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River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

William Glenn Robertson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Battle of Chickamauga was the third bloodiest of the American Civil War and the only major Confederate victory in the conflict’s western theatre. It pitted Braxton Bragg’s Army of Tennessee ... More


“Feel for the power”

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0018
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

If 1799 ended dismally for Asbury, 1800 offered a new beginning, with unexpected revivals and the election of a new bishop. Keeping the circuits supplied with preachers remained Asbury’s chief ... More


“The garden of God”

John Wigger

in American Saint Francis Asbury and the Methodists

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195387803
eISBN:
9780199866410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195387803.003.0019
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Asbury had become so well known that letters from Europe could be addressed simply to “Francis Asbury.” A sustained revival swept across American Methodism beginning in 1800, radiating outward from ... More


Stoneraise Place

John Jenkin

in William and Lawrence Bragg, Father and Son: The Most Extraordinary Collaboration in Science

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199235209
eISBN:
9780191715631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199235209.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

William Henry Bragg was born in 1862 at his parents' Cumberland farm (Stoneraise Place) and, with his mother's encouragement, early showed his intellectual gifts. Two brothers, Jack and Jimmy, ... More


Do You See Ice?: Inuit and Americans at Home and Away

Karen Routledge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226580135
eISBN:
9780226580272
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226580272.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The Arctic has long been categorized by outsiders as a difficult place: bleak, cold, icy, barren. Adjectives like these settled over the Arctic in the mid-nineteenth century. They continue to shape ... More


To the River: 15-20 August 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the struggles of the Army of the Cumberland during its movement over the mountains of the Cumberland Plateau into the valley of the Tennessee River. It includes the ... More


Publicly Exceptional

Nora Rose Moosnick

in Arab and Jewish Women in Kentucky: Stories of Accommodation and Audacity

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813136219
eISBN:
9780813136851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136219.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History

Extraordinary women are featured in this chapter. Howard Myers narrates the story of his Jewish aunts, Sarah and Francis Myers, in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. They brought big city sophistication to ... More


Returning to the Ruined Cottage

David Fairer

in Organising Poetry: The Coleridge Circle, 1790-1798

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199296163
eISBN:
9780191712289
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296163.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, Poetry

This chapter focuses on the ‘return’ motif as a means of organising related ideas of place, time, and identity. It opens with a return to ‘Tintern Abbey’, in which the poet's revisiting hints at the ... More


A Brave and Gallant Fellow

Roy Morris, Jr.

in Ambrose Bierce: Alone in Bad Company

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195126280
eISBN:
9780199854165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195126280.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

After the Battle of Chickamauga, the battle for Chattanooga began. After being dazed and demoralized, the Army of Cumberland straggled back to Chattanooga on the night of September 20, 1863, with ... More


The estates and connexion of Lord Dacre of the North

Steven G. Ellis

in Tudor Frontiers and Noble Power: The Making of the British State

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201335
eISBN:
9780191674853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201335.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the estates and connexion of Lord Dacre of the North. Society in the west march at Henry Tudor's accession had long been dominated by a few great families. Apart from Lord ... More


Cumberland and van der Does

R. B. Wernham

in The Return of the Armadas: The Last Years of the Elizabethan War against Spain 1595-1603

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198204435
eISBN:
9780191676277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198204435.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

In 1598, England had an opportunity almost as good as that in 1589 to strike a decisive blow at Spain. The dying Philip II, now suffering a variety of illnesses, wanted to secure peace with France ... More


From Hobbes to Shaftesbury

Christopher Brooke

in Philosophic Pride: Stoicism and Political Thought from Lipsius to Rousseau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691152080
eISBN:
9781400842414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691152080.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter considers the seventeenth-century reception of Thomas Hobbes, and in particular the question of how he was understood as being both a funny (and dangerous) kind of Stoic and later as a ... More


4 July 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter introduces the opposing armies, the Army of Tennessee and the Army of the Cumberland, and their respective commanders, Braxton Bragg and William Rosecrans. It describes the Army of the ... More


The Army of the Cumberland: July 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the Army of the Cumberland at the beginning of the Chickamauga Campaign—its composition, organization, strength, and leaders from army to brigade level. It delineates the ... More


Rosecrans: July 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on William Rosecrans’s struggles to amass sufficient supplies for an advance on Chattanooga by the Army of the Cumberland and to gain sufficient intelligence of Confederate ... More


Before the Storm: 15-21 August 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter presents a comprehensive picture of the state of the Army of Tennessee and its commander, Braxton Bragg, on the eve of the advance of William Rosecrans’s Army of the Cumberland. It ... More


Final Preparations: 24-27 August 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the final preparations made by the Army of the Cumberland before crossing the Tennessee River, including William Rosecrans’s search for multiple crossing sites. It also ... More


The Crossing Begins: 28-30 August 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes the initial crossings of the Tennessee River made by elements of William Rosecrans’s Army of the Cumberland. Those crossings, at Caperton’s Ferry and Bridgeport, Alabama would ... More


Surprise: 31 August-1 September 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter, the Army of the Cumberland’s four crossing sites on the Tennessee River continued to throb with frenetic activity as thousands of William Rosecrans’s troops and animals made their ... More


Sand Mountain: 2-4 September 1863

William Glenn Robertson

in River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.003.0014
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter describes both the completion of and collapse of the Bridgeport bridge, throwing William Rosecrans’s timetable for the advance of the Army of the Cumberland beyond the Tennessee River ... More


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