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Visiting Vicksburg National Military Park

From the outset of the Civil War, both sides realized that control of the Mississippi River was essential to victory. The Union army and navy had success on the river in the first half...


Jeopardy! Players Ace Civil War Category

The Civil War was a second round category on the game show Jeopardy! on 12/18/2014. That means the clues were worth double what they are worth in the first round and are supposed to...


Nathan Bedford Forrest Quick Facts

Name Meaning Nathan is of Hebrew origin meaning “God has given”. Vital Stats Birthday: July 13th, 1821 Birth Name: Nathan Bedford Forrest Birthplace: Chapel Hill, Tennessee Date of Death: October 29th, 1877 Cause: Complications...