Neatorama Posts Tagged "American Civil War"
Potential New Names for an Elementary School...

(Photo via Jenny Pancakes)Robert E. Lee Elementary School in Austin, Texas is named after the famous Confederate general with that name. As the Confederate States of America was founded for the explicit purpose of preser...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/04/24/Potential-New-Names-for-an-Elementary-School/
Maryland Considers Removing "Northern Scum" from Its State Song...

(Image: Alexrk2)In 1861, at the outbreak of the American Civil War , Maryland was a slave state. There were many Conf...  ...resident Lincoln took no chances. For much of the war , Maryland would be occupied by Federal forces dep...  ...t the Confederacy in Virginia.It would be an ugly w...

http://www.neatorama.com/2016/03/20/Maryland-Considers-Removing-Northern-Scum-from-Its-State-Song/
Historically Accurate Civil War Uniforms for Dogs

(Photo: Dogs of Gettysburg)Well, technically speak...  ...or Confederate soldier with the precision that a Civil War reenactor would appreciate, then Stephanie Honode...  ...m pet clothing for 15 years. About 5 years ago, a Civil War reen...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/07/01/Historically-Accurate-Civil-War-Uniforms-for-Dogs/
150 Years Ago Today: The First Juneteenth...

(Photo via Pairie View A&M University)Today, J...  ...Texas had been largely spared the ravages of the war . Now, having dispatched the largest of the rebel...  ...eastern part of the state had thrived during the war , as their services were in great demand by Confed...  ...t work. Slavery was in no way weak...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/06/19/150-Years-Ago-Today-The-First-Juneteenth/
This 3-Cent Bill Is Legal Tender in the United States...

(Photo: US Post Office)In a fascinating article at...  ...out United States fractional currency. During the American Civil War , the Trent Affair almost drew the UK into declari...  ...he Trent Affair almost drew the UK into declaring war on the United States. This would almost certainly...  ...plomats were able...

http://www.neatorama.com/2015/05/14/This-3-Cent-Bill-Is-Legal-Tender-in-the-United-States/
151 Years after His Death, An American Soldier Is Awarded the Medal of Honor

On July 3, 1863--the third and final day of the Battle of Gettysburg-- a Confederate infantry assault that came to be known as Pickett’s Charge almost broke the Army of Potomac in two.First Lieutenant Alonzo H. Cus...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/11/06/151-Years-after-His-Death-An-American-Soldier-Is-Awarded-the-Medal-of-Honor/
This 1862 Board Game Was the Civil War Version of Candy Land

Slate's Vault blog describes a fascinating board g...  ...a fascinating board game made in the midst of the American Civil War . Charlton & Althrop, a publishing house in Ph...  ...xcept with a bit more bloodshed.The game shows an American bald eagle strangling a snake representing Southe...  ...ces sends th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/10/07/This-1862-Board-Game-Was-the-Civil-War-Version-of-Candy-Land/
This Warship Served 6 Different Nations

(Photo: US Navy)It’s not unusual for warships to change hands. When belligerent powers lose wars , they sometimes forfeit warships as prizes. And victorious powers may sell off the...  ....The Confederacy commissioned the construction of warsh...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/02/19/This-Warship-Served-6-Different-Nations/
The Extraordinary Voyage of the CSS Shenandoah...

(The Monitor vs. The Merrimac by Louis Prang &...  ...The Merrimac by Louis Prang & Co.)During the American Civil War , the US Navy blockaded Southern ports and largely...  ...most effective naval effort of the South was the warships that it sent far out to sea to capture and destro...  ...ged the Union...

http://www.neatorama.com/2014/01/03/The-Extraordinary-Voyage-of-the-CSS-Shenandoah/
Who Is the Only Person to Be Elected Governor of 2 Different US States?...

It's Sam Houston (1793-1863), a man who lived an e...  ...xperience gave him a lifelong sympathy for Native Americans .Houston won battlefield fame under General Andrew...  ...ield fame under General Andrew Jackson during the War of 1812. Cultivated by Jackson, Houston rose in T...  ...were preparing for what th...

http://www.neatorama.com/2013/12/29/Who-Is-the-Only-Person-to-Be-Elected-Governor-of-2-Different-US-States/




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