On Shattered Ground

On Shattered Ground

A Civil War Mosaic, 1861-1865

eBook - 2012
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Publisher: ©2012
New York :, Signet Classics,, [2012]
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781101617434
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 416 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1861
South Carolina ordinance of secession
The Crittenden compromise
First inaugural address / Abraham Lincoln
The debate over Fort Sumter / Welles
From A diary form Dixie / Chesnut
From Within Fort Sumter
Lincoln's call for troops
The anaconda plan
"The Battle of Manassas" / Clarke
Eyewitness at First Manassus / Russell
A final letter / Ballou
The United States Sanitary Commission / Livermore
"The death of Willie Lincoln" / Keckley
The Monitor and the Merrimac / Stiles
"Tardy George" / Boker
The Battle of Shiloh / Grant
"What I saw of Shiloh" / Bierce
Shiloh songs
"Shiloh: a requiem" / Melville
"The private history of a campaign that failed" / Twain
"How men feel in battle" / Byers
Contrabands of war
From Hospital sketches / Alcott
Whitman and the wounded
The emancipation proclamation
On the Emancipation proclamation / Frederick Douglass
New York City draft riots
"At Gettysburg" / Alleman
Lee's letter of resignation
The death of Stonewall Jackson
The siege of Vicksburg / Grant
"My cave life in Vicksburg" / Loughborough
From The diary of Kate Stone
Richmond bread riots
The Gettysburg address
"A reminiscence of Robert E. Lee" / Imboden
"Buried alive" / Tyler
Black soldiers' petition for equal pay
The Battle of Mobile Bay
"In the Libby"
The campaign of 1864
The fall of Atlanta
Sherman's march to the sea
"Ethiopia saluting the colors" / Whitman
"The two Christmas evenings" / Child
The sack and destruction of Columbia, South Carolina / Simms
A slave's memory of the war / Freeman
The surrender at Appomattox / Grant
Anderson returns to Fort Sumter
The death of Abraham Lincoln / Welles
Abraham Lincoln's funeral
Lincoln's funeral cortege / Power
"The death of Abraham Lincoln" / Whitman.


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