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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
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1919-2000
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Garrison, Webb
Dewey number
973.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E655
LC item number
.G37 1988
Literary form
non fiction
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United States
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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