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The Club Plantation

Gwen Terry

in Clark: The Autobiography of Clark Terry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268463
eISBN:
9780520949782
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268463.003.0018
Subject:
Music, History, American

George Hudson's Band at the Club Plantation played with the hottest acts in show business. Clark managed to impress George and the guys with his talent and new ideas to play. George was impressed ... More


USS Carondelet and Fort Henry

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167039
eISBN:
9780813167817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167039.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In January 1862 the new city-class gunboats, known as Pook turtles, made their debut. Walke assumed command of the USS Carondelet. In early February Grant’s troops and Foote’s flotilla with four of ... More


Fort Donelson

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167039
eISBN:
9780813167817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167039.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Before Fort Henry’s surrender, the Confederates had withdrawn troops to Fort Donelson, which became Grant’s next objective. With support from Foote’s gunboats, Grant captured Fort Donelson, opening ... More


The Battle of Memphis

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167039
eISBN:
9780813167817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167039.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Davis’s squadron scored a victory in the one-sided battle of Memphis. Union navy ironclads destroyed the Confederate ram fleet, and Union forces captured the city and opened the Mississippi River to ... More


CS Arkansas

Barbara Brooks Tomblin

in The Civil War on the Mississippi: Union Sailors, Gunboat Captains, and the Campaign to Control the River

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167039
eISBN:
9780813167817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167039.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In July 1862 Davis ordered Walke to take the Carondelet up the Yazoo River, without informing him that the Queen of the West and Tyler would accompany him. They were intercepted by Lieutenant Isaac ... More


In Hospitals and Clinics

Carole Garibaldi Rogers

in Habits of Change: An Oral History of American Nuns

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199757060
eISBN:
9780190254421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199757060.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter presents oral history interviews with three American nuns who served in hospitals and clinics: Sister Mary Heinen, who was educated by her congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph of ... More


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