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  • The Bravest of the Brave

    The Bravest of the Brave

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469614854

    Born in Lincolnton, North Carolina, in 1837, Stephen Dodson Ramseur rose meteorically through the military ranks. Graduating from West Point in 1860, he joined the Confederate army as a captain. By the time of his death near the end of the war at th…

  • Belligerent Muse

    Belligerent Muse
    av Stephen Cushman, Gary W. Gallagher, Stephen Cushman

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469618777

    War destroys, but it is also inspires, stimulates, and creates. It is, in this way, a muse, and a powerful one at that. The American Civil War was a particularly prolific muse - unleashing with its violent realities a torrent of language, from soldi…

  • Belligerent Muse

    Belligerent Muse
    av Stephen Cushman

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633398

    War destroys, but it also inspires, stimulates, and creates. It is, in this way, a muse, and a powerful one at that. The American Civil War was a particularly prolific muse--unleashing with its violent realities a torrent of language, from soldiers'…

  • Practical Liberators

    Practical Liberators
    av Kristopher A. Teters

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469638867

    During the first fifteen months of the Civil War, the policies and attitudes of Union officers toward emancipation in the western theater were, at best, inconsistent and fraught with internal strains. But after Congress passed the Second Confiscatio…

  • Lincoln's Autocrat

    Lincoln's Autocrat
    av William Marvel

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469636153

    Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869), one of the nineteenth century's most impressive legal and political minds, wielded enormous influence and power as Lincoln's Secretary of War during most of the Civil War and under Johnson during the early years of Reco…

  • Lincoln's Autocrat

    Lincoln's Autocrat
    av William Marvel

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469622491

    Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869), one of the nineteenth century's most impressive legal and political minds, wielded enormous influence and power as Lincoln's Secretary of War during most of the Civil War and under Johnson during the early years of Reco…

  • Germans in the Civil War

    Germans in the Civil War

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807830444

    German Americans were one of the largest immigrant groups in the Civil War era, and they comprised nearly 10 percent of all Union troops. Yet little attention has been paid to their daily lives - both on the battlefield and on the home front - durin…

  • Andersonville

    Andersonville

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807866153

    Between February 1864 and April 1865, 41,000 Union prisoners of war were taken to the stockade at Anderson Station, Georgia, where nearly 13,000 of them died. Most contemporary accounts placed the blame for the tragedy squarely on the shoulders of t…

  • The F Street Mess

    The F Street Mess
    av Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469635521

    Pushing back against the idea that the Slave Power conspiracy was merely an ideological construction, Alice Elizabeth Malavasic argues that some southern politicians in the 1850s did indeed hold an inordinate amount of power in the antebellum Congre…

  • The F Street Mess

    The F Street Mess
    av Alice Elizabeth Malavasic

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469636474

    Pushing back against the idea that the Slave Power conspiracy was merely an ideological construction, Alice Elizabeth Malavasic argues that some southern politicians in the 1850s did indeed hold an inordinate amount of power in the antebellum Congre…

  • The Darkest Days of the War

    The Darkest Days of the War
    av Peter Cozzens

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807857830

    During the late summer of 1862, Confederate forces attempted a three-pronged strategic advance into the North. The outcome of this offensive - the only coordinated Confederate attempt to carry the conflict to the enemy - was disastrous. The results…

  • The Yankee Plague

    The Yankee Plague
    av Lorien Foote

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469652054

    During the winter of 1864, more than 3,000 Federal prisoners of war escaped from Confederate prison camps into South Carolina and North Carolina, often with the aid of local slaves. Their flight created, in the words of contemporary observers, a ""Y…

  • The Yankee Plague

    The Yankee Plague
    av Lorien Foote

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469630557

    During the winter of 1864, more than 3,000 Federal prisoners of warescaped from Confederate prison camps into South Carolina and NorthCarolina, often with the aid of local slaves. Their flight created, in the wordsof contemporary observers, a "Yanke…

  • Apostle of Union

    Apostle of Union
    av Matthew Mason

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469628608

    Known today as "the other speaker at Gettysburg," Edward Everett had adistinguished and illustrative career at every level of American politics fromthe 1820s through the Civil War. In this new biography, Matthew Masonargues that Everett's extraordin…

  • Fields of Blood

    Fields of Blood

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807866023

    This title presents a detailed examination of the battle's tactical and strategic elements. On Sunday, December 7, 1862, two armies collided at an obscure Arkansas hamlet named Prairie Grove in a desperate battle that effectively ended Confederate o…

