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: The Battle of Chancellorsville and the German Regiments of the Eleventh Crops

Christian B. Keller

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

Not all the events preceding the battle of Chancellorsville boded so negatively for the German American regiments. In early February, the regimental commanders of the Eleventh ... More


Introduction

Christian B. Keller

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

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

This book is first and foremost a history of northern German Americans during and after the battle of Chancellorsville. Thus, it is a work of both ethnic and Civil War history, ... More


: Chancellorsville

Earl J. Hess

in Field Armies & Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns, 1861-1864

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829318
eISBN:
9781469611778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807829318.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the use of fortifications by the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia at the battle of Chancellorsville during the Civil War. Chancellorsville, a key crossroads ... 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


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