U.S. Civil War - Surprising Soldiers - Extra History

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Historians have been learning that the US civil war armies were a lot more diverse than previously accounted for--partly because many soldiers who hailed from other countries and nations used adopted names. Chinese, Hawaiian, Hispanic, and Cherokee soldiers all participated on both sides of the US civil war--suffering even more conflict in some cases.
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Extra Credits
Extra Credits Il y a 3 mois
Researchers are beginning to learn that the makeup of the Union and Confederate armies in the US Civil War was a lot more nuanced and diverse than we had previously known. Here is an episode on the accounts of some of those surprising soldiers!
Remy Valenzuela
Remy Valenzuela Il y a 20 jours
Extra Credits can you do a video on the Irish volunteers
Farmmer John
Farmmer John Il y a 2 mois
could you guys do a whole series on the civil war please?
Democracy But not really
You guys should make a video about General Antonio Luna and the Philippine revolution
Herbert Miller
Herbert Miller Il y a 3 mois
3:33 Yea! You got the right Confederate flag. Not the battle flag.
ghostbos 7
ghostbos 7 Il y a 3 mois
Can you do Gettysburg
I'm bored
I'm bored Il y a 2 jours
I swear to God if this hits 666 dislikes...
Jason Houle
Jason Houle Il y a 3 jours
Ah Yee Way. Am I the only one who giggled?
Ray Yanma
Ray Yanma Il y a 8 jours
Fun fact: Stand Watie was the last Confederate general to surrender; he surrendered on June 21, 1865, over a month after the war ended.
Towarisch Partisan
Towarisch Partisan Il y a 10 jours
... Revolutions of 1848.. * shows French flagg instead of german one*
Stephen Mckeighen
Stephen Mckeighen Il y a 15 jours
2:18 Anyone else get PTSD from a certain mango farming plan?
Ungshungam Marchang
Ungshungam Marchang Il y a 16 jours
Cool new name choice....... **ah hee**
Nero that Blunt
Nero that Blunt Il y a 17 jours
7:05 Capture the flag
Eric Abalayan Jr
Eric Abalayan Jr Il y a 17 jours
Pls. Make a video about the philippine revolution against spain
Beneko '11
Beneko '11 Il y a 22 jours
Slyvanus UnionRunner
Yolo Every Day
Yolo Every Day Il y a 22 jours
Do a philippine american war
A Person
A Person Il y a 26 jours
Hey... Me and Thomas have the same birthday :D
Bearhunter 587
Bearhunter 587 Il y a 28 jours
enistoja Il y a mois
Hispanic means From Spain. You'll get many different opinions on whether Mexicans, Mexican immigrants, and other Latin American folk like the term or not. I personally do not.
Page Summer
Page Summer Il y a mois
I’m i the only one who wondered how the simease twins had sons?
OddBallPerformance Il y a mois
The same way the rest of us do. Being conjoined doesn't mean the rest of their bodies didn't work. They just had some very amazing and understanding women.
Muneeb Noman
Muneeb Noman Il y a mois
This channel is for kids
Metalshyguy 117
Metalshyguy 117 Il y a mois
Wait...... If you’re, say, Colombian , aren’t you technically American? Because you’re from the Americas? Just a thought.
William Tecumseh Sherman
Ah yes. The American Civil War. I also fought for the Union.
Tilen Stupar
Tilen Stupar Il y a mois
Did you really March through Georgia and singing this song?
TheUltanator Il y a mois
What about the Irish brigade
Christobanistan Il y a mois
8:19 Why is the slaveholder portrayed as a cute grinning fellow? I mean, there's neutrality, and there's WTF?
FALLOUT 4 Il y a mois
I loved your vids from the phillipines
The Wii U Pro Controller Defense Force
I saw T. Odinson. Thor WAS A CIVIL WAR SOLDIER
Space Pirate
Space Pirate Il y a mois
CSA could have won the Civil War if one man did his job right
Mariana Matthews
Mariana Matthews Il y a mois
At one point the Native slave trade was bigger than the African Slave trade.
David Salazar
David Salazar Il y a mois
Literally best video. Dont @ me.
Because Sports
Because Sports Il y a mois
Hey they should do more on this and talk about the battles and the tactics
Edy Lai
Edy Lai Il y a mois
Any Y'all Seen Thanos
badfoody Il y a mois
Sylvanus? Doesn't the Horde have a lot of slaves lel
Curtis Lowery
Curtis Lowery Il y a mois
300 slopes... yeah, that many died before war was declared. Look at ww2 pearl harbor. We need to do tharvwith the muslims now before its to late
AUrora12922 Absolute trash :3
F l o c k s
Harrison Ressler
Harrison Ressler Il y a mois
2:01 What does the National Park Service have anything to do with dead veterans?
Terminalsanity Il y a mois
The national park service maintains national cemeteries and arranges services for veterans at them.
F-16c Thunderbird
F-16c Thunderbird Il y a mois
Confederacy: let's do capture the flag. Union: Theres no such thing. Thomas: hold my beer
chitosan Il y a mois
According to chronicles, memoirs, and journals, most New Mexico Volunteers joined the fight not because of North vs South, because they thought they were fighting TEXAS.
Felix Crispala
Felix Crispala Il y a mois
Didn't actually think Filipinos we're in the civil war
Ben Siener
Ben Siener Il y a mois
Just an fyi, the South had black soldiers as well
Señor Hilter
Señor Hilter Il y a 2 mois
It was everyone's war
Marbella Bender
Marbella Bender Il y a 2 mois
So we aren't going to bring up the fact that the Siamese twins both made sons while being stuck to each other and married to different women?
