If I could save [it] without freeing any slave I would do it, and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that.--Abraham Lincoln, President during the U.S. Civil War
LINCOLN: AMERICAN CIVIL WAR-ERA DIPLOMACY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA tells of American-Asian relationships and encounters before and during the U.S. Civil War
era, focusing on the individuals who fostered relationships throughout the war years.
Shortly after the U.S. Civil War
, a research expedition encountered a group of Confederate expatriates living in Brazil.
He illustrated this with an example of the U.S. Civil War
where cargo was re-ordered up to three times before it arrived.
In fact, this international co-production did suffer from major funding problems, but Nouvelle-France without the battle of the Plains of Abraham (the single largest and most important land battle in North America prior to the U.S. Civil War
) is like The Ten Commandments without the parting of the Red Sea, Lawrence of Arabia without the assault on Aqaba, or the Titanic without ever seeing the ship go down.
Explicitly comparative in its analysis--and drawing examples from the seventeenth century civil wars on the British Isles, the U.S. Civil War
, the Russian Civil War, as well as other conflicts--Seidman concludes that the Republicans proved incapable of waging an industrial war against an insurgency with a much stronger and more stable agrarian base.
Nonspecialists in U.S. Civil War
history may be surprised to learn of the existence of the 1866 Military and Naval History of the Rebellion (not to be confused with the foundational Official Records), reissued in facsimile format by Scarecrow.
government's refusal to recognize the secession of Southern states, an event which led to the U.S. Civil War
William Manning's obiter dictum concerning the U.S. Civil War
contained in his review of James Loewen's recent book, Lies Across America, (Spring 2003 issue).
The author bolsters this agonizingly obvious, but important and often overlooked aspect of the incident with historical examples from the U.S. Civil War
and the Russo-Japanese War of 1905, as well as other conflicts.
This work of historical fiction takes place during the U.S. Civil War
and follows 12-year-old Anna Sunday and her younger brother Jed as they journey from Pennsylvania to Virginia to save their wounded father.
During the U.S. Civil War
, soldiers brewed the beans as "coffee berries" when real java ran scarce.
This lesson describes and discusses the U.S. Civil War
Siege of Port Hudson (Louisiana).
The People's Liberation Army (PLA) Daily took aim at Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian's May 20 inaugural speech Monday, labeling Chen's peace rhetoric "wildly divergent" from Taiwan's actual policy and comparing a future war of unification with the 1861-1865 U.S. Civil War
By the time of the U.S. Civil War
(1861-65), common spy practices included concealing tiny photos of military camps inside coins and toting miniature guns inside rings.