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What statement would most historians support regarding the firing on Fort Summer?

When President Lincoln made it clear that any Rebel attacks on Fort Sumter, there would be serious consequences. And, Lincoln also knew he needed a good reason to ask for tro (MORE)

How did Confederate General Leonidas L Polk undermine the leadership of General Braxton Bragg?

Lieutenant Leonidas L. Polk fought in all the major campaigns of the Army of Tennessee. He undermined the leadership of General Braxton Bragg when Bragg commanded the Army of (MORE)

Was James Garfield a Union commander at the battles of Shiloh and Chickamauga during the US Civil War?

James Garfield was a Brigade Commander at Shiloh. Later at the Battle of Chicakmauga he was General Rosencrans' Chief of Staff. In 1881 he was elected as the 20th US preside (MORE)

Who were the main commanders in the US Civil War Battle of Shiloh?

The main Union commanders were Major Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Major General Don Carlos Buell. For the Confederates General Albert Sidney Johnston and Pierre G.T. Beaureg (MORE)

What happened during the US Civil War Battle of Shiloh?

The Confederates caught Major General US Grant napping and put on a terrific assault that would have overwhelmed him, had it been continued. Grant's forces outnumbered the a (MORE)

Who were the Confederate generals at the US Civil War Battle of Shiloh?

The Confederate Order of Battle for the Battle of Shiloh has a number of generals listed. The two most important ones, however, were the leading general Albert S. Johnston w (MORE)

Who was Confederate General Lieutenant General Leonidas L Polk?

Leonidas Polk The Right Reverend Leonidas Polk was a Bishop in the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States and a Lieutenant-General in the Army of the Confederate S (MORE)

What kinds of pressure did Confederate General Braxton Bragg face in the Western Theater of the US Civil War?

Major General Braxton Bragg was given a difficult assignment as the commander of the Army of Tennessee. Many historians believe that President Jefferson Davis did not give Bra (MORE)

What is the keyword for function(python)?

There are two related concepts, both called "keyword arguments". On the calling side, which is what other commenters have mentioned, you have the ability to specify some fun (MORE)

What did US Civil War generals Braxton Bragg and George B McClellan have in common?

Confederate General Braxton Bragg and Union General George B. McClellan did have a number common elements in their careers. For example: * Both generals were USMA at West Poin (MORE)

What caused Confederate Major General Joseph Johnston to initially refuse the command of the Army of Tennessee?

Confederate military operations in the Western Theater of the US Civil War had to deal with personalities and respect among a number of Southern generals. The complications th (MORE)

What resources were targeted in Ulysses S. Grant's strategy of total war?

There is a misconception concerning the military term of "total war". Under General in Chief US Grant, he along with President Lincoln and Major General William T. Sherman cam (MORE)