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Chinese Soldiers Fought in U.S. Civil War: Topic, pictures and information

Union soldiers of Chinese heritage definitely fought in Gettysburg.<p>Private Joseph L. Pierce, age 21 when enlisted, height 5 feet 5 inches, with dark …

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Q&A: A fresh look at rape during the U.S. Civil War - Women’s Media Center

Q&A: A fresh look at rape during the U.S. Civil War<p>Crystal N. Feimster is no stranger to uncomfortable narratives. A feminist scholar in the …

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New Study: U.S. Military Suicide Rate Now Likely Double or Triple Civil War’s

Currier & Ives<i>Editor’s note: we spent a lot of time trying to dig up historical data on suicide in the U.S. military for our recent story on the</i> …

Civil War: A chart representing the major events of the conflict

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McClellan lets Lee retreat from Antietam - Sep 18, 1862

Confederate General Robert E. Lee’s army pulls away from Antietam Creek, near Sharpsburg, Maryland, and heads back to Virginia. The day before, at …

American Civil War

Battle of Gettysburg, The Civil War Battle of Gettysburg

Who won the <b>Battle of Gettysburg</b>…<p>The <b>Battle of Gettysburg</b> was fought in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania on July 1-3,1863 and considered by many to be the most …

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Union Generals of the Civil War, Best known Union Generals.

<i>Union Generals of the Civil War</i><p><b>Commander in Chief Winfield Scott</b><p><b>The “Hero of the Niagara” in 1812 and his service as a general, the longest in</b> …

Confederate Generals of the Civil War, Best known Confederate Generals

<i>Confederate Generals of the Civil War</i><p><b>CSA General in Chief Joseph R. Johnston</b><p>February 3, 1807 – March 21, 1891<p>West Point: Graduates 1829 ( 13th in …

Gettysburg anniversary sparks battle between rival re-enactment groups

This summer, the Battle of Gettysburg will happen twice.<p>For the first time in at least a decade, two re-enactments, planned and organized by …

A Gettysburg Hero's Medal Too Long in Coming

Congress's delay in honoring a Union officer reflects a military-awards process that needs reassessment.<p>On July 3, 1863, First Lt. Alonzo H. Cushing, a Union artillery officer, arrayed his unit on Gettysburg's Cemetery Ridge. In the ensuing Confederate infantry assault that came to be known as …

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