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A stillness at Appomattox

Author: Bruce Catton
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1954, ©1953.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Catton
OCLC Number: 1478326
Awards: Winner of Pulitzer Prize in History for 1954.
Winner of the 1954 National Book Award for the Most Distinguished Book of Non-Fiction.
Description: 438 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Glory is out of date --
A boy named Martin --
Turkey at a shooting match --
From a mountain top --
2: Roads leading south --
Where the dogwood blossomed --
Shadow in the night --
All their yesterdays --
Surpassing all former experiences --
3: One more river to cross --
The cripples who could not run --
Judgment trump of the almighty --
Secondhand clothes --
Lie down, you damn fools --
4: White iron on the anvil --
Changing the guard --
I know star-rise --
Like the noise of great thunders --
5: Away, you rolling river --
Special train for Monocacy Junction --
To peel this land --
On the upgrade --
No more doubt --
6: Endless road ahead --
Except by the sword --
Great light in the sky --
The soldiers saw daylight --
The enormous silence.
Responsibility: by Bruce Catton.

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