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The Smoothore Volley That Doomed the Confederacy

Robert K. Krick

in Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807822753
eISBN:
9781469602400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835906_gallagher.7
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter details Stonewall Jackson's final movements on the battlefield, explaining what happened to Lee's great lieutenant in the chaotic woods west of Chancellorsville on the night of May 2. It ... More


Chancellorsville: The Battle and Its Aftermath

Gary W. Gallagher (ed.)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807822753
eISBN:
9781469602400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807835906_gallagher
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

A variety of important but lesser-known dimensions of the Chancellorsville campaign of spring 1863 are explored in this collection of eight original essays. Departing from the traditional focus on ... More


Chancellorsville and the Germans: Nativism, Ethnicity, and Civil War Memory

Christian B. Keller

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226504
eISBN:
9780823234899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226504.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Often called Lee's greatest triumph, the battle of Chancellorsville decimated the Union Eleventh Corps, composed of large numbers of German-speaking volunteers. Poorly deployed, the ... More


Winter Quarters: 20 January–25 June 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/9781469618746.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter presents the letters written by Thomas Henry Carter to his wife Susan between January 20 and June 25, 1863. In these letters, Carter talks about how the opposing armies settled into ... More


One of Lee's Best Men: The Civil War Letters of General William Dorsey Pender

William W. Hassler (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807848234
eISBN:
9781469602349
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869758_hassler
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

On the day that Lincoln was inaugurated in 1861, twenty-seven-year-old William Dorsey Pender, en route to the provisional Confederate capital in Montgomery, Alabama, hurriedly scribbled a note to his ... More


“The Servants … Could Not Be Conveniently Stored Away”

Jonathan A. Noyalas

in Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813066868
eISBN:
9780813067056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066868.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on 1862, with a particular emphasis on how Stonewall Jackson’s 1862 Valley Campaign impacted enslaved people and free blacks. Throughout the spring of 1862, enslaved people, ... More


“These Dead Have Not Died in Vain”

James P. Byrd

in A Holy Baptism of Fire and Blood: The Bible and the American Civil War

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780190902797
eISBN:
9780190902827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902797.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, delivered on November 19, 1863, included several biblical themes; it even sounded like the King James Bible. The opening—“Four score and seven years ago our fathers ... More


Personality, Politics, and Sex in Portland and the Northwest

Peter Boag

in Same-Sex Affairs: Constructing and Controlling Homosexuality in the Pacific Northwest

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520236042
eISBN:
9780520930698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520236042.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter addresses the various ways in which local forces in Oregon and Washington used the news of Portland's 1912 scandal to advance their own political agendas. An assessment of how the 1912 ... More


Archaeological Survey of Two Civil War Battlefields in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia

Robert L. Jolley

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/9780813049441.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia played a key role in the military actions in the Eastern Theater of the Civil War. Recently, historical research and an archaeological survey were conducted at the ... More


The Charlottesville Monuments

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the statue of Robert E. Lee that was donated by philanthropist Paul Goodloe McIntire to the city of Charlottesville in 1924. The statue depicted Lee riding his horse in a ... More


The Monuments Debate

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter recalls the approval of the resolution to create the Blue Ribbon Commission on Race, Memorials, and Public Spaces by the Charlottesville City Council on May 28, 2016. It explains that ... More


May Days

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0011
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter recalls Judge Moore's ruling on May 2, 2017, which guaranteed that the statues of Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson would retain their symbolic presence in the city for some time. It ... More


Conclusion

Joseph T. Glatthaar

in Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834923
eISBN:
9781469603056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877869_glatthaar.17
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book concludes by showing how Lee's army was regarded by the general public. In September 1862, 58-year-old Baltimorean Elizabeth Phoebe Key Howard cheered for close to five hours as men from ... More


The Day of the Cross

Rodney A. Smolla

in Confessions of a Free Speech Lawyer: Charlottesville and the Politics of Hate

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749650
eISBN:
9781501749674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749650.003.0023
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter recounts the call to conscience issued by Congregate Charlottesville, Black Lives Matter, and their allies, coupled with the ugly events in Charlottesville at the Ku Klux Klan rally on ... More


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