From New Bern to Fredericksburg; Captain James Wren's Diary

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That’s why he deserted from the army: he refused to fight in defense of slavery, especially after the passage of the Twenty Slave Law. Papers of the Mundell family of Harrison County, (West) Virginia; and Kansas. A: We have been in business for 27 years. Null, inquiries about the draft and the possibility of transferring to a cavalry unit, pessimism about surviving the war, attending church services and hearing a speech by General Joshua T.

The Chancellorsville Campaign Fredericksburg to Salem Church

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His arguments about the black reconciliation viewpoint versus the emancipation viewpoint could have been strengthened by reading Donald Shaffer’s After the Glory: The Struggles of Black Civil War Veterans (2004) and Barbara Gannon’s The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic (2011). When my father proposed to take me to Richmond a great pleasure opened up before my vision; for I had lived all my life in a small village and had never seen a city larger than Winchester, which had only some 3,000 population.

The Fredericksburg Campaign: Winter War on the Rappahannock

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Babcock describes military life and combat with the enemy, including nearly being wounded; worries that there are cowards in his regiment; comments on flooding back in McKean County; and states that he saw General George B. The attack started shortly after midnight, but the Black troops fought fiercely and they gained support from Union ships in the Mississippi River. There is a large amount of information concerning the Civil War, including news of men from Annapolis drafted into service, her attitudes towards secessionists in the area, the surrender of General Robert E.

Historic Fredericksburg: The Story of an Old Town

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Account transcribed by Deborah Taylory Richardson from letters written by Dettor late in her life. Meyer's sister had opened several kindergartens and Margarethe taught in one of them before marrying Shurz. Reconnoissance to Hatcher's Run December 9-10. Movement to Bridgeport, Ala., September 24-October 3. Trailhead Graphics, Inc., Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park topographic guide map, 2007. Papers (1841-1871). 2 boxes (0.50 cu. ft.).

The Union Sixth Army Corps in the Chancellorsville Campaign:

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Rucker from prison to Union lines and on camp life. Simultaneity and Depth: Napoleon’s C3 structure and independent corps enabled simultaneous operations. Irvin McDowell; the Confederate army by Generals Joseph E. Regiment mustered out at New York City July 30, 1864, expiration of term. The division of George Pickett started for the capital in mid-February, was followed by John Hood's, and then Longstreet himself was ordered to take command of the detached divisions and the Departments of North Carolina and Southern Virginia. ^ Pickett's Division was to move immediately, followed by Hood's command.

The Civil War Volume II: Fredericksburg to Meridan

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Beauregard�s (1818-1893) victory over Union General Benjamin Butler�s (1818-1893) attempt to capture the city. These materials document Confederate veterans who served in battalions and two independent companies of Virginia Cavalry. To a Virginian, Barbados’s planters and their agricultural system working a tiny patch of land in the middle of nowhere seemed to hold the key to a sort of magical alchemy for making a fortune. These ships served a major role in the Union Navy for the remainder of the war.

The Fredericksburg Campaign: Decision on the Rappahannock

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Also included is a circular from Major R. Two issues of the Montgomery Daily Advertiser, 18 and 19 April 1865, have been transferred to the Virginia Newspaper Project. Duty at Norfolk and Suffolk, Va., until May, 1863. For example, it was moving to learn that that gaunt, prone, but yet so life-like blood-soaked Confederate boy (as he indeed was) whose life ended with a checked cloth near his hand as he hid in a small pile of fence rails near Spotsylvania Courthouse was also the dead man second from the left in another photo from the same sequence. [1] Frassanito’s work showed us that many of these men in these seemingly separate images were in fact comrades, and in all probability knew each other by name given how close to one another they died.

The 20th Maine at Fredericksburg: The Conflicting Accounts

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General Duryée and staff also mounted their horses and rode away to their command. Second Battle of Petersburg - June 15–18 - Virginia - Confederate victory. While the Initiative in some cases covers topics such as overseas service, the focus of the project is on sites and stories in Texas. Civil War reminiscences, 1861-1865, of Edwin Baker Loving (1837-1913) of Richmond, Virginia, detailing his service in Company I, 1st Virginia Infantry, part of Kemper�s Brigade, Pickett�s Division, which served in most of the major battles and campaigns which occurred in Virginia and Maryland, until most of its members were captured at the battle of Sayler�s Creek 6 April 1865.

Marriage Records of the City of Fredericksburg, and of

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To add confusion, road numbers were sometimes changed. Eubank (1853-1946) of Newport News, Virginia, to Martha W. Other important forts were Fort Sill, Oklahoma, Fort Smith, Arkansas, Fort Snelling, Minnesota, Fort Union, New Mexico, Fort Worth, Texas, and Fort Walla Walla in Washington. In 1848 the rebels, or the "forty-eighters," so nicknamed because of the year of their uprising, set off a series of uprisings in Vienna, Berlin, Baden, and southwest Germany.

History Of Fredericksburg, Virginia

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He was on the floor all the time and with his game foot could tire out the best dancers on the floor. Roster, 1861-1865, of Company B (2nd), 31st Virginia Infantry Regiment containing the names of soldiers who served. Baldwin (1829-1875); several of the earlier ones were issued by Lieutenant Colonel William R. The route of the First Corps is shown from Middletown, Virginia, to the defenses of Washington. Following an initial morning attack by Confederates under Gen.