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Civil War Eufaula

Civil War Eufaula Author Mike Bunn
ISBN-10 9781625847225
Release 2013-10-01
Pages 160
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Told here for the first time is the compelling story of the Bluff City during the Civil War. Historian and preservationist Mike Bunn takes you from the pivotal role Eufaula played in Alabama's secession and early enthusiasm for the Confederate cause to its aborted attempt to become the state's capital and its ultimate capture by Union forces, chronicling the effects of the conflict on Eufaulans along the way. "Civil War Eufaula "draws on a wide range of firsthand individual perspectives, including those of husbands and wives, political leaders, businessmen, journalists, soldiers, students and slaves, to produce a mosaic of observations on shared experiences. Together, they communicate what it was like to live in this riverside trading town during a prolonged and cataclysmic war. It is the story of ordinary people in extraordinary times.



The River Between

The River Between Author Jacquelyn Cook
ISBN-10 9781935661573
Release 2010-03-21
Pages 163
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The river brought a handsome stranger to her. Would the river also take him away? From her Alabama mansion on the banks of the Chattahoochee River, Lily watches the steamboats pass and dreams of falling in love with the perfect man, giving him her whole mind and spirit. But when the river gives her an irresistible steamboat captain, Lily is torn between him and her pledge to marry the wealthy man her parents have chosen for her. Torn by her love for the mysterious captain, she struggles with duty, honor and faith. Like the river's dangerous currents, her choice will change the course of her life forever. Jacquelyn Cook is the author of acclaimed historical novels and historical romances, with over 500,000 copies sold. Her classic, four-book River series authentically recreates the romance and drama of the Civil War era in historic Eufaula, Alabama. Formerly collected in a popular anthology titled Magnolias, the River series is now offered to readers in these updated editions.



Irish American Units in the Civil War

Irish American Units in the Civil War Author Thomas G. Rodgers
ISBN-10 1846033268
Release 2008-08-19
Pages 48
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Some 150,000 Irish-American immigrants served in the Union Army during the Civil War (1861-1865), most of them from Boston, New York and Chicago, and about 40,000 fought in the Confederate Army. The best known unit was the Irish Brigade of the Union Army of the Potomac, which distinguished itself at Antietam and, particularly, at Fredericksburg, where its sacrificial bravery astonished friend and foe alike. Famous regiments were New York's 'Fighting 69th', the 9th Massachusetts, 116th Pennsylvania, 23rd Illinois and 35th Indiana. Two Louisiana Confederate brigages from New Orleans were almost entirely Irish and several other Irish companies made a name for themselves at Shiloh, Chickamauga and other key battles. This book will give a brief overview of the history of the units on each side of the conflict and will be illustrated with uniform details, flags and archival photographs.



Rich Man s War

Rich Man s War Author David Williams
ISBN-10 9780820340791
Release 2011-03-15
Pages 328
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In Rich Man's War historian David Williams focuses on the Civil War experience of people in the Chattahoochee River Valley of Georgia and Alabama to illustrate how the exploitation of enslaved blacks and poor whites by a planter oligarchy generated overwhelming class conflict across the South, eventually leading to Confederate defeat. This conflict was so clearly highlighted by the perception that the Civil War was "a rich man's war and a poor man's fight" that growing numbers of oppressed whites and blacks openly rebelled against Confederate authority, undermining the fight for independence. After the war, however, the upper classes encouraged enmity between freedpeople and poor whites to prevent a class revolution. Trapped by racism and poverty, the poor remained in virtual economic slavery, still dominated by an almost unchanged planter elite. The publication of this book was supported by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission.



Hidden History of Civil War Charleston

Hidden History of Civil War Charleston Author Margaret Middleton Rivers Eastman
ISBN-10 9781614236177
Release 2012-07-31
Pages 192
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So many amazing Charleston Civil War stories have faded over time. Most people don't know of the elite 1860 Association that conspired to push South Carolina toward secession. Or about the Stone Fleet of old whaling ships sunk in Charleston Harbor in an attempt to choke out Confederate blockade runners. The Swamp Angel, "Greek fire" and heroism on both sides were common knowledge that faded in the memories of previous generations. The philanthropic deeds of Amarinthia Yates Snowden, William Richard Catheart's telegraphing tongue, the brazen blockade runner Tom Lockwood and dozens of other forgotten footnotes appear in this volume for a new audience to enjoy.



