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The Civil War : the second year told by those who lived it

Author: Stephen W Sears
Publisher: New York, New York : Library of America : Distributed to the trade in the U.S. by Penguin Group, 2012. ©2012
Series: Library of America, 221.
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Covers the Civil War from January 1862 to January 1863, describing the events of that year through messages, proclamations, newspaper articles, letters, diaries, and poems from people who lived through it.
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Genre/Form: History
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ISBN: 9781598531442 1598531441
OCLC Number: 777578426
Notes: "This Library of America volume is the second in a four-volume series bringing together memorable and significant writing by participants in the American Civil War."--Preface.
Maps on lining papers.
Description: xxvii, 873 pages : color maps ; 21 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
What shall be done with the slaves if emancipated?, January 1862: Do nothing with them, January 1862 / Frederick Douglass --
Slave escapes, Virginia, January 1862 / John Boston to Elizabeth Boston (January 12, 1862) --
Vigorous prosecution of the war, Washington, DC, January 1862 / Salmon P Chase (Journal, January 6, 1862) --
My general idea of this war, January 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to Don Carlos Buell and Henry W Halleck (January 13, 1862) --
President's General War Order No I, January 27, 1862; President's Special War Order No I, January 31, 1862 / Abraham Lincoln (War orders, January 1862) --
Campaign against Richmond, February 1862 / George B McClellan to Edwin M Stanton (February 3, 1862) --
His terrible swift sword, February 1862 / Julia Ward Howe (The Battle Hymn of the Republic, February 1862, from Reminiscences, 1819-1899) --
Important arrest, February 11, 1862 --
Ball's Bluff disaster --
Gen McClellan and Gen Stone, April 12, 1863 --
General is arrested, Washington, DC, February 1862 / The New York Times (February 1892) --
Attack on Fort Donelson, Tennessee, February 1862 / Lew Wallace (from An Autobiography) --
Fort Donelson surrenders, Tennessee, February 1862 / John Kennerly Farris to Mary Farris (October 31, 1862) --
River war, February-June 1862 / Henry Walke, Western flotilla at Fort Donelson, Island Number Ten, Fort Pillow and Memphis --
Confederate strategy, February 1862 / Braxton Bragg to Judah P Benjamin (February 15, 1862) --
These calamities, Virginia, February 1862 / John B Jones (Diary, February 8-28, 1862) --Richmond, Virginia, February 1862 / Jefferson Davis, (Message to the Confederate Congress, February 25, 1862) --
Boldest feat, Maryland, March 1862 / George E Stephens, To the Weekly Anglo-African (March 2, 1862) --
All quiet on the Potomac, March 1862 / Orpheus C Kerr (from The Orpheus C Kerr papers) --
Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Arkansas, March 1862 / Dabney H Maury (Recollections of the Elkhorn Campaign) --
Washington, DC, March 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Message to Congress on compensated emancipation, (March 6, 1862) --
Abraham Lincoln to James A McDougall, (March 14, 1862) --
Naval revolution, Virginia, March 1862 / Catesby ap Roger Jones (from "Services of the 'Virginia' (Merrimac)") --
Visit to Washington and Virginia, March 1862 / Nathaniel Hawthorne (from "Chiefly about war-matters") --
Grand campaign opens, Virginia, March 1862 / George B McClellan to the Army of the Potomac (March 14, 1862) and to Samuel L M Barlow (March 16, 1862) --
Britain and the Ironclads, London, April 1862 / Charles Francis Adams to Charles Francis Adams Jr (April 4, 1862) --
His big heart shot away, Massachusetts, March 1862 / Emily Dickinson to Louise and Frances Norcross (late March 1862) --
Lesson of the hour, March 1862 / Frederick Douglass, War and how to end it, (March 25, 1862) --
But you must act, Washington, D C, April 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to George B McClellan (April 9, 1862) --
Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, April 1862 / Ulysses S Grant to Commanding Officer, Advance Forces (April 6, 1862), to Julia Dent Grant (April 8, 1862), to Nathaniel H McLean(April 9, 1862), to Jesse Root Grant (April 26, 1862), and to Elihu B Washburne (May 14, 1862) --
We caught the first thunder, Tennessee, April 1862 / William T Sherman to Ellen Ewing Sherman (April 11, 1862) --
They ran in every direction, Tennessee, April 1862 / George W Dawson to Laura Amanda Dawson (April 26, 1862) --
Church so lone, April 1862 / Herman Melville, Shiloh, (April 1862) --
Richmond, Virginia, April 1862 / Confederate conscription acts, (April 16 and 21, 1862), --
Abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia, April 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Message to Congress, (April 16, 1862) --
Running the gauntlet, Louisiana, April 1862 / John Russell Bartlett, (Brooklyn at the passage of the forts) --
Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana, April 1862 / George Hamilton Perkins to Susan G Perkins (April 27, 1862) --
Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia, May 1862 / Charles S Wainwright (Diary, May 5, 1862) --
Critical condition, Virginia, May 1862 / John B Jones, Diary (May 14-19, 1862) --
Black regiment, Canada, May 1862 / Garland H White to Edwin M Stanton (May 7, 1862) --
Washington, D C, May 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Proclamation revoking General Hunter's emancipation order, May 19, 1862 --
Meeting Stonewall Jackson, Virginia, May 1862 / Richard Taylor, From Destruction and Reconstruction --
Progress of events, Washington, D C, May 1862 / Elizabeth Blair Lee to Samuel Phillips Lee (May 26, 1862) --
No similar instance of infamy, Louisiana, May 1862 / Thomas O Moore, To the people of Louisiana (May 24, 1862) --
Revolting outrages, London, June 1862 / Lord Palmerston to Charles Francis Adams (June 11, 1862), Benjamin Moran, Journal, (June 25, 1862) --
Battle of Fair Oaks, Virginia, May-June 1862 / Henry Ropes to William Ropes (June 3-4, 1862) --
Military assessment, Virginia, June 1862 / Robert E Lee to Jefferson Davis (June 5, 1862) --
Arming freed slaves, South Carolina, June 1862 / David Hunter to Edwin M Stanton (June 23, 1862) --
Fear of the "Yankees", Louisiana, June-July 1862 / Kate Stone, Journal, (June 29-July 5, 1862) --
Seven days begin, Virginia, June 1862 / Edward Porter Alexander, from Fighting for the Confederacy --
Battle of Gaines's Mill, Virginia, June 1862 / Charles A Page, from Letters of a War Correspondent --
Accusation of betrayal, Virginia, June 1862 / George B McClellan to Edwin M Stanton (June 28, 1862) --
Present condition of the war, Washington, DC, June 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to William H Seward (June 28, 1862) --
Union retreat, Virginia, June-July 1862 / Charles B Haydon, Journal, (June 25-July 1, 1862) --
Wounded at Glendale, Virginia, June-July 1862 / Asa D Smith, Narrative of the Seven Days' Battles --
Our beleaguered city, Virginia, June 1862 / Judith W McGuire, Diary (June 27-30, 1862) --
Death held a carnival, Virginia, June-July 1862 / Sallie Brock, from Richmond during the War --
Richmond hospital, Virginia, June-July 1862 / Sara Agnes Pryor, from Reminiscences of Peace and War --
Debating Black soldiers, Washington, D C, July 1862 / Whitelaw Reid, General Hunter's Negro soldiers, (July 6, 1862) --
Civil and military policy, Virginia, July 1862 / George B McClellan to Abraham Lincoln (July 7, 1862) --
Building a Confederate cruiser, England, July 1862 / Thomas H Dudley and J Price Edwards, Exchange (July 9, 10, and 16, 1862) --
Washington, DC, July 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Appeal to border state representatives for compensated emancipation (July 12, 1862) --
Washington, DC, July 1862 / Second Confiscation Act, (July 17, 1862) --
Success and glory, Washington, DC, July 1862 / John Pope, Address to the Army of Virginia, (July 14, 1862) --
Change in policy, Washington, DC, July 1862 / John Pope, General Orders Numbers: (5, 7, 11; July 18, 20, and 23, 1862) --
Idol of the army, Virginia, July 1862 / Fitz John Porter to Joseph C G Kennedy (July 17, 1862) --
Appeal for negotiation, Rhode Island, July 1862 / August Belmont to Thurlow Weed (July 20, 1862) --
Shameful defeat, Washington, DC, July 1862 / Salmon P Chase to Richard C Parsons (July 20, 1862) --
Presidential emancipation, Washington, DC, July 1862 / Salmon P Chase, Journal, (July 22, 1862) --
Washington, DC, July 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, First draft of the Emancipation Proclamation, (July 22, 1862) --
Postponing emancipation, Washington, D C, July 1862 / Francis B Carpenter, from Six Months at the White House with Abraham Lincoln --
Saving the government, Washington, DC, July 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to Cuthbert Bullitt (July 28, 1862) --
Cotton and emancipation, Massachusetts, August 1862 / Charles Sumner to John Bright (August 5, 1862) --
Evacuating the peninsula, Washington D C, August 1862 / Henry W Halleck to George B McClellan (August 6, 1862) --
Fleeing slaves, Georgia, August 1862 / Memorial of a committee of citizens of Liberty County, Georgia, (August 5, 1862) --
