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  • Marching with Sherman

    Marching with Sherman

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807143780

    Marching with Sherman: Through Georgia and the Carolinas with the 154th New York presents an innovative and provocative study of the most notorious campaigns of the Civil War -- Union General William Tecumseh Sherman's devastating 1864 ""March to th…

  • Undaunted Radical

    Undaunted Radical

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807135938

    A leading proponent of racial equality in the United States during the second half of the nineteenth century, Albion W. Tourgee (1838-1905) served as the most articulate spokesman of the radical wing of the Republican party, and he continued to advo…

  • The Battlefield and Beyond

    The Battlefield and Beyond

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807143551

    In The Battlefield and Beyond leading Civil War historians explore a tragic part of our nation's history though the lenses of race, gender, leadership, politics, and memory. The essays in this strong collection shed new light on the defining issues…

  • Patrick Henry Jones

    Patrick Henry Jones

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807159668

    Patrick Henry Jones's obituary vowed that ""his memory shall not fade among men."" Yet in little more than a century, history has largely forgotten Jones's considerable accomplishments in the Civil War and the Gilded Age that followed. In this maste…

  • Granbury's Texas Brigade

    Granbury's Texas Brigade

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807143476

    John R. Lundberg's compelling new military history chronicles the evolution of Granbury's Texas Brigade, perhaps the most distinguished combat unit in the Confederate Army of Tennessee. Named for its commanding officer, Brigadier General Hiram B. Gr…

  • Liberty and Slavery

    Liberty and Slavery

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807171677

    In Liberty and Slavery, Niels Eichhorn examines the language of slavery, which he considers central to revolutionary struggles, especially those waged in Europe in the nineteenth century. Eichhorn begins in 1830 with separatist movements in Greece,…

  • Railroads in the Civil War

    Railroads in the Civil War

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807130155

    By the time of the Civil War, the railroads had advanced to allow the movement of large numbers of troops even though railways had not yet matured into a truly integrated transportation system. Gaps between lines, incompatible track gauges, and othe…

  • Loyalty and Loss

    Loyalty and Loss

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807130223

    Though slavery was widespread and antislavery sentiment rare in Alabama, there emerged a small loyalist population, mostly in the northern counties, that persisted in the face of overwhelming odds against their cause. Margaret M. Storey's welcome st…

  • A Broken Regiment

    A Broken Regiment

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807169247

    The product of over a decade of research, Lesley J. Gordon's A Broken Regiment recounts the tragic history of one of the Civil War's most ill-fated Union military units. organised in the late summer of 1862, the 16th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry w…

  • Extreme Civil War

    Extreme Civil War

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807163146

    During the American Civil War the western Trans-Mississippi frontier was host to harsh environmental conditions, irregular warfare, and intense racial tensions that created extraordinarily difficult conditions for both combatants and civilians. Matt…

  • Alabamians in Blue

    Alabamians in Blue

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807170663

    Alabamians in Blue offers an in-depth scholarly examination of Alabama's black and white Union soldiers and their contributions to the eventual success of the Union army in the western theater. Christopher M. Rein contends that the state's anti-Conf…

  • Rebels on the Border

    Rebels on the Border

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807142981

    Rebels on the Border offers a remarkably compelling and significant study of the Civil War South's highly contested and bloodiest border states: Kentucky and Missouri. By far the most complex examination to date, the book sharply focuses on the ""bo…

  • Walker's Texas Division, C.S.A.

    Walker's Texas Division, C.S.A.

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807131534

    Colourfully known as the ""Greyhound Division"" for its lean and speedy marches across thousands of miles in three states, Major General John G. Walker's infantry division in the Confederate army was the largest body of Texans -- about 12,000 men at…

  • Fenians, Freedmen, and Southern Whites

    Fenians, Freedmen, and Southern Whites

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807137161

    After the American Civil War, several movements for ethnic separatism and political self-determination significantly shaped the course of Reconstruction. The Union Leagues mobilised African Americans to fight for their political rights and economic…

  • The Worlds of James Buchanan and Thaddeus Stevens

    The Worlds of James Buchanan and Thaddeus Stevens

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807170816

    The Worlds of James Buchanan and Thaddeus Stevens examines the political interests, relationships, and practices of two of the era's most prominent politicians as well as the political landscapes they inhabited and informed. Both men called Lancaste…

