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Civil War dynasty : the Ewing family of Ohio

Author: Kenneth J Heineman
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : New York University Press, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A military, political, religious, and family history, told against the backdrop of disunion, war, violence, and grief

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ewing family.; Thomas Ewing; William T Sherman; Ewing family.; Thomas Ewing; William T Sherman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Heineman
ISBN: 9780814773017 081477301X 9780814773024 0814773028 9780814790700 0814790704
OCLC Number: 780483665
Description: x, 385 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: "The devoted band of Leonidas" : Thomas Ewing's ascent --
"Reaching up into the blue ether --
sinking down into the abyss" : the next generation comes of age --
"Argument is exhausted" : an election, an insurrection, and an invasion, 1860-1861 --
"Render to Caesar" : Shiloh, Antietam, and Prairie Grove, 1862 --
"Forlorn hope" : Vicksburg, Lawrence, and Missionary Ridge, 1863 --
"War is cruelty" : Atlanta, Pilot Knob, and Washington, 1864 --
"Stand on the crater of a living volcano" : processions, trials, and recriminations.
Responsibility: Kenneth J. Heineman.

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"Kenneth J. Heineman, a biographer of the Ewing family, believes Tom [Ewing] wanted to re-create in Kansas his father's rise to wealth and power a generation earlier on the Ohio frontier."-Nicole Read more...

 
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