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Battle field and prison pen, or Through the war, and thrice a prisoner in rebel dungeons. A graphic recital of personal experiences throughout the whole period of the late war for the Union

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo9893
Author
Urban, John W.
Date of Publication
[1882]
Call Number
817 U72b
Responsibility
By John W. Urban ...
Author
Urban, John W.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia
Publisher
Hubbard Brothers,
Date of Publication
[1882]
Physical Description
xii, 13-422 p. front., plates. ports. 19 1/2 cm.
Subjects
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Personal narratives.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Prisoners and prisons.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Rare Books
Call Number
817 U72b
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Three years in the Bloody Eleventh : the campaigns of a Pennsylvania Reserves regiment

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo11907
Author
Gibbs, Joseph,
Date of Publication
2002.
Call Number
973.7448 G443
Responsibility
Joseph Gibbs.
ISBN
0271021667 (alk. paper)
Author
Gibbs, Joseph,
Place of Publication
University Park, Pa
Publisher
Pennsylvania State University Press,
Date of Publication
2002.
Physical Description
xxi, 378 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [349]-356) and index.
Subjects
United States. - Army. - Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 11th (1861-1865)
United States. - Army - Reserves - History
Pennsylvania - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Campaigns.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.7448 G443
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The colors of courage : Gettysburg's forgotten history : immigrants, women, and African-Americans in the Civil War's defining battle

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo20679
Author
Creighton, Margaret S.,
Edition
1st ed.
Date of Publication
c2005.
Call Number
973.7349 C914
  3 websites  
Responsibility
Margaret Creighton.
ISBN
0465014569
9780465014569
9780465014576
0465014577
Author
Creighton, Margaret S.,
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Basic Books,
Date of Publication
c2005.
Physical Description
xix, 321 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-308) and index.
Contents
The Gettysburg campaign : a brief chronology -- Prologue : the lay of the land; a sign of the times -- An afternoon in the badlands -- The season of disbelief -- Desolation's edge -- Flying thick like blackbirds -- Bold acts -- The wide eye of the storm -- The aftermath -- The seesaw of honor, or, How the pigpen was mightier than the sword -- Women and remembrance -- Making a living on hallowed land.
Summary
"In the summer of 1863, as Union and Confederate armies marched on southern Pennsylvania, the town of Gettysburg found itself thrust onto the center stage of war. The three days of fighting that ensued decisively turned the tide of the Civil War. In The Colors of Courage, Margaret Creighton narrates the tale of this crucial battle from the viewpoint of three unsung groups - women, immigrants, and African Americans - and reveals how wide the battle's dimensions were."
"Creighton draws on memoirs, letters, diaries, and newspapers to bring to life the individuals at the heart of her narrative. In telling the stories of these participants, Margaret Creighton has written a work of original history - a narrative that is sure to redefine the Civil War's most remarkable event."--Jacket.
Subjects
Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
Immigrants - Pennsylvania - Gettysburg
Women, White - Pennsylvania - Gettysburg
African Americans - Pennsylvania - Gettysburg
African Americans.
Immigrants.
Military participation
Women.
Women, White.
Einwanderer.
Frau.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - African Americans.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Women.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Participation, Immigrant.
Pennsylvania - Gettysburg.
United States.
Gettysburg (Pa.) - Schlacht.
Schwarze.
History.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.7349 C914
Websites
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The illustrated Battle cry of freedom : the Civil War era

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo11628
Author
McPherson, James M.
Date of Publication
2003.
Call Number
973.73 M172
Alternate Title
Battle cry of freedom
Responsibility
James M. McPherson.
ISBN
0195159012 (acidfree paper)
0195168283 (signed leather ed. : acid-free paper)
Author
McPherson, James M.
Place of Publication
Oxford ; New York
Publisher
Oxford University Press,
Date of Publication
2003.
Physical Description
xiv, 786 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, music ; 30 cm.
Notes
Rev. ed. of: Battle cry of freedom.
Includes index.
Subjects
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Campaigns.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Campaigns - Pictorial works.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Pictorial works.
Additional Author
McPherson, James M.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.73 M172
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History of Pennsylvania volunteers, 1861-5 : prepared in compliance with acts of the legislature

