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Trial by fire : a people's history of the Civil War and Reconstruction / Page Smith.


New York : McGraw-Hill, [1982] .
ISBN 0070585717, 9780070585713

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Other Title People's history of the Civil War and Reconstruction
Subjects Geschichte (1860-1876)
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Sezessionskrieg (1861-1865)
USA.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States.
Description xvi, 1038 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1982]
©1982
Notes "Volume five" of the author's history of the United States.
Includes index.
Map on lining papers.
Summary A history of the United States from 1861 to 1874.
Contents The South on the eve of war -- The response -- The soldiers -- The generals -- Washington in peril -- Cabinet and Congress -- Bull Run -- Wilson's Creek -- Grant appears -- Forts Henry and Donelson -- The peninsula campaign -- Diplomatic matters -- Port Royal -- The war in the West -- The abolitionists and the war -- From Bull Run to Antietam -- War on the water -- The proclamation -- Black soldiers -- What to do about the South? -- The South in the war -- The war and the slaves -- For the public good -- Hospitals and prisons -- The democrats in the ascendancy -- Chancellorsville -- Gettysburg -- Vicksburg -- Affairs political and military -- Grant encounters Lee -- The election of 1864 -- The end -- The death of Lincoln -- The dream of the new union -- Freedom -- The postwar South -- Whites on blacks -- Presidential reconstruction -- Congress fights back -- Congressional reconstruction -- The reconstructed governments -- Black education -- Impeachment -- The election of 1868 -- The soldier-president -- William Marcy Tweed -- The Klan -- The election of 1872 -- Grant's second administration -- The end of reconstruction -- A disputed election -- The centennial exhibition -- Religion -- Reconstruction reconsidered.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Southern States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7924524
(OCoLC)ocm07924524
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WorldCat Identities Smith, Page.
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