Author Archives: Rebecca Beatrice Brooks

Civil War Soldiers

When the Civil War broke out in 1861, hundreds of thousands of men, as well as a number of women and children, put their lives on hold and signed up… Read more »

Union General Ulysses S. Grant (left) and Confederate General Robert E. Lee (right)

Civil War Generals

Generals in the Civil War led their troops in some of the biggest and most historic battles in American history. The rank of general is the highest rank in that… Read more »

Civil War Battles

Civil War Battles

The Civil War consisted of 50 major battles and 5,000 minor battles. These battles were fought using a variety of strategies with varying degrees of success. The following is a… Read more »