American Civil War

Effects of the American Civil War

Effects of the American Civil War

February 15, 2022
Causes of the Civil War According to the deal thought of by Henry Clay, if the southern states agreed to the admission of Maine as a free state…

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American Civil War Yankees

American Civil War Yankees

October 21, 2021
“Yankee” is a word almost everyone has heard—but most of us don t know quite what it means. Some people love it—especially baseball fans who…

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African American soldiers during the Civil War

African American soldiers during the Civil War

June 19, 2021
Chicago Historical Society The May 1, 1863 New York Tribune summed up many Northerners feelings about African American soldiers when it declared…

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Deaths in American Civil War

Deaths in American Civil War

February 23, 2021
War by the numbers By Harold Holzer In 1864, 200 acres were set aside for Arlington National Cemetery. Today, it spans 624 acres. Image: Library…

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England And The American Civil War

England And The American Civil War

January 2, 2021
The alliance between President Lincoln and Russian Emperor Alexander II dealt a lethal blow to the British strategic plans and contributed substantially…

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Quotes about the American Civil War

Quotes about the American Civil War

September 22, 2020
It is well that war is so terrible, or we would grow too fond of it. - (right)War is cruelty. There is no use trying to reform it. The crueler…

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Books about the American Civil War

Books about the American Civil War

June 21, 2020
Is there an inch of battleground, a day or a minute between 1861 and 1865 left unexamined by some historian somewhere? Surely not. But the library…

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American Civil War film

American Civil War film

June 13, 2020
One hundred and fifty years after the surrender of Appomattox, we count down the 12 best Civil War films that have been released. In case you…

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American Civil War Documentary

American Civil War Documentary

January 25, 2020
War may be hell, but it can make for great television, as Ken Burns proves in his masterful 11-hour PBS series chronicling the deadliest war…

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Weapons of the American Civil War

Weapons of the American Civil War

August 22, 2019
In 1861, the belligerents were about to enter the modern era of weaponized warfare on land, sea and air. The changes altered age old tactics…

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America Civil War&#

America Civil War&#

March 5, 2019
Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr., who play Captain America and Iron Man, sat down with Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday night to debut the new trailer for…

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American Civil War total War

American Civil War total War

March 1, 2019
American Civil War Mod (Windows only, no Mac! ) Installation: 1. Completely uninstall Empire and all mods 2. re-install Empire, install no other…

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American Civil War Facts and information

American Civil War Facts and information

November 13, 2018
Characters, Causes, and Context The Civil War profoundly shaped the United States as we know it today. Nevertheless, the war remains one of the…

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Weapons Used in the American Civil War

Weapons Used in the American Civil War

October 28, 2018
The new rifles also used a new type of ammunition. Instead of the old round ball used in smooth-bore muskets, the new rifled muskets used a minie…

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African Americans role in the Civil War

African Americans role in the Civil War

June 21, 2018
The slaves of this time weren t forgotten because of the war. They were still slaves but just doing different work. The African Americans did…

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Aftermath of the American Civil War

Aftermath of the American Civil War

June 9, 2018
| Overview | Object List | Search Part 1: | The Emancipation Proclamation in 1863 freed African Americans in rebel states, and after the Civil…

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Last Battle of the American Civil War

Last Battle of the American Civil War

June 1, 2018
Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s surrender of his Army of Northern Virginia on April 9, 1865, marked the beginning of the end of the Civil…

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