Retaliation for arming slaves, Virginia, August 1862 / Confederate War Department (General Orders No 60, August 21,1862) --
Washington, D C, August 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Address on colonization, (August 14, 1862) --
I would save the Union, Washington, DC, August 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to Horace Greeley (August 22, 1862) --
Slavery and the laws of war, Tennessee, August 1862 / William T Sherman to Thomas Hunton (August 24, 1862) --
Emancipation and diplomacy, Austria, August 1862 / John Lothrop Motley to William H Seward (August 26, 1862) --
Aiding contrabands, Washington, D C, Summer 1862 / Harriet Jacobs to William Lloyd Garrison (September 5, 1862) --
Second Manassas campaign, Virginia, August 1862 / Edward Porter Alexander, from Fighting for the Confederacy --
Treachery, Washington, DC, August 1862 / Charles Francis Adams Jr to Charles Francis Adams (August 27, 1862) --
These great operations, Virginia and Maryland, August-September, 1862 / John Hampden Chamberlayne to Martha Burwell Chamberlayne (September 6, 1862) --
Unsoldierly and dangerous conduct, Virginia, September 1862 / John Pope to Henry W Halleck (September 1, 1962) --
Aiding the wounded, Virginia and Washington, DC, August-September 1862 / Clara Barton to John Shaver (September 4, 1862) --
McClellan must go down, Washington, D C, August-September 1862 / Gideon Welles, Diary (August 31-September 1, 1862) --
We are whipped again, Washington, D C, September 1862 / John Hay, Diary (September 1, 1862) --
Prest was in deep distress, Washington, DC, September 1862 / Edward Bates, Remonstrance and notes on Cabinet meeting, (September 2, 1862) --
Series of failures, Washington, D C, September 1862 / Salmon P Chase, Journal (September 2, 1862) --
Restored to command, Washington, D C, September 1862 / George B McClellan to Mary Ellen McClellan (September 2, 1862) --
Invading Maryland, Virginia, September 1862 / Robert E Lee to Jefferson Davis (September 3, 1862) --
State of nausea, New York, September 1862 / George Templeton Strong, Diary (September 3-4, 1862) --
Demoralized army, Washington, D C, September 1862 / William Thompson Lusk to Elizabeth Freeman Lusk (September 6, 1862) --
God wills this contest, Washington, DC, September 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Meditation on the divine will, (c early September 1862) --
Britain considers mediation, September 1862 / Lord Palmerston and Lord Russell, Exchange (September 14, 17, and 23, 1862) --
Recognition of our independence, Maryland, September 1862 / Robert E Lee to Jefferson Davis (September 8, 1862) --
Dirty and repulsive army, Maryland, September 1862 / Lewis H Steiner, Diary (September 5-6, 1862) --
Confederate in Maryland, September 1862 / James Richmond Boulware, Diary (September 4-14, 1862) --
Lost order, Maryland, September 1862 / Alpheus S Williams to George B McClellan (September 13, 1862); Robert E Lee: Special Orders No 191 (September 9, 1862) --
Battle of Antietam, Maryland, September 1862 / George W Smalley, Narrative of Antietam (September 17, 1862) --
Fight for the cornfield, Maryland, September 1862 / Rufus R Dawes, from Service with the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers --
Infernal music, Maryland, September 1862 / Alpheus S Williams to Irene and Mary Williams (September 22, 1862) --
Landscape turned red, Maryland, September 1862 / David L Thompson, With Burnside at Antietam --
After the battle, Maryland, September 1862 / Samuel W Fiske, to the Springfield Republican (September 20, 1862) --
Our men had won, Maryland, September 1862 / Clifton Johnson, From Battleground Adventures --
Noise, confusion, dust, Virginia, September 1862 / Mary Bedinger Mitchell, A woman's recollections of Antietam) --
Our victory was complete", Maryland, September 1862 / George B McClellan to Mary Ellen McClellan (September 20, 1862) --
Battle of Iuka, Mississippi, September 1862 / Ephraim Anderson, from Memoirs: historical and personal --
Cause of emancipation, Washington, D C, September 1862 / Gideon Welles, Diary (September 22, 1862) --
Washington, DC, September 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, (September 22, 1862) --
Proclamation suspending the writ of habeas corpus, (September 24, 1862) --
Air is thick with revolution, Washington, D C, September 1862 / L A Whitely to James Gordon Bennett (September 24,1862) --
Servile war and despotism, Maryland, September 1862 / George B McClellan to William H Aspinwall (September 26, 1862) --
That is not the game, Washington, D C, September 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Record of dismissal of John J Key (September 26-27, 1862) --