  • The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture

    The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807855720

    The Civil War retains a powerful hold on the American imagination, with each generation since 1865 reassessing its meaning and importance in American life. This volume collects twelve essays by leading Civil War scholars who demonstrate how the mean…

  • Kennesaw Mountain

    Kennesaw Mountain
    av Earl J. Hess

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469602110

    Kennesaw Mountain: Sherman, Johnston, and the Atlanta Campaign

  • Kennesaw Mountain

    Kennesaw Mountain
    av Earl J. Hess

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469629889

    While fighting his way toward Atlanta, William T. Sherman encountered his biggest roadblock at Kennesaw Mountain, where Joseph E. Johnston's Army of Tennessee held a heavily fortified position. The opposing armies confronted each other from June 19…

  • Calculating the Value of the Union

    Calculating the Value of the Union
    av James L. Huston

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469629100

    While slavery is often at the heart of debates over the causes of the Civil War, historians are not agreed on precisely what aspect of slavery - with its various social, economic, political, cultural, and moral ramifications - gave rise to the secti…

  • A Savage Conflict

    A Savage Conflict
    av Daniel E. Sutherland

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469606880

    While the Civil War is famous for epic battles involving massive armies engaged in conventional warfare, A Savage Conflict is the first work to treat guerrilla warfare as critical to understanding the course and outcome of the Civil War. Daniel Suth…

  • Braxton Bragg

    Braxton Bragg
    av Earl J. Hess

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469628752

    As a leading Confederate general, Braxton Bragg (1817-76) earned areputation for incompetence, for wantonly shooting his own soldiers, andfor losing battles. This public image established him not only as a scapegoatfor the South's military failures…

  • Learning from the Wounded

    Learning from the Wounded
    av Shauna Devine

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633374

    Nearly two-thirds of the Civil War's approximately 750,000 fatalities were caused by disease--a staggering fact for which the American medical profession was profoundly unprepared. In the years before the war, training for physicians in the United S…

  • Through the Heart of Dixie

    Through the Heart of Dixie
    av Anne Sarah Rubin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633404

    Sherman's March, cutting a path through Georgia and the Carolinas, is among the most symbolically potent events of the Civil War. In Through the Heart of Dixie, Anne Sarah Rubin uncovers and unpacks stories and myths about the March from a wide vari…

  • Through the Heart of Dixie

    Through the Heart of Dixie
    av Anne Sarah Rubin

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469617770

    Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory

  • Fighting for Atlanta

    Fighting for Atlanta
    av Earl J. Hess

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469643427

    As William T. Sherman's Union troops began their campaign for Atlanta in the spring of 1864, they encountered Confederate forces employing field fortifications located to take advantage of rugged terrain. While the Confederates consistently acted on…

  • Sherman's Civil War

    Sherman's Civil War

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469615141

    The first major modern edition of the wartime correspondence of General William T. Sherman, this volume features more than 400 letters written between the election of Abraham Lincoln in 1860 and the day Sherman bade farewell to his troops in 1865. T…

  • Reluctant Rebels

    Reluctant Rebels
    av Kenneth W. Noe

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469626567

    After the feverish mobilization of secession had faded, why did Southern men join the Confederate army? Kenneth Noe examines the motives and subsequent performance of ""later enlisters."" He offers a nuanced view of men who have often been cast as l…

  • Reluctant Rebels

    Reluctant Rebels
    av Kenneth W. Noe

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807879108

    After the feverish mobilization of secession had faded, why did Southern men join the Confederate army? Kenneth Noe examines the motives and subsequent performance of "later enlisters." He offers a nuanced view of men who have often been cast as les…

  • Bonds of Union

    Bonds of Union
    av Bridgette D. Ford

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469626222

    This vivid history of the Civil War era reveals how unexpected bonds of union forged among diverse peoples in the Ohio-Kentucky borderlands furthered emancipation through a period of spiraling chaos between 1830 and 1865. Moving beyond familiar argu…

  • An Agrarian Republic

    An Agrarian Republic
    av Adam Wesley Dean

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469619910

    The familiar story of the Civil War tells of a predominately agricultural South pitted against a rapidly industrializing North. However, Adam Wesley Dean argues that the Republican Party's political ideology was fundamentally agrarian. Believing tha…

  • Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery

    Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery
    av Daniel W. Crofts

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469627311

    In this landmark book, Daniel Crofts examines a little-known episode in the most celebrated aspect of Abraham Lincoln's life: his role as the ""Great Emancipator."" Lincoln always hated slavery, but he also believed it to be legal where it already e…

  • Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!

    Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!
    av George C. Rable

    Inbunden - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807826737

    During the battle of Gettysburg, as Union troops along Cemetery Ridge rebuffed Pickett's Charge, they were heard to shout, ""Give them Fredericksburg!"" Their cries reverberated from a clash that, although fought some six months earlier, clearly loo…

  • Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!

    Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!
    av George C. Rable

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807872697

    During the battle of Gettysburg, as Union troops along Cemetery Ridge rebuffed Pickett's Charge, they were heard to shout, ""Give them Fredericksburg!"" Their cries reverberated from a clash that, although fought some six months earlier, clearly loo…

  • Border War

    Border War
    av Stanley Harrold

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807899694

    During the 1840s and 1850s, a dangerous ferment afflicted the North-South border region, pitting the slave states of Maryland, Virginia, Kentucky, and Missouri against the free states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. Aspects…

  • Agriculture and the Confederacy

    Agriculture and the Confederacy
    av R. Douglas Hurt

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469620008

    In this comprehensive history, R. Douglas Hurt traces the decline and fall of agriculture in the Confederate States of America. The backbone of the southern economy, agriculture was a source of power that southerners believed would ensure their inde…

  • A More Civil War

    A More Civil War
    av D. H. Dilbeck

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469630519

    During the Civil War, Americans confronted profound moral problemsabout how to fight in the conflict. In this innovative book, D. H. Dilbeckreveals how the Union sought to wage a just war against the Confederacy. Heshows that northerners fought acco…

  • Burying the Dead but Not the Past

    Burying the Dead but Not the Past
    av Caroline E. Janney

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807872253

    Immediately after the Civil War, white women across the South organised to retrieve the remains of Confederate soldiers. In Virginia alone, these Ladies' Memorial Associations (LMAs) relocated and reinterred the remains of more than 72,000 soldiers.…

  • The Won Cause

    The Won Cause
    av Barbara A. Gannon

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807834527

    In the years after the Civil War, black and white Union soldiers who survived the horrific struggle joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)--the Union army's largest veterans' organization. In this thoroughly researched and groundbreaking study,…

  • Confederate Minds

    Confederate Minds
    av Michael T. Bernath

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469607283

    During the Civil War, some Confederates sought to prove the distinctiveness of the southern people and to legitimate their desire for a separate national existence through the creation of a uniquely southern literature and culture. Michael Bernath f…

  • Private Confederacies

    Private Confederacies
    av James J. Broomall

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469649757

    How did the Civil War, emancipation, and Reconstruction shape the masculinity of white Confederate veterans? As James J. Broomall shows, the crisis of the war forced a reconfiguration of the emotional worlds of the men who took up arms for the South…

  • Private Confederacies

    Private Confederacies
    av James J. Broomall

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469651989

    How did the Civil War, emancipation, and Reconstruction shape the masculinity of white Confederate veterans? As James J. Broomall shows, the crisis of the war forced a reconfiguration of the emotional worlds of the men who took up arms for the South…

  • Creating a Confederate Kentucky

    Creating a Confederate Kentucky
    av Anne E. Marshall

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469609836

    Historian E. Merton Coulter famously said that Kentucky ""waited until after the war was over to secede from the Union."" In this fresh study, Anne E. Marshall traces the development of a Confederate identity in Kentucky between 1865 and 1925 that b…

  • Chancellorsville

    Chancellorsville

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807859704

    This book tells about the Confederate victory and its cost. Chancellorsville was a remarkable victory for Robert E. Lee's troops, a fact that had significant psychological importance for both sides, which had met recently at Fredericksburg and would…

  • American Civil Wars

    American Civil Wars

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469631097

    American Civil Wars takes readers beyond the battlefields and sectional divides of the U.S. Civil War to view the conflict from outside the national arena of the United States. Contributors position the American conflict squarely in the context of a…

  • American Civil Wars

    American Civil Wars

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469631080

    American Civil Wars takes readers beyond the battlefields and sectional divides of the U.S. Civil War to view the conflict from outside the national arena of the United States. Contributors position the American conflict squarely in the context of a…

  • A Union Indivisible

    A Union Indivisible
    av Michael D. Robinson

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633787

    Many accounts of the secession crisis overlook the sharp political conflict that took place in the Border South states of Delaware, Kentucky, Maryland, and Missouri. Michael D. Robinson expands the scope of this crisis to show how the fate of the Bo…

