Help support TMP


"Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877" Topic


7 Posts

All members in good standing are free to post here. Opinions expressed here are solely those of the posters, and have not been cleared with nor are they endorsed by The Miniatures Page.

For more information, see the TMP FAQ.


Back to the ACW Discussion Message Board


Areas of Interest

American Civil War

Featured Hobby News Article


Featured Ruleset


Featured Workbench Article

Building Langton's 1/1200 Scale U.S.S. Cumberland

David Conyers of Aire Brush Painting Service tells how he builds and paints 1/1200 scale ACW ship.


Featured Profile Article

ACW With a Twist at Gen Con 2008

This campaign game, begin in 2007, marches on at Gen Con!


Current Poll


148 hits since 29 Jul 2020
©1994-2020 Bill Armintrout
Comments or corrections?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP29 Jul 2020 9:07 p.m. PST

"In 1877, soon after retiring as president of the United States, Ulysses S. Grant, embarked with his wife on a two-year tour of the world. At almost every location, he was greeted as a hero. In England, the son of the Duke of Wellington, whose father had vanquished Napoleon, greeted Grant as a military genius, the primary architect of Union victory in the American Civil War. Parading English workers hailed him as the man whose military prowess had saved the world's leading experiment in democratic government and as a Hero of Freedom who had helped secure the emancipation of America's four million slaves. Otto von Bismarck, the Chancellor of Germany, welcomed Grant as a nation builder, who had accomplished on the battlefield something—national unity—that Bismarck was attempting to create for his own people.

As the reaction to Grant's tour demonstrates, contemporaries recognized the Civil War as an event of international significance. The various meanings imparted to it offer a useful way of outlining why the Civil War was so pivotal in our own history. The war changed the nature of warfare, gave rise to today's American nation-state, and destroyed a slave society unprecedented in the modern world. In its aftermath, during the era of Reconstruction, Americans struggled to come to terms with these dramatic changes and, temporarily, established biracial democratic government on the ashes of slavery…"
Main page
link

Amicalement
Armand

138SquadronRAF Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2020 8:37 a.m. PST

The South was "Reconstructed"? Who knew?

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP30 Jul 2020 12:12 p.m. PST

Cousin!… (smile)


Amicalement
Armand

lkmjbc331 Jul 2020 10:46 a.m. PST

Not me… completely non-reconstructed…

The only good Yankee is a dead Yankee!

Joe Collins

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2020 12:51 p.m. PST

Glup!….

Amicalement
Armand

lkmjbc331 Jul 2020 5:53 p.m. PST

Armand:

In my club…
I am known as a damned border stater…
I'm from Tennessee… They are from South Carolina…
Hardcore!

Joe Collins

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP31 Jul 2020 8:57 p.m. PST

(smile)

Amicalement
Armand

Sorry - only verified members can post on the forums.