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  • General Joseph: Fighting Joe Hooker's Leadership

    The leadership of General Joseph “Fighting Joe” Hooker General Hooker graduated from West Point. General Hooker’s military career was a bit sporadic; he served during the Mexican War, then resigned and moved to California to be a farmer. General Hooker later regretted this decision and attempted to return to service, which took several attempts. General Hooker had a leadership style and personality that was egotistically driven and quarrelsome with peers and superiors. General Hooker got the nickname “Fighting” Joe Hooker after Northern Press newspaper article with a headline that was misprinted. The article, referring to General Hooker’s participation during the Battle of Williamsburg, was intended to read “Fighting – Joe Hooker” but when printed it read…

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  • Gettysburg Battle Significance

    fought battle was one we will never forget (“Pickett’s Charge”). The battle could not have been a battle without the leaders. They both led their sides to success and failure. General Robert E. Lee was an elderly veteran who had great military experience. He was with the Union and was asked to command the Union. He went with his state (Virginia) and decided to secede with it. He went over to Confederacy where he started commanding. The soldiers did not like him right at the time. They thought…

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  • Battle Of Gettysburg Essay

    Battle of Chancellorsville, Virginia, in May 1863. After the battle Robert Lee had already came up with a plan to strike the North again. This time he would strike Virginia again, but this time at Gettysburg. With a win at Gettysburg he would hope that the North would stop wanting to fight and he hoped that this war would create peace. I personally think that Robert E. Lee was a luny. I do not know why he thought a war at Gettysburg would create a peace with the North and South. On the…

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  • Two Military Genius

    Lee and Stonewall Jackson showed military excellence is during the Battle of Chancellorsville in 1863. This battle is known to be one of Lee’s greatest victory and most strategic battle plan during the Civil War.The Confederate Army was badly outnumbered with the Confederate Army containing 57,000 soldiers and the Union Army containing 97,000 soldiers. The Union General Joseph Hooker tried to flank the left side of Lee 's army. During the battle Lee sought to do the same battle strategy and…

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  • Civil War Movie Analysis

    God’s and Generals depiction of Civil War On November 19, 1863 President Abraham Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address after the ending of the Gettysburg War, which ended the Civil War as a whole. It can be said that the Civil War erupted due to the disagreement between states as it relates to slavery. The Gettysburg War was fought between the Union (the North) and the Confederates (the South). The Union wanted to do away with slavery and let African Americans have choices on where, how, and who…

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  • The Battle Of Gettysburg: Turning Point Of American Civil War

    He made this suggestion based on three reasons. Firstly, union army would outnumber the confederate army enormously. According to the spy, there were around hundred thousand union men marching toward Gettysburg and would be arrived soon(31). What was worse, the commanders of confederate army had totally no idea about this . They ordered to spread out their force very thin (32). Secondly, it was a good timing for confederate to move to the south. Union army just took the replacement of General…

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  • Battle Of Gettysburg Battle Analysis

    As Americans, we have fought in many wars, as a nation, we picked up our weapons and fought for what we believe is right. Some fought for land, others for freedom or simply because they are too diverse in their mindset. We will take a walk through history and analyze a battle that was the revolving summit in the American Civil War. A very complex and costly battle, although one nation they had different ideologies, beliefs and views. The South a culture developed around a status quo, the…

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  • Rise Against And Dulce Et Decorum Est

    War is not a glorious thing that can be justified with words. In the poem Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen and the song titled Hero of War by Rise Against, both men convey the theme that wr is not something that should be taken lightly or embraced with with open arms. Both men use different stylistic devices to help them educate readers on the reality of war. Through tone, imagery, and mood Wilfred Owen and Rise Against show that war can impact the world, soldiers, and other innocent people…

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  • How Is Gettysburg A Turning Point

    GETTYSBURG Introduction The Civil war began in 1861 and ended in 1865 during this time there were many significant battles. Prior to General Robert E. Lee’s advancement north into the Union’s 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…

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  • Why Robert E. Lee Won The Battle Of Gettysburg

    the Confederate’s military never held the same amount of strength they held at Gettysburg. General Robert E. Lee’s first attempt to win at The Battle of Antietam was a failure. So in June 1863, General Lee decided to try again. This time he would march North to Pennsylvania and have the Union army of Potomac pursue him. When they did follow him Lee would chose a ground that would terrify the Northern Union and impress the British statesmen of England. The first stage of Robert E. Lee’s…

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