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On April 9, 1865, 150 years ago today, Confederate General Robert E. Lee surrendered in Virginia to the Union’s Commanding General, Ulysses S. Grant, marking the official end of the four-year American Civil War.


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Folks, For those that do not know me my area of specialization is American Civil War small arms ammunition and, to a lesser extent, the weapons...


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The 20th maine volunteers regiment of the american civil war. The many reenactor groups who portray them, and a wealth of information on the american civil war.


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Jul 13, 2013 · Herman Melville wrote his poem “The House-Top” about looking out over an eerily dark Manhattan, listening to store windows shattering. The riot mocked the very idea of progress, he wrote, as “all civil charms ... like a dream dissolve / And man rebounds whole aeons back in nature.”


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The Anaconda Plan was a strategy created by Union General Winfield Scott in 1861, early on in the Civil War. It called for strangling the Southern...


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A page for describing UsefulNotes: American Civil War. Almost every student of American History considers this to be the seminal event in the history of The …


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Dec 20, 2017 · The war on Christmas is a civil war. We used to be able to share Christmas with everyone, regardless of faith. I want that back.


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Oct 29, 2011 · Early one morning in the mid-1990s a squad of Civil War re-enactors wandered into Tony Horwitz’s front yard in rural Virginia. He grabbed some mugs of coffee and went out to meet them.


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CONNOTATION: The extra tinge or taint of meaning each word carries beyond the minimal, strict definition found in a dictionary.For instance, the terms civil war, revolution and rebellion have the same denotation; they all refer to an attempt at social or political change.