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Connecting the Three Wars

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Looking at the Evolution of Tactics and Technology from 1776-1865

The Revolutionary War, War of 1812, and Civil War are each important enough to study in isolation from each other, but there is also value in looking at the broad trends across all three. Examining these wars in continuity with each other gives us a sense of both their similarities, as well as just how drastically new technologies and tactics affected the nature of the actual fighting.