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A treasury of Civil War tales, Webb Garrison

Label
A treasury of Civil War tales
Title
A treasury of Civil War tales
Statement of responsibility
Webb Garrison
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a collection of stories relating to the Civil War and the Reconstruction years
Related
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E655
LC item number
.G37 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A treasury of Civil War tales, Webb Garrison
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy052/88023826.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • A little woman's book made a great war -- "The little giant" set the stage for "bleeding Kansas" -- Dred Scott was hammered between North and South -- James H. Hammond called upon Americans to acknowledge cotton as king -- Both North and South embraced the song "Dixie" -- Fiery abolitionist John Brown set out to do God's work -- John C. Breckinridge played the role of spoiler in the election of 1860 -- George and Thomas Crittendon mirrored the sundered nation -- The president-elect moved toward his inauguration incognito -- The free and independent republic of Georgia never fully yielded sovereignty -- The world's first war correspondent barely managed to last one year in America -- James B. Eads put together an ironclad inland Navy -- West Pointers sparred bloodlessly at Fort Sumter -- Baltimore saw the first deliberate shedding of blood -- Clara Barton made bandages of red tape -- "Boy Drummer of Chickamauga" refused to be refused -- At Bull Run Creek, a Sunday picnic got out of hand -- Rose Greenhow was "worth any six of Jeff Davis's best regiments" -- Parson Brownlow played both ends against the middle -- "The lot fell upon Colonel Corcoran" -- U.S. Grant ripped a hole in the belly of the C.S.A. -- Marching off to die, strong men sang a gentlewoman's song -- James J. Andrews lost a race but became a folk hero in both North and South -- Carl Schurz spoke for 200,000 Germans in blue -- "The shaprshooter" brought men to recruitment offices in droves -- Lincoln's master spy brought joy to the hearts of rebels -- Near-dictatorship evoked the wrath of "Blackjack" Logan -- Rebel error and Federal fear blended to yield the dealiest day ever -- Elias Boudinot led tribesmen into the promised land of the C.S.A. -- An ex-congressman from Ohio got a special sentence: banishment -- From start to finish, Abraham Lincoln really was Commander-in-Chief -- Grant of Maine built state-of-th-art fortifications for Atlanta -- Armies were expanded: at the cost of riots and escalating abuses -- Mary Walker got her medal: and kept it
  • James A. Garfield harvested political hay in the aftermath of Chickamauga -- The youngest general captured the most wanted fugitive -- "Rightly used, a few hand guns could end this bloody business" -- Lauded in the South, Forrest was vilified in the North -- Jubal early swapped a day for a wagon load of gold -- In the South and in the North, stricken Atlanta was seen through the eyes of George Barnard -- Northern medics produced America's first big wave of drug addicts -- Sherman tipped the scales in favor of Lincoln's re-election -- Black soldiers were central to the War's biggest explosion -- Sheridan's ride made the North forget Sheridan's raids -- What happened at Ebenezer Creek remains an usolved puzzle -- Mary Todd Lincoln shielded her son from combat -- Desperate, Confederates moved to put slaves into uniform -- Greed and speed proved to be more deadly than Confederate bullets -- Confederate gold was scattered over three Southern states -- Ten thousand Southern leaders went into exile -- Staunch Unionist Andrew Johnson was labeled "too soft on the South" -- Reconstruction ended in return for yielding the White House to Hayes -- From start to finish, it really was Abraham Lincoln's war
Control code
69706
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780934395953
Lccn
88023826
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm18323606
  • (OCoLC)18323606
Label
A treasury of Civil War tales, Webb Garrison
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy052/88023826.html
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • A little woman's book made a great war -- "The little giant" set the stage for "bleeding Kansas" -- Dred Scott was hammered between North and South -- James H. Hammond called upon Americans to acknowledge cotton as king -- Both North and South embraced the song "Dixie" -- Fiery abolitionist John Brown set out to do God's work -- John C. Breckinridge played the role of spoiler in the election of 1860 -- George and Thomas Crittendon mirrored the sundered nation -- The president-elect moved toward his inauguration incognito -- The free and independent republic of Georgia never fully yielded sovereignty -- The world's first war correspondent barely managed to last one year in America -- James B. Eads put together an ironclad inland Navy -- West Pointers sparred bloodlessly at Fort Sumter -- Baltimore saw the first deliberate shedding of blood -- Clara Barton made bandages of red tape -- "Boy Drummer of Chickamauga" refused to be refused -- At Bull Run Creek, a Sunday picnic got out of hand -- Rose Greenhow was "worth any six of Jeff Davis's best regiments" -- Parson Brownlow played both ends against the middle -- "The lot fell upon Colonel Corcoran" -- U.S. Grant ripped a hole in the belly of the C.S.A. -- Marching off to die, strong men sang a gentlewoman's song -- James J. Andrews lost a race but became a folk hero in both North and South -- Carl Schurz spoke for 200,000 Germans in blue -- "The shaprshooter" brought men to recruitment offices in droves -- Lincoln's master spy brought joy to the hearts of rebels -- Near-dictatorship evoked the wrath of "Blackjack" Logan -- Rebel error and Federal fear blended to yield the dealiest day ever -- Elias Boudinot led tribesmen into the promised land of the C.S.A. -- An ex-congressman from Ohio got a special sentence: banishment -- From start to finish, Abraham Lincoln really was Commander-in-Chief -- Grant of Maine built state-of-th-art fortifications for Atlanta -- Armies were expanded: at the cost of riots and escalating abuses -- Mary Walker got her medal: and kept it
  • James A. Garfield harvested political hay in the aftermath of Chickamauga -- The youngest general captured the most wanted fugitive -- "Rightly used, a few hand guns could end this bloody business" -- Lauded in the South, Forrest was vilified in the North -- Jubal early swapped a day for a wagon load of gold -- In the South and in the North, stricken Atlanta was seen through the eyes of George Barnard -- Northern medics produced America's first big wave of drug addicts -- Sherman tipped the scales in favor of Lincoln's re-election -- Black soldiers were central to the War's biggest explosion -- Sheridan's ride made the North forget Sheridan's raids -- What happened at Ebenezer Creek remains an usolved puzzle -- Mary Todd Lincoln shielded her son from combat -- Desperate, Confederates moved to put slaves into uniform -- Greed and speed proved to be more deadly than Confederate bullets -- Confederate gold was scattered over three Southern states -- Ten thousand Southern leaders went into exile -- Staunch Unionist Andrew Johnson was labeled "too soft on the South" -- Reconstruction ended in return for yielding the White House to Hayes -- From start to finish, it really was Abraham Lincoln's war
Control code
69706
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
256 p.
Isbn
9780934395953
Lccn
88023826
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm18323606
  • (OCoLC)18323606

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