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Steve Longenecker

in Gettysburg Religion: Refinement, Diversity, and Race in the Antebellum and Civil War Border North

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823255191
eISBN:
9780823261093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823255191.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the impact of the Civil War and the Battle of Gettysburg on religion. Gettysburg, a typical wartime community, save for its battle experience, is a logical place to find ... More


Better to Be a Prisoner Than a Corpse: Surrender at the Battle of Gettysburg

David Silkenat

in Raising the White Flag: How Surrender Defined the American Civil War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649726
eISBN:
9781469649740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649726.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter builds on the previous one to examine the Battle of Gettysburg through the lens of the soldiers who surrendered. More soldiers ended up captured at Gettysburg than killed. The chapter ... More


: Gettysburg and Lee's Pennsylvania Campaign

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/9780807829318.003.0010
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 Gettysburg and Confederates General Robert E. Lee's Pennsylvania campaign ... More


The flies and vermin of the dog days

Kent Masterson Brown

in Retreat from Gettysburg: Lee, Logistics, and the Pennsylvania Campaign

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829219
eISBN:
9781469602943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869420_brown.6
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the circumstances leading to the retreat of General Robert E. Lee, the commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, during the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, at the height of ... More


Retreat from Gettysburg: Lee, Logistics, and the Pennsylvania Campaign

Kent Masterson Brown, Esq.

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829219
eISBN:
9781469602943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869420_brown
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book presents a comprehensive history of the Army of Northern Virginia's retreat from Gettysburg in July 1863 at the height of the Civil War. It draws on previously untapped sources to chronicle ... More


Gone to Flickering

Glenn W. LaFantasie

in Gettysburg Requiem: The Life and Lost Causes of Confederate Colonel William C. Oates

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195331318
eISBN:
9780199851515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331318.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter examines the impact of the Battle of Gettysburg on William C. Oates. Though he never explicitly admitted it to anyone, Gettysburg was a great turning point in his life. He considered it ... More


Battle

James J. Broomall

in Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469651989
eISBN:
9781469649771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651989.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Now fully immersed in their military experiences, Confederate soldiers struggled to express in letters to their families the scale and emotional impact of war’s carnage. The Battle of Gettysburg ... More


“Cupid Does Not Readily Give Way to Mars”: The Marriage of LaSalle Corbell and George E. Pickett

Lesley J. Gordon

in Intimate Strategies of the Civil War: Military Commanders and Their Wives

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195330854
eISBN:
9780199851393
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330854.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter shows that LaSalle Corbell Pickett tied her identity directly to that of her famed husband. Only George Pickett was no hero: he was associated with the most famous failed charge in ... More


Guarding the Rapidan: 18 September–27 December 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/9781469618746.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter presents the letters written by Thomas Henry Carter to his wife Susan between September 18 and December 27, 1863. In these letters, Carter talks about the Battle of Gettysburg, beginning ... More


Counterattacks Near Spangler's Spring

Harry W. Pfanz

in Gettysburg-Culp's Hill and Cemetery Hill

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807821183
eISBN:
9781469602998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869741_pfanz.22
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes how the Culp's Hill fight was a disaster for the Army of Northern Virginia. Its casualties far exceeded the 1,823 reported for Johnson's division, and nothing was gained. When ... More


Take what is necessary for the army

Kent Masterson Brown

in Retreat from Gettysburg: Lee, Logistics, and the Pennsylvania Campaign

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829219
eISBN:
9781469602943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869420_brown.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the logistical problems that confronted General Robert E. Lee, the commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, when he contemplated a retreat to Virginia during the Battle of ... More


An awful time crossing South Mountain

Kent Masterson Brown

in Retreat from Gettysburg: Lee, Logistics, and the Pennsylvania Campaign

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829219
eISBN:
9781469602943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869420_brown.11
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the troubles encountered by General Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia as they made their retreat to Virginia during the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, at the ... 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


Reconnaissance in Force

Harry W. Pfanz

in Gettysburg—The First Day

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826249
eISBN:
9781469603018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898406_pfanz.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the engagement between Federals and Confederates on the morning of 1 July 1863. The Confederates had been advancing without skirmishers until they reached Marsh Creek. The ... More


Epilogue

Harry W. Pfanz

in Gettysburg-Culp's Hill and Cemetery Hill

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807821183
eISBN:
9781469602998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869741_pfanz.24
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the aftermath of the battles at Cemetery Hill and Culp's Hill. On 3 July, Confederate troops withdrew from Cemetery Hill and Culp's Hill. The movement came off in a quiet and ... More


Ewell and Howard Collide

Harry W. Pfanz

in Gettysburg-Culp's Hill and Cemetery Hill

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807821183
eISBN:
9781469602998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869741_pfanz.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the battle on the afternoon of 1 July, when Confederate divisions attacked the defensive positions of the Union First and Eleventh corps west and north of Gettysburg. The story ... More


We Must Now Return to Virginia

Kent Masterson Brown

in Retreat from Gettysburg: Lee, Logistics, and the Pennsylvania Campaign

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829219
eISBN:
9781469602943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869420_brown.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines how General Robert E. Lee, the commander of the Army of Northern Virginia, planned his retreat to Virginia during the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, at the height of the ... More


All that was dear to me is gone

Kent Masterson Brown

in Retreat from Gettysburg: Lee, Logistics, and the Pennsylvania Campaign

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829219
eISBN:
9781469602943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869420_brown.8
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the challenges encountered by General Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia as they made their retreat to Virginia during the Battle of Gettysburg in July 1863, at ... More


Cemetery Hill

Harry W. Pfanz

in Gettysburg—The First Day

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807826249
eISBN:
9781469603018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898406_pfanz.29
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes Union activities at Cemetery Hill. After retreating from the fields west and north of Gettysburg, the batteries of the Union First and Eleventh Corps joined Wiedrich's battery ... More


Cemetery Hill-The Repuise

Harry W. Pfanz

in Gettysburg-Culp's Hill and Cemetery Hill

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807821183
eISBN:
9781469602998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869741_pfanz.19
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter describes the repulse of the Confederates' attack on Cemetery Hill. Portions of Hays' and Hoke's brigades smashed through Ames' line and pushed towards Wiedrich's and Rickett's batteries ... More


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