The Civil War In Georgia A New Georgia Encyclopedia Companion -

georgia in the american civil war wikipedia - georgia was one of the original seven slave states that formed the confederate states of america in february 1861 triggering the u s civil war the state governor democrat joseph e brown wanted locally raised troops to be used only for the defence of georgia in defiance of confederate president jefferson davis who wanted to deploy them on other battlefronts, american civil war wikipedia - the american civil war also known by other names was a war fought in the united states from 1861 to 1865 the civil war is the most studied and written about episode in u s history primarily as a result of the long standing controversy over the enslavement of black people war broke out in april 1861 when secessionist forces attacked fort sumter in south carolina shortly after abraham, amazon com the civil war in georgia ebook john c inscoe - the civil war in georgia uses selected articles drawn from the new georgia encyclopedia to cover the georgia civil war experience and provide the latest scholarship discussing how the civil war affected individual states a fine guide this is a pick for any civil war or southern history holding midwest book review that the text is so seamless is a tribute to the strong hand of, american civil war simple english wikipedia the free - the american civil war 1861 1865 was a civil war in the united states of america it is sometimes called the war between the states eleven southern states where slavery was legal wanted to leave the united states of america they formed the confederate states of america also called the confederacy they wanted the confederate states of america to be its own country separate and, southern united states new world encyclopedia - the popular definition of the south is more informal and is generally associated with those states that seceded during the civil war to form the confederate states of america those states share commonalities of history and culture the border states of the civil war specifically missouri, civil war heavy explosive ordnance a guide to large - civil war heavy explosive ordnance is the definitive reference book on union and confederate large caliber artillery projectiles torpedoes and mines some of these projectiles are from the most famous battles of the civil war such as those at fort sumter charleston vicksburg richmond fort pulaski fort fisher mobile bay port hudson and the hampton roads area of virginia