eBook Eyewitness to America's Wars, 1st Edition

  • Alan Axelrod
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  • ISBN-10: 1438133863
  • ISBN-13: 9781438133867
  • DDC: 355.00973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1000 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released June 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
1: The Colonial Wars.
2: The Pequot War, 1637.
3: Kieft’s War, 1643–1645.
4: King Philip’s War, 1675–1676.
5: Bacon’s Rebellion, 1676.
6: King William’s War, 1689–1697.
7: Queen Anne’s War, 1702–1713.
8: The French and Indian War, 1754–1763.
9: The Battle of Fort Necessity, July 3–4, 1754.
10: Braddock’s Defeat at Fort Duquesne, July 9, 1755.
11: The Battle of Lake George, September 8, 1755.
12: The Siege of Quebec, J Une–September 1759.
13: Pontiac’s Rebellion, 1763.
14: The American Revolution.
15: The Boston Tea Party, December 16, 1773.
16: King and Parliament Punish Boston, 1774–1775.
17: Paul Revere’s “Midnight Ride,” April 18–19, 1775.
18: The Battle of Lexington, April 19, 1775.
19: The Battle of Concord, April 19, 1775.
20: The Capture of Fort Ticonderoga, May 10, 1775.
21: The Siege of Boston, April 19, 1775– March 17, 1776.
22: The Battle of Bunker [Breed’s] Hill, June 17, 1775.
23: Benedict Arnold’s March to Quebec, 1775.
24: The Repulse of the British at Charleston, South Carolina, June 27–29, 1776.
25: The Battle of Long Island, August 27–30, 1776.
26: The Execution of Nathan Hale, September 22, 1776.
27: The Battle of White Plains, October 28, 1776.
28: The Capture of Fort Washington, November 16, 1776.
29: The Capture of Fort Lee, November 19, 1776.
30: The Battle of Trenton, December 26, 1776.
31: The Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777.
32: The Americans Abandon Fort Ticonderoga, July 5, 1777.
33: The Battle of Oriskany, August 6, 1777.
34: The Battle of Bennington, August 16, 1777.
35: The Battle of Brandywine, September 11, 1777.
36: The Saratoga Campaign, September 19– October 7, 1777.
37: The Paoli Massacre, September 20–21, 1777.
38: The Capture of Philadelphia, September 26, 1777.
39: The Battle of Germantown, October 4, 1777.
40: Valley Forge, Winter 1777–1778.
41: The Battle of Monmouth Courthouse, June 28, 1778.
42: The Capture of Kaskaskia, July 4, 1778.
43: Sullivan’s Punitive Campaign on the Indian Frontier, Summer 1779.
44: Bonhomme Richard v. HMS Serapis, September 23, 1779.
45: The Siege of Charleston, April 11–May 12, 1780.
46: The Battle of Camden, August 16, 1780.
47: The Battle of King’s Mountain, October 7, 1780.
48: The Mutiny of the Pennsylvania Line, January 1, 1781.
49: The Battle of Cowpens, January 17, 1781.
50: The Battle of Guilford Courthouse, March 15, 1781.
51: Andrew Jackson as a Young Soldier, 1781.
52: The Siege of Yorktown, September 28– October 19, 1781.
53: Frontier Warfare: The Death of a Tory Terrorist, October 29, 1781.
54: The Gnadenhütten Massacre, March 8, 1782.
55: The War of 1812.
56: The Fort Dearborn Massacre, August 15, 1812.
57: The Fall of Detroit, August 16, 1812.
58: USS Constitution v. HMS Java, off the Brazilian Coast, December 29–30, 1812.
59: The River Raisin Massacre, January 23, 1812.
60: The Battle of Lake Erie, September 10, 1813.
61: The Battle of the Thames, October 5, 1813.
62: The Battle of Lundy’s Lane, July 25, 1814.
63: The Burning of Washington, D.C., August 24, 1814.
64: The Battle of Baltimore, September 12–15, 1814.
65: The Battle of New Orleans, January 8, 1815.
66: The Creek War.
67: The Battle of Burnt Corn, July 27, 1813.
68: The Punitive Expedition following the Fort Mims Massacre, November 1813–January 1814.
69: The U.S.-Mexican War.
70: The Battle of Palo Alto, May 8, 1846.
71: The Battle of Resaca De La Palma, May 9, 1846.
72: The Battle of Monterrey, September 21–23, 1846.
73: The Battle of Buena Vista, February 22–23, 1847.
74: The Amphibious Assault and Siege Against Veracruz, March 9–29, 1847.
75: The Battle of Cerro Gordo, April 18, 1847.
76: The Battles of Contreras and Churubusco, August 19–20, 1847.
77: The Battle of Chapultepec, September 13, 1847.
78: The Battle of Mexico City, September 13–14, 1847.
