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The Resource The Civil War, 1860-1865, Editor, James M. McPherson, PhD

The Civil War, 1860-1865, Editor, James M. McPherson, PhD

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The Civil War, 1860-1865
Title
The Civil War, 1860-1865
Statement of responsibility
Editor, James M. McPherson, PhD
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Edited by James M. McPherson, PhD a preeminent civil war scholar and historian, George Henry Davis 1886 Professor Emeritus of United States History, Princeton University and Pulitzer Prize winner in History for Battle Cry Freedom, Defining Documents in American History: Civil War (1860-1865) surveys key documents produced during the Civil War with special attention devoted to the war-time policies of President Abraham Lincoln and the 37th US Congress. A special feature of the volumes is the inclusion of letters and diaries by soldiers and civilians writing about their experiences. The two volumes are organized into several chapters that cover the progress of the war beginning with early debates on secession, through wartime events on the political and battle fronts and concludes with a look toward the issues of race and reconstruction."--
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From publisher's description
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E464
LC item number
.C4384 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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McPherson, James M
Series statement
Defining documents in American history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The Civil War, 1860-1865, Editor, James M. McPherson, PhD
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • volume 1. The approaching storm -- Disunion : the sectional crisis -- The politics of war -- War stories -- volume 2. The home front -- The destruction of slavery -- Postwar : politics of race and Reconstruction -- Appendixes: Chronological list ; Historical timeline ; Web resources ; Bibliography ; Index
  • Volume 1. The Approaching Storm. Speeches for and Against the Compromise of 1850 ; Speech Against the Kansas-Nebraska Act ; The Dred Scott Decision ; Abraham Lincoln's "House Divided Speech" ; The Lincoln-Douglas Debates ; Speech to the Court that Sentenced Him to Death -- Disunion: The Sectional Crisis. Cooper Union Address ; Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address ; The Cornerstone of the Confederacy ; South Carolina Convention -- The Politics of War. The Chicago Tribune: "Help from England" ; Special Message to Congress: Habeas Corpus ; Presidential Proclamations on Blockade and Commercial Trade No. 81, No. 82, and No. 86 ; Speech on the Trent Affair ; Habeas Corpus Suspension Act ; General Orders No. 100: Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field ; Hard War ; Governor's Message on the Suspension of Writ of Habeas Corpus to the General Assembly of North Carolina ; President Abraham Lincoln's Blind Memorandum ; Ex Parte Milligan ; Jefferson Davis' Address to the Confederate Congress ; Jefferson Davis, Inaugural Address as Elected President of Confederacy -- War Stories. General Burnside's Army and the Roanoke Island Freedmen's Colony ; Captain Richard W. Burt on the Siege of Vicksburg ; On Blockade Duty: Letters from a Lieutenant on the USS Gettysburg ; "The Most Terrible Sight I Ever Saw" ; Letters from the Vicksburg Campaign ; Henry Sheperd's Narrative of Prison Life ; War Diary: Marching through the Stronghold of Secession -- Volume 2. The Home Front. "Luxuries Have Been Given Up Long Ago" ; The Military Hospitals in Washington ; "The Shadows are Darkening"...Jackson is Certainly Dead ; The Draft Riots ; "There Has Been a Great Deal of Sickness in My Neighborhood" ; Gettysburg Address ; Reception to the Enlistment of Black Soldiers ; Abraham Lincoln's Last Public Address ; Walt Whitman: Military Hospitals ; "The Conclusion of the Battle of Gettysburg" ; Letters of a Transport Nurse ; "The Shattered Remains of Lee's Army" ; "Conquered, Submission, Subjugation" -- The Destruction of Slavery. The Confiscation Acts ; Treaty between the United States and Great Britain for the Suppression of the Slave Trade (Lyons-Seward Treaty) ; The Emancipation Proclamation ; War Department General Order 143 ; General Sherman Interviews the Freedmen Ministers in Savannah ; Special Field Order No. 15: Forty Acres and a Mule ; Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution ; A Contested Election: Report to Congresss on the Activities of the Ku Klux Klan ; Letter to Senator Joseph C. Abbott on the Ku Klux Klan ; United States vs. Cruikshank ; Exchange of Letters Between Horace Greeley and Abraham Lincoln ; "Men of Color, To Arms!" ; General Patrick Cleburne Proposes Black Soldiers for the Confederacy ; Jefferson Davis on the Employment of Slaves ; General Lee on Black Confederate Soldiers ; An Act to Increase the Military Force of the Confederate States -- Postwar: Politics of Race and Reconstruction. 39th Congress: Freedmen's Bureau Bill ; Frederick Douglass: Freedmen's Monument Speech ; Prospects of the Freedmen on Hilton Head ; Letters from Louisiana ; Reconstruction Acts of 1867 ; House of Representatives: Articles of Impeachment ; Various Selections of Black Codes in the South ; "The North Owes the Colored Race a Deep Obligation" ; Ulysses S. Grant: Letter to Daniel H. Chamberlain -- Appendixes: Chronological list ; Historical timeline ; Web resources ; Bibliography ; Index
