Army of the Tennessee

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  • The Battle Of Shiloh

    Battle of Shiloh On a nice day, alongside the bank of the Tennessee River at Pittsburg Landing, Ulysses S. Grants soldiers were relaxing. They were enjoying their selves, and at the point where they did not have a care since it was a hot day. They walked around barefooted, their buttons unbutton, sleeves rolled up, wrote a Illinois volunteer (Sword). What was about to happen on April 6, 1862, in Shiloh, Tennessee would be a surprise to Ulysses S. Grants soldiers. The commander for the Union was Ulysses S. Grant. His subordinate and friend, Major General William Tecumseh Sherman would be nominated to be the commander of the Pittsburg Landing camps. Ulysses S Grants and some if his soldier had moved inland, towards a town named Shiloh.…

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  • Battle Of Stones River Battle Analysis

    Battle Analysis: Battle of Stones River The purpose of this paper is to describe how the Confederate Army of Tennessee could have used Intelligence assets to minimize losses and achieve victory during the Battle of Stones River in Murfreesboro, Tennessee during the winter from December 3, 1862 to January 2, 1863. The Battle of Stones River was a significant turning point in the Civil War. It is the final battle of the Stones River Campaign of the Western Theater. The campaign includes four other…

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  • Captain Charles H. Winesburg, Ohio

    000 people. The community was founded by a young lieutenant who fought in many Indian wars. The town was not originally named Clyde. Before they were renamed Clyde, the city was called Centreville. The city was renamed after Clyde, New York, which was the hometown of an early resident. Clyde has a few prominent citizens that left their mark in their life and in their community. These people are Captain Charles H. McCleary, Sherwood Anderson, and James McPherson. Charles H. McCleary…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of The American Civil War

    made a mistake. McClellan was then replaced by Burnside. Robert E. Lee was able to gain a victory in the Battle of Chancellorsville, with the aid of Stonewall Jackson who died in battle. This did not stop Lee from trying to gain Gettysburg which lasted three days. This battle almost destroyed the CSA. On the other hand the Union Army was able to capture Vicksburg, but was attacked in Chattanooga forcing Grant to lead and effort to help. Lee and Grant fought in three battles before Lee…

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  • American Civil War Summary

    people thought General Bragg was not fit to lead a large army. James H. Meredith talks about the accounts of why General Bragg was unfit to be a field commander during the Civil War. He was said to have mismanaged all his victories, even though being promoted three times for his astonishing service. He had the ability to make enemies with everyone he knew and was almost assassinated twice by soldiers under his command for his ill behavior and strict discipline. He was known to purge fellow…

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  • The Civil War: The Battle Of Shiloh

    The battle of Shiloh was the bloodiest battle thus far of the Civil War. Beginning on April 6, 1862 in Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee and lasting just two days, more than twenty thousand confederate and union soldiers lost their lives. The violent battle was critical for General Ulysses S. Grant and the union because it secured the Mississippi waterway. It also demonstrated just how much grit it was going to take to win the war. America had never seen so much bloodshed in a single battle. It…

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  • Sam Houston: The Founding Father Of Texas

    Sam was named after his father Samuel, who was also a major in the military. Sam was only 14 when he and his family made the trip from Virginia to Tennessee, a journey of about 524 miles on foot. During 1806 Sam had decided to run away from home and lived with the Cherokee. At that time Sam was only 16 years old. While Sam was living with the Cherokee,…

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  • How General Grant Changed Military Tactics During The Civil War

    the war, Grant was an unknown general in the west. He later gain fame with the successful strikes at Fort Henry and Donelson. However, Grant and the army ran into trouble when attacking Corinth, Mississippi. The army was caught unaware and the bloodbath of Shiloh took place. Though, the Union was victorious, but people/soldiers were mad at the bloodbath and the Union unpreparedness. With this victory, Grant and the Army of Tennessee push forward towards Vicksburg. This became a six month ordeal…

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  • Battle Of Shiloh Research Paper

    The Battle of Shiloh was fought on April sixth to April seventh in 1862, in southwestern Tennessee. The Union Generals were Ulysses S. Grant and Don Carlos Buell, the Confederate General was Albert Sidney Johnston. The Battle of Shiloh was considered the bloodiest battle of the Civil War with around 23,700 deaths in all. This was one of the first successful outcomes for the Union and sparked a light of hope for the fighting soldiers. The battle begins with Confederate General Johnston…

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  • Ulysses S. Grant's Role In The Civil War

    Ulysses S. Grant played a major role in the northern states winning the Civil War. Grant was General of the Union Army during the Civil War, and he was a quite successful General. It was because of General Grant and his men that General Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia finally surrendered at the Appomattox Court House. With the start of the Civil War in 1861 Ulysses S. Grant jumped at the opportunity to be a part of the Union Army. The first commanding post that he had was…

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