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Armies of deliverance : a new history of the Civil War

Author: Elizabeth R Varon
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Armies of Deliverance, Elizabeth Varon offers both a sweeping narrative of the Civil War and a bold new interpretation of Union and Confederate war aims.
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Varon, Elizabeth R., 1963-
Armies of deliverance.
New York : Oxford University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2018028897
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth R Varon
ISBN: 9780190860622 0190860626 9780190860615 0190860618
OCLC Number: 1042075910
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 513 pages)
Contents: Cover; Armies ofDeliverance; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Map; Introduction: "We Are Fighting for Them"; Part I; 1. March of Redemption:First Bull Run to Fort Donelson; 2. Ripe for the Harvest:To Shiloh; 3. Sacred Soil:Virginia in the Summer of 1862; 4. The Perils of Occupation; Part II; 5. Countdown to Jubilee:Lincoln's Hundred Days; 6. The Emancipation Proclamation; 7. Fire in the Rear:To Chancellorsville; 8. Under a Scorching Sun:The Summer of 1863; Part III; 9. Rallying Point:Lincoln's Ten Percent Plan; 10. Is This Hell? Fort Pillow to Atlanta 11. Campaign Season:The Election of 186412. Malice Toward None:The Union Triumphant; Conclusion:"Deliver Us from Such a Moses": Andrew Johnson and the Legacy of the Civil War; Notes; Index
Other Titles: New history of the Civil War
Responsibility: Elizabeth R. Varon.

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