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The New York times complete Civil War, 1861-1865  Cover Image Book Book

The New York times complete Civil War, 1861-1865 / edited by Harold Holzer & Craig L. Symonds ; foreword by Bill Clinton.

Holzer, Harold. (Added Author). Symonds, Craig L. (Added Author). Clinton, Bill, 1946- (Added Author).


Collects the complete New York Times coverage of the events in the Civil War, including accounts of battles, personal stories, and political actions, and provides cultural and historical perspective on the published issues.

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  • ISBN: 9781579128456
  • ISBN: 1579128459
  • Physical Description: 510 p. : ill., maps ; 31 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
  • Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Inc. : c2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Accompanying CD includes all of the New York Times articles published during the Civil War.
System requirements: PC, Windows 2000/XP or later ; Mac, OSX 10.3 or later.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"The question of freedom or slavery: the coming of the Civil War", 1850-1860 -- "The approaching triumph of Mr. Lincoln": May-November 1860 -- "The momentous issue of Civil War": December 1860-March 1861 -- "The excitement has been intense": April-May 1861 -- "The greatest battle ever fought on this continent": June-July 1861 -- "What we are fighting for": August-October, 1861 -- "The darkest and gloomiest year": November 1861-January 1862 -- "The iron gunboats have settled the question": February-March 1862 -- "Operations seem everywhere to have come almost to a dead halt": April-May 1862 --"In front of Richmond": June-July 1862 -- "Removing that dreadful evil": August-October 1862 -- "A people suffering fearfully": November 1862-January 1863 -- "If we win a battle": February-April 1863 -- A terrific crash of musketry": May-June 1863 -- "An action of gigantic magnitude": July 1863 -- "A desperate engagement": August-September 1863 -- "The shock of battle": October-Novembrer 1863
"By renouncing their treason": December 1863-February 1864 -- "Gen. Grant and staff arrived here to-day": March-April 1864 -- "We are going on to Richmond, depend upon it": May 1864 -- "Fighting has been going on nearly all day": June-July 1864 -- "There is no security from danger": August-September 1864 -- "The very life of the nation is at stake": October-December 1864 -- "No such thing as compromise": January-February 1865 -- "The great struggle is over": March-April 1865 -- "This hour of mourning and of gloom": April-May 1865 -- "What is to be done with the negro?": the era of Reconstruction, 1865-1877.
Subject: United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Sources.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Personal narratives.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Press coverage.
New York (N.Y.) > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Press coverage.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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