Essays Tagged: "Gettysburg"

Commentary of the battle at Gettysburg and the rebirth of America

re created equal', but the men this is pertaining to are not the men losing blood in this battle at Gettysburg. The men losing their lives in this war are men fighting for what they believe in, for th ... memories have, are not and will never be forgotten.The blood which was shed in this great battle at Gettysburg could never be forgotten. The blood being spoken of by Abraham Lincoln, was thought by ma ...

(2 pages) 114 1 3.8 Oct/1996

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

Opinion and Commentary to "The Killer Angels" by Michael Shaara

so magnificent.The Killer Angels has been made into a five hour long motion picture and is called 'Gettysburg.' The novel is so compelling that the story seldomly deviates from the movie. The movie i ... l move many readers.The Killer Angels SummaryThis outstanding historical novel depicts four days at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania which occur during summer of 1863. These crucial days are the turning point ...

(3 pages) 139 0 3.0 Apr/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Gettysburg

The War at GettysburgBy Nick JonesGetting ThereOn the way to Gettysburg was tough. It was a long hard and tough ... eople that died were Confederate men.The PopulationThere was a lot of people involved in The War at Gettysburg. Major Joseph Hooker had 115,000 men in his army. Major Robert E. Lee had only 70,000 Con ... o defend their Union.What HappenedThe Confederate went to war with the union in a small town called Gettysburg. The Union majorally beat the Confederate. 28,000 were wounded, captured, and killed from ...

(2 pages) 43 1 4.5 Feb/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

My travels

number of travelers or tourists I saw at parks and monuments devoted to famous events in our past. Gettysburg, for example. It is one of those places where you get to feel as well as see history. I ... he battlefield better. It would be difficult for a person to spend a full day (better yet, two) at Gettysburg and not have a good comprehension of that famous turning point in history.    ...

(2 pages) 124 2 4.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Gettysburg Movie Review

Gettysburg, Ronald F. Maxwell's re-telling of four hot days during the summer of 1863 (based on the ... spectacle that gathers power and momentum with every scene. Originally slated as a TNT mini-series, Gettysburg received the go-ahead for a theatrical run when Ted Turner realized the quality of the ma ... ement). The first section, which begins on June 30, 1863 (the day before the start of the battle of Gettysburg) and ends during the day of July 2 with Col. Joshua Chamberlain's legendary defense of Li ...

(4 pages) 91 1 4.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Random Facts about the Civil War.

Bull Run Generals (Won by Confederates)Union- RickettsConfederate-Stonewall JacksonGettysburg Generals (Won by Union)Union- Meade, ReynoldsConfederate- Robert E. Lee, Heth*One of the ... rt E. Lee, Heth*One of the more interesting personalities to participate in the battle that day was Gettysburg civilian John Burns. The 70 year-old veteran of the War of 1812 took up his flintlock mus ... k home to Washington. Others soon became interested in the story and when President Lincoln came to Gettysburg to dedicate the Soldiers National Cemetery that fall, it was John Burns who the president ...

(4 pages) 54 4 2.8 Nov/2003

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

Review of the film "God's and Generals".

ng novel by Jeff Shaara. Gods and Generals is part of a trilogy which includes the already released Gettysburg and The Last Full Measure, which is not available yet.Jeff Daniels plays Colonel Joshua C ... languages. Chamberlain was appointed to lead the 20th Maine Regiment. Chamberlain became a hero at Gettysburg and received the Medal of Honor in 1893.Stephen Lang plays General Thomas "Stonewall" Jac ...

(6 pages) 44 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Gettysburg: The Decisive Battle of the Civil War

Gettysburg: The Decisive Battle of the Civil WarThe battle of Gettysburg was an extremely important ... Battle of the Civil WarThe battle of Gettysburg was an extremely important battle of the Civil War. Gettysburg was the decisive battle of the Civil War because the South lost an irreplaceable amount o ... tion's will to continue the war, while it hurt the Southern population's will to stay in the war.At Gettysburg, Lee lost an immense amount of men, which the Southern population could never replace. "L ...

(9 pages) 184 0 4.7 Feb/2004

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

General George G Meade and the battle of Gettysburg.

tten for the purpose of showing leadership in the MilitaryGeneral George G. Meade and the Battle of Gettysburg The battle of Gettysburg is the most famous and the most important battle in the C ... in the Civil War. It started by a Confederate infantry brigade trying to get shoes from the town of Gettysburg. They ran into a large Federal cavalry and turned around. When they got back they told th ...

