Civil War
epub, mobi |eng | | Author:John Taliaferro

CHAPTER 15 Spheres of Influence As much as Hay had complained about the clammy climate and diplomatic frustration of Washington, he fretted obsessively about the business yet unfinished. “I am ...
( Category: American Civil War May 27,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-09-15 | Author:John S.D. Eisenhower

It is my design, if the enemy keep quiet and allow me to take the initiative in the spring campaign, to work all parts of the army together, and somewhat ...
( Category: American Civil War May 24,2015 )
epub |eng | | Author:William C. Davis [Davis, William C.]

When he decided to go for Jackson, Grant had sent McClernand’s corps to Edwards’ Station on the Vicksburg & Jackson Railroad, about twenty-eight miles west of Jackson and eighteen miles ...
( Category: American Civil War March 22,2015 )
epub |eng | 2015-02-23 | Author:Harold Holzer [Holzer, Harold]

The day when the people of the United States were called upon to perform the painful duty of showing the last honors to the assassinated Chief Magistrate, was the gloomiest ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents March 10,2015 )
epub |eng | | Author:James S Robbins [Robbins, James S.]

CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE COURT-MARTIAL The Custers arrived at Fort Riley in late October 1866 to join the newly formed 7th Cavalry regiment. George was disappointed at not being named regimental commander; ...
( Category: American Civil War March 4,2015 )
epub |eng | | Author:Todd Brewster

XI. WEAKENED IT WOULD BE HARD to reconcile any of the many stalwart portrayals of Abraham Lincoln, anything from the pen of Carl Sandburg, say, or from the big-screen representations ...
( Category: American Civil War January 29,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-12-22 | Author:Curtis Manning [Manning, Curtis]

Le Chevalier Anne-Louis de Tousard would not have much time to reconsider his boast that “We are all Americans.” He left New Orleans in 1816 and died in Paris the ...
( Category: Civil War January 29,2015 )
epub |eng | 2014-06-06 | Author:Chris DeRose [DeRose, Chris]

The western counties of Virginia, possessing few slaves and strong Union sentiment, met in convention to form their own state government. Not yet proclaiming themselves a separate state, they rather ...
( Category: Civil War December 31,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2010-02-28 | Author:Kelly, C. Brian [Kelly, C. Brian]

Gettysburg Facts, Stats WHERE MORE THAN THIRTEEN HUNDRED MEMORIALS AND COMMEMORATIVE markers now stand in one central area, the Union fielded 246 infantry regiments for the famous Battle of Gettysburg, ...
( Category: Civil War December 27,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:Joshua Wolf Shenk

The will of God prevails—In great contests each party claims to act in accordence with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong. God can not ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents December 27,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:A. J. Langguth

Ulysses S. Grant CHAPTER 13 ULYSSES S. GRANT (1869) JULIA GRANT HAD BEEN RELIEVED when Andrew Johnson escaped conviction in the Senate. She sympathized with those who thought Johnson’s light ...
( Category: Civil War December 27,2014 )
mobi |eng | 2010-01-25 | Author:Sujan K. Dass [Dass, Sujan K.]

SLAVE INSURRECTIONS Joshua Coffin Joshua Coffin (October 12, 1792 – June 24, 1864) was an American antiquary and abolitionist. Coffin was a headstrong proponent of emancipation, and was one of ...
( Category: Civil War December 20,2014 )
mobi, epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Harold Holzer

Suspected of leaking the president’s 1861 annual message to the Herald: Mary Lincoln (left) and her friend “Chevalier” Henry Wikoff (right). But Lincoln surely knew who bore the principal guilt ...
( Category: U.S. Presidents November 24,2014 )
epub | | | Author:Richard Brookhiser [Brookhiser, Richard]

Eleven THE ELECTION OF 1860. THE TOWERING GENIUS (II) THE COOPER UNION ADDRESS KICKED OFF LINCOLN’S RUN for the White House; the next fourteen months were consumed with presidential politics ...
( Category: American Civil War November 24,2014 )
epub |eng | | Author:Harold Holzer

But Lincoln surely knew who bore the principal guilt for the scandal. When, late in September, the persistent “Chevalier” brazenly petitioned the president for a pass to accompany a naval ...
( Category: American Civil War November 24,2014 )