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General Sherman and the Black Church

Andrew Billingsley

in Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195161793
eISBN:
9780199849512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161793.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the contribution of General William T. Sherman to the black church. Gen. Sherman's brilliant and bloody march through Georgia and the Carolinas during the fall and winter of ... More


The First Vicksburg Campaign

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/9780813167039.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Mississippi Squadron’s gunboats and tinclads moved up the Yazoo to prepare for an operation by Sherman’s troops against Chickasaw Bluffs, intended to draw rebel troops away from Vicksburg. The ... More


South Carolina in the Civil War: A Historical-Archaeological Perspective

Steven D. Smith

in From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049441
eISBN:
9780813050195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049441.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Civil War began and nearly ended in South Carolina, and the state has paid dearly for that most dubious honor. Between the state's opening salvo against Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor (April ... More


Epilogue

Elizabeth D. Leonard

in Lincoln's Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835005
eISBN:
9781469602738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869383_leonard.13
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the time after Joseph Holt's death. Billy Sterett and Washington Dorsey Holt searched Joseph Holt's New Jersey Avenue home for a will. To their surprise and disappointment, ... More


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