Tags » American Civil War

The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - September 15-21, 1864

Here is a look at events in the Civil War 150 years ago this week.

But first, what was John Wilkes Booth up to? Michael Kauffman (source 27 below) says that Booth’s plot, which apparently did start out as a scheme to kidnap US President Lincoln rather than murder him, didn’t become active until after the October elections. 928 more words

American Civil War

The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - September 8-14, 1864

Here is a look at events in the Civil War 150 years ago this week. We won’t hear much from CS General Forrest, who has halted his movement toward Mobile and is now deploying his men and repairing the railroad in preparation for another assault on General Sherman’s supply lines, this time in northern Alabama and middle Tennessee. 1,598 more words

American Civil War

The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - September 1-7, 1864

Here is a look at events in the Civil War 150 years ago this week.

September 1

Battles: Georgia operations, Siege of Atlanta: The Battle of Jonesboro… 1,695 more words

American Civil War

The American Civil War 150th Anniversary - August 25-31, 1864

Here is a look at events in the Civil War 150 years ago this week.

We won’t be hearing too much from General Grant this week, or from CS General Nathan Bedford Forrest in Mississippi. 2,205 more words

American Civil War

Inside, outside, Stateside - attempting The Civil War

I’m from the UK. When we say ‘The Civil War’, we mean the conflict of 1642-1649 (if you define it narrowly) between the Roundheads and the Cavaliers, at the end of which Oliver Cromwell cut off the King’s head, before assuming all the benefits of kingship himself. 432 more words

Travel

Not So August Progress

It’s been a slow couple of weeks around here at Arkiegamer HQ. I did manage to finish up my 251/D, and knock off a regiment of Blue Moon 18mm ACW figures for Regimental Fire and Fury, but have only now gotten around to photographing them. 319 more words

World War Two

A Note on the Future of the Weekly Civil War Anniversary Timeline

First, big thanks to everybody for your ongoing interest in these weekly timelines.

Now, I just noticed that the Blue and Gray Trail Civil War Timeline goes on through the end of 1869. 112 more words

American Civil War