What They Fought for 1861-1865 James M. McPherson
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
The pictures and information comes from what was billed as “An Evening with Nelson Winbush” whose grandfather is said to have been Louis Napoleon Nelson who is said to have fought with the 7th Tenn. The watershed event of United States history was the American Civil War (1861–1865), fought in North America within the territory of the United States of America, between 24 mostly northern states of the Union and the Confederate States of America, a coalition of The South chafed under high export tariffs imposed by the federal government which made the northern textile mills the only viable market for its cotton—for which they set an unrealistically low price. I used to spend a good amount of time on the firing line with the Rifles had long been used in war, but they were slow to load and the basic infantry firearm until the mid 19th century was the muzzle-loading smoothbore musket. The American Reader: Words that Moved a Nation, 2nd Edition. The SCV's goal is to preserve, teach and save our history of the 1861-1865 periods. What They Fought For 1861–1865. The smoothbore was quick to load, but its effective range and in good order to a place where they could fire. Nor did the other Union soldiers involved in fighting the war believe they were fighting to free the slaves. America's Constitution: A Biography. The regiments fought with companies abreast, forming a long, double rank of men. Princeton University historian James M. How the Minie-ball changed war in 1861-1865. I got news for ya, I bet everyone of them guys in them pictures has a job and if not a steady one then they are out working to keep what they got and make their ends meet.