Paper: A Report of Battles of the Civil War

the Unions 23 states with 23 million people. Both sides kept bringing people to add to there army. Eventually 1.5 million men signed up for the Union and a little less then 1 million signed up for the Confederates. Both sides had problems with supplies such as food, ammunition, etc. For one week you would get meat, a hard biscuit, coffee, salt, and sugar. They were prepared by solder that was appointed as the cook or sometimes by the soldiers themselves. 3D Lincoln Bull Run started when McDowell attacked the confederates. The confederates were pushed back to a ridge and continued to retreat. General Thomas J. Jackson and his troops stayed. A soldier then saw Jacksons heroic stand and shouted to his own men: There stands Jackson like a stone wall! Rally behind the Virginians!1 At that moment the confederates were able to push back the Union soldiers and made them retreat. The Union had troubles and horrible loses. Searching for leaders they found General Ulysses S. Grant. Grant had a good combat record in fighting the Mexican War. Grant was a good commander and his troops were very loyal. Grant was also polite and never swore. Grant Shilo Grants army on April 5 camped out infront Shilo Church. Not expecting anything they had no scouts. or defences out. The next morning confederates attached. The Yankees were surprised. Some yankees were able to reatreat the rebles countinued to press forward. The rebles General Johnston was shot during this battle and ended up dying which was horrible for the rebles. So Beauregard took command, after a day Beauregard had to reatreat and they had lost. Merrmac Vs Monitor The war was also fought on the sea. An ironclad called the Merrimac(confederate) had a famous battle with the Monitor(union). Both ships were powered by steam and were the best iornclads out. After 4 hours of them fighting it was called a draw because neither ship could hurt the other ship. Eventually in the war both ships were destroyed....