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None died in vain : the saga of the American Civil War

Author: Robert Leckie
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1991, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st HarperPerennial edView all editions and formats
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The story of the American Civil War with profiles of soldiers and political leaders from both sides.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Leckie
ISBN: 0060921161 9780060921163 0060162805 9780060162801
OCLC Number: 24831189
Description: xvii, 682 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Mexico: the divisive victory --
The crisis of slavery --
Slavery in history and the South --
The house divides --
The rail-splitter --
The first violence: Senator Sumner and John Brown --
The Gulf widens --
The raid on Harpers Ferry --
Brown's trial and execution --
Aftermath: Lincoln's election --
The South secedes --
Jefferson Davis --
The tension mounts --
Davis's cabinet --
Lincoln's inauguration and cabinet --
Lincoln's inauguration and cabinet --
P.G.T. Beauregard --
Fort Sumter --
The north united --
First Bull Run --
Defeat for McDowell and the Union --
The struggle for Missouri: John Charles Frémont --
McClellan takes charge --
The anaconda plan: Ambrose Burnside --
Halleck and Buell --
U.S. Grant --
Movement in the West: the capture of Fort Henry --
Fall of Fort Donelson --
Battle of Pea Ridge --
The Union Generals bicker --
William T. Sherman --
Shiloh --
Billy Yank and Johnny Reb. The fall of the South's main ports --
Joe Johnston: start of the Peninsula: Union squabbles in the West --
Second Bull Run: the end of Pope --
Longstreet, D.H. Hill, A.P. Hill --
Antietam begins --
Antietam ends: Lee repulsed: slaves freed: McClellan Fired --
Battle of Corinth: Philip Sheridan: Battle of Perryville --
Burnside and Fredericksburg --
Stones River/Murfreesboro --
Joe Hooker --
The two Dans: Butterfield and Sickles --
Kelly's Ford: the funk of fighting Joe --
Chancellorsville: the death of Jackson --
The northern draft riots --
Lee moves North --
George Gordon Meade --
Prelude to Gettysburg --
Gettysburg: the first day --
Gettysburg: the second day --
Gettysburg: the third day --
The siege and Fall of Vicksburg --
Chickamauga and Chattanooga --
The Gettysburg Address --
From the wilderness to Petersburg --
The beginning of the end --
Fort Fisher: Sherman's march --
The end at Appomattox --
Lincoln's assassination --
Honest Abe goes home --
Johnston surrenders: end of the assassins.
Responsibility: Robert Leckie.

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The story of the American Civil War with profiles of soldiers and political leaders from both sides.

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