Start the counter at 1:08. What do you think of Shelby Foote’s comments about the importance of the Civil War, especially in comparison to the
Commanding view from Fort Donelson overlooking the Cumberland River His first task as a department head was the daunting responsibility of maintaining a long and
Compromise was dead. On December 20, 1860 the very idea of a United States of America began to unravel. Jacobson, Eric A. (2013-11-01). For Cause
LOC Nashville Having already ceded Kentucky to Federal control, the failures at Henry and Donelson were serious setbacks that forced Johnston to withdraw deeper into
For U. S. Grant the victory at Shiloh was a combination of both luck and dogged determination. For the Union the battle had wide-ranging ramifications.