The Resource The Maryland campaign of September 1862, Vol. 1, South Mountain, (ebook)

The Maryland campaign of September 1862, Vol. 1, South Mountain, (ebook)

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The Maryland campaign of September 1862, Vol. 1, South Mountain
Title
The Maryland campaign of September 1862
Title number
Vol. 1
Title part
South Mountain
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Language
eng
Summary
The definitive soldier's-eye view of the Battle of Antietam-the bloodiest day in American history. A veteran of the Battle of Antietam, Ezra A. Carman served as a colonel of the 13th New Jersey Infantry. After the horrific fighting of September 17, 1862, he recorded in his diary that he was preparing "a good map of the Antietam battle and a full account of the action." Unbeknownst to the young officer, the project would become the most significant work of his life. Appointed as the "Historical Expert" to the Antietam Battlefield Board in 1894, Carman solicited accounts from hundreds of veterans, scoured through thousands of letters and maps, and assimilated the material into the hundreds of cast iron tablets that still mark the field today. Carman also wrote a 1,800-page manuscript on the campaign. Although it remained unpublished for more than a century, many historians and students of the war consider it to be the best overall treatment of the campaign ever written. Dr. Thomas G. Clemens, recognized internationally as one of the foremost historians of the Maryland Campaign, has spent more than two decades studying Antietam and editing and richly annotating Carman's exhaustively written manuscript. The result is The Maryland Campaign of September 1862, Carman's magisterial account published for the first time in two volumes. Jammed with firsthand accounts, personal anecdotes, maps, photos, a biographical dictionary, and a database of veterans' accounts of the fighting, this long-awaited study will be read and appreciated as battle history at its finest
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Midwest
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1834-1909
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Carman, Ezra Ayers
Dewey number
973.7/13
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862
  • Electronic books
  • Maryland
  • United States
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adult
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The Maryland campaign of September 1862, Vol. 1, South Mountain, (ebook)
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9781611210552
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12324336
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remote
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MWT12324336
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Maryland campaign of September 1862, Vol. 1, South Mountain, (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
9781611210552
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12324336
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12324336
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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