Essay on Confederate States Of America

Battle of Getty’s Burge

This battle gave the union a greater advantage for winning the war and on July 1, 1863 shots were fired outside Gettysburg that marked the beginning of what would become one of the largest and most significant battles in the world. Before the battle of Gettysburg the south felt as if they had a chance […]

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Secession and Nullification

Secession and nullification both occurred in American history around the time of the Civil War. Each are means to show the central government that a particular state does not agree with a national law, possibly because it violates the constitution. Nullification is the first step a state would use (and many Southern states did use), […]

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Robert E Lee: Leader of the Confederate Army

The famous general of the Confederate Army, Robert E. Lee was born on January 19, 1807, in Stratford, Virginia. Although he was born at the elegant Stratford Hall, as a youth he was moved to Alexandria. This young man would become one of the most famous general in America???s history. He was not famous for […]

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Sherman Letters to the Generals

In Memoirs of General William T. Sherman, it reveals Sherman letters to the Union generals. Sherman letter to General Ulysses S. Grant, commander in chief of all Union forces in the Civil War, he discusses his belief about the size of armies and how that plays into of the nature modern warfare. “We ought to […]

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