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The Vicksburg Campaign

Harry S. Laver

in A General Who Will Fight: The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813136776
eISBN:
9780813141282
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813136776.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter recounts the Vicksburg Campaign and Grant's maturing leadership ability. Eschewing frontal attacks, Grant maneuvered his army across the Mississippi countryside, winning four battles ... More


The Middle of the Iceberg

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

As many civil rights historians have shown, the civil rights movement was founded on the hard work of an untold number of community activists. By focusing on black communities in three southern ... More


You Can’t Jail the Revolution

Zoe A. Colley

in Ain't Scared of Your Jail: Arrest, Imprisonment, and the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042411
eISBN:
9780813043050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042411.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 6 examines the radicalization of movement supporters during the post-1965 era and the increasing prominence of the black power movement. As activists came to emphasize racial separatism, ... More


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