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The Smoothore Volley That Doomed the Confederacy

Robert K. Krick

in Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807822753
eISBN:
9781469602400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835906_gallagher.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter details Stonewall Jackson's final movements on the battlefield, explaining what happened to Lee's great lieutenant in the chaotic woods west of Chancellorsville on the night of May 2. It ... More


Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath

Gary W. Gallagher (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807822753
eISBN:
9781469602400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835906_gallagher
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

A variety of important but lesser-known dimensions of the Chancellorsville campaign of spring 1863 are explored in this collection of eight original essays. Departing from the traditional focus on ... More


Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Christian B. Keller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Often called Lee's greatest triumph, the battle of Chancellorsville decimated the Union Eleventh Corps, composed of large numbers of German-speaking volunteers. Poorly deployed, the ... More


Winter Quarters: 20 January–25 June 1863

Graham T. Dozier

in A Gunner in Lee's Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469618746
eISBN:
9781469618760
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618746.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter presents the letters written by Thomas Henry Carter to his wife Susan between January 20 and June 25, 1863. In these letters, Carter talks about how the opposing armies settled into ... More


One of Lee's Best Men: The Civil War Letters of General William Dorsey Pender

William W. Hassler (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807848234
eISBN:
9781469602349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869758_hassler
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On the day that Lincoln was inaugurated in 1861, twenty-seven-year-old William Dorsey Pender, en route to the provisional Confederate capital in Montgomery, Alabama, hurriedly scribbled a note to his ... More


Personality, Politics, and Sex in Portland and the Northwest

Peter Boag

in Same-Sex Affairs: Constructing and Controlling Homosexuality in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236042
eISBN:
9780520930698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236042.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the various ways in which local forces in Oregon and Washington used the news of Portland's 1912 scandal to advance their own political agendas. An assessment of how the 1912 ... More


Archaeological Survey of Two Civil War Battlefields in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia

Robert L. Jolley

in From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia played a key role in the military actions in the Eastern Theater of the Civil War. Recently, historical research and an archaeological survey were conducted at the ... More


Conclusion

Joseph T. Glatthaar

in Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834923
eISBN:
9781469603056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877869_glatthaar.17
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book concludes by showing how Lee's army was regarded by the general public. In September 1862, 58-year-old Baltimorean Elizabeth Phoebe Key Howard cheered for close to five hours as men from ... More


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