American Civil War

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

Confederate 6th Mississippi Infantry Regiment

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/confederate-6th-mississippi-infantry-regiment 31st Jul 2021 - Raised in Jackson, Mississippi in 1861 – The 6th Mississippi Regiment consisted of (6) Companies equaling roughly 650 Officers and Men. They wer …

Tredegar Iron Works

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/tredegar-iron-works 31st Jul 2021 - Located near Richmond, Virginia (US) – The Tredegar Iron Foundry (also called Works), was the primary supplier of War material (Cannon. Rifles e …

''Galvanized'' Yankees

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/galvanized-yankees 31st Jul 2021 - The term ''Galvanized Yankees'' was a somewhat derogatory term applied to former Confederate Soldiers, captured and imprisoned by Union Forces. While …

The Flag of The ''Territory of Scott''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/the-flag-of-the-territory-of-scott 31st Jul 2021 - Not all Southerner's were supporters of The Confederacy. These ''Southern Unionists'', while few and far between, these ''Union Loyalists'' found a va …

Confederate 1st Missouri Cavalry Flag

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/confederate-1st-missouri-cavalry-flag 31st Jul 2021 - Missouri was a ''divided'' State within The United States at the start of The Civil War of 1861-1865. While many voted to remain in The Union, just as …

Confederate Missouri Guard Flag

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/confederate-missouri-guard-flag 31st Jul 2021 - The State of Missouri was deeply divided by The American Civil War of 1861. A truce was enacted in 1861, by which those who supported The Union were p …

Confederate 31st Alabama Infantry Flag

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/confederate-31st-alabama-infantry-flag 31st Jul 2021 - The 31st Alabama Infantry Regiment was formed in 1862 to support The Confederate states of America (of which Alabama was a Member). The Regiment consi …

Confederate 17th Mississippi Infantry

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/confederate-17th-mississippi-infantry 31st Jul 2021 - Formed in 1861 in Corinth, Mississippi – The 17th Infantry Regiment was raised in support of The Confederate states of American, during The Civi …

Confederate Ft. Semmes Flag

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/confederate-ft-semmes-flag 31st Jul 2021 - Ft. Semmes was a small earthen defensive position, erected by The Confederacy (during The Civil War), off The Coast of Texas (Corpus Christi). Garriso …

Cathay Williams

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/cathay-williams 31st Jul 2021 - There have been many examples throughout History of Women who went to War quite literally – dressed as Men. Prior to the 20th Century, Women wer …

CSS ''Spray''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/css-spray 31st Jul 2021 - Built in 1850, The ''Sray'' was a Steam, Paddle-Wheeled Tugboat, built in The American state of Indiana for a Florida Cotton Exporter. It was used to …

CSS ''Pioneer''

https://www.stronghold-nation.com/history/ref/css-pioneer 31st Jul 2021 - Designed by Horace Hunley (Father of the famed Confederate submersible ''Hunley''), The ''Pioneer'' is considered an early prototype of that Vessel. F …