The Resource The great task remaining : the third year of Lincoln's war, William Marvel, (ebook)

The great task remaining : the third year of Lincoln's war, William Marvel, (ebook)

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The great task remaining : the third year of Lincoln's war
Title
The great task remaining
Title remainder
the third year of Lincoln's war
Statement of responsibility
William Marvel
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Great Task Remaining is a striking, often poignant portrait of people balancing their own values-rather than ours-to determine whether the horrors attending Mr. Lincoln's war were worth bearing in order to achieve his ultimate goals. As 1863 unfolds, we see the disaster at Chancellorsville, the battle of Gettysburg, and the end of the siege of Vicksburg. Then, astonishingly, the Confederacy springs vigorously back to life after the Union triumphs of the summer, setting the stage for Lincoln's now famous speech on the Pennsylvania battlefield. Without abandoning the underlying sympathy for Lincoln, Marvel makes a convincing argument for the Gettysburg Address as being less of a paean to liberty than an appeal to stay the course in the face of rampant antiwar sentiment. The Great Task Remaining offers a provocative history of a dramatic year-a year that saw victory and defeat, doubt and riot-as well as a compelling story of a people who clung to the promise of a much-longed-for end
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Marvel, William
Dewey number
973.7092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
Label
The great task remaining : the third year of Lincoln's war, William Marvel, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547487144
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12016984
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12016984
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MWT12016984
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The great task remaining : the third year of 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
9780547487144
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12016984
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12016984
System control number
MWT12016984
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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