By Terry Wise
Breech-loading rifles, machine-guns, railroads and the telegraph all contributed to make the yank Civil struggle the 1st sleek battle. The Airfix journal advisor 24: American Civil warfare Wargaming outlines the enterprise, guns, apparatus and services of the Federal and accomplice armies, then indicates how you can building up miniature regiments and recreate the battles at the tabletop, utilizing the taking part in ideas supplied.
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13 As one after another of the Confederacy’s food-growing regions fell to the Northern invaders, the upper valley was increasingly called on to help feed the rest of the rebel population. Army impressment agents scoured the region, taking what they needed from the farmers and paying them in Confederate money at government-set prices far below market value. 14 These levies created agricultural scarcity in Rockbridge County, which had never known it before the war. The skyrocketing food prices that resulted brought great distress, especially among the county’s poorest families.
Still, they would remember this as a good time in their lives. The question was how long this happy interlude was going to last. Reports of a possible Yankee advance against Mobile had reached Clarke County in December 1864. One of the few major cities of the Confederacy still unconquered, Mobile was defended by 10,000 Southern troops, 300 cannons, and ﬁve gunboats. But no one knew how big a force the North might throw against the city. 26 Lou Hughes probably knew that Woolsey and Brooks had a contingency plan for such an emergency.
Furthermore, during her ﬂight from Winchester in 1863 she had sold her good jewelry and most of her ﬁne clothes. 9 From that point on, the family had been heavily dependent on Angus’s salary. As a Confederate colonel, he made $210 per month. During the halfyear that he was posted in Lexington he was also entitled to a “commutation of quarters” allowance of $175 per month because he made his office in his home. The allowance had dried up when he was captured in June 1864, but Cornelia had continued to receive his monthly pay while he was a prisoner of war.