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Art and the material; the Adamson lecture for 1925,

Author: Samuel Alexander
Publisher: Manchester, University Press; London, New York, Longmans, Green and Co., 1925.
Series: Manchester university lectures, no. XXIII; University of Manchester.; Lectures
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In his famous "March to the Sea" in 1864 and 1865 General William Sherman effectively ended the Civil War and at the same time introduced the devastating concept of "total war." Joseph T. Glatthaar presents here a lively and dramatic account of this terrifying and terrifyingly effective sweep through the South from an entirely new perspective: through the eyes of the common soldier. - Jacket flap.
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Alexander, Samuel, 1859-1938.
Art and the material.
Manchester, The University Press; London, New York, Longmans, Green and co., 1925
(OCoLC)614434793
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Alexander
OCLC Number: 1005895
Description: 32 pages 19 cm.
Contents: The army --
The army and the cause --
The army and blacks --
The army and southern whites --
Camp life --
The march --
Foraging --
Destruction and pillaging --
Battle --
The war's end --
Appendix 1 : Amount of Civil War military experience of company-level officers and men in Sherman's army at the time of the Savannah campaign --
Appendix 2 : Medical statistics --
Appendix 3 : Voting statistics in the 1864 presidential election for Sherman's army.
Series Title: Manchester university lectures, no. XXIII; University of Manchester.; Lectures
Responsibility: by S. Alexander.

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In his famous "March to the Sea" in 1864 and 1865 General William Sherman effectively ended the Civil War and at the same time introduced the devastating concept of "total war." Joseph T. Glatthaar presents here a lively and dramatic account of this terrifying and terrifyingly effective sweep through the South from an entirely new perspective: through the eyes of the common soldier. - Jacket flap.

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