Union soldiers in the American Civil War

facts and photos for readers of all ages
  • 158 Pages
  • 0.48 MB
  • English
United States, Soldiers, United States. Army, Military life, Hi
StatementLance J. Herdegen
SeriesFacts and photos for readers of all ages
LC ClassificationsE607 .H47 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 158 pages
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26966600M
ISBN 101611213398
ISBN 139781611213393
LC Control Number2017043002

This handy reference book includes a list of Civil War points of interest, some bookshelf suggestions, and a glossary of Civil War terms. Experienced Civil War buffs will find Union Soldiers in the American Civil War an invaluable quick reference guide, and one that makes an excellent gift for introducing the Civil War to anyone of any age/5(4).

This book provides a glimpse at the lives, weapons, and equipment of these soldiers through a collection of artifacts and exacting reproductions. As dawned, the Civil War, the conflict that had started the year before and that most Americans thought /5(20).

This book provides a glimpse at the lives, weapons, and equipment of these soldiers through a collection of artifacts and exacting reproductions. As dawned, the Civil War, the conflict that had started the year before and that most Americans thought would last only a few months, showed no signs of ending.5/5(3).

Union Soldiers in the American Civil War Facts and Photos for Readers of All Ages (Book): Herdegen, Lance J.: This book offers a complete guide for Civil War enthusiasts of all ages.

Herdegen employs nearly photographs coupled with clear and concise prose broken down into short, easy to understand chapters to better understand these men.

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records.

Buy Union Soldiers in the American Civil War: Facts and Photos for Readers of All Ages by Lance Herdegen (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Lance Herdegen. The American Civil War began inlasted untiland was ruinous by any standard. Within months of President Lincoln’s inauguration, seven southern states began the secession from the Union and declared the Confederate States of America.

Index of soldiers who served in the Civil War, culled from million soldier records in the General Index Cards to the Compiled Military Service Records in the National Archives.

This index was a joint project of the U.S. National Park Service, the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), and the Genealogical Society of Utah (GSU).

The New York Times Complete Civil War. Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, New York, NY. Murphy, Jim (). The Boy s War: Confederate and Union Soldiers Talk About the Civil War. Sandpiper, Boston. J. Matthew Gallman is a professor of history at the University of Florida. His most recent book, Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front (), won the Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History.

Matthew C. Hulbert: 1. James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom (). Gain better insight into these men and their war.

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Coverage includes, but is not limited to, such varied topics as the organization of the Union Army, learning to be soldiers, camp life, and the roles played by African Americans in the Civil War. Features over photographs and illustrations.

Union Soldier of the American Civil War Denis Hambucken This book provides a glimpse at the lives, weapons, and equipment of these soldiers through a collection of artifacts and exacting reproductions.

TUMULT AND SILENCE AT SECOND CREEK: An Inquiry into a Civil War Slave Conspiracy, Jonathan D. Martin. DIVIDED MASTERY: Slave Hiring in the American South, Manning Chandra. WHAT THIS CRUEL WAR WAS OVER: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War, Robert McGlone. JOHN BROWN'S WAR AGAINST SLAVERY, Leonard L.

Richards. Lance Herdegen's Union Soldiers in the American Civil War is an introductory-level book organized and presented along similar lines to Mark Hughes's The New Civil War Handbook () and The New Gettysburg Campaign Handbook () from J.D. During the American Civil War (–), the Union, also known as the North, refers to the United States of America, specifically to the federal government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states and 5 border states that supported it.

The Union was dedicated to the defeat and termination of the Confederate States of America, informally called "the Confederacy" or "the South". Get this from a library. Union soldier of the American Civil War.

[Denis Hambucken; Christian M Benedetto] -- Through photographs and historical documents, profiles the lives of Union soldiers during the American Civil War, discussing their day-to-day activities, weapons, and equipment. Civil War Union Court-Martial Case Files, an article in Prologue magazine Index to Compiled Service Records of Volunteer Union Soldiers from Pennsylvania (August Sungrist through Isaac Sweeney) Leavenworth Soldiers Home, Leavenworth, Kansas, ca.

