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The Resource Tales from the North and the South : twenty-four remarkable people and events of the Civil War, Frances H. Casstevens

Tales from the North and the South : twenty-four remarkable people and events of the Civil War, Frances H. Casstevens

Label
Tales from the North and the South : twenty-four remarkable people and events of the Civil War
Title
Tales from the North and the South
Title remainder
twenty-four remarkable people and events of the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Frances H. Casstevens
Title variation
Tales from the North & the South
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines 24 outstanding participants in the American Civil War from both sides of the conflict, concentrating on many lesser-known personalities who nevertheless accomplished or took part in extraordinary battles, escapes and events. These stories, many previously untold, represent a wide range of unique Civil War personalities and events
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Casstevens, Frances Harding
Dewey number
973.7092/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E467
LC item number
.C39 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Tales from the North and the South : twenty-four remarkable people and events of the Civil War, Frances H. Casstevens
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip071/2006031911.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • III
  • Captain Dan Ellis: The Slippery "Old Red Fox" of East Tennessee
  • 28
  • IV
  • General William Jackson Palmer: An Officer and a Gentleman Sometimes Equals a Hero
  • 43
  • V
  • Colonel Thomas Rose: Architect of the Libby Tunnel
  • 58
  • VI
  • Part 1
  • Colonel Robert Gould Shaw: "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13
  • 73
  • VII
  • Mrs. Susie Baker King Taylor: Among Noble Women, Courage Has No Color
  • 89
  • VIII
  • Brigadier General John Basil Turchin and Nadine Turchin: The "Mad Cossack" and His Courageous Wife
  • 97
  • IX
  • Miss Elizabeth Van Lew: "Crazy Bet," the Disguise of a Master Spy
  • Union
  • 108
  • X
  • Dr. Mary E. Walker: Slightly Ahead of Her Time, but Time Has Proven Her Correct
  • 119
  • XI
  • Brigadier General Edward A. Wild: Beelzebub or Avenging Archangel?
  • 128
  • XII
  • Colonel Powell T. Wyman: Somewhat Tarnished, but Still a Hero
  • 152
  • I
  • Part 2
  • Confederacy
  • XIII
  • Brigadier General James J. Archer: A "Little Gamecock" or a "God of War"
  • 165
  • XIV
  • Captain Robert Carson Duvall: Winner of First Naval Battle of the War Between the States
  • 179
  • XV
  • Captain E. W. Fuller: Escape of Confederate Prisoners from the Maple Leaf
  • James J. Andrews and the Great Locomotive Chase (The Andrews Raid): A Civilian Who Risked His Life and Lost
  • 188
  • XVI
  • Sergeant Richard Rowland Kirkland: "The Angel of Marye's Heights" or the "Southern Samaritan"
  • 199
  • XVII
  • Colonel Hector McAllister McKethan: From Big Bethel to Fort Fisher
  • 207
  • XVIII
  • Lieutenant Robert Winship Stedman: Once, Twice, Three Times a Hero
  • 214
  • 3
  • XIX
  • Colonel M. Jefferson Thompson: A Blundering Falstaff or the "Swamp Fox of the Confederacy" or a Military Renaissance Man
  • 225
  • XX
  • Captain Sally Louisa Tompkins: The Angel of Richmond
  • 236
  • XXI
  • Brigadier General Stand Watie: A Cherokee Who Fought with the Confederate Army
  • 245
  • XXII
  • II
  • Captain Reuben Everett Wilson: Unreconciled, Faithful Soldier or Cold-Blooded Murderer?
  • 254
  • XXIII
  • Colonel John Reynolds Winston: A Long, Cold Journey Home
  • 275
  • XXIV
  • Colonel Richard Thomas Zarvona: The Spymaster, a.k.a. the "French Lady"
  • 282
  • Appendix 1
  • Participants in the Great Locomotive Chase
  • Private Jesse Virgil Dobbins: Patriotic Hero or Murdering Traitor?
  • 299
