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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. Some tried to persuade Scott to scatter Regular officers and men throughout formations to be teachers or a “training cadre.”< 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.< 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
State of the Union Addresses By Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson) Grant
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Vicksburg Chattanooga Overland Petersburg AppomattoxPresident of... More > the United StatesFirst TermSecond TermPost-Presidency Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant; April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States (1869–77). As Commanding General of the United States Army (1864–69), Grant worked closely with President Abraham Lincoln to lead the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy in the American Civil War. He implemented Congressional Reconstruction, often at odds with Lincoln's successor, Andrew Johnson. Twice elected president, Grant led the Republicans in their effort to remove the vestiges of Confederate nationalism and slavery, protect African-American citizenship, and support economic prosperity nationwide. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ulysses_S._Grant< 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
State of the Union Addresses By George Washington
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: • French and Indian War  • Battle of Jumonville... More > Glen  • Battle of Fort Necessity  • Braddock Expedition  • Battle of the Monongahela  • Forbes Expedition  • American Revolutionary War  • Boston campaign  • New York and New Jersey campaign  • Philadelphia campaign  • Yorktown campaign  • Northwest Indian WarPresident of the United StatesFirst termSecond termLegacyGeorge Washington (February 22, 1732 [O.S. February 11, 1731][b][c] – December 14, 1799) was the first President of the United States (1789–97), the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Washington< Less
State of the Union Addresses By Rutherford Birchard Hayes
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: American Civil WarRutherford Birchard Hayes (October 4,... More > 1822 – January 17, 1893) was the 19th President of the United States (1877–81). As president, he oversaw the end of Reconstruction, began the efforts that led to civil service reform, and attempted to reconcile the divisions left over from the Civil War and Reconstruction.Hayes, an attorney in Ohio, became city solicitor of Cincinnati from 1858 to 1861. When the Civil War began, he left a fledgling political career to join the Union Army as an officer. Hayes was wounded five times, most seriously at the Battle of South Mountain; he earned a reputation for bravery in combat and was promoted to the rank of major general. After the war, he served in the U.S. Congress from 1865 to 1867 as a Republican. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rutherford_B._Hayes< Less
State of the Union Addresses By Franklin Pierce
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Franklin Pierce (November 23, 1804 – October 8, 1869)... More > was the 14th President of the United States (1853–57). Pierce was a northern Democrat who saw the abolitionist movement as a fundamental threat to the unity of the nation. His polarizing actions in championing and signing the Kansas–Nebraska Act and enforcing the Fugitive Slave Act failed to stem intersectional conflict, setting the stage for Southern secession.Born in New Hampshire, Pierce served in the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate until he resigned from the latter in 1842. His private law practice in his home state was a success; he was appointed U.S. Attorney for his state in 1845. Pierce took part in the Mexican–American War as a brigadier general in the Army. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_Pierce< Less
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
Nurse and Spy in the Union Army The Adventures and Experiences of a Woman in Hospitals, Camps, and Battle-Fields By S. Emma E. (Sarah Emma Evelyn) Edmonds
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