  • Fields of Blood

    Fields of Blood
    av William L. Shea

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469609898

    William Shea offers a gripping narrative of the events surrounding Prairie Grove, Arkansas, one of the great unsung battles of the Civil War that effectively ended Confederate offensive operations west of the Mississippi River. Shea provides a color…

  • Bentonville

    Bentonville
    av Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807857847

    Nathaniel Hughes offers a full-length tactical study of the battle of Bentonville, the only major Civil War battle fought in North Carolina and the Confederacy's last attempt to stop the devastating march of Sherman's army north through the Carolina…

  • The Romance of Reunion

    The Romance of Reunion
    av Nina Silber

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807846858

    The reconciliation of North and South following the Civil War depended as much on cultural imagination as on the politics of Reconstruction. Drawing on a wide range of sources, Nina Silber documents the transformation from hostile sectionalism to se…

  • The Heart of Confederate Appalachia

    The Heart of Confederate Appalachia
    av Gordon B. McKinney

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807855034

    In the mountains of western North Carolina, the Civil War was fought on different terms than those found throughout most of the South. Though relatively minor strategically, incursions by both Confederate and Union troops disrupted life and threaten…

  • Lee's Tar Heels

    Lee's Tar Heels
    av Earl J. Hess

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469627229

    The Pettigrew-Kirkland-MacRae Brigade was one of North Carolina's best-known and most successful units during the Civil War. Formed in 1862, the brigade spent nearly a year protecting supply lines before being thrust into its first major combat at G…

  • France and the American Civil War

    France and the American Civil War
    av Steve Sainlaude

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469649948

    France's involvement in the American Civil War was critical to its unfolding, but the details of the European power's role remain little understood. Here, Steve Sainlaude offers the first comprehensive history of French diplomatic engagement with th…

  • Plain Folk's Fight

    Plain Folk's Fight
    av Mark V. Wetherington

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469615202

    In an examination of the effects of the Civil War on the rural Southern home front, Mark V. Wetherington looks closely at the experiences of white ""plain folk""--mostly yeoman farmers and craftspeople--in the wiregrass region of southern Georgia be…

  • Cities of the Dead

    Cities of the Dead
    av William Alan Blair

    Inbunden - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807828960

    Exploring the history of Civil War commemorations from both sides of the color line, William Blair places the development of memorial holidays, Emancipation Day celebrations, and other remembrances in the context of Reconstruction politics and race…

  • A Campaign of Giants-The Battle for Petersburg

    A Campaign of Giants-The Battle for Petersburg
    av A. Wilson Greene

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469638577

    Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War's longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in their struggle for Petersburg, the key to the Conf…

  • Andersonville

    Andersonville
    av William Marvel

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807857816

    Between February 1864 and April 1865, 41,000 Union prisoners of war were taken to the stockade at Anderson Station, Georgia, where nearly 13,000 of them died. Most contemporary accounts placed the blame for the tragedy squarely on the shoulders of t…

  • When the Yankees Came

    When the Yankees Came
    av Stephen V. Ash

    Häftad - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807847954

    Southerners whose communities were invaded by the Union army during the Civil War endured a profoundly painful ordeal. For most, the coming of the Yankees was a nightmare become real; for some, it was the answer to a prayer. But for all, the author…

  • Lee's Last Retreat

    Lee's Last Retreat
    av William Marvel

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807857038

    Few events in Civil War history have generated such deliberate myth-making as the retreat that ended at Appomattox. William Marvel shows that during the final week of the war in Virginia, Lee's troops were more numerous yet far less faithful to thei…

  • The Stormy Present

    The Stormy Present
    av Adam I. P. Smith

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469633893

    In this engaging and nuanced political history of Northern communities in the Civil War era, Adam I. P. Smith offers a new interpretation of the familiar story of the path to war and ultimate victory. Smith looks beyond the political divisions betwe…

  • The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta

    The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta
    av Earl J. Hess

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469622415

    Fought on July 28, 1864, the Battle of Ezra Church was a dramatic engagement during the Civil War's Atlanta Campaign. Confederate forces under John Bell Hood desperately fought to stop William T. Sherman's advancing armies as they tried to cut the l…

  • The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta

    The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta
    av Earl J. Hess

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781469642260

    Fought on July 28, 1864, the Battle of Ezra Church was a dramatic engagement during the Civil War's Atlanta Campaign. Confederate forces under John Bell Hood desperately fought to stop William T. Sherman's advancing armies as they tried to cut the l…