Alabama and the Civil War

Alabama and the Civil War Author Robert C. Jones
ISBN-10 9781439660751
Release 2017-06-12
Pages 192
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Alabama's role in the Civil War cannot be understated. Union raids into northern Alabama, the huge manufacturing infrastructure in central Alabama and the Battle of Mobile Bay all played significant parts. A number of important Civil War figures also called Alabama home. Major General Joseph Wheeler was one of the most remarkable Confederate cavalry commanders in the west. John "the Gallant" Pelham earned the nickname for his bravery during the Battle of Fredericksburg. John Semmes commanded two of the most famous commerce raiders of the war--the CSS Sumter and the CSS Alabama. Author Robert C. Jones examines the people and places in Alabama that shaped the Civil War.



Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama

Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama Author Walter Lynwood Fleming
ISBN-10 UVA:X000278479
Release 1905
Pages 815
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Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama book for free.



Lincoln and Reconstruction

Lincoln and Reconstruction Author John C Rodrigue
ISBN-10 9780809332540
Release 2013-06-19
Pages 163
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Although Abraham Lincoln dominates the literature on the American Civil War, he remains less commonly associated with reconstruction. Previous scholarly works touch on Lincoln and reconstruction, but they tend either to speculate on what Lincoln might have done after the war had he not been assassinated or to approach his reconstruction plans merely as a means of winning the war. In this thought-provoking study, John C. Rodrigue offers a succinct but significant survey of Lincoln’s wartime reconstruction initiatives while providing a fresh interpretation of the president’s plans for postwar America. Revealing that Lincoln concerned himself with reconstruction from the earliest days of his presidency, Rodrigue details how Lincoln’s initiatives unfolded, especially in the southern states where they were attempted. He explores Lincoln’s approach to various issues relevant to reconstruction, including slavery, race, citizenship, and democracy; his dealings with Congressional Republicans, especially the Radicals; his support for and eventual abandonment of colonization; his dealings with the border states; his handling of the calls for negotiations with the Confederacy as a way of reconstructing the Union; and his move toward emancipation and its implications for his approach to reconstruction. As the Civil War progressed, Rodrigue shows, Lincoln’s definition of reconstruction transformed from the mere restoration of the seceded states to a more fundamental social, economic, and political reordering of southern society and of the Union itself. Based on Lincoln’s own words and writings as well as an extensive array of secondary literature, Rodrigue traces the evolution of Lincoln’s thinking on reconstruction, providing new insight into a downplayed aspect of his presidency.



Eufaula and Barbour County in Vintage Postcards

Eufaula and Barbour County in Vintage Postcards Author Eufaula/Barbour County Chamber
ISBN-10 0738515957
Release 2004-01-01
Pages 128
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Boasting one of the largest historic districts in the state of Alabama, Eufaula attracts thousand of visitors each year to tour its homes, many of which are highlighted in this engaging volume. Eufaula and Barbour County in Vintage Postcards includes not only these striking architectural treasures, but images of local businesses, railroad depots, and political campaigns as well. Longtime residents of the community and those who come to tour its charming streets will delight in this entertaining glimpse into the past.



A Creek Warrior for the Confederacy

A Creek Warrior for the Confederacy Author G. W. Grayson
ISBN-10 0806123222
Release 1991-02-01
Pages 200
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"The publication of George Washington Grayson's autobiography brings to light perhaps the only existing written account of a nineteenth-century Indian leader. Born in 1843 near present-day Eufaula, Oklahoma, Grayson served as a Confederate army officer during the Civil War and in various offices of the Creek Nation from 1870 until his death in 1920. . . .Baird has produced an excellent edition that makes Grayson's autobiography more accessible and that should bring it the attention it deserves."–Montana: Magazine of Western History



