Background[ edit ] John Petrucci wrote The Astonishing's story, co-wrote the album's music, and served as its producer.
The American Civil War, —, resulted from long-standing sectional differences and questions not fully resolved when the United States Constitution was ratified inprimarily the issue of slavery and states rights.
Over the course of the Civil War weapons ranged from obsolete flintlocks to state-of-the-art repeaters. During the Civil War, women took on new roles, including running farms and plantations and spying; some disguised themselves as men and fought in battle. In the decades following the conflict, those who did not wish to upset adherents of either side simply called it The Late Unpleasantness.
It is also known as Mr. An estimated total of ,, were killed in action or died of disease. More than twice that number were wounded but survived at least long enough to muster out.
Casualties of the Civil War cannot be calculated exactly, due to missing records especially on the Southern side and the inability to determine exactly how many combatants died from wounds, drug addiction, or other war-related causes after leaving the service.
An untold number of civilians also perished, primarily from disease as entire towns became hospitals. Other actions include the Battle of MemphisCharleston Harborand Mobile Bayand the naval sieges of Vicksburg in and again in Throughout the war, the Union had a decided advantage in both numbers and quality of naval vessels.
On April 12 the Confederates opened fire with cannon. On April 15, Lincoln called for 75, volunteers to put down the Southern rebellion, a move that prompted Virginia, Tennessee, Arkansas and North Carolina to reverse themselves and vote in favor of secession.
Most of the western section of Virginia rejected the secession vote and broke away, ultimately forming a new, Union-loyal state, West Virginia. Many graduates of the U.
Neither side expected a war of long duration. Volunteers were asked to serve for 90 days. Southerners thought Northerners too weak and cowardly to fight. Northerners thought a dependence upon slave labor had rendered Southerners too weak both physically and morally to present a serious battlefield threat.
Both sides were due for a rude awakening. To prevent a Northern victory, the South would have to defend that same large area, but with a smaller population and less industry than the North could ultimately bring to bear.
A short war would favor the South, a long one the North.
The Western Theater began west of the Alleghenies West Virginia excepted and continued to the Mississippi River, but it also included the interior of the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. Events farther west are considered to have occurred in the Trans-Mississippi Theater and the Far West.
Lasting less than half an hour, the affair would barely qualify as a skirmish later in the war, but the Union victory there and subsequent ones in the region elevated the reputation of Major General George B.
McClellan, commander of the Department of the Ohio. The first real battle took place July 21,on the hills around Bull Run creek outside Manassas, Virginia, a railroad junction some 30 miles south of the Northern capital at Washington City Washington, D.
During the war, the North named battles for the nearest body of water, and the South used the name of the nearest town.Watch video · Guarantee the perfect movie night with tickets from Fandango. Find theater showtimes, watch trailers, read reviews and buy movie tickets in advance. Movie theaters near me.
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