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Overland and Atlanta Campaigns Begin: May 1864

May 1864 in the Civil War With all planning and preparations complete, the much anticipated spring campaigns under the overall command of Lieutenant General Ulysses S. Grant began in early May.  Grant’s plan called...

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Review: The Civil War: The Untold Story

Many historians believe the North won the Civil War by winning in the west. With victories at Fort Donelson, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Chattanooga, and Atlanta, Union armies captured territory and inflicted damage on both Confederate...

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Patrick Cleburne Quick Facts

Name Meaning Patrick is of Latin origin and means “patrician” or “noble” Vital Stats Birthday: March 16th or 17th, 1828 Birth Name: Patrick Ronayne Cleburne Birthplace: Ovens, County Cork, Ireland Height: 5’11” Date of...

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James B. McPherson Quick Facts

Name Meaning James is of Hebrew origin and means “he who supplants” Vital Stats Birthday: November 14th, 1828 Birth Name: James Birdseye McPherson Birthplace: Near present day Clyde, Sandusky County, Ohio Height: 5’10” Date...