The Resource Best little stories from the Civil War : more than 100 true stories, by C. Brian Kelly ; with Ingrid Smyer, (ebook)

Best little stories from the Civil War : more than 100 true stories, by C. Brian Kelly ; with Ingrid Smyer, (ebook)

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Best little stories from the Civil War : more than 100 true stories
Title
Best little stories from the Civil War
Title remainder
more than 100 true stories
Statement of responsibility
by C. Brian Kelly ; with Ingrid Smyer
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Language
eng
Summary
The Civil WAR You Never Knew... Behind the bloody battles, strategic marches, and decorated generals lie more than 100 intensely personal, true stories you haven't heard before. In Best Little Stories from the Civil War, soldiers describe their first experiences in battle, women observe the advances and retreats of armies, spies recount their methods, and leaders reveal the reasoning behind many of their public actions. Fascinating characters come to life, including: Former U.S. Senator Robert Toombs of Georgia, who warned the Confederate cabinet not to fall for Lincoln's trap by firing on reinforcements, thereby allowing Lincoln to claim the South had fired the first shots of the war at Fort Sumter. Brig. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut, who disbanded the 13th Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery, scattered its men, gave its guns to other units, and ordered its officers home, accusing all of cowardly performance in battle. Thomas N. Conrad, a Confederate spy operating in Washington, who warned Richmond of both the looming Federal Peninsula campaign in the spring of 1863 and the attack at Fredericksburg later that year. Private Franklin Thomson of Michigan, born as Sarah Emma Edmonds, who fought in uniform for the Union during the war and later was the only female member of the postwar Union Grand Army of the Republic
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kelly, C. Brian
Dewey number
973.7
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1927-
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  • Smyer-Kelly, Ingrid
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United States
Target audience
adult
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Best little stories from the Civil War : more than 100 true stories, by C. Brian Kelly ; with Ingrid Smyer, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402247101
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11433333
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remote
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11433333
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MWT11433333
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Best little stories from the Civil War : more than 100 true stories, by C. Brian Kelly ; with Ingrid Smyer, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781402247101
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11433333
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11433333
System control number
MWT11433333
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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