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  • 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…

  • Knights of the Golden Circle

    Knights of the Golden Circle

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807150047

    Based on years of exhaustive and meticulous research, David C. Keehn's study provides the first comprehensive analysis of the Knights of the Golden Circle, a secret southern society that initially sought to establish a slave-holding empire in the ""…

  • Upon the Fields of Battle

    Upon the Fields of Battle

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807169773

    New developments in Civil War scholarship owe much to removal of artificial divides by historians seeking to explore the connections between the home front and the battlefield. Indeed, scholars taking a holistic view of the war have contributed to o…

  • Inside the Confederate Nation

    Inside the Confederate Nation

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807130995

    In The Confederacy as a Revolutionary Experience (1970) and The Confederate Nation (1979), Emory Thomas redefined the field of Civil War history and reconceptualized the Confederacy as a unique entity fighting a war for survival. Inside the Confeder…

  • Inside the Confederate Nation

    Inside the Confederate Nation

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807132319

    In The Confederacy as a Revolutionary Experience (1970) and The Confederate Nation (1979), Emory Thomas redefined the field of Civil War history and reconceptualized the Confederacy as a unique entity fighting a war for survival. Inside the Confeder…

  • The Emancipation Proclamation

    The Emancipation Proclamation

    Inbunden - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807131442

    The Emancipation Proclamation is the most important document of arguably the greatest president in U.S. history. Now, Edna Greene Medford, Frank J. Williams, and Harold Holzer -- eminent experts in their fields -- remember, analyse, and interpret th…

  • 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…

  • The Howling Storm

    The Howling Storm
    av Kenneth W. Noe

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807173206

    Traditional histories of the Civil War describe the conflict as a war between North and South. Kenneth W. Noe suggests it should instead be understood as a war between the North, the South, and the weather. In The Howling Storm, Noe retells the hist…

  • Rebels on the Border

    Rebels on the Border

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807166512

    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…

  • 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…

  • 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. Tourgée (1838-1905) served as the most articulate spokesman of the radical wing of the Republican party, and he continued to advo…

  • Contesting Commemoration

    Contesting Commemoration

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807175583

    In Contesting Commemoration: The 1876 Centennial, Independence Day, and the Reconstruction-Era South, Jack Noe examines identity and nationalism in the post–Civil War South through the lens of commemorative activity, namely Independence Day ce…

  • Lee In the Shadow of Washington

    Lee In the Shadow of Washington

    Häftad - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807129593

    Winner of the Austin Civil War Round Table's Laney Prize and the Virginia Historical Society's Richard L. Slatten Award for Excellence in Virginia Biography While most historians agree that Robert E. Lee's loyalty to Virginia was the key factor in h…

  • Civil War Senator

    Civil War Senator

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807137079

    One of the most talented and influential American politicians of the nineteenth century, William Pitt Fessenden (1806--1869) helped devise Union grand strategy during the Civil War. A native of Maine and son of a fiery New England abolitionist, he s…

  • Civil War Witnesses and Their Books

    Civil War Witnesses and Their Books

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807175804

    Civil War Witnesses and Their Books: New Perspectives on Iconic Works serves as a wide-ranging analysis of texts written by individuals who experienced the American Civil War. Edited by Gary W. Gallagher and Stephen Cushman, this volume, like its co…

  • 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…

  • The Enduring Civil War

    The Enduring Civil War
    av Gary W. Gallagher

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807173480

    In the seventy-three succinct essays gathered in The Enduring Civil War, celebrated historian Gary W. Gallagher highlights the complexity and richness of the war, from its origins to its memory, as topics for study, contemplation, and dispute. He pl…

  • Confederate Invention

    Confederate Invention

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807137628

    The formation of the Confederate States of America involved more than an attempt to create a new, sovereign nation -- it inspired a flurry of creativity and entrepreneurialism in the South that fiercely matched Union ingenuity. H. Jackson Knight's C…

  • 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…

  • Across the Bloody Chasm

    Across the Bloody Chasm

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807157725

    Long after the Civil War ended, one conflict raged on: the battle to define and shape the war's legacy. Across the Bloody Chasm deftly examines Civil War veterans' commemorative efforts and the concomitant -- and sometimes conflicting -- movement fo…

  • Tainted Breeze

    Tainted Breeze

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807122198

    Winner of the Coral Horton Tullis Memorial Book Prize and a Certificate of Commendation from the American Association for State and Local History In the early morning hours of October 1, 1862, state militia arrested more than two hundred alleged Uni…

  • American Discord

    American Discord

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807169698

    A panoramic collection of essays written by both established and emerging scholars, American Discord examines critical aspects of the Civil War era, including rhetoric and nationalism, politics and violence, gender, race, and religion. Beginning wit…

  • The Reconstruction of Mark Twain

    The Reconstruction of Mark Twain

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807136911

    When Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter in April 1861, thousands of patriotic southerners rushed to enlist for the Confederate cause. Samuel Langhorne Clemens, who grew up in the border state of Missouri in a slave-holding family, was among the…

  • The Slaveholding Crisis

    The Slaveholding Crisis
    av Carl Lawrence Paulus

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807164358

    In December 1860, South Carolinians voted to abandon the Union, sparking the deadliest war in American history. Led by a proslavery movement that viewed Abraham Lincoln's place at the helm of the federal government as a real and present danger to th…

  • 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,…

  • Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln

    Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln
    av Jonathan W. White

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807174326

    The Union army's overwhelming vote for Abraham Lincoln in the 1864 presidential election has led many Civil War scholars to conclude that the soldiers supported the Republican Party and its effort to abolish slavery. In Emancipation, the Union Army,…