Proclamations of a political coward, Maryland, September 1862 / Fitz John Porter to Manton Marble (September 30, 1862) --
Confederate invasion, Kentucky, September 1862 / Braxton Bragg, To the people of the Northwest (September 26, 1862) --
Event worth the dreadful war, Massachusetts, September 1862 / Ralph Waldo Emerson, President's Proclamation, (September, 1862) --
Your deliverance draws nigh!, October 1862 / Frederick Douglass, Emancipation proclaimed, (October 1862) --
Richmond, Virginia, October 1862 / Debate in the Confederate Senate on retaliation for the Emancipation Proclamation, (September 29 and October 1, 1862) --
This gigantic wickedness, London, October 1862 / The Times of London, Editorial on the Emancipation Proclamation (October 7, 1862) --
Obeying civil authority, Maryland, October 1862 / George B McClellan to Abraham Lincoln (October 7, 1862) --
Battle of Corinth, Mississippi, October 1862 / Oscar L Jackson, from The Colonel's diary --
Awful day, Mississippi, October 1862 / Charles B Labruzan, Journal, (October 4, 1862) --
Battle of Perryville, Kentucky, October 1862 / J Montgomery Wright, Notes of a staff-officer at Perryville --
This grand havoc of battle, Kentucky, October 1862 / Sam R Watkins, from Co Aytch, Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment --
Your over-cautiousness, Washington, DC, October 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to George B McClellan (October 13, 1862) --
Reconsidering mediation, England, October 1862 / Lord Palmerston to Lord Russell (October 2 and 22, 1862) --
Presdt is in earnest, Massachusetts, October 1862 / Charles Sumner to John Bright (October 28, 1862) --
Auger too dull to take hold, Washington, DC, November 1862 / Francis Preston Blair to Montgomery Blair (November 7, 1862) --
McClellan's dismissal, Virginia, November 1862 / George G Meade to Margaret Meade (November 8, 1862) --
Lincoln and McClellan, Washington, D C, November 1862 / Orville H Browning Diary, (November 29, 1862) --
Washington, DC, December 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Annual message to Congress, (December 1, 1862) --
Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 1862 / Edward Porter Alexander, from Fighting for the Confederacy --
Murderous butchery, Virginia, December 1862 / Samuel W Fiske to the Springfield Republican (December 15 and 17, 1862) --
Thoroughly licked, Virginia, December 1862 / Henry Livermore Abbott to Josiah Gardner Abbott (December 14, 1862) and to George B Perry (December 17, 1862) --
Awful day, Virginia, December 1862 / Clifton Johnson, from Battleground Adventures --
Hundreds die every day, Virginia, December 1862 / Walt Whitman, from Specimen Days --
Torn and shattered, District of Columbia, December 1862 / Louisa May Alcott, from Hospital Sketches --
Cabinet crisis, Washington D C, December 1862 / Orville H Browning, Diary (December 18, 1862) --
Lincoln resolves the crisis, Washington, DC, December 1862 / Gideon Welles, Diary (December 19-20, 1862) --
Sickness, disgust, and despair, December 1862 / Harper's Weekly, Reverse at Fredericksburg, (December 27, 1862) --
Lincoln and emancipation, New York, December 1862 / George Templeton Strong, Diary, (December 27, 1862) --
Porter's court-martial, Washington, DC, December 1862 / Fitz John Porter to Samuel L M Barlow (December 29, 1862) --
Looting in Holly Springs, Mississippi, December 1862 / Cyrus F Boyd, Diary, (December 22-25, 1862) --
Jackson, December 1862 / Jefferson Davis, Address to the Mississippi Legislature, (December 26, 1862) --
Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, Mississippi, December 1862 / William T Sherman to John Sherman (January 6, 1863) --
Mistreatment of contrabands, Arkansas, December 1862 / Samuel Sawyer, Pearl P Ingalls, and Jacob G Forman to Samuel R Curtis (December 29, 1862) --
Battle of Stones River, Tennessee, December 1862-January 1863 / Ira S Owens, from Greene County in the War --
Bloody and useless sacrifice, Tennessee, December 1862-January 1863 / Lot D Young, from Reminiscences of a Soldier of the Orphan Brigade --
Offer to resign, Washington, DC, January 1863 / Ambrose E Burnside to Abraham Lincoln (January 1, 1863) --
You fail me precisely, Washington, DC, January 1863 / Abraham Lincoln to Henry W Halleck (January 1, 1863) --Washington, DC, January 1863 / Abraham Lincoln, Final Emancipation Proclamation, (January 1, 1863) --
Celebrating emancipation, Philadelphia, January 1863 / Benjamin Rush Plumly to Abraham Lincoln (January 1, 1863) --
Broken eggs can not be mended, Washington, DC, January 1863 / Abraham Lincoln to John A McClernand (January 8, 1863) --
Chronology --
Biographical notes --
Note on the texts --
Index.
