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The Civil War : a visual history

Author: Smithsonian Institution.; DK Publishing, Inc.
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Presents a pictorial history of the Civil War that includes artifacts, maps, personal narratives, and historical timelines for each year of the war.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Smithsonian Institution.; DK Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 9780756671853 075667185X
OCLC Number: 703637353
Description: 360 p. : ill. (col. & b&w), maps, ports. ; 31 cm.
Contents: An imperfect union, 1815-1860 --
Introduction --
Timeline --
the state of the nation --
A question of union --
Slavery divides the country --
Frederick Douglass --
The fury of abolition --
Slave auction --
Bleeding Kansas --
The rise of the Republican Party --
The raid at Harpers Ferry --
The election of 1860 --
Abraham Lincoln --
Secession triggers war, 1861 --
Introduction --
Timeline --
The union is dissolved --
Jefferson Davis --
The call to arms --
Fort Sumter --
The South's challenge --
Union and Confederate flags --
Raising armies --
The first Battle of Bull Run --
First encounter --
Organizing for the fight --
George B. McClellan --
The sinews of war --
Missouri and Kentucky --
Blockading the South --
Courting European allies --
Clash of armies, 1862 --
Introduction --
Timeline --
Soldiers in gray --
Confederate uniforms --
Soldiers in blue --
Union uniforms --
Fighting on foot --
The Battle of Hampton Roads --
The fall of New Orleans --
David Farragut --
Action on the Mississippi River --
CSS Arkansas runs through the Union fleet --
Grant takes Forts Henry and Donelson --
The Battle of Shiloh --
The Hornet's Nest at Shiloh --
Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley --
Thomas J. Jackson --
Rifles and muskets --
The Peninsula Campaign --
The Seven Days Battles --
The second Battle of Bull Run --
Longstreet's flank attack at second Bull Run --
Robert E. Lee --
Lee invades Maryland --
Field artillery --
Espionage and intelligence --
The Battle of Antietam --
Burnside's Bridge at Antietam --
Burnside takes the offensive --
The Far West --
Bragg invades Kentucky --
Braxton Bragg --
The battle of Stones River --
Cavalry in the Civil War --
Cavalry equipment --
The Union tightens its grip, 1863 --
Introduction --
Timeline --
The Emancipation Proclamation --
African-Americans in the War --
Journey to freedom --
Harriet Tubman --
The role of Black troops --
Assault on Fort Wagner --
Immigrants in the ranks --
The Battle of Chancellorsville --
The death of Jackson --
Lee advances north --
The Battle of Gettysburg --
Little Round Top --
James Longstreet --
The Vicksburg Campaign --
Surrender at Vicksburg --
Ulysses S. Grant --
The home front --
War-weary people --
Riots in New York --
Medicine and medical services --
Medical equipment --
Clara Barton --
The Chickamauga Campaign --
The Chattanooga Campaign --
George H. Thomas --
The railroad in War --
Communications --
Guerrillas and partisans --
Operations in the Indian Territory and Texas --
the Gettysburg Address --
Grant, Sherman, and total war, 1864 --
Introduction --
Timeline --
Lincoln prevails --
The Wilderness Campaign --
In the trenches at Spotsylvania --
Photography in the War --
Maneuvering toward Richmond --
Jeb Stuart --
Pistols --
Rebel victories --
Prisoners of War --
Andersonville Prison Camp --
The Battle of Cold Harbor --
Grant advances to Petersburg --
Supply, transportation, and logistics --
The Valley Campaign --
Philip Sheridan --
Sheridan's Ride --
The siege of Petersburg --
Siege artillery and siege warfare --
The Battle of the Crater --
Naval developments --
Confederate raiders --
The duel of the Alabama and the Kearsarge --
The Battle of Mobile Bay --
Mississippi operations --
Nathan Bedford Forrest --
Sherman's advance to Atlanta --
Sherman's March to the Sea --
William Tecumseh Sherman --
Franklin and Nashville --
Collapse of the Confederacy, 1865 --
Introduction --
Timeline --
The Thirteenth Amendment --
The Carolinas and Alabama --
The fall of Petersburg and Richmond --
The Appomattox Campaign --
Surrender at Appomattox --
The assassination of Lincoln --
The last hours of Lincoln --
Last terms of surrender --
Andrew Johnson --
Legacies of the war, 1865-1877 --
Introduction --
Timeline --
The cost of the War --
The politics of Reconstruction --
The reality of Black freedom --
"Redeeming" the South --
The end of Reconstruction --
The Travis Panorama --
The War remembered --
In their footsteps.
Other Titles: Smithsonian
Responsibility: [produced in association with the Smithsonian Institution].
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Presents a pictorial history of the Civil War that includes artifacts, maps, personal narratives, and historical timelines for each year of the war.

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