The Resource Fiction as fact: : the Horse Soldiers and popular memory, Neil Longley York, (ebook)

Fiction as fact: : the Horse Soldiers and popular memory, Neil Longley York, (ebook)

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Fiction as fact: : the Horse Soldiers and popular memory
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Fiction as fact:
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the Horse Soldiers and popular memory
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Neil Longley York
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eng
Summary
Colonel Benjamin Henry Grierson led a cavalry expedition that General Ulysses S. Grant hoped would distract Confederate forces while the Union Army made its move toward Vicksburg. In the spring of 1863, setting out from LaGrange, Tennessee, Grierson took a column of Yankee troopers south the length of Mississippi, destroying rail lines and rolling stock, torching supply depots, and disrupting Confederate communications. Fiction as Fact: "The Horse Soldiers" and Popular Memory is a thorough examination of this famous military action through three genres-Dee Brown's 1954 historical account, Grierson's Raid; Harold Sinclair's 1956 novel The Horse Soldiers; and John Ford's 1959 film of the same name. Neil Longley York demonstrates how historical "truths" are often omitted, fragmented, and altered before being assimilated into popular culture and how the events of our past are often molded to fit the constraints of the present
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Midwest
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York, Neil Longley
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973.7/3
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Grierson's Cavalry Raid, 1863
  • Grierson, Benjamin Henry
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Historical fiction, American
  • Historical fiction, American
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adult
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Fiction as fact: : the Horse Soldiers and popular memory, Neil Longley York, (ebook)
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multicolored
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1 online resource
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9781612772745
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11751478
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remote
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11751478
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MWT11751478
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Fiction as fact: : the Horse Soldiers and popular memory, Neil Longley York, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781612772745
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11751478
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11751478
System control number
MWT11751478
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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