american civil war

American Civil War Begins 1861 – Dale’s Daily Data
Today marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the bloodiest four years in American history.  When the American Civil War ended with the Confederate surrender at Appomattox courthouse in 1865, a combined 620,000 Americans had been killed.  It’s hard to believe but that number is nearly as many Am…
Civil War Greybeards – Dale’s Daily Data
Some laughed when they showed up.  Some thought it was a joke.  And during the Civil War many regular Union troops thought they’d be a hinderance more than a help.  
They were the soldiers of the 37th Infantry of the United States Army.    They were formed during the Civil War, mainly as a recruiting…