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This mighty scourge perspectives on the Civil War

James M McPherson ;

Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press 2007

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  • Title:
    This mighty scourge perspectives on the Civil War
  • Author: James M McPherson
  • Subjects: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Electronic books
  • Contents: Slavery and the coming of the war. And the war came ; Escape and revolt in black and white -- The lost cause revisited. The Confederacy : a house divided? ; Was the best defense a good offense? : Jefferson Davis and Confederate strategies ; The Saratoga that wasn't : the impact of Antietam abroad ; To conquer a peace? : Lee's goals in the Gettysburg campaign ; The last rebel : Jesse James ; Long-legged Yankee lies : the lost cause textbook crusade -- Architects of victory. "We stand by each other always" : Grant and Sherman ; The hard hand of war : Unvexed to the sea : Lincoln, Grant, and the Vicksburg campaign -- Home front and battle front. Brahmins at war ; "Spend much time in reading the daily papers" : the press and army morale in the Civil War ; No peace without victory, 1861-1865 -- Lincoln. To remember that he had lived ; "As commander-in-chief I have the right to take any measure which may best subdue the enemy.
  • Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Creation Date: 2007
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (273 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN1-281-16378-3;ISBN0-19-804276-0;ISBN9786611163785;ISBN1-4294-6897-1
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 476246343
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913728681702931
  • IZ MMS ID: 995099244102938$$ICCGA

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