The Resource Tarnished victory : finishing Lincoln's war, William Marvel, (ebook)

Tarnished victory : finishing Lincoln's war, William Marvel, (ebook)

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Tarnished victory : finishing Lincoln's war
Title
Tarnished victory
Title remainder
finishing Lincoln's war
Statement of responsibility
William Marvel
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A master Civil War historian re-creates the final year of our nation's greatest crisis. With Tarnished Victory William Marvel concludes his sweeping four-part series-this final volume beginning with the Virginia and Atlanta campaigns in May 1864 and closing with the final surrender of Confederate forces in June 1865. In the course of that year the war grows ever more deadly, the home front is stripped to fill the armies, and the economy is crippled by debt and inflation, while the stubborn survival of the Confederacy seriously undermines support for Lincoln's war. In the end, it seems that Lincoln's early critics, who played such a pivotal role at the start of the series, are proven correct. Victory did require massive bloodshed and complete conquest of the South. It also required decades of occupation to cement the achievements of 1865, and the failure of Lincoln's political heirs to carry through with that occupation squandered the most commendable of those achievements, ultimately making it a tarnished victory. Marvel, called the "Civil War's master historical detective" by Stephen Sears, has unearthed provocative details and rich stories long buried beneath a century of accumulated distortion and misinterpretation to create revisionist history at its best
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Midwest
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Marvel, William
Dewey number
973.73
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • History
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adult
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Tarnished victory : finishing Lincoln's war, William Marvel, (ebook)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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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
9780547607795
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT11991832
Specific material designation
remote
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11991832
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MWT11991832
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Tarnished victory : finishing Lincoln's war, William Marvel, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547607795
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11991832
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11991832
System control number
MWT11991832
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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