I am a great admirer of General Robert E. Robert Edward Lee was an American career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War
South Carolina author and Civil War diarist, Mary Boykin Miller Chestnut, ~ Delighted to discover she is my cousin removed. Boykin is her mother's maiden name, Miller is her maiden name—as is mine—and Chestnut is her married name.
Confederate weapons, unlike Union weapons, included swords. The Colt 1851 Navy revolver and Fayettville rifle were common weapons. The Confederates did not have as many weapons as the industrial North did during the war.
Ulysses S. Grant quarreled with President Andrew Johnson and aligned himself with the Radical He was, as the symbol of Union victory during the Civil War, their logical candidate for President of the in