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Delegates: January 1861

Timothy B. Smith

in The Mississippi Secession Convention: Delegates and Deliberations in Politics and War, 1861-1865

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781628460971
eISBN:
9781626740563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460971.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter presents a demographic profile of the one-hundred delegates who were members of the Mississippi Secession Convention. Historian Thomas Woods describes the delegates as gentlemen in the ... More


Across Peach Tree Creek, July 19

Earl J. Hess

in The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634197
eISBN:
9781469634210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634197.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Sherman wanted Thomas to move south toward Atlanta and cross Peach Tree Creek on July 19, as McPherson approached the city from the east. Schofield still had the assignment of trying to fill the gap ... More


Featherston versus Ward

Earl J. Hess

in The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634197
eISBN:
9781469634210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634197.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Winfield Scott Featherston's Brigade of William W. Loring's Division, in Alexander p. Stewart's Army of Mississippi, attacked to the left of Hardee. Opposing Featherston was William T. Ward's ... More


The Museum of Jurassic Radio: Sonic Excess in Dylan Thomas and Samuel Beckett

Jeff Porter

in Lost Sound: The Forgotten Art of Radio Storytelling

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627779
eISBN:
9781469627793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627779.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Whatever their aesthetic differences, Dylan Thomas and Samuel Beckett shared, as Chapter 6 argues, an interest in defying radio’s ontological borders (between being and nonbeing, embodiment and ... More


Gettysburg—The First Day

Harry W. Pfanz

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826249
eISBN:
9781469603018
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898406_pfanz
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

For good reason, the second and third days of the Battle of Gettysburg have received the lion's share of attention from historians. With this book, however, the critical first day's fighting finally ... More


Defending Lee's Flank: J. E. B. Stuart, John Pelham, and Confederate Artillery on Nicodemus Heights

Robert E. L. Krick

in The Antietam Campaign

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807824818
eISBN:
9781469602417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835913_gallagher.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes events on Nicodemus Heights and Hauser's Ridge, where Confederate artillery, usually depicted as hopelessly outclassed at Antietam, stalwartly contested a series of Union ... More


The Confederates Seize the Wheatfield

Harry W. Pfanz

in Gettysburg--The Second Day

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807817490
eISBN:
9781469603049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869734_pfanz.16
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how the Confederates seized the Wheatfield. Sweitzer's brigade, Barnes' division, sent to Caldwell's aid in the Wheatfield, was attacked both from the stony hill and from ... More


Prologue | Plain Folk

Mark V. Wetherington

in Plain Folk's Fight: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Piney Woods Georgia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829639
eISBN:
9781469603650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877043_wetherington.3
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book tells the story of white plain folk during the Civil War and Reconstruction in southern Georgia's piney woods, part of a unique subregion that stretched along the coastal plains from North ... More


on the cotton frontier

Mark V. Wetherington

in Plain Folk's Fight: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Piney Woods Georgia

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829639
eISBN:
9781469603650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877043_wetherington.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the cotton frontier in the lower Ocmulgee River in southern Georgia during the 1860s and the role played by white plain folk in the growth of cotton production in the region. ... More


Civil War Unionists as New South Radicals: Mississippi and Texas, 1865–1920

Victoria E. Bynum

in The Long Shadow of the Civil War: Southern Dissent and Its Legacies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833810
eISBN:
9781469604145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898215_bynum.12
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how sixty-seven-year-old Jasper J. Collins, aging warrior of the Free State of Jones and the man who allegedly set Mississippi's infamous Newt Knight on the road to opposing ... More


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