Tragic Years, 1860-1865: A Documentary History of the American Civil War - Vol. 1

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TRAGIC YEARS 1860-1865

VOLUME ONE

A DOCUMENTARY HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR BY

Paul M. Angle, AND Earl Schenck Miers

1960

SIMON AND SCHUSTER NEW YORK

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction ix
  • 1860 1
  • Chapter 1 - Peace or a Sword? 3
  • Chapter 2 - The Battlefield of Politics 21
  • 1861 37
  • Chapter 3 - Clay Wingate's War 39
  • Chapter 4 - There Is No North 62
  • Chapter 5 - It Was a Panic, All at Once 87
  • Chapter 6 - The Martial Image 111
  • Chapter 7 - Grass Fires 137
  • Chapter 8 - The Many Faces of War 160
  • 1862 179
  • Chapter 9 - All Quiet on the Potomac 181
  • Chapter 10 - Surprises, Thick and Fast 209
  • Chapter 11 - Anything Goes! 237
  • Chapter 12 - Up the Peninsula 261
  • Chapter 13 - The Emergence of Lee 295
  • Chapter 14 - Two Thousand Miles of War 325
  • Chapter 15 - The War's Bloodiest Day 352
  • Chapter 16 - The War and the Negro 377
  • Chapter 17 - Grant Comes On 403
  • Chapter 18 - A Grim Winter 422
  • 1863 455
  • Chapter 19 - War on the Water 457
  • Chapter 20 - Over the River and under the Trees 486
  • Chapter 21 - The Home Front. 515
  • Chapter 22 - The Disloyal Opposition 541
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