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Appomattox: closing struggle of the Civil War.

Burke Davis

Appomattox: closing struggle of the Civil War.

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Appomattox Campaign, 1865 -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    Contemporary photographs and drawings accompany a description of the final fighting of the Civil War and of Lee"s surrender to Grant.

    Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Walter Lord.
    GenreJuvenile literature
    SeriesA Breakthrough book
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 167 p.
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23249666M

    In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content. AFTERMATH AT APPOMATTOX: FEDERAL MILITARY OCCUPATION OF APPOMATTOX COUNTY MAY-NOVEMBER Mark K. Greenough In EARLY APRIL the village of Appomattox Court House was the setting for the end of the Civil War in Virginia.   Books on the Appomattox Campaign. The Battles of Appomattox Station and Appomattox Court House, April , , 2nd Edition by Chris M. Calkins pp., 19 maps, numerous illustrations. A few days ago, I reviewed Chris Calkins’ self-published book/pamphlet titled Thirty-Six Hours Before Appomattox. It covered April , , the two days.


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The war that ended at Appomattox did not subside into a happy story of fraternal reconciliation, but into an ongoing struggle between those who believed the war had brought a new age of freedom and equality into existence, and those who fought to keep the South's feudal past upon its s: The Civil War did not end with Confederate capitulation in A second phase commenced which lasted until -- not Reconstruction but genuine belligerency whose mission was to crush slavery and create civil and political rights for freed people.

But as Gregory Downs shows, military occupation posed its own dilemmas, including near-anarchy. Union, the end of slavery, and the very future of the nation.

The war remains our most contentious, and our bloodiest, with over six hundred thousand killed in the course of the four-year struggle. Most civil wars do not spring up overnight, and the American Civil War was no exception. The seeds of the conflict were sown. History › American Civil War › Surrender at Appomattox › General Ulysses S.

Grant › Lincoln insisted Grant give generous terms of surrender to the Confederate army to encourage them to return home and begin the difficult process of rebuilding the country. Spring The View from the Civil War. After an uneasy night, Lieutenant General Ulysses S.

Grant awoke on April 9,still suffering from a migraine that had hit the day before. and its surrender did not end the war. With the Army of the Mississippi and the Army of the Tennessee still in the field, Wade Hampton begged Jefferson Davis.

Civil War re-enactors at the th anniversary of the surrender at Appomattox talked about the end of the Civil War. User Created Clips from This Video Janu Covering the last part of the Siege of Petersburg through Lee’s surrender at Appomattox ina collection of nine essays explores the military, political, and social aspects of the end of the Civil War in the Eastern Theater.

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Elizabeth Varon's new book, Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War does just that A compelling tale." —Paul Reber, Executive Director, Stratford Hall. The American Civil War bibliography comprises books that deal in large part with the American Civil are o books on the war, with more appearing each month.

There is no complete bibliography to the war; the largest guide to books is. The Civil War book series (OCLC ) chronicles in great detail the American Civil hed by Time Life the series was simultaneously released in the USA and Canada between andwith subsequent identical reprints in the late s - early s following suit for foreign, though untranslated, dissemination as well.

Some titles focused on a. From the Confederacy's first call to arms, to the Appomattox surrender, Robert E. Lee forged his reputation as perhaps the most daring soldier in American history, renowned for his shrewdness, courage and Fox is the vivid chronicle of Lee's command, a book that humanizes this gentleman-soldier of tradition and makes him all the more awe-inspiring/5(23).

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On this th anniversary of the surrender at Appomattox, Americans mark the end of the Civil War. The questions at the heart of the war, though, still occupy the nation, which has never truly.

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