1. Creator/Author:
  2. Abbott, John S. C. (7)

The history of the Civil War in America : comprising a full and impartial account of the origin and progress of the rebellion, of the various naval and military engagements, of the heroic deeds performed by armies and individuals, and of touching scenes in the field, the camp, the hospital, and the cabin /

Other Title:
History of the Civil War : illustrated
Abbott, John S. C.
Item ID:
71200908405721; 71200908405722
New York : H. Bill, 1864-1866 ([New York] : C.A. Alvord)
Call Number:
E468 .A13
Physical Description:
2 v. : ill., maps, plates, ports. ; 25 cm.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Each vol. includes index.; "Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1863, by Henry Bill, Gurdon Bill, and Ledyard Bill"--T.p. verso.; "Sold only by distributing agents."; "Illustrated with maps, diagrams, and numerous steel engravings of battle scenes, from original designs by Darley, and other eminent artists, and portraits of distinguished men"--T.p.; CLICK ON WEB ADDRESS TO REACH SELECTED VOLUMES.; v. 1. Cause of the conflict -- Progress of the conspiracy -- The war commenced -- Uprising of the North -- The advance into Virginia -- War and its horrors -- Hampton, Carnifex Ferry, and Hatteras Inlet -- Ball's Bluff and Hilton Head -- The rebellion in Missouri -- Gen. Fremont's campaign in Missouri -- Gen. Fremont's campaign continued -- The Trent Affair -- Roanoke and Newbern -- The Merrimac and the Monitor -- Florida -- Pulaski and the contrabands -- Campaign of the lower Mississippi -- Capture of New Orleans -- Battles in Missouri and the capture of Fort Henry -- Donelson, Nashville and Columbus -- Gen. Mitchel's campaign --; v. 2. The evacuation of Manassas -- The advance to Yorktown -- The siege of Yorktown -- The march to West Point -- The advance to the Chickahominy -- The peril of Washington: Jackson's raid -- The Battle at Fair Oaks -- Battle of Seven Pines -- The Seven Days' battle -- General Pope's campaign -- The victory of South Mountain and fall of Harper's Ferry -- Battle of Antietam -- The Battle of Fredericksburg -- The war in Kentucky -- Advance and retreat of the rebels -- The Battle of Pittsburg Landing -- The Battle of Shiloh and siege of Corinth -- Pursuit of the rebels -- The Battle of Pea Ridge -- The redemption in Missouri -- Capture of Island Number Ten -- Capture of Forts Pillow and Randolph, and of Memphis -- The investment in Vicksburg -- Fall of Vicksburg and Port Hudson -- General Butler's campaign in New Orleans -- The siege of Charleston -- Siege of Wagner and bombardment of Sumter -- East Tennessee -- The Battles of Iuka and Corinth -- Battle of Murfreesboro' or Stone River -- The Battle of Chancellorsville -- The siege of Suffolk -- The campaign of Gettysburg -- Chickamauga -- Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge -- The march to Atlanta -- Siege of Atlanta -- From Atlanta to Savannah -- The campaign of the Wilderness -- The march from Savannah to Goldsboro' -- The capture of Mobile -- Capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington -- The Valley of the Shenandoah -- Siege of Petersburg and Richmond -- Capture of Petersburg and Richmond -- The overthrow of the rebellion -- Results of the conflict.; Bound in cloth with leather spine and corners.; Vol. 1 and 2: Front and back covers completely detached.; Each vol. includes publisher's advertisements at end.
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Holding Institution:
Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection, Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
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