Series Title: Library of America, 221.
Responsibility: Stephen W. Sears, editor.

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Covers the Civil War from January 1862 to January 1863, describing the events of that year through messages, proclamations, newspaper articles, letters, diaries, and poems from people who lived through it.

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schema:description"Event worth the dreadful war, Massachusetts, September 1862 / Ralph Waldo Emerson, President's Proclamation, (September, 1862) -- Your deliverance draws nigh!, October 1862 / Frederick Douglass, Emancipation proclaimed, (October 1862) -- Richmond, Virginia, October 1862 / Debate in the Confederate Senate on retaliation for the Emancipation Proclamation, (September 29 and October 1, 1862) -- This gigantic wickedness, London, October 1862 / The Times of London, Editorial on the Emancipation Proclamation (October 7, 1862) -- Obeying civil authority, Maryland, October 1862 / George B McClellan to Abraham Lincoln (October 7, 1862) -- Battle of Corinth, Mississippi, October 1862 / Oscar L Jackson, from The Colonel's diary -- Awful day, Mississippi, October 1862 / Charles B Labruzan, Journal, (October 4, 1862) -- Battle of Perryville, Kentucky, October 1862 / J Montgomery Wright, Notes of a staff-officer at Perryville -- This grand havoc of battle, Kentucky, October 1862 / Sam R Watkins, from Co Aytch, Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment -- Your over-cautiousness, Washington, DC, October 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to George B McClellan (October 13, 1862) -- Reconsidering mediation, England, October 1862 / Lord Palmerston to Lord Russell (October 2 and 22, 1862) -- Presdt is in earnest, Massachusetts, October 1862 / Charles Sumner to John Bright (October 28, 1862) -- Auger too dull to take hold, Washington, DC, November 1862 / Francis Preston Blair to Montgomery Blair (November 7, 1862) -- McClellan's dismissal, Virginia, November 1862 / George G Meade to Margaret Meade (November 8, 1862) -- Lincoln and McClellan, Washington, D C, November 1862 / Orville H Browning Diary, (November 29, 1862) -- Washington, DC, December 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Annual message to Congress, (December 1, 1862) -- Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 1862 / Edward Porter Alexander, from Fighting for the Confederacy -- Murderous butchery, Virginia, December 1862 / Samuel W Fiske to the Springfield Republican (December 15 and 17, 1862) -- Thoroughly licked, Virginia, December 1862 / Henry Livermore Abbott to Josiah Gardner Abbott (December 14, 1862) and to George B Perry (December 17, 1862) -- Awful day, Virginia, December 1862 / Clifton Johnson, from Battleground Adventures -- Hundreds die every day, Virginia, December 1862 / Walt Whitman, from Specimen Days -- Torn and shattered, District of Columbia, December 1862 / Louisa May Alcott, from Hospital Sketches -- Cabinet crisis, Washington D C, December 1862 / Orville H Browning, Diary (December 18, 1862) -- Lincoln resolves the crisis, Washington, DC, December 1862 / Gideon Welles, Diary (December 19-20, 1862) -- Sickness, disgust, and despair, December 1862 / Harper's Weekly, Reverse at Fredericksburg, (December 27, 1862) -- Lincoln and emancipation, New York, December 1862 / George Templeton Strong, Diary, (December 27, 1862) -- Porter's court-martial, Washington, DC, December 1862 / Fitz John Porter to Samuel L M Barlow (December 29, 1862) -- Looting in Holly Springs, Mississippi, December 1862 / Cyrus F Boyd, Diary, (December 22-25, 1862) -- Jackson, December 1862 / Jefferson Davis, Address to the Mississippi Legislature, (December 26, 1862) -- Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, Mississippi, December 1862 / William T Sherman to John Sherman (January 6, 1863) -- Mistreatment of contrabands, Arkansas, December 1862 / Samuel Sawyer, Pearl P Ingalls, and Jacob G Forman to Samuel R Curtis (December 29, 1862) -- Battle of Stones River, Tennessee, December 1862-January 1863 / Ira S Owens, from Greene County in the War -- Bloody and useless sacrifice, Tennessee, December 1862-January 1863 / Lot D Young, from Reminiscences of a Soldier of the Orphan Brigade -- Offer to resign, Washington, DC, January 1863 / Ambrose E Burnside to Abraham Lincoln (January 1, 1863) -- You fail me precisely, Washington, DC, January 1863 / Abraham Lincoln to Henry W Halleck (January 1, 1863) --Washington, DC, January 1863 / Abraham Lincoln, Final Emancipation Proclamation, (January 1, 1863) -- Celebrating emancipation, Philadelphia, January 1863 / Benjamin Rush Plumly to Abraham Lincoln (January 1, 1863) -- Broken eggs can not be mended, Washington, DC, January 1863 / Abraham Lincoln to John A McClernand (January 8, 1863) -- Chronology -- Biographical notes -- Note on the texts -- Index."@en
