Civil War Essays & Term Papers

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Introduction Kentucky was one of the \"border states\" in the Civil War, both geographically and politically. It was situated on the dividing line between the northern and southern regions of the United States. And it was one of only a few slave states that opted to stay in the Union. Though the Commonwealth was officially neutral, its citizens were deeply divided over the issues that caused the Civil War, and over the war itself -- a division symbolized by the fact that both Civil War presiden

Introduction Ulysses Simpson Grant was victorious war leader in the American civil war and later served for two terms as the President of the United States of America. He enjoyed much of popularity in the American public life on account of his bold performance in the battlefield and earning victory for the federal forces in the Civil War. During the course of the war, with the display of his extraordinary military knowledge and talent, he commanded the federal forces receiving frequent promotio