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A companion to the U.S. Civil War

Author: Aaron Charles Sheehan-Dean
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Malden, MA : Wiley Blackwell, 2014.
Series: Wiley Blackwell companions to American history, 77
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A Companion to the U.S. Civil War presents a comprehensive historiographical collection of essays covering all major military, political, social, and economic aspects of the American civil war (1861-1865)"--

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to the U.S. Civil War.
Hoboken : Wiley-Blackwell, 2014
(DLC) 2013046763
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Charles Sheehan-Dean
ISBN: 9781118802953 1118802950 9781118802809 1118802802 9781118609071 1118609077
OCLC Number: 865575017
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: A Companion to the U.S. Civil War; Copyright; Contents; Notes on Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part I Campaigns and Battles; Chapter One Virginia 1861; References; Chapter Two Missouri; General Histories; Early Battles; Confederate Incursions into Missouri, 1862-1863; The Price Raid; Unit Histories and Soldier Diaries and Memoirs; Guerrilla Warfare; Biographies; Reference Works; References; Chapter Three Mississippi Valley Campaign; References; Chapter Four 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign; References; Chapter Five Logistics; Procurement, Organization, and Supply; Distribution. Confederate ShortagesReferences; Chapter Six Peninsula Campaign; References; Chapter Seven Soldiers; References; Chapter Eight Kentucky; Kentucky's Civil War Significance and Historiography; Secession Crisis, Neutrality, and Politics; Kentucky Goes to War: Mobilization and Two Confederate Invasions; Emancipation and Black Soldiers; Guerrilla Warfare and Racial Violence; Concluding the War: Vanquished Become Victors; Conclusion and Suggestions for Further Research; References; Chapter Nine Guerrillas; Defining Civil War Irregulars: The Scholarly Debate. Guerrilla Memoirs/Histories Written by VeteransBiographies and Unit Histories; U.S. Army Counter-Irregular Warfare; The Vietnam War's Impact on U.S. Civil War Scholarship; Scholarship on Militant Dissent in the Civil War; "The Long War" and U.S. Civil War Guerrilla Studies; References; Chapter Ten Maryland Campaign of 1862; References; Chapter Eleven Battle of Antietam; The Commanders; Battle Histories; Phases of the Battle; Specialized Studies and the Battle's Aftermath; References; Chapter Twelve Civil War Tactics; The Last Napoleonic War or the First Modern War? Strategies, Doctrine, Operations, and TacticsHow Soldiers Fought; Tactics: How Battles Were Fought; Unit Histories; The State of Civil War Tactical Scholarship; References; Chapter Thirteen Battle of Fredericksburg; References; Chapter Fourteen Blockading Campaigns; Contemporary Accounts of the Blockade; The Efficacy of U.S. Navy Enforcement; Economic Impact of the Blockade; The Blockade as Naval Strategy; The Blockade as Foreign Policy; References; Chapter Fifteen Chancellorsville Campaign; A Campaign of Contingency; Hooker's Campaign Plan and Opening Moves. The Battle of Chancellorsville, May 1 and 2, 1863The Battle of Chancellorsville, May 3 and 4, 1863; The End of the Campaign and Strategic Results; References; Chapter Sixteen Battle of Gettysburg; References; Chapter Seventeen African-American Soldiering; References; Chapter Eighteen Vicksburg Campaign; References; Chapter Nineteen Occupation; References; Chapter Twenty Arkansas; References; Chapter Twenty-One Indian America; We Are All Americans; Allies; Soldiers; Civilians and Refugees; "Insurgents"; The Vanishing Indian; References; Chapter Twenty-Two Naval Development and Warfare.
Series Title: Wiley Blackwell companions to American history, 77
Responsibility: edited by Aaron Sheehan-Dean.


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