schema:description"Evacuating the peninsula, Washington D C, August 1862 / Henry W Halleck to George B McClellan (August 6, 1862) -- Fleeing slaves, Georgia, August 1862 / Memorial of a committee of citizens of Liberty County, Georgia, (August 5, 1862) -- Retaliation for arming slaves, Virginia, August 1862 / Confederate War Department (General Orders No 60, August 21,1862) -- Washington, D C, August 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Address on colonization, (August 14, 1862) -- I would save the Union, Washington, DC, August 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to Horace Greeley (August 22, 1862) -- Slavery and the laws of war, Tennessee, August 1862 / William T Sherman to Thomas Hunton (August 24, 1862) -- Emancipation and diplomacy, Austria, August 1862 / John Lothrop Motley to William H Seward (August 26, 1862) -- Aiding contrabands, Washington, D C, Summer 1862 / Harriet Jacobs to William Lloyd Garrison (September 5, 1862) -- Second Manassas campaign, Virginia, August 1862 / Edward Porter Alexander, from Fighting for the Confederacy -- Treachery, Washington, DC, August 1862 / Charles Francis Adams Jr to Charles Francis Adams (August 27, 1862) -- These great operations, Virginia and Maryland, August-September, 1862 / John Hampden Chamberlayne to Martha Burwell Chamberlayne (September 6, 1862) -- Unsoldierly and dangerous conduct, Virginia, September 1862 / John Pope to Henry W Halleck (September 1, 1962) -- Aiding the wounded, Virginia and Washington, DC, August-September 1862 / Clara Barton to John Shaver (September 4, 1862) -- McClellan must go down, Washington, D C, August-September 1862 / Gideon Welles, Diary (August 31-September 1, 1862) -- We are whipped again, Washington, D C, September 1862 / John Hay, Diary (September 1, 1862) -- Prest was in deep distress, Washington, DC, September 1862 / Edward Bates, Remonstrance and notes on Cabinet meeting, (September 2, 1862) -- Series of failures, Washington, D C, September 1862 / Salmon P Chase, Journal (September 2, 1862) -- Restored to command, Washington, D C, September 1862 / George B McClellan to Mary Ellen McClellan (September 2, 1862) -- Invading Maryland, Virginia, September 1862 / Robert E Lee to Jefferson Davis (September 3, 1862) -- State of nausea, New York, September 1862 / George Templeton Strong, Diary (September 3-4, 1862) -- Demoralized army, Washington, D C, September 1862 / William Thompson Lusk to Elizabeth Freeman Lusk (September 6, 1862) -- God wills this contest, Washington, DC, September 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Meditation on the divine will, (c early September 1862) -- Britain considers mediation, September 1862 / Lord Palmerston and Lord Russell, Exchange (September 14, 17, and 23, 1862) -- Recognition of our independence, Maryland, September 1862 / Robert E Lee to Jefferson Davis (September 8, 1862) -- Dirty and repulsive army, Maryland, September 1862 / Lewis H Steiner, Diary (September 5-6, 1862) -- Confederate in Maryland, September 1862 / James Richmond Boulware, Diary (September 4-14, 1862) -- Lost order, Maryland, September 1862 / Alpheus S Williams to George B McClellan (September 13, 1862); Robert E Lee: Special Orders No 191 (September 9, 1862) -- Battle of Antietam, Maryland, September 1862 / George W Smalley, Narrative of Antietam (September 17, 1862) -- Fight for the cornfield, Maryland, September 1862 / Rufus R Dawes, from Service with the Sixth Wisconsin Volunteers -- Infernal music, Maryland, September 1862 / Alpheus S Williams to Irene and Mary Williams (September 22, 1862) -- Landscape turned red, Maryland, September 1862 / David L Thompson, With Burnside at Antietam -- After the battle, Maryland, September 1862 / Samuel W Fiske, to the Springfield Republican (September 20, 1862) -- Our men had won, Maryland, September 1862 / Clifton Johnson, From Battleground Adventures -- Noise, confusion, dust, Virginia, September 1862 / Mary Bedinger Mitchell, A woman's recollections of Antietam) -- Our victory was complete", Maryland, September 1862 / George B McClellan to Mary Ellen McClellan (September 20, 1862) -- Battle of Iuka, Mississippi, September 