Battle for the Southern Frontier

Battle for the Southern Frontier Author Mike Bunn
ISBN-10 1596293713
Release 2008
Pages 191
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"Many conflicts in this nation's history compete for the title of most unknown war, but the Creek War of 1813-1814 and the related Southern campaigns of the larger War of 1812 have perhaps the best claim on that notoriety. Little understood because of their brevity, relative small military forces engaged and complexity, these conflicts dramatically altered the history of the United States. The Creek War and the War of 1812 initiated several far-reaching changes in the Old Southwest, the frontier region that included portions of Georgia, Tennessee, Louisiana, Florida and the future states of Mississippi and Alabama. These wars led to the further development of slave-based cotton agriculture in the region, the forced removal of Native Americans, the securing of large portions of the Gulf South against European powers and perhaps most importantly, launched the career of one of America's most influential military and political leaders"--Preface.



Irish Americans in the Confederate Army

Irish Americans in the Confederate Army Author Sean Michael O'Brien
ISBN-10 0786429984
Release 2007-01-01
Pages 256
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"Overviews Irish Americans in the South, the Irish immigrant experience and typical Irish Confederate soldier, Irish communities' support of Southern war effort, actions where Irish American soldiers were present in influential numbers. Major battles of the war are discussed including Manassas, Sharpsburg, Gettysburg, Shiloh, Murfreesboro and Appomattox. Appendices list Irish commands and commanders in the Confederate Army"--Provided by publisher.



History of Eufaula Alabama

History of Eufaula  Alabama Author J. A. B. Besson
ISBN-10 HARVARD:HX2ZWU
Release 1875
Pages 32
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History of Eufaula Alabama has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from History of Eufaula Alabama also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full History of Eufaula Alabama book for free.



Southside

Southside Author David Ernest Alsobrook
ISBN-10 0881466085
Release 2017-04-03
Pages 272
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SOUTHSIDE relates the stories of the cotton mill workers and their families who lived and worked in Eufaula, Alabama, a small town on the Chattahoochee River, from the 1890s through 1945. Utilizing previously unpublished family records, photographs, oral histories, and other primary sources, the author relates the stories of the lives of these mill families.



Civil War Sites

Civil War Sites Author Civil War Preservation Trust
ISBN-10 9780762752027
Release 2007-11-01
Pages 352
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This easy-to-use guide, completely revised and updated in clear, concise prose, features more than hundreds of sites in 31 states--solemn battlefields, gracious mansions, state parks, cemeteries, memorials, museums, and more. Specific directions, hours, and contact information help to plan the trip; evocative description and detailed maps help orient you when you're there. Also, boxed sidebars highlight select people and events of the Civil War.



Thirteen Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey

Thirteen Alabama Ghosts and Jeffrey Author Kathryn Tucker Windham
ISBN-10 9780817318420
Release 2014-07-10
Pages 124
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Curated with loving expertise, these thirteen tales showcase both Windham and Fighs masterful selection of stories and their artful and suspenseful writing style. In crafting stories treasured by children and adults alike, the authors tell much more than ghost tales. Embedded in each is a wealth of fact and folklore about Alabama history and the old South. I dont care whether you believe in ghosts, Windham was fond of saying. The good ghost stories do not require that you believe in ghosts.



A People s History of the Civil War

A People s History of the Civil War Author David Williams
ISBN-10 9781595587473
Release 2012-03-13
Pages 594
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Bottom-up history at its very best, A People’s History of the Civil War "does for the Civil War period what Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States did for the study of American history in general" (Library Journal). Widely praised upon its initial release, it was described as "meticulously researched and persuasively argued" by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Historian David Williams has written the first account of the American Civil War though the eyes of ordinary people—foot soldiers, slaves, women, prisoners of war, draft resisters, Native Americans, and others. Richly illustrated with little-known anecdotes and first-hand testimony, this pathbreaking narrative moves beyond presidents and generals to tell a new and powerful story about America’s most destructive conflict. A People’s History of the Civil War is "readable social history" that "sheds fascinating light" (Publishers Weekly) on this crucial period. In so doing it recovers the long-overlooked perspectives and forgotten voices of one of the defining chapters of American history.