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Ending the Civil War : the bloody year from Grant's promotion to Lincoln's assassination

Author: Benton Rain Patterson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Using eyewitness accounts where possible, recounts the final months of the Civil War, appointment of a new U.S. Army general in chief, a new course for the war with a massive new campaign, confirmation of the abolition of slavery, the assassination of America's most revered president, United States winning of the final battle and nation reunited"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benton Rain Patterson
ISBN: 9780786469642 0786469641
OCLC Number: 770876283
Description: 330 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The change of command, March 1864 --
The plan for victory, March 23 to May 3, 1864 --
The massacre, March 25 to April 13, 1864 --
Lee, April 1864 --
The Grant offensive begins, May 2 to May 7, 1864 --
The Red River debacle, March 2 to May 21, 1864 --
Death at Spotsylvania, May 7 to May 19, 1864 --
Repulse at Cold Harbor, May 21 to June 12, 1864 --
The Georgia invasion, May 4 to July 17, 1864 --
General Sigel and the Battle of New Market, May 15, 1864 --
The end of the CSS Alabama, June 11 to June 19, 1864 --
General Hunter's war, May 21 to June 30, 1864 --
Petersburg, June 12 to June 18, 1864 --
The march to Washington, June 23 to July 12, 1864 --
Damn the torpedoes, August 4 to August 5, 1864 --
Stalemate at Atlanta, July 17 to August 23, 1864 --
Atlanta is burning, August 24 to November 16, 1864 --
Sheridan in the Valley, July 31, 1864 to March 2, 1865 --
The presidential election, June 8 to November 8, 1864 --
Across the Mississippi, May to December 1864.
Responsibility: Benton Rain Patterson.

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"Using eyewitness accounts where possible, recounts the final months of the Civil War, appointment of a new U.S. Army general in chief, a new course for the war with a massive new campaign, confirmation of the abolition of slavery, the assassination of America's most revered president, United States winning of the final battle and nation reunited"--Provided by publisher.

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