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Nature as Material Culture: Antietam National Battlefield

Lisa M. Brady and Timothy Silver (eds)

in War Matters: Material Culture in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643205
eISBN:
9781469643229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643205.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The environment played an active role in the war, requiring human beings to adapt to geographic constraints. The forces of nature and the forces of nature interacted with each other during battle, as ... More


The Presence of Unknown Soldiers and Imaginary Spirits: Viewing National Grief and Trauma in the Civil War Era

Cara A. Finnegan

in Making Photography Matter: A Viewer's History from the Civil War to the Great Depression

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039263
eISBN:
9780252097317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039263.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter analyzes close readings of photographs of the battlefield dead at Antietam, published accounts of photographs of unknown soldiers, and public commentary and trial transcripts related to ... More


McCrea, Egan, and the Maryland Campaign

Brian R. McEnany

in For Brotherhood and Duty: The Civil War History of the West Point Class of 1862

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160627
eISBN:
9780813165479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160627.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Tully McCrea is released from the hospital and travels north. He finds George Gillespie, George Suter, and George Custer (his former roommate) in the camps around Alexandria discussing how Ranald ... More


The Confederacy’s Quest for Intervention and Independence, 1861–1862

Evan Braden Montgomery

in In the Hegemon's Shadow: Leading States and the Rise of Regional Powers

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9781501702341
eISBN:
9781501704017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501702341.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines Great Britain's policy regarding the Confederacy's quest for intervention and independence during the period 1861–1862. It begins with an overview of British interests in North ... More


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