Colonel Willis A. Gorman is our commander. Alexandria, Virginia is where we are currently stationed. We are part of the Army of the Potomac. We fought at the Battle of Bull Run on July 21, 1861. It happened near Manassas, Virginia, and it was the first major battle of the Civil War.
Brief Summary Ulysses S. Grant’s armies approached on Vicksburg, surrounding the city and entrapping a Confederate army under Lt. Gen. John Pemberton. On July 4, Vicksburg surrendered after prolonged siege operations. This was the climax of one of the most brilliant campaigns of the war. With the loss of Pemberton’s army and this critical fortress on the Mississippi River, the Confederacy was effectively split in half. Grant’s triumph in the West raised by his reputation, leading eventually to his arrangement as General-in-Chief of the Union armies.The battle of Vicksburg was waged for only 47 days, during May and June of 1863.
This was the first battle that the confederates lost. The second battle’s that they lost were the Battles of the Seven Days in June 25-July 1, 1662. The third battle that they lost was the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1-3,1863 this was a huge loss for the confederates. The last battle of the civil war was the Battle of Appomattox courthouse in April 9,1865 this is where the confederates surrendered. (Thought
During the Civil War he decided to join the army. He served in the U.S. Senate for six years he was elected on January 11, 1871 But on March 17, 1871 he decided to resigned and later became director of the Missouri and North Arkansas Railroad. On October 21, 1864 Clayton wrote a letter from Pine Bluff, Arkansas to Gen. John Halderman about that he was not convinced by Gen. Marauder 's threats to attack Pine Bluff; he believed that Magruder was attempting to distract Gen. Price’s movements in Missouri. Clayton expressed hope that slavery would be abolished and that Lincoln would win the upcoming presidential election.
On April 6, 1862 the Battle of Shiloh began and lasted for approximately a day and half; this battle was fought between General Albert Sidney Johnston and General Ulysses S. Grant and led to the South’s demise in the war. The battle site was named Shiloh due to the small church that stands in the middle of the battlefield. In this particular battle of the civil war, General Albert Sidney Johnston died. He was the highest ranking General of the civil war; on either side. General Ulysses S. Grant, and many others, considered this battle to be the bloodiest battle of the civil war.
The Battle of Gettysburg was a critical moment for both sides as they fought for different reasons but both aimed for success. More than 50,000 men were either killed in action or were wounded by each other. Gettysburg Address was presented by Abraham Lincoln which freed slaves that were behind enemy lines. Grant was a true leader and hero to the Union as he led them to many triumphs. Lee and the confederates raised the white flag and surrendered in Virginia and the civil war was over.
The battle of Second Bull Run was fought August 28-30, 1862. The battle took place in prince William county Virginia (Manassas). John Pope was the major general for the Union side and later joined with George Brinton McClellan. The Major General on the confederate side was Robert E. Lee. There were 62,000 soldiers and 14,000 casualties for the Union and 50,000 soldiers and 8,000 casualties for the confederate.
The Battle of Appomattox Court House was another preeminent battle because it was one of the last battles of the War and determined who was going to administrate The Ferry. On April 9, 1865, the Army of Northern Virginia (Confederate) surrendered and the Union won Harpers Ferry but more importantly; the Union won the Civil
where it crosses Bowie 's Mill Road (Turnertown Road), nine miles northwest of Franklin, Logan County (now Simpson County), Kentucky, probably on April 10, 1796. He was the son of Reason (or Rezin) and Elve Ap-Catesby Jones (or Johns) Bowie. In 1794 Reason Bowie had moved his family from Tennessee to Logan County, where he farmed and operated a gristmill with the help of eight slaves. In February 1800 he moved to Madrid, in what is now Missouri. On May 2, 1801, at Rapides, Louisiana, Reason Bowie and his brothers David, Rhesa, and John swore allegiance to the Spanish government.
The confederate troops, controlled by General Albert Sidney Johnston marched, 40,000 troops strong out on April 6, 1862. They attacked an unprepared Union Army at Pittsburg Landing near the Tennessee River. The Confederate Army under General Ulysses S. Grant, was overwhelmed and decided to drop back to what’s known as the “Hornets Nest.” The Confederates initial attempts to destroy the “Hornets Nest” were repelled, by the better cover of the Union. Artillery killed or wounded many. General Johnston was mortally wounded and replaced by P.G.T.
Ulysses S Grant By Omarion Grant Ulysses S Grant was the 18th president of the United States. He was born on April 27, 1822, in Point Pleasant OH. He is an Ohio native he graduated from the U.S. Military Academy in West Point, New York, 1843. then went on to fight in the Mexican-American war.Grant served on April 27, 1822, to July 23, 1886, army in 1864.He commands all of U.S. armies and then pursued the enemy during the Civil War. He won Fort Donelson Shiloh, Vicksburg, the wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Appomattox Courthouse. April 1861, after the civil war Grant became a colonel of the 21st Illinois.
In April 1865 by Jay Winik; Jay thinks and over and over again claims that the month of April in the year 1865, is the most important time of the civil war. He claims, “This month is the month that unraveled the American nation. Instead saved it.” He also claims “it’s the most moving and decisive month of the war”. Jay Winik does not appreciate the forces that made the Confederate to the climax of failure. Jay Winik also believes that even the most devoted and hardcore confederates knew they were going to lose at the end of the war.
James Buchanan Jr. was born on April 23, 1791, in to Cove Gap, Pennsylvania. He attended Old Stone Academy and later Dickinson Collge. He was nearly suspended in Dickinson for less than appealing behavior but managed to graduate in 1809. He then moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania to study law and was admitted to the bar in 1812. After this, he enlisted in the military at the beginning of the War of 1812.
Total casualties at Antietam numbered 12,410 of some 69,000 troops on the Union side, and 13,724 of around 52,000 for the Confederates. The Union victory at Antietam would prove decisive, as it halted the Confederate advance in Maryland and forced Lee to retreat into Virginia. Still, McClellan’s failure to pursue his advantage earned him the scorn of Lincoln and Halleck, who removed him from command in favor of Ambrose E. Burnside. Burnside’s assault on Lee’s troops near Fredericksburg on December 13 ended in heavy Union casualties and a Confederate victory; he was promptly replaced by Joseph “Fighting Joe” Hooker, and both armies settled into winter quarters across the Rappahannock River from each other.””Lee then moved his troops northwards and split his men, sending Jackson to meet Pope’s forces near Manassas, while Lee himself moved separately with the second half of the army. On August 29, Union troops led by John Pope struck Jackson’s forces in the Second Battle of Bull Run (Second Manassas).
His nephew, Moses D. Naar, and by David 's son, Joseph L. Naar continued until the True American went out of business. In 1908, a son of Joseph L. Naar, Henry Kelsey Naar, was treasurer of the newspaper. David Naar was elected a Delegate from Essex County to the State Constitutional Convention that was called into session on May 14, 1844, at Trenton and finished its work on June 28, 1844. The new constitution was confirmed by popular vote in August, 1844. David Naar was a member of the committee on the new bill of rights and played a prominent part in its deliberations and conclusions.