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Petersburg to Appomattox : the End of the War in Virginia

Author: Caroline E Janney
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2018]
Series: Military campaigns of the Civil War.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
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. War veterans and generations of historians alike have focused on the seemingly inevitable defeat of the Confederacy after Lee's flight from Petersburg and recalled the generous surrender terms set forth by Grant, thought to facilitate peace and to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Janney, Caroline E.
Petersburg to Appomattox : The End of the War in Virginia.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline E Janney
ISBN: 9781469640778 1469640775 9781469640785 1469640783
OCLC Number: 1028937384
Description: 1 online resource
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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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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