By Carin T Ford

ISBN-10: 1464510954

ISBN-13: 9781464510953

In April 1861, Abraham Lincoln's prophetic phrases, "A residence divided opposed to itself can't stand," got here precise whilst accomplice infantrymen attacked castle Sumter, starting the yank Civil conflict. The conflict pitted North opposed to South, brother opposed to brother, neighbor opposed to neighbor. the difficulty of slavery had torn the kingdom aside. warfare will be required to place it again jointly. writer Carin T. Ford makes use of bright basic resources to inform the tale of the warfare that reunited the Union and ended slavery ceaselessly.

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9. html> (October 20, 2003). CHAPTER 4: THE TIDE TURNS 1. : Time-Life Books, 1985), p. 143. 2. : Louisiana State University Press, 1978), p. 93. 3. , 1974), p. 93. 4. James M. Merrill, William Tecumseh Sherman (New York: Rand McNally & Company, 1971), p. 238. 5. Robert E. Denney, The Civil War Years: A Day-by-Day Chronicle (New York: Gramercy Books, 1992), p. 453. CHAPTER 5: PEACE AT LAST? 1. Geoffrey C. Ward, The Civil War: An Illustrated History (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990), p. 344. 2. Editors of Time-Life Books, War Between Brothers (Alexandria, Virginia: Time-Life Books, 1996), p.

This was the first time General Lee tried to bring the war to the North. The Battle of Antietam, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, took place on September 17, 1862. Fighting lasted fourteen hours, and it was the single bloodiest day in the war—24,000 men were killed, wounded, or missing. ”7 Lee finally took his troops back across the Potomac River. McClellan did not follow the Confederate army. He allowed them to retreat to Virginia. This was the last straw for Lincoln. On November 5, 1862, he removed McClellan as head of the Union army.

20–21, 25–26, 27 McDowell, Irvin, 16 Meade, George, 31 Merrimack, 23 Monitor, 23 P Pickett, George, 34 Pickett’s Charge, 34 R rebel yell, 19 S Sherman, William Tecumseh, 11, 33, 35 march to the sea, 36 slavery, 4, 5–7, 8–9, 11, 26, 27–28, 39, 40, 41 Stuart, James E. B. S. Constitution, 6–7 W West Point, 21, 26 Whitney, Eli, 8 Note To Our Readers About This Electronic Book: This electronic book was initially published as a printed book. We have made many changes in the formatting of this electronic edition, but in certain instances, we have left references from the printed book so that this version is more helpful to you.

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