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    The Battle of Pea Ridge and its Impact on the Civil War The Civil War was a major point in American History. It has influenced everyone in America in many ways. The War was conducted in two main areas of the United States. These two parts were in the area east of the Mississippi River and in the area west of the Mississippi River. The control of both of these fronts was vital for victory by either the Union or the Confederacy. On March 8, 1862, a small skirmish at Pea Ridge, Arkansas led to

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    key turning points that Joseph Bailey goes through, those points being the Battle at Pea Ridge,

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    Battles of the Trans Mississippi West The Trans-Mississippi West was the least important but yet the most significant theater in the Civil War. The Trans-Mississippi to the west of the Mississippi River to the Appalachian Mountains, was the scene of almost 73 military engagements. It is often known as the “Unknown Civil War”because most attention was directed toward the Eastern Theater. Technically, the Civil War started in Missouri and what was known as Bloody Kansas before the firing on Fort

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    Albert Pike

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    Albert Pike Arkansas’s Confederate poetic Masonic Lawyer and Commander at Pea Ridge "What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal." - Albert Pike Carved at the home of Albert Pike's statue at Third and D Streets in Northwest Washington are the words, "philosopher, jurist, public speaker, writer, poet, student, soldier." Born in Massachusetts, Pike was six feet tall and weighed 300 pounds, an imposing image even without his

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    United States, Colonel Cooper determined to force him into submission, destroy his power, or drive him out of the country, and at once commenced collecting forces, composed mostly of white troops, to attack him. In November and December, 1861, the battles of Chusto Talasah and Chustenhlah were fought, and the loyal Indians finally were defeated and forced to retire to Kansas in midwinter. In the spring of 1862 the United States Government sent an expedition

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    like in the Battle of Wilson's Creek, Captain Clardy, and the Battle of Prairie Grove. Despite the close similarities that this novel has with our history, there are some fictional parts in it. One

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    The Battle of Shiloh

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    The Battle of Shiloh After taking Fort Donelson, Ulysses Grant had wanted to move on the Confederate base in Corinth, Mississippi, where Albert Sidney Johnston, the Confederate commander in the West, was known to be assembling troops. Grant was ordered to delay his advance until Union General Don Carlos Buell, who had been operating in East Tennessee, could join him. Early on April 6, 1862, Johnston's army, which had come up to the federal lines undetected, struck Grant's army, which was

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    Union versus Confederacy

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    and establishing troops. Both sides also had unprepared troops for the war. As time went on, the North and South realized they needed more soldiers ready for combat. Both sides adopted a fast turnover rate of men so they could have troops ready for battle. This ultimately is the reason for so many deaths in the Civil War. The Union had an established government and some financial resources. The government provided them with a trea...

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    The Aleutians: The Battle For Kiska

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    Sometimes called the “Forgotten Front1” or the “Forgotten War2” the battle for the Aleutian Islands in southwest Alaska was one of the bloodiest of WWII. With the Battle for Attu still fresh in their minds, on August 14th, 1943 the US military sent over 100 ships and 30,000 men to land on the island of Kiska to attack a Japanese force estimated at 10,000 men. What they found on the island wound up shocking the Allied Forces. HISTORY In December of 1941, the Japanese Navy attacked Pearl Harbor,

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    Cherokee History

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    Cherokee History According to some accounts, before the coming of the Europeans, the Cherokee were forced to migrate to the southern Appalachians from the northwest after a defeat at the hands of the Iroquois and Delaware. Some Delaware traditions also support this, but the Iroquois have no memories of such a conflict. While there is probably some historical basis, it is difficult to imagine a tribe as large and powerful as the Cherokee being forced to move anywhere, although they may

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