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Southern storm : Sherman's march to the sea

Author: Noah Andre Trudeau
Publisher: New York : Harper, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Award-winning Civil War historian Trudeau has written a fascinating new history of Sherman's legendary and devastating march through Georgia. Told through diaries and letters of Sherman's soldiers, this work paints a vivid picture of an event that changed the course of America.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: William T Sherman; William T Sherman
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Noah Andre Trudeau
ISBN: 9780060598679 0060598670
OCLC Number: 174040233
Description: xvi, 671 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, plans ; 24 cm
Contents: I. PREPARATION: A gathering of eagles --
Captive audiences --
The Stormbringer --
The plan --
"Paradise of fools" --
II. ATLANTA TO MILLEDGEVILLE, Nov. 15-24: "Dies Irae filled the air" --
"Lurid flames lit up the heavens" --
"Forage of all kinds abounds" --
"Arise for the defense of your native soil!" --
"Whites look sour & sad" --
"Ugly weather" --
"But bless God, he died free!" --
"We 'shot low and to kill'" --
"The first act is well played" --
III. MILLEDGEVEILLE TO MILLEN, Nov. 25 --
Dec. 4: "We went for them on the run" --
"Poor foolish simpletons" --
"I never was so frightened in all my life" --
"Give those fellows a start" --
IV. MILLEN TO SAVANNAH, Dec. 5-10: "Splendid sight to see cotton gins burn" --
V. SAVANNAH, Dec. 11 --
Jan. 21: "I was soon covered with blood from head to foot" --
"I beg to present you as a Christmas gift the city of Savannah" --
"But what is next?" --
VI. FINALE: "The blow was struck at the right moment and in the right direction" --
Union Forces roster --
Confederate Forces roster.
Responsibility: Noah Andre Trudeau.
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Award-winning Civil War historian Trudeau has written a fascinating new history of Sherman's legendary and devastating march through Georgia. Told through diaries and letters of Sherman's soldiers, this work paints a vivid picture of an event that changed the course of America.

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