Civil War

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


Lincoln and Grant

Lincoln and Grant: Winning the Civil War & the US Presidency

Lincoln and Grant did a successful prosecution of the Civil War which resulted from a combination of positive personality traits, extraordinary interpersonal respect and loyalty, and a cooperative working relationship. The two created such a great partnership,...
Grant and Lee

Grant and Lee: Unraveling Stories of Winning & Losing

Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee were the generals primarily responsible for the outcome of America’s great Civil War. Superseded in overall importance only by their respective presidents, Abraham Lincoln, and Jefferson Davis, Grant and Lee were the key players on...
Grant and Lee a Study In Contrasts

Comparing Grant and Lee: A Study In Contrasts

Grant and Lee: A Study In Contrasts From the earliest postwar days, Robert E. Lee was praised as a military genius. Typical is this statement by Lee’s Adjutant-General Walter H. Taylor: “It is well to bear in mind the great inequality between the two contending...
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South Mountain Battle Casualties

Battle of South Mountain Casualties in the Maryland Campaign

The Battle of South Mountain casualties total 2,346 soldiers, out 28,000 who fought for the Union, while the Confederates lost 3,434  out of 18,000 soldiers. The Battle of South Mountain is also known as Battle of Boonsboro Gap in some Southern accounts. It happened...
Harpers Ferry Casualties

Harpers Ferry Casualties in the Maryland Campaign

The number of Harpers Ferry casualties shows Stonewall Jackson’s tactical brilliance, with only 286 Confederate soldiers killed, compared to the Union’s loss of 12,000 men. The Union also surrendered its garrison (13,000 small arms, 200 wagons, and 73...

Second Battle of Bull Run Casualties

The Second Battle of Bull Run casualties were so numerous that almost 24,000 soldiers from Union and Confederate sides perished. SECOND BATTLE OF BULL RUN CASUALTIES /SECOND MANASSAS/SECOND BULL RUN (AUGUST 28–30, 1862) Source Confederate Union Alexander, Lost...
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Battle of Gaines' Mill Casualties

Seven Days Battle, Day 2: Battle of Gaines’ Mill Casualties

Considered to be the biggest battle during the Seven Days Campaign, Battle of Gaines’ Mill casualties totaled about 15,000 from both from the Union and Confederates.  BATTLE OF GAINES’ MILL CASUALTIES (JUNE 27, 1862) Source Confederate Union Alexander,...
Battle of Mechanicsville Casualties

Seven Days Battle, Day 1: Battle of Mechanicsville Casualties

The Battle of Mechanicsville casualties piled up at the start of the Seven-Day Campaign during the American Civil War from 1861 to 1865.    BATTLE OF MECHANICSVILLE CASUALTIES/BEAVER DAM CREEK (June 26, 1862) Source Confederate Union Burton, Extraordinary...
legacy of the civil war

How the Civil War Lives on Today

The Revolutionary War may have answered the question of whether America would become an independent nation, but the Civil War answered the question of what kind of nation it would be. Political Change The American government became more centralized. New constitutional...
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