  • Appendix 2
  • Federal Prisoners Who Escaped Through the Libby Prison Tunnel
  • 300
  • Appendix 3
  • Confederate Officers Onboard the Maple Leaf
  • 303
  • Appendix 4
  • Congressional Medal of Honor and Confederate Roll of Honor
  • 306
  • 16
Control code
ocm71812754
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 374 pages
Isbn
9780786428700
Lccn
2006031911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
973.70922 C274 ; L ; XX-N ; GE-G ; C0702BT3(SI)
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o71812754
  • (Sirsi) o71812754
Label
Tales from the North and the South : twenty-four remarkable people and events of the Civil War, Frances H. Casstevens
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip071/2006031911.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 349-362) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • III
  • Captain Dan Ellis: The Slippery "Old Red Fox" of East Tennessee
  • 28
  • IV
  • General William Jackson Palmer: An Officer and a Gentleman Sometimes Equals a Hero
  • 43
  • V
  • Colonel Thomas Rose: Architect of the Libby Tunnel
  • 58
  • VI
  • Part 1
  • Colonel Robert Gould Shaw: "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends." John 15:13
  • 73
  • VII
  • Mrs. Susie Baker King Taylor: Among Noble Women, Courage Has No Color
  • 89
  • VIII
  • Brigadier General John Basil Turchin and Nadine Turchin: The "Mad Cossack" and His Courageous Wife
  • 97
  • IX
  • Miss Elizabeth Van Lew: "Crazy Bet," the Disguise of a Master Spy
  • Union
  • 108
  • X
  • Dr. Mary E. Walker: Slightly Ahead of Her Time, but Time Has Proven Her Correct
  • 119
  • XI
  • Brigadier General Edward A. Wild: Beelzebub or Avenging Archangel?
  • 128
  • XII
  • Colonel Powell T. Wyman: Somewhat Tarnished, but Still a Hero
  • 152
  • I
  • Part 2
  • Confederacy
  • XIII
  • Brigadier General James J. Archer: A "Little Gamecock" or a "God of War"
  • 165
  • XIV
  • Captain Robert Carson Duvall: Winner of First Naval Battle of the War Between the States
  • 179
  • XV
  • Captain E. W. Fuller: Escape of Confederate Prisoners from the Maple Leaf
  • James J. Andrews and the Great Locomotive Chase (The Andrews Raid): A Civilian Who Risked His Life and Lost
  • 188
  • XVI
  • Sergeant Richard Rowland Kirkland: "The Angel of Marye's Heights" or the "Southern Samaritan"
  • 199
  • XVII
  • Colonel Hector McAllister McKethan: From Big Bethel to Fort Fisher
  • 207
  • XVIII
  • Lieutenant Robert Winship Stedman: Once, Twice, Three Times a Hero
  • 214
  • 3
  • XIX
  • Colonel M. Jefferson Thompson: A Blundering Falstaff or the "Swamp Fox of the Confederacy" or a Military Renaissance Man
  • 225
  • XX
  • Captain Sally Louisa Tompkins: The Angel of Richmond
  • 236
  • XXI
  • Brigadier General Stand Watie: A Cherokee Who Fought with the Confederate Army
  • 245
  • XXII
  • II
  • Captain Reuben Everett Wilson: Unreconciled, Faithful Soldier or Cold-Blooded Murderer?
  • 254
  • XXIII
  • Colonel John Reynolds Winston: A Long, Cold Journey Home
  • 275
  • XXIV
  • Colonel Richard Thomas Zarvona: The Spymaster, a.k.a. the "French Lady"
  • 282
  • Appendix 1
  • Participants in the Great Locomotive Chase
  • Private Jesse Virgil Dobbins: Patriotic Hero or Murdering Traitor?
  • 299
  • Appendix 2
  • Federal Prisoners Who Escaped Through the Libby Prison Tunnel
  • 300
  • Appendix 3
  • Confederate Officers Onboard the Maple Leaf
  • 303
  • Appendix 4
  • Congressional Medal of Honor and Confederate Roll of Honor
  • 306
  • 16
Control code
ocm71812754
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 374 pages
Isbn
9780786428700
Lccn
2006031911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
973.70922 C274 ; L ; XX-N ; GE-G ; C0702BT3(SI)
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o71812754
  • (Sirsi) o71812754

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