Whenever we hear about a war, we always hear the term friendly fire. This is simply a term to denote an accident that occurred that resulted in the death of someone on the same side of the battle as the one who brought about that death.
It is not something that anyone wishes to happen but in the heat of battle, things happen. People jump up in front of someone else who is firing, a grenade is badly tossed and lands next to a friend rather than in the enemy foxhole, etc. Read the rest of this entry »
When we think of the battles of a war, we think of them as being identified by a single name. In the case of the Civil War, there were 15 battles that had Union names that were different than their Confederate names.
Here is the list these 15 Civil War battles and their alternate names. They are listed as their Union name followed by their Confederate name
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