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Burnside When He was Brilliant: Ambrose Burnside and Union Combined Operations in Pamlico Sound

David E. Long

in Union Combined Operations in the Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232864
eISBN:
9780823240777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232864.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Few names from the Civil War era inspire more loathing and contempt than that of Ambrose Everett Burnside. It is a curious legacy for a man whose prewar contemporaries found him a likeable and ... More


The Southern Mind Under Union Rule: The Diary of James Rumley, Beaufort, North Carolina, 1862-1865

Judkin Browning

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037288
eISBN:
9780813041773
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037288.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

James Rumley was the 48-year-old, well-educated, Clerk of the Carteret County Court when the Union forces arrived in his hometown of Beaufort on March 25, 1862. He began a diary at the moment of ... More


The Army of the Potomac (1864)

George Washington Williams

in A History of the Negro Troops in the War of the Rebellion, 1861–1865

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823233854
eISBN:
9780823240807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823233854.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

Virginia, the mother of Presidents, was the mother of slavery, and within the limits of this ancient commonwealth the principal battles of the War of the Rebellion were fought. After the Mississippi ... More


Introduction

Judkin Browning

in The Southern Mind Under Union Rule: The Diary of James Rumley, Beaufort, North Carolina, 1862-1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037288
eISBN:
9780813041773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037288.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter provides the context of the life of James Rumley, clerk of the Carteret County court, who kept a diary recording his experiences and the experiences of his community of Beaufort under ... More


1862

Judkin Browning

in The Southern Mind Under Union Rule: The Diary of James Rumley, Beaufort, North Carolina, 1862-1865

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813037288
eISBN:
9780813041773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037288.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

Rumley describes the beginning of the Union military occupation and wartime reconstruction in March 1862. He relates the depredations of southern property by Union soldiers, and the de facto ... More


Ecology and Modern Scottish Literature

Louisa Gairn

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633111
eISBN:
9780748653447
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633111.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This book presents a provocative and timely reconsideration of modern Scottish literature in the light of ecological thought. The book demonstrates how successive generations of Scottish writers have ... More


Lines of Defence

Louisa Gairn

in Ecology and Modern Scottish Literature

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748633111
eISBN:
9780748653447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633111.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter demonstrates that John Burnside, Kathleen Jamie, and Alan Warner were not only reviewing human relationships with nature, but also the role that writing has to play in exploring and ... More


Origin of the Education Bill

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Henry W. Blair supported legislation on federal aid to education introduced by other senators when he first arrived in that chamber. Starting in 1881 he introduced his own bill that distributed funds ... More


John Burnside: Poetry as the Space of Withdrawal

Scott Brewster

in Poetry & Geography: Space & Place in Post-war Poetry

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781846318641
eISBN:
9781846318061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846318641.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Ecological preoccupations are famously fundamental to the poetry of John Burnside; and this essay investigates the challenge faced by the poet who attempts to think the natural world ethically and ... More


Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg!

George C. Rable

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826737
eISBN:
9781469605043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867938_rable
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the battle of Gettysburg, as Union troops along Cemetery Ridge rebuffed Pickett's Charge, they were heard to shout, “Give them Fredericksburg!” Their cries reverberated from a clash that, ... More


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