Neatorama Posts Tagged "Civil War"
Why Sam Houston, Texas Hero, Opposed the Civil War

Sam Houston was a Tennessee congressman, then Tenn...  ...hen Texas governor. His retirement was due to the Civil War , because he expressed a serious foreboding about...  ...ell adds. After all the battles Houston won as a war hero, and all the offices he won, Houston's polit...  ...nion. Read the story of Hou...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/27/Why-Sam-Houston-Texas-Hero-Opposed-the-Civil-War/
Newly Unearthed Civil War Bones Speak Silently to the Grim Aftermath of Battle

During both of the Battles of Bull Run in 1861 and...  ...pair’s curiosity. “Knowing this is a Civil War battlefield,” Bruwelheide says, “the...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/23/Newly-Unearthed-Civil-War-Bones-Speak-Silently-to-the-Grim-Aftermath-of-Battle/
12 Things You Might Not Know About Juneteenth...

While news spread through the rest of the country...  ...s spread through the rest of the country that the Civil War was over, Confederates in Texas fought on for ano...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/06/19/12-Things-You-Might-Not-Know-About-Juneteenth/
John W. Jones: The Runaway Slave Who Buried Nearly 3000 Confederate Soldiers...

In 1844, John W. Jones escaped a plantation in Vir...  ...e escape to Canada. During the waning days of the Civil War , Elmira sprouted a prison camp for captured Confe...  ...ho it considered captive slaves, not prisoners of war —the Union stopped participating in prisoner...  ...owy, a Board Member for t...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/03/25/John-W-Jones-The-Runaway-Slave-Who-Buried-Nearly-3000-Confederate-Soldiers/
Pvt. Lyons Wakeman of the Union Army...

We are taught about Civil War politicians and generals, dates and places, but t...  ...liticians and generals, dates and places, but the war was full of everyday people who did extraordinary...  ...ry things. The podcast Uncivil has stories of the Civil War that you won't hear i...

https://www.neatorama.com/2018/01/05/Pvt-Lyons-Wakeman-of-the-Union-Army/
Jefferson Davis in Women’s Clothing...

In a case of fake news that goes back 150 years, t...  ...icy to not share, and, encouraged by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton, the press pounced on it. The lasti...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/11/30/Jefferson-Davis-in-Womens-Clothing/
How Southern Socialites Rewrote Civil War History

They say history is written by the victors, but th...  ...shows up most obviously in how the history of our Civil War is taught. If you are of a certain age, what you...  ...nd left effects we still feel 150 years after the war .

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/10/25/How-Southern-Socialites-Rewrote-Civil-War-History/
Civil War Vet Walked Around With a Bullet in His Face For 31 Years

Jacob Miller fought for the Union in the Civil War . He was at the Battle of Chickamagua in 1863, whe...  ...amazing that Miller survived the battle, and the war , and lived for another 54 years. But what about h...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/06/05/Civil-War-Vet-Walked-Around-With-a-Bullet-in-His-Face-For-31-Years/
The Political Cartoon That Explains the Battle Over Reconstruction...

The end of the U. S. Civil War left the nation in shambles. President Abraham Li...  ...ted States, less than a year after the end of the war .” The move infuriated northern Republicans,...  ...going to give us back the world we had before the Civil War .”Left to man...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/03/05/The-Political-Cartoon-That-Explains-the-Battle-Over-Reconstruction/
The 12-Year-Old Who Fought In the Civil War

John Clem was born in 1851, which should have made...  ...ch should have made him too young to fight in the Civil War , but he was determined. The Ohio youngster had to...  ...to the service, and when he was discharged as the war was winding down, he was a 12-year-old folk hero....  ...ired on Fort Sumter, offic...

https://www.neatorama.com/2017/01/25/The-12-Year-Old-Who-Fought-In-the-Civil-War/




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