Missionary Ridge

Ulysses S Grant
Ulysses S Grant
Ulysses S Grant ULYSSES S. GRANT Grant: a biography by William S. McFeely. Published by: Norton,Ww Copyright 1981 Ulysses Simpson Grant, (1822-1885), American general and 18th President of the United States. Grant, the most capable of the Union generals during the Civil War, was a master strategist. He won the first major Union victories. President Abraham Lincoln staunchly defended him against critics and promoted him to command all Union forces. Grant accepted Gen. Robert E. Lee\'s surrender a
Biographical Report – PHILIP SHERIDAN
Biographical Report – PHILIP SHERIDAN
Biographical Report – PHILIP SHERIDAN Philip Henry Sheridan was born on March 6, 1831 to John and Mary Minah Sheridan; his birthplace is unknown. His parents emigrated from Ireland in 1830; it is reasonable to believe that Philip was born on the ship. Philip attended school in Somerset, Ohio (where his family settled in America) until the age of fourteen. In 1848, Congressman Thomas Ritchie, a family friend, obtained an appointment to West Point for Phil. Although he was suspended in his third y
Carter House
Carter House
Carter House The Carter House, built in 1830 by Fountain Branch Carter is one of Tennessee’s most interesting historic landmarks. The Carter House played a crucial role in the Battle of Franklin, early in the day on November 30, 1864 the house was commandeered as the Federal Command Post, and Headquarters tents were placed in the dooryard. The Federal inner entrenchment was dug in line with the farm “office” and smoke house only 60 feet to the south of the house. As the battle took place, twenty
The Life of Ulysses S. Grant
The Life of Ulysses S. Grant
The Life of Ulysses S. Grant Grant was the son of a frontier family. He was born Hiram Ulysses Grant in 1822 in a two-room cabin in Point Pleasant in southwestern Ohio, near the Ohio River. His father, Jesse Root Grant, was a tanner. Hannah Simpson Grant, his mother, was a pious, hardworking frontier woman. When Ulysses was one year old, his father moved the family to nearby Georgetown, where the boy grew up and attended school. He later went to nearby Maysville Seminary in Maysville, Kentucky,
THE BATTLE OF CHATTANOOGA
THE BATTLE OF CHATTANOOGA
THE BATTLE OF CHATTANOOGA By Colby Payne April 7, 1999 Mr. Hopkins – 4th Hour The Battle of Chattanooga Thesis Sentence: The Battle of Chattanooga, one of the most important battles of the Civil War, was fought to determine who had access to strategic passage and water ways surrounding the city. I. Introduction II. Events leading up to the Battle of Chattanooga. A. The Union Army 1. President Lincoln chooses a leader. 2. Grant gathers his troops. B. The Confederate Army 1. The Battle of Chickama
Civil War Timeline - US History
Civil War Timeline - US History
Civil War Timeline - US History Fort Sumter Attacked April 12, 1861 - At 4:30 a.m. Confederates under Gen. Pierre Beauregard open fire with 50 cannons upon Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina. The Civil War begins. April 14, 1861. - Fort Sumter after its capture, showing damage from the Rebel bombardment of over 3000 shells and now flying the Rebel Stars and Bars April 17, 1861 - Virginia secedes from the Union, followed within five weeks by Arkansas, Tennessee, and North Carolina, thus
Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant Ulysses S. Grant rose to command all the Federal armies in the Civil War and lead them to victory. He was respected so much that he went on to be president of the United States for two terms. His time of glory didn\'t last forever though, he developed cancer and died bankrupt. Ulysses Hiram Grant was born April 27, 1822, in a two room frame house at Point Pleasant, Ohio(Ulysses S. Grant 1). His father, Jesse Root Grant, was foreman in a tannery and a farmer. His mother, Hannah S