War Between the States


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War Between the States

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War Between the States

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(Historical Terms) the American Civil War

War′ Between` the States′


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the American Civil War.
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Noun1.War Between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the SouthWar between the States - civil war in the United States between the North and the South; 1861-1865
battle of Atlanta, Atlanta - a siege in which Federal troops under Sherman cut off the railroads supplying the city and then burned it; 1864
Battle of Bull Run, Bull Run - either of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862); Confederate forces defeated the Federal army in both battles
Chancellorsville - a major battle in the American Civil War (1863); the Confederates under Robert E. Lee defeated the Union forces under Joseph Hooker
battle of Chattanooga, Chattanooga - in the American Civil War (1863) the Union armies of Hooker, Thomas, and Sherman under the command of Ulysses S. Grant won a decisive victory over the Confederate Army under Braxton Bragg
battle of Chickamauga, Chickamauga - a Confederate victory in the American Civil War (1863); Confederate forces under Braxton Bragg defeated Union forces
Battle of Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg - an important battle in the American Civil War (1862); the Union Army under A. E. Burnside was defeated by the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee
Battle of Gettysburg, Gettysburg - a battle of the American Civil War (1863); the defeat of Robert E. Lee's invading Confederate Army was a major victory for the Union
Hampton Roads - a naval battle of the American Civil War (1862); the indecisive battle between the Monitor and the Merrimac
Kennesaw Mountain - battle of the American Civil War (1864); Union forces under William Tecumseh Sherman were repulsed by Confederate troops under Joseph Eggleston Johnston
Petersburg Campaign, Petersburg - the final campaign of the American Civil War (1864-65); Union forces under Grant besieged and finally defeated Confederate forces under Lee
battle of Pittsburgh Landing, battle of Shiloh, Shiloh - the second great battle of the American Civil War (1862); the battle ended with the withdrawal of Confederate troops but it was not a Union victory
siege of Vicksburg, Vicksburg - a decisive battle in the American Civil War (1863); after being besieged for nearly seven weeks the Confederates surrendered
Wilderness Campaign - American Civil War; a series of indecisive battles in Grant's campaign (1864) against Lee in which both armies suffered terrible losses
U.S.A., United States, United States of America, US, USA, America, the States, U.S. - North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776
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3 (1862) The two-day War Between the States Battle of Corinth, in which Confederate losses totaled 14,221, began.
At any rate, had Russia not intervened in the War Between the States, it might have ended very differently, and Alaska would likely still be a Russian territory
A lively history ensues, pairing political decision processes with insights on the eventual war between the states, Slave Nation is a work of painstakingly thorough scholarship combined with a thoroughly "reader friendly" text that is completely accessible to the non-specialist general rader and a welcome, enthusiastically recommended addition to any personal, community, or school library American History collection or supplemental studies reading list.
This title will be a useful tool for the teachers of middle school pupils who are getting their first introduction to the War Between the States, and especially those who are reluctant to stick a toe into those waters.
It is simply a permanent memorial to the roughly 21,000 South Carolinians who died defending the state during the War Between the States.
As the war between the states intensifies, more and more money flows from state treasuries (where it could be used to build schools, maintain parks, or lift families out of poverty) to the profit lines of the companies.
In addition to its photographs, Black Charlestonians supplies a large collection of little-known and rarely reported facts about the substantial and praise-worthy contributions of African Americans to the city of Charleston both before and after the War Between the States.
An obtuse quality - as if the piece were unfinished - imbued the premiere of War Between the States as well.
It's not the war between the states," the spokesman observed, but "just the reality of this new program from New Jersey and the logical outcome of the fend-for-yourself Federalism that every state has had to endure over the last 12 years.
Elsewhere are historic items that date to the War of 1812 and the War Between the States.
A controversial figure, Major General Joseph "Fightin' Joe" Wheeler (1836-1906) enjoyed a long and varied military career that included service on both sides of the War Between the States and, years later, in the Spanish-American War.