex-United States senator. On April 14, the Union forces evacuated the fort. The Confederate victory at Fort Sumter made it possible for Virginia, Arizona, Tennessee, and North Caro ...

(4 pages) 41 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Thomas jonathan jackson (stonewall)

1824 at Clarksburg, (West) Virginia, US and a graduate of west point on 1846, he also was a famous confederate general and a professor at Virginia Military Institute. He also was the first commanding ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Ku Klux Klan- A Brief History

ning of large crosses at the klan's gatherings.In 1865, following the War between the States former Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest founded the original Ku Klux Klan along with five other c ... died on the battlefield at Shiloh, and gallop into the night, leaving the impression that ghosts of Confederate dead were riding the countryside.However the group soon became a violent organisation. T ...

(3 pages) 99 3 3.4 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Chickamaugans Win The Battle

On the days of September 19-20 1863, the Confederate Army of Tennessee engaged in battle with the Army of the United States army of the Cumbe ... into a large, highly, dense forest which caused confusion on both sides. General Braxton Bragg, the Confederate general, moved his men forward. The fighting started. We consentrated on his left flank ...

(1 pages) 562 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Body Image

as a multi-faceted organization developed during the Civil War, by a general of the highest morals. Confederate General Patrick Ronayne Cleburne was a man who believed that faith alone could propel a ... e helped to write, membership would be open to "any commissioned officer or enlisted soldier in the Confederate States Service, a man intelligent in his military duties and of known patriotism and int ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Life Of Robert Frost

e first child of Isabelle Moodie and William Prescott Jr., he was named Robert Lee after the famous Confederate general, Robert E Lee ("Selected Chronology").When Frost was young, his father had probl ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reconstruction: A Southern Victory

RECONSTRUCTION: A SOUTHERN VICTORY The surrender of Confederate General Lee to Union General Grant at Appomattox Court House in April 1865 brought with ... conventions in which representatives were required to repeal the ordinances of secession, repudiate Confederate debts and ratify the Thirteenth Amendment, freeing the slaves. These were the only condi ...

(4 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gettysburg

ped south of the town along the high ground near the cemetery (which is here on my map).Lee ordered Confederate General R.S. Ewell to seize the high ground from the battle tired Federals . Gen. Ewell ... sive number of Union soldiers totaling up to 100,000to arrive and strengthen his defensive position.Confederate General James Lonstreet saw the Union position as nearly impenetrable and told Lee it sh ...

(4 pages) 592 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Battle of gettysburg 2

to sustain slavery. The Battle of Gettysburg was a very important battle during the Civil War. The Confederate General, Robert E. Lee had proven to be invincible after his victories at Chancellorsvil ... beginning of what would become one of the largest and most significant battle in the world.After a Confederate victory at Chancellorsville, General Robert E. Lee divided his army into three different ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Killer angels the human factor

uch as a governmental level. These men are there to fight for what they believe is truly right. The Confederates fought for their rights to hold slaves, their freedom tyranny of the Federal Government ... racter, conflicts and brotherhood, play an important part in making the war. The friendship between Confederate General Lewis Armistead and Union General Winfield Scott Hancock has an effect on their ...

(4 pages) 19 0 3.0 Feb/2008

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

Andersonville

st wars of all time began. This war was known as the Civil War. The war lasted until May 1865, when Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston surrendered at Sherman, North Carolina ("Andersonville" Yahoo ... s. The most infamous prison in the Civil War was Andersonville. Andersonville was run by the Confederate military from February 1864 to April 1865. The official name of the prison was Camp Sumt ...

(7 pages) 7 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

The Civil War 'Our Hearts Were Touched With Fire'

Civil War pg 1 Abstract The Civil War was fought between 1861-1865. The Confederate states seceded from the Union in 1861. Hence, the Civil War began. The South maintained ... half of the war, but the battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863) was the turning point for the North. Confederate General Robert E. Lee got the best of a succession of Union generals in battle before he ... er the Battle of Antietam on Sept. 17, 1862, and it stated that slaves would be freed only in those Confederate states which refused to rejoin the Union by Jan. 1, 1863. On that date he freed the slav ...

(10 pages) 28 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Attributes of Criminal Justice

ganization." The group was founded in 1866, only one year after the end of the Civil War, by former Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest in Pulaski, Tennessee. The Ku Klux Klan began as nothing ... an on Christmas Eve 1865. The town were it all began was Pulaski, Tennessee where a group of six ex-Confederate officers gathered for a 'meeting'. From this meeting the town adjourned establishing a ' ...

(10 pages) 43 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays