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Pickett's Charge—The Last Attack at Gettysburg

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807826485
eISBN:
9781469603001
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898390_hess
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Pickett's Charge is probably the best-known military engagement of the Civil War, widely regarded as the defining moment of the battle of Gettysburg and celebrated as the high-water mark of the ... More


Congress Acts

Daniel W. Crofts

in Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The Other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627311
eISBN:
9781469627335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627311.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter Ten details the improbable achievement of the conciliators during the last week of the congressional session in late February and early March 1861 as they assembled wafer-thin two-thirds ... More


Carnage

George C. Rable

in God's Almost Chosen Peoples: A Religious History of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834268
eISBN:
9781469603841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899311_rable.12
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how religious faith offered meaning to life and preparation for death to men and women of the Civil War era. Early on the ravages of camp diseases proved the need for the ... More


A Calm Pervades the Political World: March

Gary W. Gallagher

in Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831885
eISBN:
9781469603797
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807886328_mcclintock.12
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on inauguration day, when the capital was secure and there seemed little chance that the event would be interrupted by violence. Lincoln's precise plans for governance were ... More


. Kolb's Farm

Earl J. Hess

in Kennesaw Mountain: Sherman, Johnston, and the Atlanta Campaign

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602110
eISBN:
9781469608372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602110.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses Sherman's plan, which involved firming up his extreme right wing and advancing it closer to Marietta. Hooker's role in the operation involved extending the Twentieth Corps line ... More


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