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History of the Civil War, 1861-1865

Author: James Ford Rhodes; Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Macmillan, 1917.
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Genre/Form: History
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Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927.
History of the Civil War, 1861-1865.
New York, Macmillan Co., 1917
(OCoLC)565889295
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Ford Rhodes; Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
OCLC Number: 1562261
Awards: Pulitzer Prize, History, 1918.
Description: xxi, 454 pages, [17] leaves of plates (9 folded) : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: The great factor in destruction of slavery --
Theory of South Carolina --
Crittenden Compromise --
Southern Confederacy --
Lincoln's Inaugural Address --
Anderson and Fort Sumter --
Seward's foreign policy --
Bread for Anderson --
Bombardment of Fort Sumter --
Rising of the North --
Baltimore riot --
The blockade --
Supposed danger to Washington --
The Border States --
The Civil War --
Unpreparedness --
Jefferson Davis --
Lincoln --
"On to Richmond" --
Battle of Bull Run --
The President's courage --
Congress --
Slavery the cause of the war --
Frémont --
McClellan --
Great Britain's action --
English sentiment --
Mason and Slidell --
English precedents --
Lincoln and Seward --
Surrender of Mason and Slidell --
Simon Cameron --
Edwin M. Stanton --
Fort Donelson --
Surrender of Donelson --
Ulysses S. Grant --
McClellan's dalliance --
Grant and Halleck --
Grant and Sherman surprised at Shiloh --
Battle of Shiloh --
Lincoln and Grant --
The bockade --
The Merrimac --
The Monitor --
Farragut ; Fox --
Farragut's capture of New Orleans --
McClellan's Peninsular Campaign --
Stonewall Jackson's campaign --
"The great scare" --
Battle of Fair Oaks --
Robert E. Lee --
Battle of Gaines's Mill --
McClellan's demoralization --
Lee and McClellan --
Lee and Jackson --
Seven Days' Battles --
Legal-Tender Act --
Lincoln's attitude to slavery --
Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation --
Lincoln and Greeley --
"Three hundred thousand more" --
Pope and Halleck --
Pope's defeat --
McClellan again in command --
Lee's invasion of Maryland --
Battle of Antietam --
Proclamation of Emancipation --
Fall elections of 1862 --
Alarm in Cincinnati --
Buell and Morton --
McClellan's removal --
Unfortunate choice of Burnside --
Battle of Fredericksburg --
The Cabinet crisis --
Lincoln's sagacity --
Lincoln ; Chase --
Lincoln ; Seward --
Battle of Stone's River --
Action of Congress --
Popular feeling and action --
Hooker in Command --
Battle of Chancellorsville --
Effect of Chancellorsville --
Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania --
Meade succeeds Hooker --
Battle of Gettysburg --
Pickett's Charge --
Lee ; Meade --
Lincoln ; Meade --
Grant's expedition against Vicksburg --
Vicksburg Campaign --
Grant --
Surrender of Vicksburg --
English sentiment --
The Alabama --
English mediation proposed --
Gladstone --
Charles Francis Adams --
Earl Russell --
The Emperor of the French --
Anti-slavery sentiment --
The Times ; Saturday Review --
Grote ; Carlyle --
Dickens ; Trollope ; Tennyson --
Iron-clad rams --
England and France --
New York draft riot --
Meade --
Battle of Chickamauga --
Grant in command --
Thomas ; Grant --
Battle of Chattanooga --
Recruits wanted --
Grant ; Sherman ; Thomas ; Sheridan --
Grant --
Grant's Wilderness Campaign --
Battle of Cold Harbor --
Chattanooga ; Atlanta Campaign --
Sherman ; Thomas --
Lincoln ; Chase --
Grant's campaign --
Lincoln renominated --
Lincoln ; Grant --
Washington in danger --
Disappointment in Grant --
Men wanted --
Johnston ; Hood --
Yearning for peace --
Dissatisfaction with Lincoln --
Battle of Mobile Bay --
Capture of Atlanta --
Sheridan --
Lincoln reelected --
Life at the North --
Privations of the war --
Postage stamps currency --
Fractional currency --
Gloom ; Despair --
Business activity --
Arbitrary arrests --
Copperheads --
Seymour ; Vallandigham --
The Democrats --
Arbitrary arrests --
Sanitary fairs --
Trade with the South --
Grave financial position --
The Northern governors --
Stanton ; Lincoln --
Discomfort at the South --
Lack of tea and coffee --
Lack of bread and meat --
Difficulty of transportation --
The age of iron --
Munitions of war --
Blockade running --
The negro slaves --
Conscription at the South --
Carnival of fiat money --
High prices in the Confederacy --
Impressment imperative --
The Southern women --
Distress and privations --
Religious feeling South --
Comparison between South and North --
North : a dictatorship --
South : a socialized state --
Davis ; Lincoln --
Sherman ; Thomas --
Sherman's March to the Sea --
Living on the country --
Destruction --
The negroes --
Savannah taken --
Grant ; Thomas --
Battle of Nashville --
Thirteenth Amendment --
Distress in the Confederacy --
Lee ; Jefferson Davis --
Hampton Roads Conference --
Lincoln's magnanimity --
Sherman's march northward --
South Carolina --
Sherman's Army --
Lincoln ; Grant ; Sherman --
Grant ; Lee --
Evacuation of Richmond --
General Lee's surrender --
Assassination of Lincoln --
The end of the war.
Responsibility: by James Ford Rhodes.

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