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The Road to Appomattox: A Sourcebook on the Civil War (American Albums from the Collections of The Library of Congress) epub download

by Ed Carter Smith


While all the images provide windows on the war, they vary enormously in authenticity. For action scenes, there are some incomparable on-the-spot drawings by the greatly talented Arthur Waud and Edwin Forbes

Series: American Albums from the Collections of the Library of Congress.

Series: American Albums from the Collections of the Library of Congress. Publisher: Millbrook Press (October 1, 1991).

American Albums from the Collections of the Library of Congress. The Road to Appomattox: A Sourcebook on the Civil War. Original title.

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end of the American Civil War. This war was a war of epic proportion. The. American Civil War was truly tragic in terms of human life. Clarence Clough Buel, ed. Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, Vol 4. Never before and not since have so many Americans died in battle. New York: The Century C. 1887).

As Alfred E. Smith of the Library of Congress wrote in 1998, No chapter of American . Smith of the Library of Congress wrote in 1998, No chapter of American history has been so voluminously recorded. While the quality and reliability of the memoirs vary, a large number provide important perspectives that, taken together, offer vivid descriptions of major battles, political developments, and other momentous events from Fort Sumter to Appomattox. In Remembering the Civil War, historians Michael Barton and Charles Kupfer carefully select excerpts from the memoirs of key participants and weave them together to tell the story of the war in a single volume.

A Sourcebook on the Civil War (American Albums from the Collections of the Library of Congress). Published March 1, 1993 by Millbrook Press.

This first Sourcebook on the Civil War in a new series of & Albums from the Collections of the Library of. .Impressive, especially taken with the rest of the series: The First Battles; The Road to Appomattox; 1863: The Crucial Year; Behind the Lines; and One Nation Again.

This first Sourcebook on the Civil War in a new series of & Albums from the Collections of the Library of Congress'' almost overwhelms with the sheer number of facts in its relatively narrow confines. Maps; chronologies; further reading; extensive index.

The Appomattox Court House, located in Virginia, is where Ge.

The Appomattox Court House, located in Virginia, is where Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ge. In retreat from the Union army’s Appomattox campaign, which began in March 1865, the Army of Northern Virginia, stumbled westward through the Virginia countryside stripped of food and supplies. At one point, Union cavalry forces under General Philip Sheridan had outrun Lee’s troops, blocking their retreat and taking approximately 6,000 prisoners at Sayler’s Creek. From February 1864 until the end of the American Civil War (1861-65) in April 1865, Andersonville, Georgia, served as the site of a notorious Confederate military prison.

American Civil War, four-year war (1861–65) fought between the United States and 11 Southern . Library of Congress, Washington, .

American Civil War, four-year war (1861–65) fought between the United States and 11 Southern states that seceded to form the Confederate States of America. It arose out of disputes over slavery and states’ rights. The extension of slavery into new territories and states had been an issue as far back as the Northwest Ordinance of 1784. The end of the Mexican-American War in 1848 and the roughly 500,000 square miles (. million square km) of new territory that the United States gained as a result of it added a new sense of urgency to the dispute.

Uses a variety of contemporary materials to describe and illustrate the battles fought between January 1864 and April 1865 that led to the end of the Civil War.

The Road to Appomattox: A Sourcebook on the Civil War (American Albums from the Collections of The Library of Congress) epub download

ISBN13: 978-1562948818

ISBN: 1562948814

Author: Ed Carter Smith

Category: History

Subcategory: Americas

Language: English

Publisher: Millbrook Press (October 1, 1995)

Pages: 96 pages

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