Confederacy vs Union politics

Though scholars energetically debate whether or not the Confederate States of America achieved “nationhood,” there is no denying that the Confederacy acted as a separate country for the four years of its existence. While the United States continued to operate normally (elections,…
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Jackson’s Valley Campaign

Valley Campaign of 1862 resulted in 6 battles, 48 days, approximately 646 miles of marching for Southern troops, and a Confederate victory which had strategic impact in the overall war plans
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Short: Women in the Confederacy

Sally Louisa Tompkins (November 9, 1833 – July 26, 1916) THE ANGEL OF THE CONFEDERACY Only woman commissioned as an officer in the CSA Captain Sally Louisa TompkinsWas a humanitarian, nurse, and philanthropist. She is best-remembered for privately sponsoring a…
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Confederate Brigadier General Joseph E. Johnston

Confederate Brigadier General Joseph E. Johnston was the son of Revolutionary War army colonel, Peter Johnston, and his mother was a niece of Patrick Henry. Johnston had a long and illustrious career in the service of the US army before…
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Most Famous Asian Confederates

Probably the most famous Asian Confederate soldiers were the two sons of famed P.T. Barnum Circus world-renowned Siamese Twins, Chang and Eng Bunker. (The Thai twins took the name “Bunker” to Americanize themselves.) Chang & Eng, were born joined at…
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CSA: Philip Dale Roddey

Philip Dale Roddey (April 2, 1826 – July 20, 1897)  A brigadier general in the army of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Roddey was born in Moulton, Lawrence County, Alabama, to Philip and Sarah Roddey.…
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