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T. Beauregard at the First Battle of Bull Run. They were former West Point classmates. ) Battle of Shiloh In early 1862, Beauregard’s lack of respect for his leaders and constant political scheming led Davis to ship the troublesome general out to the war’s western theater (the region of the South west of the Appalachian Mountains). He became second in command to General Albert Sidney Johnston (1803–1862), commander of the South’s Army of Mississippi. Soon after his arrival, Beauregard helped plan a major assault on a large Union army led by General Ulysses S.
On April 14, 1865—as people throughout the North celebrated the end of the conflict—Booth made a deranged (insane) attempt to strike one final blow for the South. C. Lincoln died the following day. Although Booth and his accomplices (partners in crime) were soon captured, the assassination sent shock waves through the country. Lincoln’s violent death made it much more difficult for the North and South to resolve their differences after the war. “Sic semper tyrannis! ]” Supports the South in the Civil War John Wilkes Booth was born in Maryland in 1838.
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