Civil War

Articles on the American Civil War and the principle figures involved. Includes timelines and detailed descriptions.


Battle of Fredericksburg Casualties

Battle of Fredericksburg casualties occurred during the Maryland Campaign of American Civil War. On the Union side, they suffered 12,647 casualties while the Confederate only had over five thousand casualties. BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG CASUALTIES (December 13, 1862)...
Battle of Glendale Casualties

Seven Days Battle, Day 6: Battle of Glendale Casualties

Battle of Glendale casualties totaled about 4,000 from the Union and almost 4,000 from the Confederate sides. Longstreet lost about more than 25 percent of his army while several Confederate generals got wounded, including Anderson, Pender, and Featherson. BATTLE OF...
Battle of Malvern Hill Casualties

Seven Days Battle, Day 7: Battle of Malvern Hill Casualties

The number of the Battle of Malvern Hill casualties totaled around 8,000. It occurred on day seven of the Seven Day’s Battle 7 and the final battle of the campaign, where 50 percent of Confederates were wounded at Malvern Hill because of artillery attacks. None...
Seven Days Battle Casualties

Campaign Finale: Seven Days Battle Casualties

The Seven Day Battle ended the Civil War’s Peninsula Campaign, which resulted in the Seven Days Battle casualties of around 36,000. Both McClellan and Lee suffered great losses of their troops.  However, the Union won through Lee’s leadership and tactics....
Grant's War Strategy

Grant’s War Strategy That Made 3 Confederate Armies Surrender

Grant’s War Strategy: General Military Skills Aggressiveness Between Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant, both generals were quite aggressive. Grant’s aggressiveness was consistent with the North’s superior manpower and its need to proactively win the war, while...
Civil War Strategy

Grant and Lee’s Differing Civil War Strategy

Grant and Lee’s Civil War Strategy: Vision National Perspective/Grand Civil War Strategy While Robert E. Lee was strictly a Virginia-focused, one-theater commander who constantly sought reinforcements for his theater and resisted transfers to other theaters,...
Robert E Lee Tactics

Robert E. Lee’s Tactics During the Civil War

Robert E Lee Tactics Although Lee’s purported “tactical genius” was trumped by Grant’s “superior talent in grand strategy,” Lee is famed for his tactical management of battles. He was the tactical victory in several 1862–63 battles and generally performed well on the...
Chantilly Battle

Chantilly Battle: End of Northern Virginia Campaign

The Chantilly Battle concluded the Civil War’s Northern Virginia Campaign. Though the Union had more casualties (16,054) compared to that of Confederacy (9,197), the battle was still inconclusive. CHANTILLY BATTLE & SECOND MANASSAS (AUGUST 27–SEPTEMBER 2,...
Battle of Cedar Mountain Casualties

Battle of Cedar Mountain Casualties

The Battle of Cedar Mountain casualties totaled about 3,700, resulted in the deaths of 1,300 Confederates and 2,400 Union soldiers. General Crawford’s troops were reduced to half while Prince and Geary’s both get wounded.  BATTLE OF CEDAR MOUNTAIN...
Election of 1864

Lincoln’s Landslide Victory in the Election of 1864

LINCOLN WINS ELECTION OF 1864 WITH GRANT’S FULL SUPPORT In 1864, Lincoln once again demonstrated a political aggressiveness that matched Grant’s military aggressiveness. In that year’s political campaign, he, along with Republican Radicals, insisted that the...
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