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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 »

If you are looking for a comprehensive online resource for Civil War Union Generals, you need look no further than Wikipedia. They have an amazing resource for Union Generals – including photos/portraits and biographies. Read the rest of this entry »

Abraham Lincoln was had an astute political mind. This was amply demonstrated when during the course of the American Civil War, he chose to select a new Vice President for his second term. Read the rest of this entry »

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Civil War Confederate Generals: A List

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Wikipedia often has surprising gems to help in history research. As long as the issue is not controversial, the information is generally pretty accurate.

It was a delight to discover a list of Civil War Confederate generals on their site. They are all listed in alphabetic order and many of them have portraits or photos associated with their names. Read the rest of this entry »