Tag: Andrew Foote

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Taking Forts Henry and Donelson: Turning Point in the Rebel West

Ulysses S. Grant smashed Forts Henry and Donelson in Kentucky, became the Union’s premier commander,…

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Civil War Artillery

Civil War mortars were the feared precision artillery weapon of the Victorian Age.

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American Civil War Timeline – 1862: Chipping Away at the South

This American Civil War timeline covers the events of 1862, in which Confederate forces in…

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Union General John Pope: Cracking Island No. 10

John Pope used geography, intelligence, engineering, and sweat—with a big dose of courage from the…

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Avenues of Invasion: Captain Andrew Foote and Ulysses S. Grant

Accomplished Civil War strategists, both Ulysses S. Grant and Captain Andrew Foote wanted to combine…