1. Creator/Author:
  2. Elson, Henry William, (1)

The Civil War through the camera : hundreds of vivid photographs actually taken in Civil War times, together with Elson's new history /

Other Title:
Elson's new history
Civil War Semi-centennial Society., Patriot Pub. Co., Springfield, Mass., Brady, Mathew B., Elson, Henry William,
Other Authors:
Elson, Henry William, 1857-
Item ID:
Springfield, Mass. : Patriot Pub. Co., c1912.
Call Number:
E468.7 .C58
Physical Description:
16 pts. in 1 v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Pictorial works.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
"In sixteen parts, comprising a complete history of the Civil War ; each part a thrilling story in itself ; in every part the full account of one or more of the world's greatest battles.; "Illustrated by Brady war-time photographs just discovered though taken fifty years ago, together with photographs by many other war photographers, North and South"--Cover, pts. 2-16; Issued under the auspices of the Civil war semi-centennial society.; Looseleaf binder with all 16 parts included.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH THIS DOCUMENT.; pt. 1. The records of the Great American War, springing to arms in North and South, the first big battle, Bull Run -- pt. 2. The Fall of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson, the gunboats on the Western Rivers, Shiloh, the first grand battle -- pt. 3. The monitor, Farragut passing the New Orleans forts, Fair Oaks, the Federal Army in sight of Richmond, "Stonewall" Jackson in the Shenandoah, Washington alarmed -- pt. 4. The seven day's battles, the Confederate capital saved, Stuart's raid, Oak Grove, Ellerson's mill, Gaines' mill, savage's station, Glendale, Malvern Hill -- pt. 5. The Battle of Cedar Mountain, General Pope's advance checked, the second Battle of Bull Run, the South again victorious at Manassas -- pt. 6. Antietam or Sharpsburg, federal troops stop the Confederate invasion of the North, Stone's River or Murfreesboro, a midwinter combat in Tennessee.; pt. 7. Fredericksburg, a new leader and a federal disaster, Chancellorsville, "Stonewall" Jackson's last battle -- pt. 8. Vicksburg and Port Hudson, federal successes in the West, the Mississippi River at last controlled by the federals -- pt. 9. Gettysburg, the high tide of the Civil War, Fort Sumpter bombarded, Charleston besieged and captured -- pt. 10. Chickamauga, the bloodiest conflict in the West, battles on Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge -- pt. 11. The struggle in the wilderness, the undecisive but savage battle, the Red River Expedition of May 1864, the Battle of Mobile Bay.; pt. 12. Spotsylvania and the "Bloody Angle", Lee checkmates Grant, the attack and repulse at Cold Harbor -- pt. 13. The March to Atlanta, Sherman vs. Johnston, representative soldiers from a dozen states -- pt. 14. The last conflicts in the Shenandoah, the battle of Cedar Creek and Sheridan's triumph, Petersburg, the greatest struggle of modern times -- pt. 15. Sherman's final campaigns, the March to the Sea, Fort Fisher captured, the last of the blockade runners -- pt. 16. The last invasion of Tennessee, Franklin and Nashville, the fall of Petersburg, Appomattox and Lee's surrender.
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Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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