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Petersburg to Appomattox : the end of the war in Virginia

Author: Caroline E Janney
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Military campaigns of the Civil War.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

The last days of fighting in the Civil War's eastern theatre have been wrapped in mythology since the moment of Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House. This volume of essays by leading  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline E Janney
ISBN: 9781469640761 1469640767
OCLC Number: 1004424877
Description: xi, 305 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Grant finally takes command : how the race to Appomattox was won / William W. Bergen --
We can keep all the Yankees back that they can send : morale among Hood's Texas Brigade's soldiers and their families, 1864-1865 / Susannah J. Ural --
A whole lot of blame to go around : the Confederate collapse at Five Forks / Peter S. Carmichael --
Lucky inspiration : Philip Sheridan's uncertain road to triumph with the Cavalry of the Army of the Potomac / Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh --
Lee, Breckinridge, and Campbell : the Confederate peacemakers of 1865 / William C. Davis --
Many valuable records and documents were lost to history : the destruction of Confederate military records during the Appomattox Campaign / Keith Bohannon --
We were not paroled : the surrenders of Lee's men beyond Appomattox Court House / Caroline E. Janney --
Sheridan's personal memoirs and the Appomattox Campaign / Stephen Cushman --
The last hour of the slaveholders' rebellion : African American discourse on Lee's surrender --
Elizabeth R. Varon.
Series Title: Military campaigns of the Civil War.
Responsibility: edited by Caroline E. Janney.


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