Control code
848267615
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9781429837477
Lccn
2013020357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)848267615
Label
The Civil War, 1860-1865, Editor, James M. McPherson, PhD
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • volume 1. The approaching storm -- Disunion : the sectional crisis -- The politics of war -- War stories -- volume 2. The home front -- The destruction of slavery -- Postwar : politics of race and Reconstruction -- Appendixes: Chronological list ; Historical timeline ; Web resources ; Bibliography ; Index
  • Volume 1. The Approaching Storm. Speeches for and Against the Compromise of 1850 ; Speech Against the Kansas-Nebraska Act ; The Dred Scott Decision ; Abraham Lincoln's "House Divided Speech" ; The Lincoln-Douglas Debates ; Speech to the Court that Sentenced Him to Death -- Disunion: The Sectional Crisis. Cooper Union Address ; Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address ; The Cornerstone of the Confederacy ; South Carolina Convention -- The Politics of War. The Chicago Tribune: "Help from England" ; Special Message to Congress: Habeas Corpus ; Presidential Proclamations on Blockade and Commercial Trade No. 81, No. 82, and No. 86 ; Speech on the Trent Affair ; Habeas Corpus Suspension Act ; General Orders No. 100: Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field ; Hard War ; Governor's Message on the Suspension of Writ of Habeas Corpus to the General Assembly of North Carolina ; President Abraham Lincoln's Blind Memorandum ; Ex Parte Milligan ; Jefferson Davis' Address to the Confederate Congress ; Jefferson Davis, Inaugural Address as Elected President of Confederacy -- War Stories. General Burnside's Army and the Roanoke Island Freedmen's Colony ; Captain Richard W. Burt on the Siege of Vicksburg ; On Blockade Duty: Letters from a Lieutenant on the USS Gettysburg ; "The Most Terrible Sight I Ever Saw" ; Letters from the Vicksburg Campaign ; Henry Sheperd's Narrative of Prison Life ; War Diary: Marching through the Stronghold of Secession -- Volume 2. The Home Front. "Luxuries Have Been Given Up Long Ago" ; The Military Hospitals in Washington ; "The Shadows are Darkening"...Jackson is Certainly Dead ; The Draft Riots ; "There Has Been a Great Deal of Sickness in My Neighborhood" ; Gettysburg Address ; Reception to the Enlistment of Black Soldiers ; Abraham Lincoln's Last Public Address ; Walt Whitman: Military Hospitals ; "The Conclusion of the Battle of Gettysburg" ; Letters of a Transport Nurse ; "The Shattered Remains of Lee's Army" ; "Conquered, Submission, Subjugation" -- The Destruction of Slavery. The Confiscation Acts ; Treaty between the United States and Great Britain for the Suppression of the Slave Trade (Lyons-Seward Treaty) ; The Emancipation Proclamation ; War Department General Order 143 ; General Sherman Interviews the Freedmen Ministers in Savannah ; Special Field Order No. 15: Forty Acres and a Mule ; Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution ; A Contested Election: Report to Congresss on the Activities of the Ku Klux Klan ; Letter to Senator Joseph C. Abbott on the Ku Klux Klan ; United States vs. Cruikshank ; Exchange of Letters Between Horace Greeley and Abraham Lincoln ; "Men of Color, To Arms!" ; General Patrick Cleburne Proposes Black Soldiers for the Confederacy ; Jefferson Davis on the Employment of Slaves ; General Lee on Black Confederate Soldiers ; An Act to Increase the Military Force of the Confederate States -- Postwar: Politics of Race and Reconstruction. 39th Congress: Freedmen's Bureau Bill ; Frederick Douglass: Freedmen's Monument Speech ; Prospects of the Freedmen on Hilton Head ; Letters from Louisiana ; Reconstruction Acts of 1867 ; House of Representatives: Articles of Impeachment ; Various Selections of Black Codes in the South ; "The North Owes the Colored Race a Deep Obligation" ; Ulysses S. Grant: Letter to Daniel H. Chamberlain -- Appendixes: Chronological list ; Historical timeline ; Web resources ; Bibliography ; Index
Control code
848267615
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
2 volumes
Isbn
9781429837477
Lccn
2013020357
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)848267615

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