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  • Why Robert E. Lee Won The Battle Of Gettysburg

    The Civil War was a conflict that was fought between the United States of America (Union) and The Confederate States of America between 1861 through 1865. There were many battles that were fought within the Civil War that were considered significant battles in American history like The Battle of Bull Run or The battle of Vicksburg. However, The Battle of Gettysburg proves to be the most meaningful battle within the Civil War. The Battle of Gettysburg was Robert E. Lee’s most ambitious attempt to…

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  • Butler's Cruelty: Summary

    the Sea. The Iowa City Weekly Republican, by far the most mentioned publication in the letters of the 22nd Iowa, included an article in early 1865, which declared that “A significant feature” of Sherman’s March to the Sea has been that “wherever our army has passed everything in the shape of a dog has been killed.”…

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  • Killer Angels: A Thematic Analysis

    sparked with enthusiasm. In short, it brings the most glorious of times and the worst; thousands of human beings dead, families and nations left grieving, and beliefs shattered like glass – all the aftermath of a brutal, hard-fought war. The United States of America, considered one of the greatest nations of all-time, was not-so united at one point. In fact, throughout the mid-1800’s the whole nation was divided over a single lingering issue – slavery. That massively-inhumane issue…

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  • Symbolism In Burning Bright By Ron Rash

    From the short story “Burning Bright,” by Ron Rash, an American poet, short story writer and novelist; writes one of his stories on “Lincolnites,” which is about a nineteen year old woman who defends her house from a Confederate soldier who wishes to take some precious items which the farm needs to survive. In this story, Ron Rash uses symbolism to express the meaning to something which is beyond its literal sense, he uses irony to say one thing when it actually means another, and he uses the…

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  • Heroism In John Baldwin's Last Flag Down

    alive are put to the test. When the Confederacy began slipping and falling prey to the Union’s overwhelming power, a Confederate States Navy Lieutenant Commander strives to claim this warship as his own, along with Captain William Conway Whittle. With these men and what little crew they have, they plan to turn the war between the divided nation around, and take back the Confederate power. Before Whittle can accomplish this task, he must first learn more…

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  • Emmitsburg Road Research Paper

    deadly precision and effect on target. Delivering multiple Confederate wounded or dead with each round of Grape Shot fired. The effects of accurate artillery fire combined with the terrain began to close the 400 yard gap between General Pickett and General Pettigrew. With the bunching up of troops in General Pickett’s and General Pettigrew’s Divisions, General Hunt’s artillery was all the more effective. At The Fence Crossing the entire Confederate axis of advance was Emmitsburg Road.…

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  • Shaara's The Killer Angels

    subjects to Gen. Robert E. Lee and Lt. Gen. James Longstreet from the Confederate side, and Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain and Mj. Gen. John Buford from the Confederate, while also limiting his time frame starting June 29, 1863 and ending July 3, 1863. Splitting the novel into four sections, with each section being about one day, the author begins with June 29th, 1863, the day before the battle. Shaara begins with a Confederate hired spy named Harrison, who obtained helpful information about…

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  • The Killer Angels Summary

    pivotal conflict during the American Civil War. It is common knowledge that Confederate General Robert E. Lee led his army of 70,000 to the small town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania after gaining a victory against Union forces at Chancellorsville, Virginia. He believed that with a recent win his troops were ready to attack and defeat the North. The battle took place from July 1 to July 3 of 1863 and resulted in a Confederate defeat. The Confederate’s suffered a loss of 28,000 men with the Union…

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  • Civil War: The First Battle Of Bull Run

    the deadliest ground battle the United States had seen in any war up to that point (McDonald, 1999). The battle came after eleven southern states seceded from the union and pushed out union troops from Fort Sumter, South Carolina. The key mistakes made by the Federalist, Union Army, led to a devastating loss and allowed the Confederates to extend the war for another four years. By looking into the intelligence, or lack thereof, we can redirect the Union Army and by sheer numbers and power…

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  • How Is Gettysburg A Turning Point

    territory the Union Army has unsuccessfully attacked the Confederate Army several times. General Robert E. Lee takes the Confederate Army and marches north. The battle of Gettysburg takes place from July 1, 1863 to July 3 1863 in a small town called Gettysburg. General Robert E. Lee is leading the Confederate Army numbering approximately 70,000 troops. General George G. Meade commands the Union Army nearly 95,000. The Confederate Army was the Army of Northern Virginia, and the Union Army was…

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