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CSPAN
Mar 15, 2015 5:55am EDT
historian george washington williams, the baptist editor william j simmons, who was a journalistic mentor to the antilynching crusade or idle wells, and they included these regimens a man, george edmonson, the descendent of the hemmings family for monticello. a fascinating story here in these regimens. for all of these soldiers, regardless of background, their presence on the battlefield was itself the culmination of a long struggle. the struggle dramatized in the movie "glory." we know the federal army had initially turned away black volunteers, races ran very deep in the north area north of authorities claim that african american men did not possess the attributes of patriotism encourage and turned them away. black troops have kept faith that the war was there golden moment. and when regiments finally got their chance to fight, they prove their mettle. the regiments at appomattox had seen considerable action. the eighth u.s. ct for example survived a bloody initiation and the combat in florida of february, 1864. they joined in the grinding warfare of the overland campaign in virginia, and
CSPAN
Apr 9, 2015 4:29am EDT
the cumberland under general george h. thomas crushed tennessee the confederate second largest field army and one week later general sherman completes his march from atlanta to the sea by presented the city of savannah georgia to president abraham lincoln as a christmas gift. now sherman is looking ahead to his next campaign. he's going to make a march through the carolinas, moving his army group northward to richmond, virginia. there he will join forces with general grant and together they will crush lee's army and bring the war to a victorious conclusion. sherman plans to launch his campaign in january of 1865 but torrential winter rains prevent that from happening. so he is forced to delay his campaign for the following month. in the meantime, general grant decides to launch a second expedition to capture fort fisher and in to close wilmington, north carolina the last sea port in the confederacy and in effect close the lifeline of the confederacy as it is called. now the first expedition went badly. general benjamin f. butler launched that expedition with rear admiral david d. por
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