civil war

  1. thezerech

    AHC: Maintain the relevence of "Marching Clubs" in U.S politics until 1900

    For those who don't know, marching clubs like the Wide Awakes were paramilitary Lincolnites dressed in black capes and with military caps. Who protected Republican rallies and ran military drills and drills in antebellum America before the 1860 election. The parallels to the Blackshirt...
  2. AHC: Create as much chaos as possible in Europe after WW1

    I want to create a timeline, in which the years after "The Great War" where followed by the"European Civil War" or a "Decade of Chaos". Before testing the plausibility of my own ideas, I want to talk about several problems and ideas of the general concept and gain new ideas and important...
  3. Civil War Delayed a year or 2

    During the civil war, there was a presidential election. Lincoln managed to win due to, at least in part, the fact that Sherman had taken Atlanta, and other victories showing that the end was relatively near. What if tensions had simmered for a year or 2, and then the civil war had broken out...
  4. Gigapump

    Special Order 191- Under Better Supervision? A World Without Sharpsburg

    As you all probably know, special orders 191 was Robert E. Lee's set of commands right before Antietam that were intercepted by Union cavalry and brought to McClellan, who, armed with the enemies positions, attacked Lee at Boonsboro Gap, and Sharpsburg. What would have happened if the orders had...
  5. Jaguars4life

    WI:Earlier Lincoln assassination

    http://www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2013/10/lincoln-almost-assassinated-second-time/ A lot of people don't know about this. What would the effects be if this happened? How does this effect the civil war? How is a Hannibal Hamlin presidency?
  6. DBAHC/WI: McClellan loses in 1864

    Historians tend to look at McClellan's ascension to the presidency as foreordained; after swiftly taking the rebel capital, crushing of the rebellion, and restoring of the slaveholding states to their places in the Union without any kind of revolution, he was a national hero. With explosive...
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