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When the US Civil War was solidly underway what was the number of free states and slave states?

When all of the Confederate states became solidified as one collective rebellion, there were 15 slave states in the US. Of the fifteen, four slave states did not secede. Ninet (MORE)

What was life like when the Pilgrims arrived in the New World?

When the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock in 1620, life was hard. They landed far to the northern part of the Atlantic coastline as their ship ran off course. Disease and lack (MORE)

What major error did Confederate General Robert E Lee make as he began his raid into Maryland?

When General Robert E. Lee began his 1862 raid into Maryland, he failed to check on the Union garrison at Harper's Ferry. Because of this, his operations in Maryland were dela (MORE)

How successful was John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry?

John Brown's plot to cause a slave revolt was not successful. Abolitionist, and former slave aided Brown before the raid but did not participate in it. Harriet Tubman was il (MORE)

How did people respond to John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry?

The South thought it showed that all Abolitionists were violent revolutionaries. The Abolitionists (only a small minority of Northerners) thought it made Brown a hero-m (MORE)

What role did Issac Smith play in the John Brown take over of Harper's Ferry?

Issac Smith was the alias used by John Brown when he purchased a farm in Maryland in 1859. That farm was the planning place for Brown's attempt to start a slave rebellion.
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What weapons were used in the US Civil War Battle of Antietam?

There are 3 classes of weapons used in the Battle of Antietam. They are infantry weapons, artillery weapons, and cavalry weapons. Starting with Infantry weapons: .69 caliber (MORE)