How many black soldiers were in the Confederacy?

Answer Although an exact number of blacks that served the Confederacy during the Civil War is not known, conservative estimates place the number at between 30,000 and 100,000. To help perpetuate the notio... Read More »

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How many states were there in the Confederate States of America?

Eleven states constituted the Confederate States of America. South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union on December 20, 1860. Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Missis... Read More »

Who were the key leaders for the Union& the Confederacy in the Battle of Shiloh?

Confederate and Union forces fought the Battle of Shiloh on April 6 and 7, 1862. The engagement is sometimes called the Battle of Pittsburgh Landing.Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and Maj. Gen. Don Car... Read More »

How many United States presidents were Irish?

Eleven U.S. Presidents are known to have Irish ancestry. The first was Andrew Jackson, whose parents were born in Ireland. After that came James K. Polk, James Buchanan, Ulysses S. Grant, William M... Read More »

How many stars were on the United States flag in 1900?

There were 45 stars on the United States Flag in 1900. This edition of the flag was made official on July 4, 1896, upon the addition of Utah. An additional star was added 12 years later, with the a... Read More »