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo8131
Author
Bates, Samuel P.
Date of Publication
1993-
Call Number
974.8033 B329
Responsibility
by Samuel P. Bates.
ISBN
1568372264 (set)
1568372272 (v.1)
1568372280 (v.2)
1568372299 (v.3)
Author
Bates, Samuel P.
Place of Publication
Wilmington, N.C
Publisher
Broadfoot Pub. Co.,
Date of Publication
1993-
Physical Description
v 1-10; v.1-4 (index) : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Reprint. Originally published: Harrisburg : B. Singerly, State Printer, 1869-1871.
Subjects
Pennsylvania. - Militia - History.
Pennsylvania - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories.
Pennsylvania - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Registers.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Registers.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Campaigns.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.8033 B329
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Dear Catharine, dear Taylor : the Civil War letters of a Union soldier and his wife

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo14326
Author
Peirce, Taylor,
Date of Publication
2002.
Call Number
973.781 P378
Responsibility
edited by Richard L. Kiper ; letters transcribed by Donna B. Vaughn.
ISBN
070061205X (alk. paper)
Author
Peirce, Taylor,
Place of Publication
Lawrence
Publisher
University Press of Kansas,
Date of Publication
2002.
Physical Description
xii, 448 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Series
Modern war studies
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [431]-438) and index.
Contents
August 20, 1862 to March 22, 1863, Missouri -- March 28 to September 24, 1863, the Vicksburg Campaign -- October 4, 1863 to July 24, 1864, Texas and Louisiana -- July 26, 1864 to December 25, 1864, Virginia -- January 9, 1865 to August 2, 1865, South Carolina, North Carolina, Iowa.
Summary
"While there are many collections of letters from Civil War soldiers to their wives, very few include such a rich trove of letters from the homefront. Together they paint an engrossing portrait of a soldier and husband who was trying to do his patriotic and familial duty, and of a wife trying to cope with loneliness and responsibility while longing for her husband's safe return. Beautifully edited and annotated...they bring to life a nation under siege and provide a rare look at the war's impact on both the common soldier and his family." [from the book jacket]
Subjects
Peirce, Taylor, - 1822-1901
Peirce, Catherine L., - d. 1867
United States. - Army. - Iowa Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1862-1865)
Soldiers - United States - Correspondence.
Army spouses - Iowa - Des Moines - Correspondence.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Personal narratives.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Social aspects.
Iowa - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Personal narratives.
Iowa - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Social aspects.
Des Moines (Iowa) - Biography.
Additional Author
Peirce, Catherine L.,
Kiper, Richard L.,
Vaughn, Donna B.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.781 P378
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The Slaves' War : the Civil War in the words of former slaves

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo21092
Author
Ward, Andrew,
Date of Publication
2008.
Call Number
973.711 W256
Responsibility
Andrew Ward.
ISBN
9780618634002
0618634002
9780547237923
0547237928
Author
Ward, Andrew,
Place of Publication
Boston
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Co.,
Date of Publication
2008.
Physical Description
xiv, 386 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 354-372) and index.
Summary
The first narrative history of the Civil War as told by the very people it freed. Historian of nineteenth-century and African-American history Andrew Ward weaves together hundreds of interviews, diaries, letters, and memoirs. Here is the Civil War as seen from slave quarters, kitchens, roadsides, swamps, and fields. Body servants, army cooks and launderers, runaways, teamsters, and gravediggers bring the war to richly detailed life. From slaves' theories about the causes of the Civil War to their frank assessments of major figures; from their searing memories of the carnage of battle to their often startling attitudes toward masters and liberators alike; and from their initial jubilation at the Yankee invasion of the slave South to the crushing disappointment of freedom's promise unfulfilled, this is a transformative vision of America's second revolution.--From publisher description.
Subjects
Slaves - Southern States - Biography.
Freedmen - United States - Biography.
African Americans - Biography.
African Americans.
Freedmen.
Slaves.
Social aspects.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Personal narratives.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - African Americans.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Social aspects.
Southern States.
United States.
Biography.
History.
Personal narratives.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.711 W256
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Emancipating slaves, enslaving free men : a history of the American Civil War

