History of the Civil War, 1861-1865 / by James Ford Rhodes.

; Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
New York : Macmillan, 1917.

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Other Authors Oliver Wendell Holmes Collection (Library of Congress)
Subjects Amerikaanse burgeroorlog.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States.
Description xxi, 454 pages, [17] leaves of plates (9 folded) : maps ; 22 cm
Copyright Date 1917.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Pulitzer Prize, History, 1918.
Contents The great factor in destruction of slavery -- Theory of South Carolina -- Crittenden Compromise -- Southern Confederacy -- Lincoln's Inaugural Address -- Anderson and Fort Sumter -- Seward's foreign policy -- Bread for Anderson -- Bombardment of Fort Sumter -- Rising of the North -- Baltimore riot -- The blockade -- Supposed danger to Washington -- The Border States -- The Civil War -- Unpreparedness -- Jefferson Davis -- Lincoln -- "On to Richmond" -- Battle of Bull Run -- The President's courage -- Congress -- Slavery the cause of the war -- FreĢmont -- McClellan -- Great Britain's action -- English sentiment -- Mason and Slidell -- English precedents -- Lincoln and Seward -- Surrender of Mason and Slidell -- Simon Cameron -- Edwin M. Stanton -- Fort Donelson -- Surrender of Donelson -- Ulysses S. Grant -- McClellan's dalliance -- Grant and Halleck -- Grant and Sherman surprised at Shiloh -- Battle of Shiloh -- Lincoln and Grant -- The bockade -- The Merrimac -- The Monitor -- Farragut ; Fox -- Farragut's capture of New Orleans -- McClellan's Peninsular Campaign -- Stonewall Jackson's campaign -- "The great scare" -- Battle of Fair Oaks -- Robert E. Lee -- Battle of Gaines's Mill -- McClellan's demoralization -- Lee and McClellan -- Lee and Jackson -- Seven Days' Battles -- Legal-Tender Act -- Lincoln's attitude to slavery -- Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation -- Lincoln and Greeley -- "Three hundred thousand more" -- Pope and Halleck -- Pope's defeat -- McClellan again in command -- Lee's invasion of Maryland -- Battle of Antietam -- Proclamation of Emancipation -- Fall elections of 1862 -- Alarm in Cincinnati -- Buell and Morton -- McClellan's removal -- Unfortunate choice of Burnside -- Battle of Fredericksburg -- The Cabinet crisis -- Lincoln's sagacity -- Lincoln ; Chase -- Lincoln ; Seward -- Battle of Stone's River -- Action of Congress -- Popular feeling and action -- Hooker in Command -- Battle of Chancellorsville -- Effect of Chancellorsville -- Lee's invasion of Pennsylvania -- Meade succeeds Hooker -- Battle of Gettysburg -- Pickett's Charge -- Lee ; Meade -- Lincoln ; Meade -- Grant's expedition against Vicksburg -- Vicksburg Campaign -- Grant -- Surrender of Vicksburg -- English sentiment -- The Alabama -- English mediation proposed -- Gladstone -- Charles Francis Adams -- Earl Russell -- The Emperor of the French -- Anti-slavery sentiment -- The Times ; Saturday Review -- Grote ; Carlyle -- Dickens ; Trollope ; Tennyson -- Iron-clad rams -- England and France -- New York draft riot -- Meade -- Battle of Chickamauga -- Grant in command -- Thomas ; Grant -- Battle of Chattanooga -- Recruits wanted -- Grant ; Sherman ; Thomas ; Sheridan -- Grant -- Grant's Wilderness Campaign -- Battle of Cold Harbor -- Chattanooga ; Atlanta Campaign -- Sherman ; Thomas -- Lincoln ; Chase -- Grant's campaign -- Lincoln renominated -- Lincoln ; Grant -- Washington in danger -- Disappointment in Grant -- Men wanted -- Johnston ; Hood -- Yearning for peace -- Dissatisfaction with Lincoln -- Battle of Mobile Bay -- Capture of Atlanta -- Sheridan -- Lincoln reelected -- Life at the North -- Privations of the war -- Postage stamps currency -- Fractional currency -- Gloom ; Despair -- Business activity -- Arbitrary arrests -- Copperheads -- Seymour ; Vallandigham -- The Democrats -- Arbitrary arrests -- Sanitary fairs -- Trade with the South -- Grave financial position -- The Northern governors -- Stanton ; Lincoln -- Discomfort at the South -- Lack of tea and coffee -- Lack of bread and meat -- Difficulty of transportation -- The age of iron -- Munitions of war -- Blockade running -- The negro slaves -- Conscription at the South -- Carnival of fiat money -- High prices in the Confederacy -- Impressment imperative -- The Southern women -- Distress and privations -- Religious feeling South -- Comparison between South and North -- North : a dictatorship -- South : a socialized state -- Davis ; Lincoln -- Sherman ; Thomas -- Sherman's March to the Sea -- Living on the country -- Destruction -- The negroes -- Savannah taken -- Grant ; Thomas -- Battle of Nashville -- Thirteenth Amendment -- Distress in the Confederacy -- Lee ; Jefferson Davis -- Hampton Roads Conference -- Lincoln's magnanimity -- Sherman's march northward -- South Carolina -- Sherman's Army -- Lincoln ; Grant ; Sherman -- Grant ; Lee -- Evacuation of Richmond -- General Lee's surrender -- Assassination of Lincoln -- The end of the war.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)1562261
(OCoLC)ocm01562261
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rhodes, James Ford, 1848-1927.
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