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    While still on board the wagon Bayard and Ringo fall into the river. After the confederate troops have left, the Yankees troops help Bayard and Ringo get the wagon back out of the river and take Granny, Ringo and Bayard back to their camp. Upon arrival, Granny goes to speak to Colonel Dick and she demands the stolen mules and silver back

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    To what extent does R.C Sherriff present Stanhope as a character to be admired? Journey’s End by R.C Sherriff is concerned with soldiers who faced life in the trenches during World War 1. The play focuses on the fear, anxiety and horror the men suffered in the trenches, through the relationship between all the soldiers, especially Raleigh and Stanhope. Throughout the play, Stanhope is portrayed as the distorted hero of Raleigh. However, through the characteristics of Stanhope who cares about

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    Thomas Stonewall Jackson's Accomplishments Thomas Stonewall Jackson, born January 21st, 1824 in Clarksburg, West Virginia, and died May 10th, 1863 in Guinea station, Virginia. He was a very well known Confederate general during the Civil War. Thomas Stonewall Jackson was a very accomplished general, because he won the first Battle of Bull Run, the Battle of Chancellorsville, and he graduated from West point academy 17th out his class of 59 students. These victories helped Stonewall earn his

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    is a different kind of army. If you look at history you’ll see men fight for pay, or women, or some other kind of loot. They fight for land, or because a king makes them, or just because they like killing.”’ (Shaara 28). Lee shows us that many different people have many different views of success and these views of this success shows them what they must do to achieve it. He also says “Gettysburg is of no importance” (Shaara 145). The Confederate States and the Union states both have the ultimate

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    swinging gate maneuver. If Chamberlain was unable to initiate the swinging gate maneuver that led to a Confederate defeat on Little Round Top, then the Confederates would have eventually overtaken the outgunned Union troops. By securing Little Round Top, The Confederates would have the perfect vantage point to attack and fire on the Union army, and such casualties could have led to a Confederate victory at Gettysburg. Grant’s death would also be a huge blow to the Union. If Grant had died before

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    wife’s small plantation in Manassas Junction, Virginia, nearby a little river called Bull Run. It was here where the first major engagement of the Civil War would take place. As Union soldiers began marching from Washington, D.C., to confront the Confederates, General P.G.T. Beauregard commandeered Wilmer McLean’s little farmhouse to serve as his headquarters. A day after McLean and his family fled from their farmhouse, the Civil war hit home—literally. At the Battle of Blackburn’s Ford, an artillery

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    The Civil War marked a defining moment in United States history. The American Civil War was fought within the United States between the North (Union) and South (Confederacy) starting from 1861 and ending in 1865. Known as one of the most destructive events in American history, countless people had died, families were torn apart, and the American economy greatly plummeted due to the war effort. Throughout the war, due to the many hardships that were faced, many people lost the will to continue fighting

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    study will define the presentation of the Confederate geographical advantage of Henry House Hill in Manassas: A Novel of the Civil War by Upton Sinclair. The journey of Allan Montague defines the transformation a young man from a Confederate sympathizer to an Abolitionist fighter in Sinclair’s depiction of the Civil War conflict. The First Battle of Manassas defines an important victory for the Confederate forces, which temporarily demoralized the Union Army. Sinclair’s description of this battle defines

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    Gettysburg Blame

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    There have been a lot of wars in the beginning of time that made U.S history. One major war that went down was the three day battle at Gettysburg in 1863. The battle was between the South and the North in United States. July 1-3 was when the Battle at Gettysburg was going on between the North and the South. We all know who won the war, the North, but whose fault was it that the South lost. There were many people to blame for the lost of the battle, but there was only one person to blame for the lost

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    PTSD In Soldier's Heart

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    and if a man didn’t step right along he’d miss the whole thing.” (pg.2) Charley did not want to miss it. The only problem he runs into is that he’s too young to join, but he is tall, with big hands, and so he lies about his age and joins up with the army. His mother tries to convince him to stay, but she relents. This is because she thinks, along with a lot of other people,

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    Civil War Advancement

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    fought in close quarters with unreliable weaponry, and insufficient materials that jeopardized the well-being of both sides of the battlefield. At the start of the Civil War, it was clear that both sides of the Army needed a change in weapon tactics; both the Union and Confederate Armies lacked weaponry that would distinguish themselves with more power over one another. Though, as the Civil War progressed in America, soldiers were introduced to new innovations and advancements of technology that

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    decades in the U.S. Army and the Union Army and was given the nickname of Hancock the Superb. He was very well respected and liked by all of his men and his superiors. He skillfully commanded the entire left wing of the Union army after the death of John Reynolds. Hancock was a skilled military leader who spent his life serving in various capacities of the military.

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    believe has changed the United States the most is the Civil War. The United States was in conflict, the Northern part of the country were free states and the Southern half had slavery. Because the states were divided in half so was the government. Territories, like the Texas territory, wanted to join the United States but because it was a slave-holding territory the people in the North were against it because it would make the slave states outnumber the free states. The Southerners wanted them to

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    Introduction Technology and war are closely related as it shapes the strategies adopted by nations and also influence the outcome of the war . Technological advancements are also driven by war due to the perceived needs to stay ahead and stay relevant in the new era so as to provide a technological edge against potential adversaries2. Although technology employed during war does provide an advantage against potential adversaries, however, it does not always result in a decisive advantage or victory

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    September 29, 1863 was a day in American history marked by climatic conflict between the United and Confederate States of America. Despite the fact that the Gettysburg Address was given just a little over a week before, the Civil War was far from over for either side. Both the New York Times and the Richmond Daily Dispatch promulgated narratives that served the purposes of both the North and South, respectively. The Civil War was a war of opposite ideologies and conflicting interests, and that

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    one of the most prestigious army generals known in the United States. During the civil war the north wanted Lee to be the leader of their army, but the hang up is that he was from Virginia. His family is from Virginia, but it was also a state that was going to succeed from the Union. In short Robert E Lee has two options to fight for the United States or to fight as a general of the confederate army. It could be argued that off course he should fight for the United states to abolish slavery, but then

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    Battle Of Antietam

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    North and South provided a perfect scenario for political and social conflict in the new territories. As the Western territory of the Americas continued to be explored, political debate was sparked over the spread of slavery into these newly created states. The North’s economy was primarily based on industry and factories while the South’s economy continued

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    Average American Soldier

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    “Enlisted the United States Service August 16th, 1862, at Mound City, Kansas.” (Wing, 1), “On January 22nd 1862 we left Camp Siegel, Milwaukee Wisconsin on train for Chicago and arrived at Chicago the same evening.” (Christ, 21). These are not just words from someone’s diary, these are two real separate documents from the life of an average american soldier. Soldiers who fought on the same side for one of the most gruesome wars that America has ever witnessed, The Civil War. There are several aspects

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    the Whigs and Democrats. The Democrats usually ruled the Congress, presidency, and many state offices. The Whig party, on the other hand, had championed banks, businesses, and corporations. They believed in a strong federal government and limited state rights. The Whig party was not antislavery party. Abraham chose the Whig in his sentence, "I am always a Whig in politics." He had served in the Illinois state legislature since his first successful election in 1834. He was in a tough campaign for

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