Battlefields of the Civil War Map & Timeline http://storymaps.esri.com/stories/civilwar/

Battlefields of the Civil War Map & Timeline http://storymaps.esri.com/stories/civilwar/

James Longstreet - Confederate general of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia.  Biographer and historian Jeffry D. Wert wrote that "Longstreet ... was the finest corps commander in the Army of Northern Virginia; in fact, he was arguably the best corps commander in the conflict on either side."

James Longstreet - Confederate general of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia. Biographer and historian Jeffry D. Wert wrote that "Longstreet ... was the finest corps commander in the Army of Northern Virginia; in fact, he was arguably the best corps commander in the conflict on either side."

When the Civil War began,Isham Warren Garrott formed the 20th Alabama Infantry Regiment, serving as its colonel.  Garrott took part in the Battle of Port Gibson and the Battle of Champion's Hill.   this was their battle flag

When the Civil War began,Isham Warren Garrott formed the 20th Alabama Infantry Regiment, serving as its colonel. Garrott took part in the Battle of Port Gibson and the Battle of Champion's Hill. this was their battle flag

Flag of Company A., "Blount Guards", 23rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry.  Collection of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

Flag of Company A., "Blount Guards", 23rd Regiment, Mississippi Infantry. Collection of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.

Part 1: This Confederate battle flag is associated with the death of Lt. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. The flag was carried by the 18th Regiment North Carolina Troops, which was responsible for the accidental shooting of the Confederate general at Chancellorsville, Va., on May 2, 1863. That fateful May 2 evening, the 18th North Carolina was in a line of battle ready to attack retreating Union troops. Jackson and his staff rode out in front of the Confederate line on reconnaissance.

Part 1: This Confederate battle flag is associated with the death of Lt. Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson. The flag was carried by the 18th Regiment North Carolina Troops, which was responsible for the accidental shooting of the Confederate general at Chancellorsville, Va., on May 2, 1863. That fateful May 2 evening, the 18th North Carolina was in a line of battle ready to attack retreating Union troops. Jackson and his staff rode out in front of the Confederate line on reconnaissance.

How was Germany divided before the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th, 1989? #BerlinWall #GDR #onthisday #history

How was Germany divided before the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th, 1989? #BerlinWall #GDR #onthisday #history

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