Joseph E. Johnston

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  • Vicksburg: A Turning Point In The Civil War

    Johnston arrived in Jackson, after being ordered to the state of Mississippi to counter Grant’s advances. Johnston and Pemberton concluded that the only way to defeat the Union Army was to sever their supply line to the Mississippi River (Burden, 2000). Pemberton, leaving only 9,000 men at Vicksburg, marched 17,500 men to find the supply line and link up with Johnston. In the process he encountered Grant’s Army marching west resulting in the Battle of Champion’s Hill. Being outnumbered and outmanned, Pemberton retreated and in the process one of his divisions was cut off and ended up joining Johnston in…

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  • Summary: The Effect Of The Battle Of Stones River On Braxton Bragg

    general of the Confederate forces. He writes that Bragg only had 30,000 men in Chattanooga while Grant had closer to 60,000. Grant states when talking about one of his battles, “It was [Bragg’s] own fault that he did not have more men present” (Grant). Bragg was not able to realize that his lack of troops would cause the battle to be a loss. He shouldn’t have attacked if he knew that there weren’t enough people to win the battle. Even though this was not the Battle of Stones River, it shows how…

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  • Joseph Emerson Brown's Influence

    Unlike many of the Civil War governors who were elected in and out of office while the war was in full swing, Joseph Emerson Brown served as the governor of Georgia throughout the entire Civil War era, from 1857 to 1865. His influence, thus, is broad, ranging from the conflicts leading up to the war and succession of the southern states to the defeat of the Confederacy. His voice, which continuously advocated for states’ rights, called first for the succession of the southern states out of the…

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  • Ee Cummings Research Paper

    reader’s attention so that they read deeper and understand the meaning. His life also relates to these poems because of his birthplace in Cambridge, Massachusetts and he writes about the New England seasons. E.E. Cummings’ use of unique grammar and avant-garde writing is largely from his rare and influential learning opportunity that helped shape his poetic career in writing about his birthplace and other topics. E.E. Cummings’ early interest in poetry and his connections with people such as…

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  • How Does Walt Whitman Use Diction In O Captain My Captain

    In 1831, at the age of twelve, Walt Whitman began working for his local newspaper. He soon fell in love with the written word and started writing his own poetry (“Poet Walt Whitman”). Fast forward to the turn of the 20th century, and Whitman has already made a name for himself as one of America’s most influential poets. Two of Whitman’s most esteemed works are “O Captain! My Captain!”, written in 1865 to reflect on Abraham Lincoln's death, and “O Me! O Life!”, written in 1891 to contemplate…

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  • Symbolism In Anyone Live In A Pretty How Town

    How do we determine if love changes someone or not? In the novel The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald and in “anyone live in a pretty how town” by E.E. Cummings, the authors use motifs, imagery, and symbolism to show how love can shape an individual change. Throughout the novel Gatsby has changed for Daisy because he is in love with her and in the poem the speaker anyone changed because noone showed him love . In the novel, Fitzgerald uses symbolism to represent a deeper meaning. Some…

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  • Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town Analysis

    Throughout history, human civilizations have been built on conforming to social norms. Likewise, there have always been individuals, throughout history, who have ventured outside of those norms, many times to the dismay or even apathy of their respectively societies. E.E. Cummings’ “anyone lived in a pretty how town,” is perfect example of how individualism is viewed in a conformist society, as well as sheds light on the poet’s own views of conformity. Although conforming to social norms is how…

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  • Analysis Of E. E. Cummings

    poems written with incorrect spelling and punctuation? Then you would be thinking about E. E. Cummings! E. E. Cummings was birthed upon the world as Edward Estlin Cummings in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 1894. He developed a unique style of writing at an early age, being influenced by both Impressionism and Cubism, and grew up to study at Harvard University. The poet would become a famous writer, but while he was alive, his work was mostly left unnoticed because of his different direction when it…

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  • Ambiguous Diction In 'Anyone Lived In A Pretty How Town'

    The poem “anyone lived in a pretty how town” by E.E. Cummings describes the life of a man who the townspeople do not care for because they obsess over improving their own lives with insignificant objects. The man lives, falls deeply in love, and eventually surrenders to death. Yet, the townspeople pay no attention to his death because they “are busy folk,” running around infatuated with things that do not matter (line 27). Little do they know that death will soon take them also. E. E. Cummings,…

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  • Karen Cangialosi's Healing Through The Written Words

    Examining the Powers of Writing Many people suffer through traumatic events in their lives and need a source to help them heal. Karen Cangialosi works to inform people of this source. “Healing through the Written Word” exposes the mental and physical benefits of writing. Although scientists do not understand why writing can reduce the number of doctor visits needed. It has been proven that writing increases immune function and decreases blood pressure. When writing to heal, grammar and…

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