79: Daily Life (and Death) in the U.S.–Mexican War, 1846–1847.
80: The Civil War.
81: The Battle of Fort Sumter, April 12–13, 1861.
82: The First Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861.
83: The Battle of Hampton Roads: USS Monitor v. CSS Virginia, March 9, 1862.
84: The Far Western Theater: The Battle of Glorieta Pass, March 26–28, 1862.
85: The Battle of Shiloh, April 6–7, 1862.
86: The Occupation of New Orleans, May 1862–April 1865.
87: The Battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862.
88: The Battle of Gettysburg, July 1–3, 1863.
89: The Overland Campaign, May 4–June 1864.
90: The Prisoner of War Experience, 1864–1865.
91: The Atlanta Campaign, May 7–September 2, 1864; and Sherman’s March to the Sea, November 15–December 22, 1864.
92: The Petersburg Siege: The Battle of the Crater, July 30, 1864.
93: Robert E. Lee Surrenders the Army of Northern Virginia, April 9, 1865.
1: The Indian Wars.
2: The Black Hawk War, 1832.
3: The Second Seminole War, 1835–1842.
4: The Apache and Navajo War, 1861–1868.
5: The Sand Creek Massacre, November 29, 1864.
6: The Fetterman Massacre, December 21, 1866.
7: Hancock’s Campaign, 1867.
8: Sheridan’s Campaign, 1868–1869.
9: The Sioux War for the Black Hills, 1876–1877.
10: The Sioux War, 1890–1891.
11: The Spanish-American War, 1898; and the Philippine Insurrection, 1899–1902.
12: The “Reconcentration Camps,” 1897–1898.
13: The Maine Explosion, February 15, 1898.
14: The Battle of Manila Bay, May 1, 1898.
15: Roosevelt and the Rough Riders in 1899.
16: Logistical and Medical Issues in 1898–1899.
17: The Philippine Insurrection of 1899–1902.
18: The Boxer Rebellion, 1899–1901; and Pershing’s Punitive Expedition, 1916–1917.
19: Accounts of the Boxer Rebellion, 1899–1901.
20: The U.S. Marines in the Boxer Rebellion, 1899–1901.
21: Pershing’s Punitive Expedition, 1916–1917.
22: World War I.
23: Going “Over There”: Prelude to Combat.
24: The Battle of Belleau Wood, June 1–26, 1918.
25: The Air War.
26: The Aisne-Marne Offensive, July 18–August 6, 1918.
27: The Battle of Château-Thierry, July 18, 1918.
28: The Saint-Mihiel Offensive, September 12–19, 1918.
29: The Meuse-Argonne Offensive, September 26–November 11, 1918.
30: Armistice, November 11, 1918.
31: The Wounded.
32: The Dead.
33: World War II.
34: The Battle of Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941.
35: The Battle of Midway, June 3–6, 1942.
36: The Aleutian Islands Campaign, June 1942–August 1943.
37: The Guadalcanal Campaign, August 7, 1942–February 9, 1943.
38: Women in the Armed Forces, 1942–1944.
39: Race Relations in the U.S. Army, 1942–1945.
40: The North African Campaign, 1943.
41: The Air War in Europe, 1943–1944.
42: The Italian Campaign: Monte Cassino, January 17–May 18, 1944.
43: D–Day: The Invasion of Normandy, June 6, Mid–July 1944.
44: D-Day: Saipan, June 15, 1944.
45: Merchant Marine Duty.
46: The Battle of IWO Jima, February 19– March 26, 1945.
47: The Atomic Bomb.
48: War Crimes.
49: The Korean War.
50: Induction, Training, Shipping Out.
51: Inchon and After.
52: The Racially Integrated Force.
53: Crossing the 38th Parallel and the Yalu Push.
54: The Air War.
55: Casualties and the Pow Experience.
56: The United Nations Retreat.
57: Peace Talks and Guerrilla War.
58: The Vietnam War.
59: The Gulf of Tonkin Incident, August 1964.
60: The Mortar Attack Against Tan Son Nhut Air Base, April 13, 1966.
61: In the Hanoi Hilton: The Pow Experience.
62: The Tet Offensive, January 30, 1968.
63: The My Lai Massacre, March 16, 1968.
64: The War Without a Front.
65: The Air War.
66: The Helicopter War.
67: The Field Medic.
68: Agent Orange.
69: Artillery Routine.
70: The Fall of Saigon.
71: The Persian Gulf.
72: The Air War.
73: The Ground War.
74: “Weekend Warriors” go to War.
75: Gulf War Syndrome.
76: The Afghanistan War.
77: Operation Enduring Freedom.
78: The Iraq War.
79: Operation Iraqi Freedom.
80: The Haditha Incident, November 19, 2005.
81: The Treatment of Abu Ghraib Prisoners in Iraq.
Bibliography of Eyewitness Sources.
Index.