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Sample Case Files of Veterans Temporarily at the Branch. This index also includes Confederate soldiers who later served with the Union Army. U.S., Civil War Prisoner of War Records, This database contains records relating to Civil War Prisoners of War (POW). The database is comprised of four National Archives (NARA) microfilm series (M, M, M, and M).

Many thousands of books have been written about the Civil War, but only a handful cover the story of the Southern soldiers and sailors who wore the gray uniform and fought for the Confederacy.

Confederate Soldiers in the American Civil War offers a complete guide for Civil War. A collection of Short Stories, books, essays, speeches, letters, and poems that concern themselves with the American Civil War ( - ). This is a broad library containing novels like The Red Badge of Courage and Uncle Tom's Cabin, civil war stories by Ambrose Pierce, ppems from Julia Ward Howe and Emily Dickison, and historical documents including the Emancipation Proclamation, and.

Even as they fought to end slavery in the Confederacy, African-American Union soldiers were fighting against another injustice as well. The U.S. Army paid black soldiers $10 a week (minus a. [Unidentified soldier in Union New York style shell jacket with American flag] 1 photograph: sixth-plate tintype, hand-colored ; x cm (case) Date: 1 2 3.

Union soldiers, more familiar with the game, introduced others, including Southerners and Westerners to baseball throughout the Civil War, resulting in thousands of soldiers learning the game. Upon returning home, the game spread to friends and neighbors and soon the sport was played in every region of the country, solidifying its title as.

Union soldier in the th New York Infantry Regiment; from Pulaski (Oswego Co.), N.Y. Whitney's Civil War diary concerns camp life; religion in the army; the participation of the th Regiment in the siege of Port Hudson, La., in ; and Whitney's service as a guard at Fort Jefferson, a prison for Confederates in the Dry Tortugas, Fla.,including a description of the arrival of four.

Organization A Civil War army consisted of many small parts that were joined together in stair-step fashion to make larger units. There were six basic units of organization. The smallest was a company, which had around men. The largest was an army, which could have many thousands of men.

COMPANY A company was the basic unit in a Civil War army. This easy-to-use database lists over 6 million Confederate and Union soldiers, African American sailors.

The search engine finds names alphabetically. If the first search fails, continue trying again and again, but use several variant spellings of the. If your ancestor was a Union soldier, he may have been part of the U.S.

Regulars, a unit of the United States Army though most Civil War soldiers served in a volunteer regiment raised by his home state, for example the 11th Virginia Volunteer Infantry or the 4th Maine Volunteer Infantry.

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AMERICAN CIVIL WAR – AMERICAN CIVIL WAR – Civil War soldier Union Forces: estimated at 2, and made up of whites, African Americans and Native Americans.

To command all the men, the Union had generals led by Lieutenant General U.S. Grant. Confederate Forces: estimated betweenandmade up of whites. American Civil War - American Civil War - African American troops: The Emancipation Proclamation also allowed Black men to serve in the Union army.

This had been illegal under a federal law enacted in (although African Americans had served in the army in the War of and the law had never applied to the navy). With their stake in the Civil War now patently obvious, African Americans.

By war’s end, African-American soldiers made up roughly 10 percent of the Union army. Approximatelyblack soldiers wore the blue; 37, lost their lives.

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In Marchthe Confederate congress authorized the army to recruitblack troops.Next Section Civil War Soldiers' Stories; African-American Soldiers During the Civil War pdr.

Napoleon, between and Civil War. InPresident Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation opened the door for African Americans to enlist in the Union Army. Although many had wanted to join the war effort earlier, they were prohibited from.American Civil War casualties are those soldiers, both Union and Confederate, who died, were wounded, went missing or were captured.

The American Civil War was the nation's bloodiest war. The violence in battles such as Shiloh, Antietam, Stones River and Gettysburg shocked everyone in the country, both North and South.

It also shocked international observers.