American Civil War Reference Library by Kevin Hillstrom

By Kevin Hillstrom

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Surratt Society. Surratt House Museum. org/ (accessed on October 8, 1999). 278 American Civil War: Biographies Mary Todd Lincoln Born December 13, 1818 Lexington, Kentucky Died July 16, 1882 Chicago, Illinois Wife of President Abraham Lincoln Faced criticism and endured tragedy as first lady of the Union during the Civil War M ary Todd Lincoln had a difficult job as first lady during the Civil War. She had to support her husband through stressful times and defend him against his opponents. She also faced a great deal of criticism herself for her expensive tastes and quick temper.

1863) R. Montgomery Georgia Jackson Baton Rouge Siege of Savannah (1864) ATLANTIC OCEAN Tallahassee Battle of New Orleans (1862) New Orleans N Florida G u l f o f Me x i c o 0 0 100 100 200 mi 200 km City Battle National capital State capital Confederate states, 1861–65 State boundaries A map of the United States east of the Mississippi River shows the key battles and events of the Civil War. (Illustration by XNR Productions. ) xxxii American Civil War: Biographies Robert E. Lee Born January 19, 1807 Westmoreland County, Virginia Died October 13, 1870 Lexington, Virginia Confederate general As commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, became the Confederacy’s most famous military leader of the Civil War G eneral Robert E.

Unquestionably, this latest addition to the lengthening roster [list] of Confederate victories was a great one,” wrote Shelby Foote in The Civil War: Fredericksburg to Meridian. ” Gettysburg Encouraged by his victory at Chancellorsville, Lee launched a second invasion of the North in June 1863. He knew that if Northern communities started to worry about their own safety, they would put tremendous pressure on Northern political leaders to negotiate a peace agreement with the Confederacy, even if it meant giving the Southern states their independence.

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