  • Reforging the White Republic

    Reforging the White Republic

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807160411

    During Reconstruction, former abolitionists in the North had a golden opportunity to pursue true racial justice and permanent reform in America. But after the sacrifice made by thousands of Union soldiers to arrive at this juncture, the moment soon…

  • Fort Pillow, a Civil War Massacre, and Public Memory

    Fort Pillow, a Civil War Massacre, and Public Memory

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807139189

    At the now-peaceful spot of Tennessee's Fort Pillow State Historic Area, a horrific incident in the nation's bloodiest war occurred on April 12, 1864. Just as a high bluff in the park offers visitors a panoramic view of the Mississippi River, John C…

  • Between Freedom and Progress

    Between Freedom and Progress

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807169681

    Between Freedom and Progress recovers and analyses the global imaginings of Reconstruction's partisans, those who struggled over and with Reconstruction, as they vied with one another to define the nature of their country after the Civil War. The re…

  • Designing Gotham

    Designing Gotham

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807163726

    Between 1817 and 1898, New York City evolved from a vital Atlantic port of trade to the center of American commerce and culture. With this rapid commercial growth and cultural development, New York came to epitomize a nineteenth-century metropolis.…

  • Executing Daniel Bright

    Executing Daniel Bright

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807143629

    On December 18, 1863, just north of Elizabeth City in rural northeastern North Carolina, a large group of white Union officers and black enlisted troops under the command of Brigadier General Edward Augustus Wild executed a local citizen for his inv…

  • While in the Hands of the Enemy

    While in the Hands of the Enemy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807166635

    During the four years of the American Civil War, over 400,000 soldiers, one in every seven who served in the Union and Confederate armies, became prisoners of war. In northern and southern prisons alike, inmates suffered horrific treatment. Even hea…

  • From Property to Person

    From Property to Person

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807130421

    Most historians accept the proposition that in the first two years of the Civil War the North's primary aim was to reestablish the Union and the Constitution, not to emancipate slaves. But when northerners began clamoring for the confiscation of sou…

  • Justice of Shattered Dreams

    Justice of Shattered Dreams

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807129241

    Appointed by Abraham Lincoln to the U.S. Supreme Court during the Civil War, Samuel Freeman Miller (1816-1890) served on the nation's highest tribunal for twenty-eight tumultuous years and holds a place in legal history as one of the Court's most in…

  • Marital Cruelty in Antebellum America

    Marital Cruelty in Antebellum America

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807163108

    In Marital Cruelty in Antebellum America, Robin C. Sager probes the struggles of aggrieved spouses shedding light on the nature of marriage and violence in the United States in the decades prior to the Civil War. analysing over 1,500 divorce records…

  • Occupied Vicksburg

    Occupied Vicksburg

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807163382

    During the Civil War, Vicksburg, Mississippi, assumed almost mythic importance in the minds of Americans: northerners and southerners, soldier and civilian. The city occupied a strategic and commanding position atop rocky cliffs above the Mississipp…

  • Confederate Political Economy

    Confederate Political Economy

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807162125

    In Confederate Political Economy, Michael Bonner suggests that the Confederate nation was an expedient corporatist state -- a society that required all sectors of the economy to work for the national interest, as defined by a partnership of industri…

  • Treason on Trial

    Treason on Trial

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807170809

    In the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, federal officials captured, imprisoned, and indicted Jefferson Davis for treason. If found guilty, the former Confederate president faced execution for his role in levying war against the United States. A…

  • The Civilian War

    The Civilian War

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807159965

    The Civilian War explores home front encounters between elite Confederate women and Union soldiers during Sherman's March, a campaign that put women at the center of a Union army operation for the first time. Ordered to crush the morale as well as t…

  • Bleeding Borders

    Bleeding Borders

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807152867

    In Bleeding Borders, Kristen Tegtmeier Oertel offers a fresh, multifaceted interpretation of the quintessential sectional conflict in pre-Civil War Kansas. Instead of focusing on the white, male politicians and settlers who vied for control of the K…