  • Apocalypse and the Millennium in the American Civil War Era

    Apocalypse and the Millennium in the American Civil War Era

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807151921

    In the Civil War era, Americans nearly unanimously accepted that humans battled in a cosmic contest between good and evil and that God was directing history toward its end. The concept of God's Providence and of millennialism, Christian anticipation…

  • 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…

  • Ambivalent Nation

    Ambivalent Nation

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807168806

    In Ambivalent Nation, Hugh Dubrulle explores how Britons envisioned the American Civil War and how these conceptions influenced their discussions about race, politics, society, military affairs, and nationalism. Contributing new research that expand…

  • Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War

    Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807142141

    In the spring of 1861, Union military authorities arrested Maryland farmer John Merryman on charges of treason against the United States for burning railroad bridges around Baltimore in an effort to prevent northern soldiers from reaching the capita…

  • Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War

    Abraham Lincoln and Treason in the Civil War

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807143469

    In the spring of 1861, Union military authorities arrested Maryland farmer John Merryman on charges of treason against the United States for burning railroad bridges around Baltimore in an effort to prevent northern soldiers from reaching the capita…

  • 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…

  • Rebel Salvation

    Rebel Salvation
    av Kathleen Zebley Liulevicius

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807174906

    In Rebel Salvation, Kathleen Zebley Liulevicius examines pardon petitions from former Confederate soldiers and sympathizers in Tennessee to craft a unique and comprehensive analysis of the process of Reconstruction in the Volunteer State after the C…

  • Texas Terror

    Texas Terror

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807132838

    On July 8, 1860, fire destroyed the entire business section of Dallas, Texas. At about the same time, two other fires damaged towns near Dallas. Early reports indicated that spontaneous combustion was the cause of the blazes, but four days later, Ch…

  • 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…

  • Legacy of Disunion

    Legacy of Disunion

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807128473

    The conviction that the American Civil War left a massive legacy to the country has generally been much clearer than the definition of what that legacy is. Did the war, as Ulysses S. Grant believed, bequeath power, intelligence, and sectional harmon…

  • Hood's Texas Brigade

    Hood's Texas Brigade

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807167595

    One of the most effective units to fight on either side of the Civil War, the Texas Brigade of the Army of Northern Virginia served under Robert E. Lee from the Seven Days Battles in 1862 to the surrender at Appomattox in 1865. In Hood's Texas Briga…

  • The War Went On

    The War Went On

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807171981

    In recent years, Civil War veterans have emerged from historical obscurity. Inspired by recent interest in memory studies and energised by the ongoing neorevisionist turn, a vibrant new literature has given the lie to the once-obligatory lament that…

  • 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…

  • Los Brazos de Dios

    Los Brazos de Dios

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807136874

    Historians have long believed that the ""frontier"" shaped Texas plantation society, but in this detailed examination of Texas's most important plantation region, Sean M. Kelley asserts that the dominant influence was not the frontier but the Mexica…

  • Invisible Wounds

    Invisible Wounds

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807169667

    Dillon J. Carroll's Invisible Wounds examines the effects of military service, particularly combat, on the psyches and emotional well-being of Civil War soldiers—Black and white, North and South. Soldiers faced harsh military discipline, arduo…

  • 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…

  • Almost Innocent

    Almost Innocent
    av Sheila Bosworth

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807120668

    "A remarkable first novel. Like the old master Henry James, Sheila Bosworth uses the chilling device of using the mirror of innocence to reflect evil. It is a lovely achievement, a superior one."-Walker Percy Clay-Lee Calvert is the love child of tw…

  • Blood Image

    Blood Image

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807131619

    With Blood Image, Paul Anderson shows that the symbol of a man can be just as important as the man himself. Turner Ashby was one of the most famous fighting men of the Civil War. Rising to colonel of the 7th Virginia Cavalry, Ashby fought brilliantl…

  • In the Wake of War

    In the Wake of War

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807176313

    The Civil War era marked the dawn of American wars of military occupation, inaugurating a tradition that persisted through the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and that continues to the present. In the Wake of War traces how volunteer a…

  • In the Wake of War

    In the Wake of War

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807167069

    The Civil War era marked the dawn of American wars of military occupation, inaugurating a tradition that persisted through the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and that continues to the present. In the Wake of War traces how volunteer a…

  • A Broken Regiment

    A Broken Regiment

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807157305

    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 was unprepared for battle a month later, when it entered the f…

  • Jefferson Davis, Napoleonic France, and the Nature of Confederate Ideology, 1815-1870

    Jefferson Davis, Napoleonic France, and the Nature of Confederate Ideology, 1815-1870
    av Jeffrey Zvengrowski

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807170670

    In this highly original study of Confederate ideology and politics, Jeffrey Zvengrowski suggests that Confederate president Jefferson Davis and his supporters saw Bonapartist France as a model for the Confederate States of America. They viewed thems…

  • The Civil War in Maryland Reconsidered

    The Civil War in Maryland Reconsidered

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807172896

    CONTENTS: Introduction, Jean H. Baker and Charles W. Mitchell "Border State, Border War: Fighting for Freedom and Slavery in Antebellum Maryland," Richard Bell "Charity Folks and the Ghosts of Slavery in Pre-Civil War Maryland," Jessica Millward "Co…

  • Loathing Lincoln

    Loathing Lincoln

    Inbunden - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807153833

    While most Americans count Abraham Lincoln among the most beloved and admired former presidents, a dedicated minority has long viewed him not only as the worst president in the country's history, but also as a criminal who defied the Constitution an…

  • 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…

  • Reforging the White Republic

    Reforging the White Republic

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780807132487

    During Reconstruction, former abolitionists in the North had a golden opportunity to pursue true racial justice and permanent reform in America. But why, after the sacrifice made by thousands of Civil War patriots to arrive at this juncture, did the…