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Hesseltine, William Best 1902-1963

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Works: 108 works in 302 publications in 2 languages and 15,473 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Outlines, syllabi, etc  Records and correspondence  Personal narratives  Personal narratives‡vConfederate 
Roles: Editor, Compiler
Classifications: E611, 973.7
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Civil War prisons by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
32 editions published between 1930 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,557 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First published in 1962 as a special edition of Civil War History journal, Civil War Prisons remains the standard on the topic. Editor Hesseltine tackles the historiography of northern and southern prisons during the American Civil War. He attempts to bring closure to the legendary northern myth that the Southern government did its best to ?exterminate? Union prisoners by calling the effective northern war propaganda a wartime ?psychosis.? Furthermore, the author offers his analysis over the much debated prisoner exchange system, and comes down hard on the North, especially its government and General Ulysses S. Grant, for their questionable approach to this issue. For all the serious scholarship and popular writing devoted to the American Civil War, the topic of prisoner-of-war camps, more than any other, retains the feeling of horror and passion that characterized the war years themselves, ?Men held captive under such circumstances, guilty of no offense other than the deplorable misfortune of having been captured by the enemy, suffer tremendous psychological punishment as well as physical hardship. Monotony, estrangement and fear, along with privation and often brutality, combine to create nearly as wretched a quality of human life as is imaginable. The sufferings of Civil War prisoners (are) documented in this re-issue of an early number of the journal Civil War History? .Recounted there? .are prisoner experiences in four Confederate installations: Andersonville, Georgia; Libby in Richmond, Virginia; Cahaba, Alabama; and Charleston, South Carolina. The remaining articles treat conditions in four Union prisons: Fort Warren in Boston harbor; Rock Island, Illinois; Elmira, New York; and Johnson?s Island on Lake Erie? .in addition to some examples of sparkling and vivid prose, this volume contains a number of excellent photographs as well as an introduction by the late William B. Hesseltine? .??Kenneth B. Shover, The Historian
The South in American history by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
22 editions published between 1943 and 1966 in English and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surveys the history of the South from colonial days to the mid-twentieth century
The tragic conflict; the Civil War and reconstruction by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
6 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and held by 1,385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ulysses S. Grant : politician by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
19 editions published between 1935 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lincoln's plan of reconstruction by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
17 editions published between 1960 and 2000 in English and held by 1,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lincoln and the war governors by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
12 editions published between 1948 and 1972 in English and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part of acc. # 02.0017
Confederate leaders in the New South by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
8 editions published between 1950 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 956 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The rise and fall of third parties, from anti-Masonry to Wallace by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
17 editions published between 1948 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Third-party movements in the United States by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
9 editions published in 1962 in English and Spanish and held by 762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three against Lincoln; Murat Halstead reports the caucuses of 1860 by Murat Halstead ( Book )
5 editions published between 1960 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pioneer's mission : the story of Lyman Copeland Draper by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
10 editions published between 1954 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Blue and the Gray on the Nile by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
7 editions published between 1961 and 2006 in English and held by 542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A history of the South, 1607-1936 by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
13 editions published between 1936 and 1941 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sections and politics; selected essays by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Trimmers, trucklers & temporizers by Murat Halstead ( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In support of Clio; essays in memory of Herbert A. Kellar by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
2 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Autobiography and letters by J. G. M Ramsey ( Book )
1 edition published in 1954 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A syllabus of United States history by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
6 editions published between 1940 and 1955 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dr. J.G.M. Ramsey : autobiography and letters by J. G. M Ramsey ( Book )
3 editions published between 1954 and 2009 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lincoln's problems in Wisconsin. Address at annual meeting of Lincoln Fellowship of Wisconsin, Feb. 12, 1951 by William Best Hesseltine ( Book )
3 editions published between 1952 and 1965 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Hesseltine, William B.
Languages
English (192)
Spanish (1)
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