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by John G. Nicolay
This history of the outbreak of the Civil War is unique in presenting it from the perspective of Lincoln's personal secretary. Shortly before his assassination, Lincoln appointed Nicolay to a diplomatic post in France
This history of the outbreak of the Civil War is unique in presenting it from the perspective of Lincoln's personal secretary. The man was a participant, and on the legal aspects gives some very clear headed arguments. Shortly before his assassination, Lincoln appointed Nicolay to a diplomatic post in France. After the death of the President, Nicolay became United States Consul at Paris, France (186569). He was Marshal of the United States Supreme Court (18721887). In 1881, Nicolay wrote The Outbreak of the Rebellion.
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a civil war in the United States from 1861 to 1865, fought between the northern United States (loyal to the Union) and the southern United States (that had seceded from the Union and formed the . .
The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a civil war in the United States from 1861 to 1865, fought between the northern United States (loyal to the Union) and the southern United States (that had seceded from the Union and formed the Confederacy). The civil war began primarily as a result of the long-standing controversy over the enslavement of black people.
John G. Nicolay (1832–1901) . Nicolay (1832–1901) was an undeniably apt and brilliant choice to inaugurate the landmark Campaigns of the Civil War series. Private secretary to President Lincoln and coauthor (with John Hay) of the monumental, ten-volume Lincoln biography, Nicolay experienced the Civil War from a unique vantage point: living in the White House, witnessing the many momentous events and minor wranglings, sharing the nation's trauma with Lincoln, and winning his open confidence.
About the Book Books about the American Civil War, discuss the secession of the Confederate States from the Union in 1861, and the subsequent devastating war, that resulted in the deaths of 620,000 Americans by 1865.
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Outbreak of the Civil War (1861)
Outbreak of the Civil War (1861). The Civil War in Virginia (1862). After the Emancipation Proclamation (1863-4). Toward a Union Victory (1864-65). The Civil War in the United States began in 1861, after decades of simmering tensions between northern and southern states over slavery, states’ rights and westward expansion. In the spring of 1862, McClellan finally led his Army of the Potomac up the peninsula between the York and James Rivers, capturing Yorktown on May 4. The combined forces of Robert E. Lee and Jackson successfully drove back McClellan’s army in the Seven Days’ Battles (June 25-July 1), and a cautious McClellan called for yet more reinforcements in.
Participants in the Civil War. The Civil War was fought by civilians hastily recruited in large numbers and commanded by officers who had been trained in both the regular army and the state militia. Many of the high-ranking commanders on both sides were graduates of the United States Military Academy at West Point and as young men had served in the Mexican War. The number of men that who served in the Federal armies was reported by the Commissioner of Pensions in 1903 as 2,213,363.
The outbreak of rebellion. Chancellorsville and Gettysburg. The Army of the Cumberland. The march to the se. Franklin and Nashville. The Shenandoah valley in 1864.
The American Civil War erupted between the slave states of the south and the states . The war was fought on two battlefronts.
The American Civil War erupted between the slave states of the south and the states of the Union. About 2 million men fought for the Union while the Confederate Army had about 800,000 soldiers. When Abraham Lincoln freed slaves in 1863 they were allowed to fight side by side with white soldiers. In the South, however, slaves were not allowed in the army. One was in the eastern states, mostly Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania while the other front was along the Mississippi River in the west. At the beginning of the Civil War the Union won some battles in the west and captured New Orleans.
American Civil War, four-year war (1861–65) fought between the United States and 11 Southern states . Curiously, this first encounter of what would be the bloodiest war in the history of the United States claimed no victims.
American Civil War, four-year war (1861–65) fought between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded to form the Confederate States of America. It arose out of disputes over slavery and states’ rights. When antislavery candidate Abraham Lincoln was elected president (1860), the Southern states seceded. After a 34-hour bombardment, Maj. Robert Anderson surrendered his command of about 85 soldiers to some 5,500 besieging Confederate troops under .