On Dec. 17, 1862, as the Civil War entered its second winter, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant issued the most notorious anti-Jewish official order in American history: “The Jews, as a class violating every regulation of trade established by the Treasury Department and also department orders, are hereby expelled from the department within twenty-four hours from the receipt of this order.
by Edward Cunningham From the publisher:The bloody and decisive two-day battle of Shiloh (April 6-7, 1862) changed the entire course of the American Civil War. The stunning Northern victory thrust Union commander Ulysses S. Grant in... Read Post
April 6-7, 1862 - Union and Confederate troops clash at the Battle of Shiloh. Pushing deep into Tennessee, Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant encamped near Pittsburg Landing to await the arrival of Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell's Army of the O... Read Post