1862 / Ephraim Anderson, from Memoirs: historical and personal -- Cause of emancipation, Washington, D C, September 1862 / Gideon Welles, Diary (September 22, 1862) -- Washington, DC, September 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, (September 22, 1862) -- Proclamation suspending the writ of habeas corpus, (September 24, 1862) -- Air is thick with revolution, Washington, D C, September 1862 / L A Whitely to James Gordon Bennett (September 24,1862) -- Servile war and despotism, Maryland, September 1862 / George B McClellan to William H Aspinwall (September 26, 1862) -- That is not the game, Washington, D C, September 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Record of dismissal of John J Key (September 26-27, 1862) -- Proclamations of a political coward, Maryland, September 1862 / Fitz John Porter to Manton Marble (September 30, 1862) -- Confederate invasion, Kentucky, September 1862 / Braxton Bragg, To the people of the Northwest (September 26, 1862) --"@en
schema:description"Preface -- Introduction -- What shall be done with the slaves if emancipated?, January 1862: Do nothing with them, January 1862 / Frederick Douglass -- Slave escapes, Virginia, January 1862 / John Boston to Elizabeth Boston (January 12, 1862) -- Vigorous prosecution of the war, Washington, DC, January 1862 / Salmon P Chase (Journal, January 6, 1862) -- My general idea of this war, January 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to Don Carlos Buell and Henry W Halleck (January 13, 1862) -- President's General War Order No I, January 27, 1862; President's Special War Order No I, January 31, 1862 / Abraham Lincoln (War orders, January 1862) -- Campaign against Richmond, February 1862 / George B McClellan to Edwin M Stanton (February 3, 1862) -- His terrible swift sword, February 1862 / Julia Ward Howe (The Battle Hymn of the Republic, February 1862, from Reminiscences, 1819-1899) -- Important arrest, February 11, 1862 -- Ball's Bluff disaster -- Gen McClellan and Gen Stone, April 12, 1863 -- General is arrested, Washington, DC, February 1862 / The New York Times (February 1892) -- Attack on Fort Donelson, Tennessee, February 1862 / Lew Wallace (from An Autobiography) -- Fort Donelson surrenders, Tennessee, February 1862 / John Kennerly Farris to Mary Farris (October 31, 1862) -- River war, February-June 1862 / Henry Walke, Western flotilla at Fort Donelson, Island Number Ten, Fort Pillow and Memphis -- Confederate strategy, February 1862 / Braxton Bragg to Judah P Benjamin (February 15, 1862) -- These calamities, Virginia, February 1862 / John B Jones (Diary, February 8-28, 1862) --Richmond, Virginia, February 1862 / Jefferson Davis, (Message to the Confederate Congress, February 25, 1862) -- Boldest feat, Maryland, March 1862 / George E Stephens, To the Weekly Anglo-African (March 2, 1862) -- All quiet on the Potomac, March 1862 / Orpheus C Kerr (from The Orpheus C Kerr papers) -- Battle of Elkhorn Tavern, Arkansas, March 1862 / Dabney H Maury (Recollections of the Elkhorn Campaign) -- Washington, DC, March 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Message to Congress on compensated emancipation, (March 6, 1862) -- Abraham Lincoln to James A McDougall, (March 14, 1862) -- Naval revolution, Virginia, March 1862 / Catesby ap Roger Jones (from "Services of the 'Virginia' (Merrimac)") -- Visit to Washington and Virginia, March 1862 / Nathaniel Hawthorne (from "Chiefly about war-matters") -- Grand campaign opens, Virginia, March 1862 / George B McClellan to the Army of the Potomac (March 14, 1862) and to Samuel L M Barlow (March 16, 1862) -- Britain and the Ironclads, London, April 1862 / Charles Francis Adams to Charles Francis Adams Jr (April 4, 1862) -- His big heart shot away, Massachusetts, March 1862 / Emily Dickinson to Louise and Frances Norcross (late March 1862) -- Lesson of the hour, March 1862 / Frederick Douglass, War and how to end it, (March 25, 1862) -- But you must act, Washington, D C, April 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to George B McClellan (April 9, 1862) -- Battle of Shiloh, Tennessee, April 1862 / Ulysses S Grant to Commanding Officer, Advance Forces (April 6, 1862), to Julia Dent Grant (April 8, 1862), to Nathaniel H McLean(April 9, 1862), to Jesse Root Grant (April 26, 1862), and to Elihu B Washburne (May 14, 1862) -- We caught the first thunder, Tennessee, April 1862 / William T Sherman to Ellen Ewing Sherman (April 11, 1862) -- They ran in every direction, Tennessee, April 1862 / George