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Best Little Stories from the Civil War

More than 100 true stories
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ISBN-13:
9781402247101
Einband:
Ebook
Seiten:
352
Autor:
C. Brian Kelly
Serie:
Cumberland House
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
eBook Format:
EPUB
Kopierschutz:
2 - DRM Adobe
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Introduction      ix Select Guide to Battles & Personalities       xii Portents      1 Beginnings      13 First Time Out      14 Fresh Start Sought       16 Who the South Was       20 Fate Makes a Choice       22 Racing to War      24 Better Angels Invoked       26 Social Notice Taken       27 Lincoln Wins Rebel Debate      29 Sumter's Silence      30 Stomach Pumping Questioned      32 Robert and Mary       33 Spy with a Future       36 Swinging His Arms      37 A "Bear" Installed       39 Death of a Congressman       42 Most Famous Shooter       44 Perfect Storm of Bullets       46 At Every Shot a Convulsion       48 First Postmortem      51 Sherman's Threat Appealed      53 Head of the Passes      55 Heart in the Throat      58 Good Times...and Bad       60 Staggering Stats      62 Middles      65 Hello, Washington      66 No Panacea for Politicians       68 Brave Deed Recorded      71 Complete Conquest Required      73 Secession from Secession       75 Soldier A-Courting       77 Battery Disbanded      80 "Granny" Lee      83 Stirring Words Found       86 Jackson's Odd Failure      87 Hello, Richmond      91 Loyalty Charge Dismissed       95 Poignant Moments in Battle      98 Unnecessary Tragedies       101 Knights of the Realm       105 Six-Year-Old's Flight      108 Davises Everywhere       109 Capitalism at Andersonville      111 Jaws of Death       113 Bride Left Behind       115 Audible, Not Visible       116 Spank the Boys      120 Injury Added to Insult       122 Family Affair      124 Miss Kate's Brief Run      127 Escape from Success       130 Faces in the Crowd      133 Red Shirt, White Shirt      137 More Than a Few Ghosts      139 "Shot for You"       141 No Whizz, Bang Heard       143 Women of the Times       146 Woman at the Lead      150 Road to Gettysburg      151 Love Story      154 Coincidences at Gettysburg       156 Old White Oak       160 Black Faces in the Crowd       161 Gettysburg Facts, Stats      164 Lee Family Saga, Continued       166 Three Generals Named Winfield      168 Cat Parties Ended       170 The Fighting McCooks       172 Sidling Down to Richmond      173 Friendly Boost Given      175 "Down, You Fool!"      176 Brave Men Spared       178 Christmas      179 What Does a Slave?       181 More Staggering Stats       186 Endings      189 Old Abe the Soldier Bird       190 Bleak Holiday      192 Unlucky John Bell Hood       195 "On, Wisconsin...On!"      198 Longest Siege       201 Each to His Own Pathway       205 Squint to His Eye       206 Ugly Blows Exchanged       207 They Also Served       211 Story with a Kick      214 Two More to Mourn       216 Embarrassing Outing      219 Surviving to Serve Again      221 Hospital Town      224 So Very Personal       226 No Opportunity for Surrender      229 Parallel Spies      233 Acquiring a New Name       235 Close Connections       237 Lee's Final Order       240 Julia Reads a Note       240 Freedom Still Denied      244 Surprisingly Kind Fate       246 Always a Clear Course      248 War's Sting Delayed       250 Pair for Two       252 Final Glimpses      253 An Arlington Postmortem      257 The Lincoln Memorial: A Postscript       260 The Civil War's Two First Ladies       265 Varina: Forgotten First Lady       266 Mary Todd Lincoln: Troubled First Lady       279 The Civil War-A Short Chronology       309 Acknowledgments      311 Select Bibliography      313 Index      319
"This fascinating book will make the Civil War come alive with thoughts and feelings of real people."

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