The confederate army was worn out from their march to Shiloh. The next day, Grant’s army once gain clashed with Beauregard’s. This battle lasted until about mid-day, and resulted in Beauregard retreating to Corinth. This led to the battle of Corinth, which was an easy victory for the Union Army. After the union took over the railroad station, they cut off the supplies that were being taken to the confederate Army.
There have been many prominent leaders that have molded America into what it is today, Lee is one of them. Robert E. Lee was born in Virginia, January 19, 1807, although one historian believes has was born one year earlier (Wikipedia.com 1). Little is actually known about his childhood, and Lee scarcely mentioned it as an adult. His father, Henry “Light Horse” Lee, left him and his family at a young age and never returned. In 1825, Robert E. Lee attended West Point and graduated second in his class in 1829.
The President Andrew Jackson passed away on June 8, 1945 in Nashville, TN. The official cause of death is a combination of chronic tuberculosis, dropsy and ultimately hearth failure. Jackson was 78. The 7th President of US was born in the Waxhaws region between North and South Carolina. Andrew 's father died before his birth.
After graduating from Portland Academy, Henry, as planned, attended Bowdoin College skipping high school altogether. ("Stewart, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow") While at Bowdoin College, Henry met Nathaniel Hawthorne, a fellow novelist; Franklin Pierce, the fourteenth U.S. President; and Horatio Bridge, officer of the U.S. Navy; he was also elected into the Peucinian Society and placed fourth in a class of thirty-eight students. The Peucinian Society's book gatherings, debates, and discussions about contemporary writing made Henry consider pursuing a career in writing, much to his father's chagrin. Originally, Henry's father wanted him to be a lawyer, but Henry was dissatisfied with studying law and decided
He was very brave and got credit and opportunities for it. After getting married in 1848 and starting a family shortly after, he had to leave because he was assigned for war. In 1853 Grant got transferred to Fort Humboldt as Captain. When he came home after his assignment him and his family moved to Missouri. Grant attempted several more jobs like farming land, real estate, engineer,
Before Washington retired two parties were developing by the end of his first term. By the second term he had retired from office. After retiring, he was 67 and died from a blister in his throat. The doctors tried helping, it just didn’t do the trick. He had said “Doctor, I die hard; but i’m not afraid to go; I believe from my first attack that I should not survive it; my breath cannot last
The Confederates lost immensely at Vicksburg. The Union took control of Vicksburg, and Confederates lost the Mississippi River. Losing the Mississippi River divided the Confederates in half and gave the Union full control of the river. Furthermore, the victories of the Union at Vicksburg and Gettysburg turned the tide of the civil
It also gave me a little image of how the war looked afterwards. It was a basic overview of everything I needed to know about Custer. The author of this article is Stewart Sifakis. Sifakis is very well qualified due to several books he has written on the Civil War. They contain basic but helpful information on the Civil War.
Robert E. Lee Robert E. Lee has always been thought by many as a god-like figure. To others he was a contradiction. Born on January 19, 1807 at Stratford, Virginia, Robert E. Lee was the fourth child of Revolutionary War hero, Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, and Ann Hill Carter Lee. Raised mostly by his mother, Robert learned patience, control, and discipline from her. As a young man, he was exposed to Christianity and accepted its faith.