(3 pages) 29 0 3.0 Mar/2004

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

General Robert Edward Lee. This essay is about the life of one of the most respected generals of all time. This paper explains how general Lee responded to many things during the civil war.

one day kill him and are a reminder that he may not last the war. He will not pass up the fight at Gettysburg if at all possible and not retreat. I even read somewhere that historians speculate he ha ... at. I even read somewhere that historians speculate he had a mild heart attack during the battle of Gettysburg. Virginia ...

(2 pages) 18 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Basic values of democracy

preme authority rests with the people. The word democracy all started when Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg address to the nation. The Gettysburg address was "government of the people, by the peopl ...

(2 pages) 40 1 2.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Battle of "Gettysburg"

"Gettysburg" is a movie of great historical accuracy. The movie mostly takes place from July 1st 1863 ... Ft. Sumter...", General Longstreet while talking to an ambassador from England before the battle of Gettysburg. This conveys how the South was focusing on individual States' rights and not slavery.The ... . Lee is hoping to pressure Lincoln to sign the peace treaty sent to him, by defeating the Union in Gettysburg and marching, unchallenged, to Washington. General Stuart was 50 miles away from Lee's po ...

(3 pages) 19 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain is a very notable character in the civil war movie "Gettysburg". He grew throughout this movie as a capable commander. Firstly, he was a man who held a ... Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain is a very notable character in the civil war movie "Gettysburg" for his holding of a good value of human life and dignity, his intelligence and great mi ...

(3 pages) 18 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Describe an important incident or scene: "Remember The Titans" Directed by Boaz Yakin

In the film "Remember the Titans" an important scene is at the Gettysburg battle location. Here, Boone makes an impacting speech to the players on overcoming their ... coloured football team he is speaking to. The film is set in the 1970's, when racism is common. The Gettysburg scene has some visual techniques which helps one understand why it is important. One exam ... ple is the silhouette with Boone the background. A verbal technique is the Boones voice is serious. Gettysburg is the turning point in the film, where the players over come their racism.At the footbal ...

(2 pages) 41 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The meaning of Lincolns speech at Gettysburg: "Lincoln at Gettysburg" by Garry Wills

Garry Wills' argues in his book "Lincoln at Gettysburg" that Abraham Lincoln was largely influenced by the classic funeral oratories of Athens, ... claration of independence, and the U.S. constitution in a skillfully crafted three-minute speech at Gettysburg. Lincoln interprets the intent of the Declaration of independence as a founding document ...

(2 pages) 18 0 3.0 Feb/2007

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

19th Sentry Wars

Dennis Schaffer Gettysburg Gettysburg was one of the several battles that happened in the Civil War. This ba ... e. He is best remembered for two great events: the action at Little Round Top, on the second day of Gettysburg (July2, 1863), when then-Colonel Chamberlain and the 20th Maine held the extreme left fla ...

(2 pages) 536 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Gettysburg

erce fighting and heavy casualties on both sides, the Federals were pushed back through the town of Gettysburg and regrouped south of the town along the high ground near the cemetery (which is here on ... the main battle area. Around noon, Union and Confederate cavalry troops battled three miles east of Gettysburg but Stuart was eventually repulsed by cannon fire led in part by Gen. George Custer and t ...

(4 pages) 592 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Battle of gettysburg 2

rth was fighting to abolish slavery, while the South was fighting to sustain slavery. The Battle of Gettysburg was a very important battle during the Civil War. The Confederate General, Robert E. Lee ... e invincible after his victories at Chancellorsville and Fredricksberg, and was finally defeated at Gettysburg. The Battle of Gettysburg turned the tide of the war permanently against the South. On Ju ...

(6 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Play For A Kingdom

of the Wilderness, the men of Company L, 14th Brooklyn - veterans of Fredericksburg, Manassas, and Gettysburg, and now just 17 days from the end of their three-year enlistment - are standing picket d ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Enfield Connection

ry of the Regiment of men called the "Bucktails". (150 P.V.I.) They go back into a raging battle of Gettysburg, because of a purchase of an Enfield Rifle Musket. In this book there were four ma ... elf, he was careful in how he used the musket.Plot Summary The setting of this story was in Gettysburg, PA at a re-enactment of the 135th Anniversary of the battle. The story of three m ...

(1 pages) 896 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History