First Battle of Bull Run

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    the Natives were the first people who laid claim to this county, or that we were once immigrants also? In 1492 the coming of the Europeans started with the famous Christopher Columbus when he “Discovered America”. They lived in peace for many years until a series of events broke out that would eventually lead to the The Battle of the Wounded Knee. After the battle occurs the people start to choose sides and the Natives eventually are made to take the blame for the entire battle. The Native…

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    Two Military Genius

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    and deference of Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. Jackson claimed many victories for the Confederate Army and helped the army endure a long harsh battle against the Union. As General of the Confederate army Robert E. Lee demonstrated his military genius through his ability to anticipate enemy movements. Lee also showed his military genius through developing new battle tactics that positioned his generals to take strategic territories towards the northern border of Virginia.Thomas J. Jackson, also…

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    1. The Battle of Fort Sumter took place on April 12, 1861 near Charleston, South Carolina. The Confederate Army invaded Fort Sumter with 500 soldiers and ending up facing only eighty Union Soldiers. At the end of the battle, there were no deaths or casualties but it did signify the start of the Civil War. 2. Being the first battle to involve any casualties, the First Battle of Bull Run took place July 21, 1861 in Manassas, Virginia. This battle resulted in a win for the Confederate Army…

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    would go against the social conformity. She did become a school teacher, a position commonly filled by men, and eventually opened her own school six years later. Barton moved on to another job at the U.S. Patent Office in Washington, D.C. as their first female clerk. In 1861, federal troops attacked soldiers in the Massachusetts Regiment in Baltimore, and Barton rushed over to help the wounded and gather supplies. She reached out to her friends to do the same and created a network of volunteers…

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    The Battle of Antietam was the bloodiest day in American history. A battle so decisive, that it changed the course of the American Civil War. This battle brought the North a great victory and the South an utter defeat. Many lives were lost, up to 6,500 Union and Confederates on September 17, 1862, with many more wounded, with limbs and souls. The losses that day will be felt for many years to come. Many battles were fought between the North and South during the Civil War. There were…

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    reached their breaking point, war broke out between the North and South with the main national objective for the Union was to reestablish and preserve the Union as it was prior while the South sought for the preservation of their state rights. For the first years of the war, the Union's sole objective was to preserve the Union of states. However, with each attempt to push South that ended without success it…

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    Americans have choices on where, how, and who they worked for while the confederates were content with slavery. The confederates even tried to argue that slaves had better lives living in America than in their native land Africa. After three long days of battle the Union prevailed defeating the Confederates whose resources were few and limited. In the days leading up to the war the Confederates invaded the north and the marching trail of the Union just as they were about to attack the…

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    Relationships are a fundamental part of lives, and war often changed the dynamics of these relationships. Because of accounts through letters, it is possible to witness the changing of these relationships through first hand accounts and careful reading. Edward Porter Alexander’s letters to his wife, Bessie, can serve this purpose. Through these letters, it it possible to trace his ups and downs throughout the war. The letter from August 5, 1861 is particularly interesting because it shows a…

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    with his father and brothers. After a difficult childhood Thomas graduated from the New York U.S. Military Academy. Thomas worked hard and eventually met with academic success graduating in 1846. Thomas was sent to Mexico as a lieutenant with the first U.S.Artillery as the Mexican war was starting. He earned a reputation for toughness and bravery quickly. Around the war's end he…

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    thinking this war would be short and effortless. The First Battle of Bull Run proved to the North that the South was a force to be reckoned with. “After the battle both sides seemed infected with a gloom, a sense that this was now very real, the abstract political rhetoric replaced with the clear, sickening knowledge that many men were going to die” (Shaara 154). It was a turning point for the Southerners because they fought as the underdog and their first major victory against the stronger unit…

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