The Civil War, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1465440658
  • ISBN-13: 9781465440655
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Overview

Produced with the Smithsonian Institution and released in conjunction with the 150th anniversary of the start of the war, this title is the definitive visual history to one of the most defining moments in our country's history. Detailed timelines, revealing first-person accounts by soldiers and civilians, key political and military leaders, as well as examinations of broader topics, such as transportation, the economy, and the treatment of wounded soldiers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Frontispiece.
Foreword.
An Imperfect Union 1815—1860.
1: An Imperfect Union 1860.
2: Timeline 1776–1860.
3: The State of the Nation.
4: A Question of Union.
5: Slavery Divides the Country.
6: Frederick Douglass.
7: The Fury of Abolition.
8: Slave Auction.
9: Bleeding Kansas.
10: The Rise of the Republican Party.
11: The Raid at Harpers Ferry.
12: The Election of 1860.
13: Abraham Lincoln.
Secession Triggers War 1861.
14: Secession Triggers War 1861.
15: Timeline 1861.
16: The Union Is Dissolved.
17: Jefferson Davis.
18: The Call to Arms.
19: Fort Sumter.
20: The South’s Challenge.
21: Union and Confederate Flags.
22: Raising Armies.
23: The First Battle of Bull Run.
24: First Encounter.
25: Organizing for the Fight.
26: George B. Mcclellan.
27: The Sinews of War.
28: Missouri and Kentucky.
29: Blockading the South.
30: Courting European Allies.
Clash of Armies 1862.
31: Clash of Armies 1862.
32: Timeline 1862.
33: Soldiers in Gray.
34: Confederate Uniforms.
35: Soldiers in Blue.
36: Union Uniforms.
37: Fighting on Foot.
38: The Battle of Hampton Roads.
39: The Fall of New Orleans.
40: David Farragut.
41: Action on the Mississippi River.
42: The CSS Arkansas Runs Through the Union Fleet.
43: Grant Takes Forts Henry and Donelson.
44: The Battle of Shiloh.
45: The Hornet’s Nest at Shiloh.
46: Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley.
47: Thomas J. Jackson.
48: Rifles and Muskets.
49: The Peninsula Campaign.
50: The Seven Days Battles.
51: The Second Battle of Bull Run.
52: Longstreet’s Flank Attack at Second Bull Run.
53: Robert E. Lee.
54: Lee Invades Maryland.
55: Field Artillery.
56: Espionage and Intelligence.
57: The Battle of Antietam.
58: Burnside’s Bridge at Antietam.
59: Burnside Takes the Offensive.
60: The Far West.
61: Bragg Invades Kentucky.
62: Braxton Bragg.
63: The Battle of Stones River.
64: Cavalry in the Civil War.
65: Cavalry Equipment.
The Union Tightens Its Grip 1863.
66: The Union Tightens Its Grip 1863.
67: Timeline 1863.
68: The Emancipation Proclamation.
69: African-Americans in the War.
70: Journey to Freedom.
71: Harriet Tubman.
72: The Role of Black Troops.
73: Assault on Fort Wagner.
74: Immigrants in the Ranks.
75: The Battle of Chancellorsville.
76: The Death of Jackson.
77: Lee Advances North.
78: The Battle of Gettysburg.
79: Little Round Top.
80: James Longstreet.
81: The Vicksburg Campaign.
82: Surrender at Vicksburg.
83: Ulysses S. Grant.
84: The Home Front.
85: War-Weary People.
86: Riots in New York.
87: Medicine and Medical Services.
88: Medical Equipment.
89: Clara Barton.
90: The Chickamauga Campaign.
91: The Chattanooga Campaign.
92: George H. Thomas.
93: The Railroad in War.
94: Communications.
95: Guerrillas and Partisans.
96: Operations in the Indian Territory and Texas.
97: The Gettysburg Address.
Grant, Sherman, and Total War 1864.
98: Grant, Sherman, and Total War 1864.
99: Timeline 1864.
100: Lincoln Prevails.
101: The Wilderness Campaign.
102: In the Trenches at Spotsylvania.
103: Photography in the War.
104: Maneuvering toward Richmond.
105: Jeb Stuart.
106: Pistols.
107: Rebel Victories.
108: Prisoners of War.
109: Andersonville Prison Camp.
110: The Battle of Cold Harbor.
111: Grant Advances to Petersburg.
112: Supply, Transportation, and Logistics.
113: The Valley Campaign.
114: Philip Sheridan.
115: Sheridan’s Ride.
116: The Siege of Petersburg.
117: Siege Artillery and Siege Warfare.
118: The Battle of the Crater.
119: Naval Developments.
120: Confederate Raiders.
121: The Duel of the Alabama and the Kearsarge.
122: The Battle of Mobile Bay.
123: Mississippi Operations.
124: Nathan Bedford Forrest.
125: Sherman’s Advance to Atlanta.
126: Sherman’s March to the Sea.
127: William Tecumseh Sherman.
128: Franklin and Nashville.
Collapse of the Confederacy 1865.
129: Collapse of the Confederacy 1865.
130: Timeline 1865.
131: The Thirteenth Amendment.
132: The Carolinas and Alabama.
133: The Fall of Petersburg and Richmond.
134: The Appomattox Campaign.
135: Surrender at Appomattox.
136: The Assassination of Lincoln.
137: The Last Hours of Lincoln.
138: Last Terms of Surrender.
139: Andrew Johnson.
Legacies of the War 1865-1877.
140: Legacies of the War 1877.
141: Timeline 1865-1877.
142: The Cost of the War.
143: The Politics of Reconstruction.
144: The Reality of Black Freedom.
145: “Redeeming” the South.
146: The End of Reconstruction.
147: The Travis Panorama.
148: The War Remembered.
149: In Their Footsteps.
Index.
Acknowledgments.