Deadeyericky gaming
Deadeyericky gaming Il y a 2 mois
Can y’all do another video going more in depth on the confederate side of the war? There is a whole lot of material that y’all could cover that most people don’t
NefariousKoel Il y a 2 mois
The joke's on Hawaii. The US later overthrew the Hawaiian leadership and annexed them.
The Game Master
The Game Master Il y a 2 mois
When will be released the second part?
HISTORIAN D Il y a 2 mois
Lahore is in pakistan not india
folklore19 Il y a 2 mois
Born in 1845? Thomas Sylvanus was 16 when the war started then. And we probably wasn't even 21 when it ended.
Lois Il y a 2 mois
Whoa! It’s cool to see Asian Americans in the Civil War
YouTube Sins
YouTube Sins Il y a 2 mois
6:10 Why am I seeing someone run naked?
Swamp22 Il y a 2 mois
Dutch Dutch:WE NEED TO GET MONEY TO GO TO TAHITI (1899 colorised)
PARTH DAKE Il y a 2 mois
Lahore is shown in India lol... Its in Pakistan
ritwik basu
ritwik basu Il y a 2 mois
Chinaman from the Central Flowery Kingdom?? Dafuq!!
John Conner
John Conner Il y a 2 mois
though you should realize there only the medal of honor as the only award in those days
Fearless Gameing
Fearless Gameing Il y a 2 mois
Save Brithbay day, July 4
Time_For_Toast Il y a 2 mois
I'm sorry, all I can hear is you screaming: 'Diversity and equality!'
Desiree Paahana
Desiree Paahana Il y a 2 mois
Ku"e a mau a mau!
The J.A.P
The J.A.P Il y a 2 mois
Noah Johnson
Noah Johnson Il y a 2 mois
The Indian nations of Oklahoma were supposedly going to be recognized by the Confederacy and have representatives sent to the Confederate Congress. I'm not sure if this was included in the finished agreement though
Noah Johnson
Noah Johnson Il y a 2 mois
I've been to Andersonville It's quite sad to see the conditions they lived in They didn't have enough food to feed the guards, much less the prisoners The mass graves stretch for miles And the only water sources were heavily polluted I have a relative who was captured in the Cumberland Gap at the fighting there, and was sent to Andersonville, where he died of disease. The ironic thing was him and his father had left Georgia to join the Union army. The father had died of disease just before the son was captured. I wonder of him and Sylvanus met
Tim Skovbølle Holst
Tim Skovbølle Holst Il y a 2 mois
1:27 What is going on with the belt buckle?
Remmuz crimsonlynx
Remmuz crimsonlynx Il y a 2 mois
Kitty!...That is all.
cncthang Il y a 2 mois
Vidal Baca
Vidal Baca Il y a 2 mois
And can you make a video on why the civil war started
Vidal Baca
Vidal Baca Il y a 2 mois
How mean family fought against each other and is there any historical documents
Clarence Dela Cruz
Clarence Dela Cruz Il y a 2 mois
There were Filipinos in the American Civil War??
Caleb Ames
Caleb Ames Il y a 2 mois
Here’s some surprising soldiers 100 men from extreme northern Maine hiking a hundreds miles through the woods without roads to get on a train to go hundreds of more miles to join the fight
ET Hardcorgamer
ET Hardcorgamer Il y a 2 mois
I’d like to point out that a war vet from this era, that was a southerner, actually said that the south did not fight for slavery (history has means of backing this up) and that the civil war was about state rights, not slavery. He said he hated the way the slaves were treated and that his family was even working on getting rid of slaves entirely among some others, and that the average soldier simply joined the south not knowing the full extent and the whole truth as to what was really happening
Confederate Wolf Gaming
Thank you extra history!
helios396 Il y a 2 mois
Stories of the real human, the people behind the events, this is why Iove this channel.
Darrel Jones
Darrel Jones Il y a 2 mois
I like how this account uses monograms to identify individuals, like the "G" and "L" on Grant and Lee respectively.
Tyler Clark
Tyler Clark Il y a 2 mois
We need a series on the fall of the Soviet Union. You have all kinds of political chicanery (including that on the part of Americans), a war (Afghanistan) and a coup attempt. Also I need to see a cartoon version of Gorbachev.
Orwell Il y a 3 mois
4:21 Me: ya Colorado.
Asian Identatarian
Asian Identatarian Il y a 3 mois
They didn’t use flintlocks, they used percussion caps. But that’s a small detail. Good video!
Kevin Kraft
Kevin Kraft Il y a 3 mois
Excuse me, but Kevin is an Irish name.
Space Eaters
Space Eaters Il y a 3 mois
Hi ops
Maverick L.
Maverick L. Il y a 3 mois
The Seneca chief,"uhh... b*tch we're all Americans"
Josh L
Josh L Il y a 3 mois
3:10 a son!!!! wonder how that happened?
Frost Il y a 3 mois
T a h i t i
Peoples Republic of Kurdistan
Please do Sultan Saladin!
Matthew Hullinger
Matthew Hullinger Il y a 3 mois
6:14 uaaaaaaaaaaaaa
Cierra Anglin
Cierra Anglin Il y a 3 mois
I LOVED all the marvel references.
Cierra Anglin
Cierra Anglin Il y a 3 mois
2:04 T. Odinson.... THOR!!!?
Ben B
Ben B Il y a 3 mois
Just sayin, all you patreon folks, lets get Native American civil war during the civil war as a series.
Carter Bellard!
Carter Bellard! Il y a 3 mois
6:12 omg
Reilly Justian
Reilly Justian Il y a 3 mois
Why did the IT WAS WALPOLE
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