American Civil War

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

Williams Gun

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/williams-gun 31st Jul 2021 - Developed in 1862 by Capt. Dr. Williams (for The Confederacy) - during The American Civil War (1861-65), The Williams Gun was considered an “Aut …

Fort Sumter

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/fort-sumter 31st Jul 2021 - Developed and designed as a protection defense line envisioned for Charleston Harbor (after The War of 1812), Ft. Sumter's construction began in 1829. …

French Lefaucheux Model 1858 .35 Caliber Revolver

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/french-lefaucheux-model-1858-35-caliber-revolver 31st Jul 2021 - Designed in France by Casimir Lefaucheux in 1858, this revolver was adopted by The French Government and is considered on of the first metal cartridge …

British Calisher & Terry .58 Caliber Carbine

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/british-calisher-terry-58-caliber-carbine 31st Jul 2021 - One of the first breech-loading carbines made, it was developed by William Terry and Bertram Calisher in 1855. The Carbine used a waterproofed paper c …

Union Army of The Cumberland

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/union-army-of-the-cumberland 31st Jul 2021 - The US Army of The Cumberland was originally named The Army of Ohio, and formed at the beginning of The American Civil War of 1861. The primary missio …

Confederate 1st Rockbridge Artillery

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/confederate-1st-rockbridge-artillery 31st Jul 2021 - Raised from Counties in and around Lexington, Virginia, The 1st Rockbridge Artillery served in The Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during The Am …

Confederate 1st South Carolina Rifles

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/confederate-1st-south-carolina-rifles 31st Jul 2021 - The 1st South Carolina Rifle Regiment was formed in early 1861, to support South Carolina breaking away from The Union and forming The Confederate Sta …

Union 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/union-72nd-pennsylvania-infantry 31st Jul 2021 - The 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment was formed to fight in The Union Army in The American Civil War of 1861-1865. The recruits were mostly Philade …

US Colored Troops

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/us-colored-troops 31st Jul 2021 - By late 1862, The Union Army was at odds. No major victories were at hand, and it appeared that The Confederacy may very well win The Civil War. Coupl …

Union 7th Michigan Cavalry

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/union-7th-michigan-cavalry 31st Jul 2021 - Formed in 1862 from Citizens of Grand Rapids, Michigan – The 7th Michigan Cavalry was part of The Michigan Brigade of Volunteers, who fought in …

Confederate 5th Florida Infantry Battle Flag

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/confederate-5th-florida-infantry-battle-flag 31st Jul 2021 - The 5th Florida Volunteer Infantry was formed in 1862 to fight with The Confederate Army during The American Civil War. Part of Perry's Brigade, The 5 …

Union 9th Massachusetts Infantry

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/union-9th-massachusetts-infantry 31st Jul 2021 - Formed in 1861, The 9th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment or ''Fighting Ninth'' as they were known, was recruited from mostly Irish Volunteers to The Un …