Rea Andrew Redd, “The Election of 1864: The Point of No Return”

The clash of armies in the American Civil War left hundreds of thousands of men dead, wounded, or permanently damaged. Skirmished and battles could result in casualty numbers as low as one or two and as high as tens of thousands. The carnage of the battlefield left a lasting impression on those who experienced or viewed it, but in most cases the armies quickly moved on to meet again at another time and place. When the dust settled and the living armies moved on, what happened to the dead left behind.

Turning point of the American Civil War - Wikipedia

Yet here, in the spring of 1864, the Civil War escalated to a new level of horror.

Turning Points of the American Civil War - Thomas' …

May 1863. The Civil War was in its third spring, and Confederate Lt. Gen. Thomas Jonathan Jackson stood at the peak of his fame. He had arisen from obscurity to become “Old Stonewall,” adored across the South and feared and respected throughout the North. On the night of May 2, however, just hours after Jackson executed the most audacious maneuver of his career and delivered a crushing blow against an unsuspecting Union army at Chancellorsville, disaster struck.

What Was the Turning Point of World War II? | HistoryNet

The stakes had grown enormous. Grant’s staggering casualty lists had driven Northern morale to his lowest point of the war. Would Lee’s men hold on to defend their besieged capital—and, in doing so, prolong the war until Northern will collapsed entirely? Or would another round of hard fighting finally be enough to crush Lee’s army? Could Grant push through and end the war?

There is widespread disagreement among historians about the turning point of the American Civil War

Civil War Timeline, Civil War Timeline 1861-1865

The Emerging Civil War Series, published by , offers compelling and easy-to-read overviews of some of the Civil War’s most important battles and issues. Each volume features more than a hundred-and-fifty photos and graphics, plus sharp new maps and visually engaging layouts.

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The Fifth Annual Emerging Civil War Symposium is being held in Northern Virginia. Traffic in this area of the I-95 corridor can be EXTREMELY heavy on Friday afternoons/evenings, especially if you are traveling in from the north. Please note this as you plan your trip.

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Recipient of the Army Historical Foundation’s Lieutenant General Richard G. Trefry Award for contributions to the literature on the history of the U.S. Army: “an invaluable collection of Civil War battlefield guides”

The Failure of Reconstruction. Despite gaining their freedom, African-Americans face struggles in the years after the Civil War.

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2018 Symposium | Emerging Civil War

Emceed by Dr. Chris Mackowski: What are the great turning points of the war—Gettysburg, Vicksburg, Lincoln’s Election, the Emancipation Proclamation, and more….

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Steve Phan, NPS Historian for the Defense of Washington
Paige Gibbons-Backus, Historic Site Manager, Ben Lomond Historic Site
Kevin Pawlak, Director of Education, Mosby Heritage Area Association
Drew Gruber, Executive Director, Civil War Trails
Bert Dunkerly, NPS Historian for Richmond National Battlefield Park