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Winfield Scott's Vision for the Army: Mobilizing the North to Preserve the Union By Mark C. Vlahos
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Truly visionary, Winfield Scott’s enduring contribution to the Union war effort was the “Anaconda Plan.” This plan in essence became the basic overall Union military strategy in... More > the American Civil War. Unlike most in 1861, Scott envisioned a protracted four-year-long war that would involve large numbers of troops and a grand strategy. Winfield Scott had another vision in 1861. This vision determined the role the standing, Regular Army would play as the Union mobilized to suppress the rebellion of the Southern states. Scott’s vision called for the Regulars to be a nucleus for the Union Army to form around as it expanded. Scott’s decision to keep Regular units intact would have a lasting impact on mobilization, training and the war effort the next four years.< Less
Winfield Scott's Vision for the Army: Mobilizing the North to Preserve the Union By Mark C. Vlahos
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Truly visionary, Winfield Scott’s enduring contribution to the Union war effort was the “Anaconda Plan.” This plan in essence became the basic overall Union military strategy in... More > the American Civil War. Unlike most in 1861, Scott envisioned a protracted four-year-long war that would involve large numbers of troops and a grand strategy. Winfield Scott had another vision in 1861. This vision determined the role the standing, Regular Army would play as the Union mobilized to suppress the rebellion of the Southern states. Scott’s vision called for the Regulars to be a nucleus for the Union Army to form around as it expanded. Scott’s decision to keep Regular units intact would have a lasting impact on mobilization, training and the war effort the next four years. Some tried to persuade Scott to scatter Regular officers and men throughout formations to be teachers or a “training cadre.”< Less
Brave Deeds of the Union Soldiers By Samuel Scoville Jnr
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In these days when even our skies are shadowed by wars and rumors of wars, it is fitting to remember what men and women and children of our blood have done in the past. In this chronicle have been... More > included not alone the great deeds of great men, but also the brave deeds of commonplace people. May the tale of their every-day heroism be an inspiration to each one of us to do our best endeavor when we find ourselves in the crisis-times of life.< Less
A Union of Brothers: Life as a Bucktail By Steven Kirk
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Firman Kirk, a young lumberman from Pennsylvania, leaves the relative safety of his father's business to join the Union Army and participate in the greatest conflict this country has known. Before... More > he departs, he meets a young woman with whom he starts an intense correspondence that sees him through the darkest days of the war and gives him hope in distant battlefields like Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Gettysburg. Experience what it was like as he recovers from a wound and endures extreme hardship as a Prisoner of War at the notorious Andersonville prison. Share in his triumph as he helps to dedicate a monument to those that served some fifty years after the close of that chapter in American history< Less
General T.F. Meagher, Irish Brigade, Union Army, American Civil War By Michael Manning
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General Thomas Francis Meagher created the 69th New York City Infantry Regiment that formed part of the Irish Brigade which Meagher commanded and led at Antietam and Fredericksburg in 1863.
The Negro in the Regular Army By Oswald Garrison Villard
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When the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Regiment stormed Fort Wagner July 18, 1863, only to be driven back with the loss of its colonel, Robert Gould Shaw, and many of its rank and file, it established... More > for all time the fact that the colored soldier would fight and fight well.< Less
FOUR YEARS WITH FIVE ARMIES By Isaac Gause
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It is not the object of the author in this little book to give a history of his life, or of the company, or of the regiment in which he served. But it is his purpose to relate some of the causes that... More > led him to enlist; and what he observed during four years' service. Being only seventeen years of age at the time of the war, reared in a rural district, with little knowledge of men and their ways, and no knowledge whatever of military organization; with no ambition but to do his part in coercing the seceded States to return to the Union; and with nothing to indicate the length of time required to accomplish the task; with no thought of ever being able to write anything that would interest people, he now finds himself poorly prepared to do justice to the task.< Less
Victory after Defeat: The Army of the Potomac By Adam O. Harmon
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My views of the Civil War Union command in the East and a very modest look at them. There are most of the Generals of the Army of the Potomac in this book. A must have for any Civil War enthusiastic.
Victory after Defeat: The Army of the Potomac By Adam O. Harmon
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My views of the Civil War Union command in the East and a very modest look at them. There are most of the Generals of the Army of the Potomac in this book. A must have for any Civil War enthusiastic.
Victory after Defeat: The Army of the Potomac By Adam O. Harmon
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My views of the Civil War Union command in the East and a very modest look at them. There are most of the Generals of the Army of the Potomac in this book. A must have for any Civil War enthusiastic.