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Standard 4.4.CE

4.4.CE Explain the effects of military strategies utilized by the Union and the Confederacy.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Social Studies

Year: 2020

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The Swamp Angel
The Swamp Angel

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Charleston Museum curator, Grahame Long, recounts the story of the war's most renowned Parrott gun and its deadly ordnance: Greek Fire.
The Pluff Mud Advantage
The Pluff Mud Advantage

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Home field advantage is key, especially in battle. College of Charleston's Dr. Scott Harris is very familiar with the muck that changed the odds in the Battle of Secessionville.
The Battle of Secessionville - Part 2
The Battle of Secessionville - Part 2

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The Confrontation Confederate forces at the Tower Battery push back against the Union's advancement toward their position. Citadel professor Dr. Kyle Sinisi guides us through the military maneuvers...
The Battle of Secessionville - Part 1
The Battle of Secessionville - Part 1

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The Challenge The Union Army decides the time is right to move into position on James Island and capture Charleston Harbor. Citadel professor Dr. Kyle Sinisi guides us through the military maneuvers...
Fort Sumter (7): Siege Of Charleston
Fort Sumter (7): Siege Of Charleston

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With Morris Island now under Union control, they construct their own battery, and attack the city of Charleston. A parrot rifle, known as the “Swamp Angel” began shelling the city. Between August 1863...