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1850-1877: The Civil War

1850-1877: Chapter Four: The Civil War

by ROBERT ZALIMAS

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 86

OVERVIEW 93

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

Adjusting Expectations 96

The Blue and The Gray 97

Fighting in the West, Waiting in the East 98

The Monitor and the Virginia 98

International Context of the War 99

Mobilization of the Confederacy 101

Confederate Daredevil 104

Mobilization of the Union 104

The Louisiana Native Guards 107

The New War of Attrition 107

Soldiers in Camp 108

Pmeners of War 110

Triumph of the North 111

HEADLINE MAKERS

Clara Barton 112

Nathan Bedford Forrest 113

Thomas J. Stonewall Jackson 114

William T. Sherman 115

Robert Smalls 116

Susie King Taylor 117

PUBLICATIONS 118

Sidebars and tabks are listed in italics.

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