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  • The Bloody Shirt: Terror After the Civil War

    Stephen Budiansky

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    Ashby, I am On the above letter is the marginal note in my father's handwriting: "Answered February 15th, 1866." preserving for me my sword. We offer a rich array of historical, WWII, WWI and D-Day Tours that are based on Dr. The last few months of the Civil War were really brought to life for me by this book (sorry for the cliche phrase). Grant tried to caputure Petersburg before Robert E. In May, 1864, he commanded a brigade in the division of General Breckinridge in the battles of Cold Harbor and New Market, and subsequently had brigade command during the expedition of Early's corps through Maryland against Washington, returning thence to participate in the final defense of the valley, in the course of which he was for the third time wounded in the sanguinary battle of Winchester, September 19, 1864.
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  • The Bloody Shirt: Terror After Appomattox

    Stephen Budiansky

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    For the Confederates the day was a disaster. He had seen through the ages the vulnerability of mankind and tried very hard to explain that man should put the highest of priority to this thought. Battle of Upperville - June 21 - Virginia - Inconclusive. He believed it was time now to heal the wounds, not open fresh ones. The Rise of American Democracy, Jefferson to Lincoln • Sean Wilentz A magisterial history of the development of America from republic to democracy in the years between independence and the Civil War.
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  • Slave: First Manassas to Appomattox Court House

    Fineste Baker

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    Their first Government meal consisted of hardtack, black, sugarless, creamless coffee with tin cup accompaniment, and boiled salt pork. As Virginia was a border State between the North and the South it was evident that her territory would become the first seat of military operations and that the lines of attack and defense would be drawn along her northern borders. Possibly you have claims against the Government. Porter, Secretary; and an oration by Colonel E. General Grant had intended to make a general assault on Cold Harbor on the 2d, but it was postponed until the next day at 4: 30 p.
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  • Lee's Lieutenants: A Study in Command Vol. 2

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    One-half of the very heavy losses of the Fifth Corps fell on Humphreys' Division in its bayonet charge in the storming of Marye's Heights. It skirmished in the Goldsboro-Kinston area of North Carolina, then moved north and joined the Army of Northern Virginia. Lots of good recommendations I would add Perryville in Kentucky, it is one of the least impacted by battlefield encroachment and the people there are really good. Structurally sound, the interior suffers from severe insect infestation and damage.
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  • Four Brothers in Blue: Or Sunshine and Shadows of the War of

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    My troops were yet in the act of forming for the third time when I received an urgent request from Major-General Couch to support that part of his corps on the left of the Telegraph Road and almost at the same moment a staff officer rode up and informed him that General Griffin would reinfo5-ce him. If you want to know more about it, check out the forum thread with the list of changes in this version. Highlights include visits to the Seven Days Battlefields, North Anna, Haw's Shop, Totopotomoy Creek, and Cold Harbor.
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  • From Bull Run to Appomattox - A Boy's View [1908]

    Luther W. Hopkins

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    He was born at Romney, February 7, 1833, and at the age of fourteen became an assistant in his father's office, where he saved the money necessary to prepare himself for the practice of law. I pulled my gum blanket over my head and wrapped it around my body the best I could, and was thus afforded some protection from the rain. As James Conaway points out in his article on visiting the sites of Jackson's victories, this is also a singularly lovely part of Virginia, forested and mountained and full of walking trails.
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  • The Falling Flag: Evacuation of Richmond, Retreat and

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    This provides maximum propeller drive with low wheel speeds necessary to protect tires. Laughlin had au- thorized Porter to do, but which had not been completed or paid for at tjla^tlme of^MaJ. He still suffers from the injury, and was incapacitated for active service until the summer of 1862, when he rejoined the Stonewall brigade in the valley of the Shenandoah. The two- story, brick building was re- constructed in 1963-64 and is presently used as the park's visitor center.
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  • The Class of 1846: From West Point to Appomattox : Stonewall

    John C. Waugh

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    Private Patrick Lyon, of Company D, also received in this action a severe wound in the knee, necessitating his removal to the field hos- pital. He was promoted to the ank of Sergeant, and received an onorable discharge with excellent in- ' orsements. The company conceded when the saw the witness list. Rules include Pre Battle campaign, challenges, victory points, troop point costs and historical battles. 1 vol, 211 pgs 2010 UK, PETER PIG 1-194031 TURNING TIDE - The allied Invasion of France June-Septemeber 1944 Turning Tide is a 244-page, hardback book containing 16 British and 22 American intelligence briefings, of which 17 of these are new, never before published briefs.
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  • From Appomattox to Montmartre: Americans and the Paris

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    The rout was complete; and they were driven back to Middletown before the stampede was checked. I read these in my early twenties and I can still recall the sweet pleasure I got from realizing that history was actually FASCINATING when written by someone who seemed to sense the past as present. Add these to your calendar and I hope to see you out for a few of the hikes! Horses and mules dropped down dead, exhausted with the effort to move their loads through the hideous medium."
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  • THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC Volume 3, a STILLNESS AT APPOMATTOX

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    Thrice hail! to the flag of the One Hundred and Fifty-fifth; which from the hour when it was first borne into the storm of battle and woeful disaster, down to the day of the final triumph, never once trailed in the dust; never was wrested from its standard- bearers by rebel hands; but was returned, at the close of the war, to the loyal old Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, who gave it into our keeping, all storm bleached and battle torn, but emblazoned with the names of twenty-eight battles inscribed in golden letters upon its gorgeous stripes, and without one blot on its State arms, or one star removed from the glittering galaxy of its azure field.