W Dawson to Laura Amanda Dawson (April 26, 1862) -- Church so lone, April 1862 / Herman Melville, Shiloh, (April 1862) -- Richmond, Virginia, April 1862 / Confederate conscription acts, (April 16 and 21, 1862), -- Abolishing slavery in the District of Columbia, April 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Message to Congress, (April 16, 1862) -- Running the gauntlet, Louisiana, April 1862 / John Russell Bartlett, (Brooklyn at the passage of the forts) -- Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana, April 1862 / George Hamilton Perkins to Susan G Perkins (April 27, 1862) -- Battle of Williamsburg, Virginia, May 1862 / Charles S Wainwright (Diary, May 5, 1862) -- Critical condition, Virginia, May 1862 / John B Jones, Diary (May 14-19, 1862) -- Black regiment, Canada, May 1862 / Garland H White to Edwin M Stanton (May 7, 1862) -- Washington, D C, May 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Proclamation revoking General Hunter's emancipation order, May 19, 1862 -- Meeting Stonewall Jackson, Virginia, May 1862 / Richard Taylor, From Destruction and Reconstruction -- Progress of events, Washington, D C, May 1862 / Elizabeth Blair Lee to Samuel Phillips Lee (May 26, 1862) -- No similar instance of infamy, Louisiana, May 1862 / Thomas O Moore, To the people of Louisiana (May 24, 1862) -- Revolting outrages, London, June 1862 / Lord Palmerston to Charles Francis Adams (June 11, 1862), Benjamin Moran, Journal, (June 25, 1862) -- Battle of Fair Oaks, Virginia, May-June 1862 / Henry Ropes to William Ropes (June 3-4, 1862) -- Military assessment, Virginia, June 1862 / Robert E Lee to Jefferson Davis (June 5, 1862) -- Arming freed slaves, South Carolina, June 1862 / David Hunter to Edwin M Stanton (June 23, 1862) -- Fear of the "Yankees", Louisiana, June-July 1862 / Kate Stone, Journal, (June 29-July 5, 1862) -- Seven days begin, Virginia, June 1862 / Edward Porter Alexander, from Fighting for the Confederacy -- Battle of Gaines's Mill, Virginia, June 1862 / Charles A Page, from Letters of a War Correspondent -- Accusation of betrayal, Virginia, June 1862 / George B McClellan to Edwin M Stanton (June 28, 1862) -- Present condition of the war, Washington, DC, June 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to William H Seward (June 28, 1862) -- Union retreat, Virginia, June-July 1862 / Charles B Haydon, Journal, (June 25-July 1, 1862) -- Wounded at Glendale, Virginia, June-July 1862 / Asa D Smith, Narrative of the Seven Days' Battles -- Our beleaguered city, Virginia, June 1862 / Judith W McGuire, Diary (June 27-30, 1862) -- Death held a carnival, Virginia, June-July 1862 / Sallie Brock, from Richmond during the War -- Richmond hospital, Virginia, June-July 1862 / Sara Agnes Pryor, from Reminiscences of Peace and War -- Debating Black soldiers, Washington, D C, July 1862 / Whitelaw Reid, General Hunter's Negro soldiers, (July 6, 1862) -- Civil and military policy, Virginia, July 1862 / George B McClellan to Abraham Lincoln (July 7, 1862) -- Building a Confederate cruiser, England, July 1862 / Thomas H Dudley and J Price Edwards, Exchange (July 9, 10, and 16, 1862) -- Washington, DC, July 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, Appeal to border state representatives for compensated emancipation (July 12, 1862) -- Washington, DC, July 1862 / Second Confiscation Act, (July 17, 1862) -- Success and glory, Washington, DC, July 1862 / John Pope, Address to the Army of Virginia, (July 14, 1862) -- Change in policy, Washington, DC, July 1862 / John Pope, General Orders Numbers: (5, 7, 11; July 18, 20, and 23, 1862) -- Idol of the army, Virginia, July 1862 / Fitz John Porter to Joseph C G Kennedy (July 17, 1862) -- Appeal for negotiation, Rhode Island, July 1862 / August Belmont to Thurlow Weed (July 20, 1862) -- Shameful defeat, Washington, DC, July 1862 / Salmon P Chase to Richard C Parsons (July 20, 1862) -- Presidential emancipation, Washington, DC, July 1862 / Salmon P Chase, Journal, (July 22, 1862) -- Washington, DC, July 1862 / Abraham Lincoln, First draft of the Emancipation Proclamation, (July 22, 1862) -- Postponing emancipation, Washington, D C, July 1862 / Francis B Carpenter, from Six Months at the White House with Abraham Lincoln -- Saving the government, Washington, DC, July 1862 / Abraham Lincoln to Cuthbert Bullitt (July 28, 1862) -- Cotton and emancipation, Massachusetts, August 1862 / Charles Sumner to John Bright (August 5, 1862) --"@en
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