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo18456
Author
Hummel, Jeffrey Rogers.
Date of Publication
c1996.
Call Number
973.7 H925
Responsibility
Jeffrey Rogers Hummel.
ISBN
0812693116 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780812693119 (cloth : alk. paper)
0812693124 (paper : alk. paper)
9780812693126 (paper : alk. paper)
Author
Hummel, Jeffrey Rogers.
Place of Publication
Chicago
Publisher
Open Court,
Date of Publication
c1996.
Physical Description
xiii, 421 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Prologue: America's Crisis -- 1. Slavery and States' Rights in the Early Republic -- 2. The Political Economy of Slavery and Secession -- 3. The Slave Power Seeks Foreign Conquest -- 4. Emergence of the Republican Party -- 5. The Confederate States of America -- 6. Mobilizing for Conflict -- 7. The Military Struggle -- 8. The War to Abolish Slavery? -- 9. Republican Neo-Mercantilism Versus Confederate War Socialism -- 10. Dissent and Disaffection - North and South -- 11. The Ravages of Total War -- 12. The Politics of Reconstruction -- 13. American Society Transformed -- Epilogue: America's Turning Point.
Summary
This book combines a sweeping narrative history of the Civil War with a bold new look at the war's significance for American society. Professor Hummel sees the Civil War as America's turning point: simultaneously the culmination and repudiation of the American revolution. A unique feature of the book is the bibliographical essays which follow every chapter. Here the author surveys the literature and points out where his own interpretation fits into the continuing clash of viewpoints which informs historical debate on the Civil War.
Subjects
States' rights (American politics)
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Slavernij.
Amerikaanse burgeroorlog.
Reconstruction (1865-1877)
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States - Politics and government - 1815-1861.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Causes.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Influence.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.7 H925
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Advance the colors! : Pennsylvania Civil War battle flags

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo4372
Author
Sauers, Richard Allen.
Date of Publication
c1987-c1991.
Call Number
974.8033 S259
Responsibility
Richard A. Sauers.
ISBN
0818200901 (v. 1) :
081820155X
Author
Sauers, Richard Allen.
Place of Publication
[Harrisburg]
Publisher
Capitol Preservation Committee,
Date of Publication
c1987-c1991.
Physical Description
2 v. (xvi, 611 p.) : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographies.
Subjects
Pennsylvania - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Flags.
Pennsylvania - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Flags.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Regimental histories.
Additional Corporate Author
Pennsylvania. Capitol Preservation Committee.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
974.8033 S259
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Pennsylvania Civil War trails : the guide to battle sites, monuments, museums and towns

https://collections.lancasterhistory.org/en/permalink/lhdo17809
Author
Huntington, Tom.
Edition
1st ed.
Date of Publication
c2007.
Call Number
973.709748 H953
Responsibility
Tom Huntington.
Author
Huntington, Tom.
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Mechanicsburg, PA
Publisher
Stackpole Books,
Date of Publication
c2007.
Physical Description
vii, 150 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-141) and index.
Subjects
Trails - Pennsylvania - Guidebooks.
Historic sites - Pennsylvania - Guidebooks.
Pennsylvania - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Campaigns.
Pennsylvania - Tours.
Pennsylvania - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Battlefields - Guidebooks.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Battlefields - Guidebooks.
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865 - Campaigns.
Location
Lancaster History Library - Book
Call Number
973.709748 H953
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