American Civil War

''100 Days'' Men

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The term ''100 Days Men'' was applied to late in The American Civil War, around 1864. It derived from the total amount of enlistment days certain volunteers signed up for …

CSS ''Governor Moore''

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Originally a ''Rigged'' Steam Schooner of The Charles Morgan Shipping Line, The ''Governor Moore'' was launched in 1854 and ran Commerce between New York and Charleston, …

USS ''Tecumseh''

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The ''Canonicus'' – Class Ironclad ''Tecumseh'' was launched in 1862 by The US Navy, in support of The American Civil War. Assigned to Union Admiral David Farragut' …

The Great Gainesville Hanging

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The ''Great Hanging at Gainesville'' was a ''Kangaroo Court'' styled, quasi-military trial and execution which took place in Gainesville, Texas on October 1, 1862 – …

Confederate 1st Florida Special Cavalry Battalion

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A seldom researched Regiment of The American Civil War of 1861-1865, The 1st Florida Special Cavalry was form during the last years of The War (1864), with an important M …

''City'' - Class Ironclad

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The ''City'' – Class of the Warships known as ''Ironclads'' and used by both Union and Confederate Forces in the early years of The American Civil War (1861-1865). …

CSS ''Pioneer''

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Designed by Horace Hunley (Father of the famed Confederate submersible ''Hunley''), The ''Pioneer'' is considered an early prototype of that Vessel. First built in 1861 f …

CSS ''Spray''

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Built in 1850, The ''Sray'' was a Steam, Paddle-Wheeled Tugboat, built in The American state of Indiana for a Florida Cotton Exporter. It was used to transport heavy load …

Confederate Ft. Semmes Flag

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Ft. Semmes was a small earthen defensive position, erected by The Confederacy (during The Civil War), off The Coast of Texas (Corpus Christi). Garrisoned by several South …

Confederate 17th Mississippi Infantry

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Formed in 1861 in Corinth, Mississippi – The 17th Infantry Regiment was raised in support of The Confederate states of American, during The Civil War (1861-1865). T …