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The Resource A youth's history of the great civil war in the United States, from 1861 to 1865, by R.G. Horton

A youth's history of the great civil war in the United States, from 1861 to 1865, by R.G. Horton

Label
A youth's history of the great civil war in the United States, from 1861 to 1865
Title
A youth's history of the great civil war in the United States, from 1861 to 1865
Statement of responsibility
by R.G. Horton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MIGCL
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1826-
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Horton, R. G.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Children's Literature and Childhood
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  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A youth's history of the great civil war in the United States, from 1861 to 1865, by R.G. Horton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Reproduction of the original from the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
  • Written by a sympathizer with the southern cause ; presents a pro-South, pro-state rights, pro-slavery, anti-Republican Party, and anti-Abraham Lincoln view of the Civil War
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The causes of the war -- The election of Lincoln -- Secession -- The policy and object of secession -- The beginning of secession -- Efforts of the Democracy to save the Union -- The formation of the new Confederacy -- Mr. Lincoln's journey to Washington and inauguration -- "The first gun of Sumter" -- Mr. Lincoln's first call for troops -- The rush of troops to Washington -- The first great battle -- The campaign in the West -- Campaign in western Virginia and Battle of Leesburg -- Campaign in Kentucky -- Closing events of 1861, and the beginning of 1862 -- The Battles of Shiloh and Pittsburg Landing -- The fall of New Orleans : "Butler the beast" -- Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley -- Embarkation of the Army of the Potomac -- Doings of Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley -- Battle of Fair Oaks and Gaines's Mills -- McClellan's retreat -- The inauguration of a reign of plunder and arson -- The Second Battle of Manassas ; Bull Run -- Lee in Maryland ; Battle of Antietam -- Bloody doings in the west -- General Burnside's bloody campaign -- Mr. Lincoln's campaign in the North -- The Battle of Murfreesboro ; doings in the west -- General Hooker's campaign -- The Siege of Vicksburg -- The naval defeat off Charleston ; Gillmore's repulse -- Gen. Morgan's raid into the west ; Chickamauga -- The Confederate Navy and privateers -- Events in the north in 1863 -- The opening events of 1864 -- Gen. Grant's "On to Richmond" -- Sherman's "On to Atlanta" -- The presidential election and other events of 1864 -- Gen. Sherman's march to Savannah and Goldsboro -- Events of 1865 ; General Lee's surrender -- The assassination of Mr. Lincoln -- The capture of Jefferson Davis
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Thirty-fifth thousand.
Extent
1 online resource (384 pages, 15 unnumbered leaves of plates)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits.
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn905338087
  • (OCoLC)905338087
Label
A youth's history of the great civil war in the United States, from 1861 to 1865, by R.G. Horton
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Reproduction of the original from the Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
  • Written by a sympathizer with the southern cause ; presents a pro-South, pro-state rights, pro-slavery, anti-Republican Party, and anti-Abraham Lincoln view of the Civil War
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The causes of the war -- The election of Lincoln -- Secession -- The policy and object of secession -- The beginning of secession -- Efforts of the Democracy to save the Union -- The formation of the new Confederacy -- Mr. Lincoln's journey to Washington and inauguration -- "The first gun of Sumter" -- Mr. Lincoln's first call for troops -- The rush of troops to Washington -- The first great battle -- The campaign in the West -- Campaign in western Virginia and Battle of Leesburg -- Campaign in Kentucky -- Closing events of 1861, and the beginning of 1862 -- The Battles of Shiloh and Pittsburg Landing -- The fall of New Orleans : "Butler the beast" -- Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley -- Embarkation of the Army of the Potomac -- Doings of Stonewall Jackson in the Shenandoah Valley -- Battle of Fair Oaks and Gaines's Mills -- McClellan's retreat -- The inauguration of a reign of plunder and arson -- The Second Battle of Manassas ; Bull Run -- Lee in Maryland ; Battle of Antietam -- Bloody doings in the west -- General Burnside's bloody campaign -- Mr. Lincoln's campaign in the North -- The Battle of Murfreesboro ; doings in the west -- General Hooker's campaign -- The Siege of Vicksburg -- The naval defeat off Charleston ; Gillmore's repulse -- Gen. Morgan's raid into the west ; Chickamauga -- The Confederate Navy and privateers -- Events in the north in 1863 -- The opening events of 1864 -- Gen. Grant's "On to Richmond" -- Sherman's "On to Atlanta" -- The presidential election and other events of 1864 -- Gen. Sherman's march to Savannah and Goldsboro -- Events of 1865 ; General Lee's surrender -- The assassination of Mr. Lincoln -- The capture of Jefferson Davis
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Thirty-fifth thousand.
Extent
1 online resource (384 pages, 15 unnumbered leaves of plates)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits.
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocn905338087
  • (OCoLC)905338087

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