A guide to support History 226, The Civil War. This course examines the social, political, economic, and ideological forces that led to the Civil War and Reconstruction. Topics include regional conflicts and sectionalism, dissolution of the Union, militar
Photography and the American Civil War by Jeff L. Rosenheim
Call Number: E 183 .A941 2013 SOUTH
Publication Date: 2013-05-07
Six hundred thousand lives were lost between 1861 and 1865, making the conflict between North and South the nation's deadliest war.The War was also a watershed in photographic history, as the camera recorded the epic, heartbreaking narrative from beginning to end.
Gettysburg by Time Magazine Editors
Call Number: E 475.53 .K585 2013 SOUTH
Publication Date: 2013-04-30
History was made on the first three days of July 1863 at Gettysburg, Pa., where Confederate General Robert E. Lee waged a final desperate gamble to win the Civil War-and lost.
Civil War Weapons by Graham Smith
Call Number: E 491 .S65 2011 SOUTH
Publication Date: 2011-08-04
War is a driver for technological change, and the evolution of weapons can be seen by studying the design of the Civil War weapons cataloged in this attractive full-color reference book.
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A concise and well-informed introduction to the most traumatic and bloodiest war in American history. Examines the deep-rooted causes of the war and the political and military leadership of the North and the South. Recounts the events that led from the early battles through the terrible confrontations at Gettysburg and Vicksburg to the South's final surrender at Appomattox in 1865. Complete with maps, chronology and details of further resources, this is the ideal introduction to the war that shaped American history.
In Trials and Triumphs, Marilyn Mayer Culpepper provides incomparable insights into women's lives during America's Civil War era. Her respect for these nineteenth-century women and their experiences, as well as her engaging and intimate style, enable Culpepper to transport readers into a tumultuous time of death, destruction, and privationinto a world turned upside down, an environment that seemed as strange to contemporaries as it does in our own time.
B. H. V. Topping is an honorary professor at the University of Pecs in Hungary and an emeritus professor at Heriot-Watt University in the UK. J. M. Adam and F. J. Pallarés are senior lecturers at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia in Spain. R. Bru and M. L. Romero are professors at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia.