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The Resource The Battle of Belmont : Grant strikes South, Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr

The Battle of Belmont : Grant strikes South, Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr

Label
The Battle of Belmont : Grant strikes South
Title
The Battle of Belmont
Title remainder
Grant strikes South
Statement of responsibility
Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The battle of Belmont was the first battle in the western theater of the Civil War and, more importantly, the first battle of the war fought by Ulysses S. Grant. It set a pattern for warfare not only in the Mississippi Valley but at Fort Donelson and Shiloh as well. Grant's 7 November 1861 strike against the Southern forces at Belmont, in southeastern Missouri on the Mississippi River, made use of the newly outfitted Yankee timberclads and all the infantry available at the staging area in Cairo, Illinois. The Confederates, led by Leonidas Polk and Gideon Pillow, had the advantages of positi
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1930-2012
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hughes, Nathaniel Cheairs
Dewey number
973.7/31
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E472.28
LC item number
.H84 1991eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Civil War America
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Belmont, Battle of (Missouri : 1861)
  • Belmont, Battle of, Belmont, Mo., 1861
  • Missouri
  • Belmont (Mo.)
Label
The Battle of Belmont : Grant strikes South, Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-295) and index
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
Contents
  • ch. 5.
  • Columbus
  • ch. 6.
  • Down the river to look for a fight
  • ch. 7.
  • Walke
  • ch. 8.
  • Turn out! turn out!
  • ch. 9.
  • My heart kept getting higher and higher
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 10.
  • Nothing out there but Yankees
  • ch. 11.
  • Every man was now his own captain
  • ch. 12.
  • Fighting the same ground over again
  • ch. 13.
  • Surrounded! surrounded
  • ch. 14.
  • A perfect storm of death
  • What I want is to advance
  • ch. 15.
  • Pumpkins in a cornfield
  • ch. 16.
  • A glorious repulse
  • ch. 17.
  • It will not do to smile in triumph
  • ch. 2.
  • Grant and McClernand
  • 3.
  • Cairo
  • ch. 4.
  • Polk and Pillow
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807819685
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocm45732487\
  • (OCoLC)45732487
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The Battle of Belmont : Grant strikes South, Nathaniel Cheairs Hughes, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-295) and index
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
Contents
  • ch. 5.
  • Columbus
  • ch. 6.
  • Down the river to look for a fight
  • ch. 7.
  • Walke
  • ch. 8.
  • Turn out! turn out!
  • ch. 9.
  • My heart kept getting higher and higher
  • ch. 1.
  • ch. 10.
  • Nothing out there but Yankees
  • ch. 11.
  • Every man was now his own captain
  • ch. 12.
  • Fighting the same ground over again
  • ch. 13.
  • Surrounded! surrounded
  • ch. 14.
  • A perfect storm of death
  • What I want is to advance
  • ch. 15.
  • Pumpkins in a cornfield
  • ch. 16.
  • A glorious repulse
  • ch. 17.
  • It will not do to smile in triumph
  • ch. 2.
  • Grant and McClernand
  • 3.
  • Cairo
  • ch. 4.
  • Polk and Pillow
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvii, 310 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807819685
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • ocm45732487\
  • (OCoLC)45732487
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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