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Secretary Of War Confederate Troops
1,133 wordsOn May 8, 1861, William Tecumseh Sherman wrote to the Secretary of War, offering his services not for three months, but for three years. He did not want to become a political general and on June 20, 1861 accepted the grade of Colonel in the Thirteenth Regular Infantry. He assumed command of a brigade in the First Division of McDowell's army under the command of Brigadier-General Daniel Tyler. His brigade, stationed at a stone bridge during the battle of First Manassas (Bull Run), was routed by d...
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Type Atomic Bomb J Robert Oppenheimer
3,057 words... of more than 90 %. " (Grolier 5) This Uranium was then transported to "the Los Alamos, N. Mex. , laboratory headed by J. Robert Oppenheimer. " (Grolier 5) "Oppenheimer was the major force behind the Manhattan Project. He literally ran the show and saw to it that all of the great minds working on this project made their brainstorms work. He oversaw the entire project from its conception to its completion. " (Outlaw 3) Once the purified Uranium reached New Mexico, it was made into the componen...
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Believes He Is Ben Mickey Stallings Mark
881 wordsGood morning colleagues. Welcome to the annual Gympie Psychology seminar. I am Dr Josh Thurlow from the Queensland University of Technology. I have done research of this type for the Brisbane Institute of Psychology for 4 years until I received an invitation to continue my research skills further at QUT. This morning I will be sharing my research on two patients I have been working with in the past few months. The two patients have a common illness. This illness is a form of schizophrenia common...
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Pieces Of Metal Ufo Sightings
4,154 words... most no limits, although his theology seems to. I do not think it idle to speculate that the recent "Death-of-God" theology may have forced modern man to look elsewhere, especially to the heavens, for a new God. That we should externalize a quality so deeply rooted in man's nature is not at all surprising and one need not accept Marshall McLuhan's ingenious speculations to see that quite logically man uses his interior world with its enormous powers to try and locate what he has often believ...
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Combat Missions Air Force
1,128 wordsMilitary forces have many heroes and excellent pilots in its long history. Among them are General Henry Hap Arnold, Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Doolittle, and Captain Marc Mitscher, who helped carved the air power the Air Force now possesses. In addition to these pilots, a personal favorite of mine is Brigadier General Charles E. Chuck Yeager. He was a very influential figure in Air Force history. He helped pave the road to a faster, more efficient, and more superior Air Force. Gen. Charles E. Chuc...
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Sir Henry North Carolina
1,558 words... pine woods. Out of approximately 3000 Americans engaged, only about 700 escaped. Immediately afterward Cornwallis sent his favorite cavalry officer, Lt. Col. Banastre Tarleton, to deal with Thomas Sumter's little army of 1000. Tarleton dealt in spades; he caught Sumter literally napping on Fishing Creek, and destroyed or scattered his entire force. With all effective resistance crushed, Cornwallis began a rather leisurely invasion of North Carolina late in September, establishing a base of o...
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A Summarization Of The American Civil War
1,485 words... 25 October 2003 < web >. ~Told me about the battle on the Mississippi: Meanwhile, on April 6, 1862, the largest battle on the North American continent up to that time was being fought near a unassuming West Tennessee Methodist meeting house called Shiloh Church. Grant's Army of the Tennessee was camped near Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River ~Gave me the name of G. Buell: He was awaiting the arrival of General Buell's Army of the Ohio ~Told me the numbers of men and of casualties: Gran...
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Atomic Bomb Atomic Weapon
1,484 wordsThe atom bomb is one of the most important discoveries in modern day science. Countless scientists worked relentlessly on the project and their efforts opened the door for present and future exploration of the atom. Just before the beginning of World War II, Albert Einstein wrote a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Urged by Hungarian-born physicists Leo Szilard, Eugene Winner, and Edward Teller, Einstein told Roosevelt about Nazi German efforts to purify Uranium- 235 which might be used...
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Brigadier General Arnold Led
324 wordsBenedict Arnold was born on January 14, 1741 in Norwich, Connecticut and was an American Revolutionary general and Americas most infamous traitor. At the age of 14, Arnold was a druggists apprentice, but he ran away twice to serve in the colonial militia during the French and Indian War. When the American Revolution started, Arnold marched his Connecticut militia to Massachusetts, where he was made a colonel. His force, along with Ethan Allens Green Mountain Boys, captured Ticonderoga on May 10,...
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Sanitary Commission Regular Army
1,469 words... West were spared battlefield relief scandals by the fact that major battles were fought on the banks of rivers, whence wounded arid sick could be evacuated by river boats to Mound City, Illinois, St. Louis, and other cities with general hospitals in the safety and secure supply of the North. After the relatively prompt fall of Memphis, that city became the site of several general hospitals. The evacuating boats, however, might I be maintained by individual states or by the United States Sani...
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Charles Scribner Sons York Charles Scribner
1,357 wordsUS History Period 6 November 14, 1995 Cavalry; and Its affect on the War of Northern Aggression The war of northern aggression, also known as the Civil War, was a war composed of battles and engagements all across the southern half of the United States. Because of the size of the battlefield, speed was a desired constituent for both armies. Cavalry, the use of soldiers on horseback, had been known for centuries, but the war of northern aggression utilized both cavalries to their limits. For the ...
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Mississippi River Brigadier General
1,355 wordsFort Donelson, Tennessee, guarding the Cumberland River, became the site of the first major Confederate defeat in the Civil War. Victory at Donelson started Brigadier General Ulysses S. Grant on his road to Appomattox and the White House. His cool judgment under pressure saved the day after the Confederates threatened to break his troop lines, yet errors by his opponents handed him a victory that he did not fully earn on his own. Possession of the better part of two states vital to the South dep...
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Atomic Bomb Atomic Weapon
1,764 wordsJust before the beginning of World War II, Albert Einstein wrote a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Urged by Hungarian-born physicists Leo Szilard, Eugene Winner, and Edward Teller, Einstein told Roosevelt about Nazi German efforts to purify Uranium- 235 which might be used to build an atomic bomb. Shortly after that the United States Government began work on the Manhattan Project. The Manhattan Project was the code name for the United States effort to develop the atomic bomb before th...
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Army Of Northern Virginia Harpers Ferry
1,235 wordsThe idol of the South to this day, Virginian Robert E. Lee had some difficulty in adjusting to the new form of warfare that unfolded with the Civil war, but this did not prevent him from keeping the Union armies in Virginia at bay for almost three years. The son of Revolutionary War hero " Light Horse" Harry Lee-who fell into disrepute in his later years attended West Point and graduated second in his class. During his four years at the military academy he did not earn a single demerit...
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