American Civil War

A critical look into America's War Between The States 1861-1865.

Bounty Jumpers

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/bounty-jumpers 23rd Apr 2022 - The term ‘’Bounty Jumpers’’ was applied during The American Civil War of 1861-1865. As a means of inducement to join The Army, …

Confederate LeMat .44 Caliber Carbine

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/confederate-lemat-44-caliber-carbine 8th Feb 2022 - As seen with the ''rare'' French made import known as The LeMat Revolver, this popular firearm was used by The American Confederate Army, during The C …

Camp Douglas

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/camp-douglas 3rd Oct 2021 - ''Camp Douglas'' was at one point the only Union Army operated Prisoner of War internment facility in the early years of The American Civil War (1861- …

The ''Lost Cause''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-lost-cause 7th Sep 2021 - The ideology of The ''Lost Cause'' was a political and social belief which developed in The American South, as early as late 1864. The belief was that …

Dix-Hill Cartel of 1862

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/dix-hill-cartel-of-1862 31st Jul 2021 - The Dix-Hill Cartel was the very first organized System designed for War Prisoner Exchanges – during The American Civil War (1861-1865). Develop …

US Remington Model 1860 .22 Caliber Pistol

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-remington-model-1860-22-caliber-pistol 31st Jul 2021 - The Remington Arms Model 1860 .22 Caliber Derringer – also known as The ''Zig Zag'' (for it's barrel rotation when fired), was a double-action h …

USS ''Delaware'' (Gunboat)

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/uss-delaware-gunboat 31st Jul 2021 - A privately owned and built Steam Paddle Wheel Vessel, ''Delaware'' was built in 1860 (under the name ''Edenton''). She was a wooden Ship, reinforced …

The Great Gainesville Hanging

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-great-gainesville-hanging 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Great Hanging at Gainesville'' was a ''Kangaroo Court'' styled, quasi-military trial and execution which took place in Gainesville, Texas on Oct …

USS ''Tecumseh''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/uss-tecumseh 31st Jul 2021 - The ''Canonicus'' – Class Ironclad ''Tecumseh'' was launched in 1862 by The US Navy, in support of The American Civil War. Assigned to Union Adm …

CSS ''Governor Moore''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/css-governor-moore 31st Jul 2021 - Originally a ''Rigged'' Steam Schooner of The Charles Morgan Shipping Line, The ''Governor Moore'' was launched in 1854 and ran Commerce between New Y …

Confederate 1st Cherokee Rifles Regiment Flag

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/confederate-1st-cherokee-rifles-regiment-flag 31st Jul 2021 - With the displaced Native American Cherokee Nation ''siding'' with the young Southern Confederacy of 1861, The 1st Cherokee Mounted Regiment (known as …

''100 Days'' Men

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/100-days-men 31st Jul 2021 - The term ''100 Days Men'' was applied to late in The American Civil War, around 1864. It derived from the total amount of enlistment days certain volu …