3 edition of The war they fought. found in the catalog.
The war they fought.
Richard Barksdale Harwell
Contains the editor"s The Confederate reader and The Union reader, first published in 1957 and 1958, respectively.
|LC Classifications||E464 .H35|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||389, 362 p.|
|Number of Pages||389|
|LC Control Number||60015833|
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McPherson explores the reasons Union soldiers fought, the reasons Confederate soldiers fought, and attitudes of both sides towards slavery. An easy read while still being very informative.
A precursor to a longer book titled For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War. flag Like see review/5. James McPherson, in What They Fought For, explains the reason Confederate and Union soldiers prevailed throughout the bloodiest war ever fought in the United read o letters and hundreds of diaries to conclude that Civil War soldiers did indeed know what they were fighting for.
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Lee. It contains a little of their backgrounds and lives before the civil war, but not as much as a biography of either man. It also discusses the civil war battles each fought, both those they fought with each other and those they previously fought Reviews: The non-fiction book, “What They Fought For,” by James McPherson, talks about the motivations that influenced the soldiers who fought the Civil War.
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Greene Co. G, 2nd United States Sharpshooters (Berdans) Army of the Potomac,edited by William H. Hastings. “Crucible of Command” is a dual biography of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee, focusing naturally enough on the war they fought but also contrasting their divergent backgrounds and briefly following their post-war lives.
The paths that led them to Appomattox varied. What They Fought For,by the renowned historian James M. McPherson, is an exceptional discourse on the Civil War, a colloquy among the very men who risked their lives in that conflict. McPherson draws on the letters or diaries of nearly one thousand Union and Confederate soldiers in investigating what motivated those who fought the Civil War.
This book compares Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. It contains a little of their backgrounds and lives before the civil war, but not as much as a biography of either man.
It also discusses the civil war battles each fought, both those they fought with each other Reviews: The Things They Carried () is a collection of linked short stories by American novelist Tim O'Brien, about a platoon of American soldiers fighting on the ground in the Vietnam third book about the war, it is based upon his experiences as a soldier in the 23rd Infantry Division.
O'Brien generally refrains from political debate and discourse regarding the Vietnam War. I read the first 50 pages of this book and gave up.
I love Civil War history- and specifically I love women's history during the Civil War era. Drew Gilpin Faust's book, Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War, is one of my favorite books of all time.
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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read World War I: Why They Fought. Felt it changed the purpose of the war & betrayed them, not willing to risk their lives for black lives. Many did not want to be abolitionists but recognized as long as slavery existed there would be no peace so they had to support it.
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The Vietnam War made some understandings of the Civil War experience untenable. Before Vietnam, southern boys asked their fathers if it was true the United States had never lost a war. We did lose one war, they explained, but it took four Yankees to beat one Confederate. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Crucible of Command: Ulysses S.
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They Fought Like Demons is the first book to fully explore and explain these women, their experiences as combatants, and the controversial issues surrounding their military service. Relying on more than a decade of research in primary sources, Blanton and Cook document over women in uniform and find that their reasons for fighting mirrored.
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What They Fought For, was written, in the author's words, to dispel "the general impression that Civil War soldiers had little or no idea of what they were fighting for.".
For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War is a book by the Pulitzer Prize–winning author James M. book was published by Oxford University Press in and covers the lives and ideals of American Civil War soldiers from both sides of the war. Drawing from a compilation of o letters and personal diaries, For Cause and Comrades tells the story of the.
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In an exceptional and highly original Civil War analysis, McPherson draws on the letters and diaries of nearly one thousand Union and Confederate soldiers, giving voice to the very men who risked their lives in the conflict. THEY FOUGHT LIKE DEMONS: Women Soldiers in the American Civil War DeAnne Blanton, Author, Lauren M.
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What they fought for is an analysis of a aggregation of about a personal letters and diaries entries written by the soldiers who fought America’s celebrated Civil War.
This book seeks to specify the political orientation of what the soldiers understood they were contending for. and their comprehension of the result of their service. The subject of this intriguing lecture is carved out of the Pulitzer Prize-winning author's larger work-in-progress, Why They Fought, which will focus on the attitudes and motives of Civil War soldiers.
The narrower scope of this small book is ideology, that is, what the soldiers believed they were fighting for. McPherson's book, "What They Fought For, ," explores the ideology of the Civil War soldier.
His theme is that, in fact, Civil War soldiers knew why they fought and he rejects those historians' views who assert that Civil War soldiers had no idea for what they fought or that they just fought for their comrades. What They Fought For - This book was a good analysis of Civil War soldiers' diaries, and letters to their loved ones.
Which explains what they were going through in their lives and what they fought for and risked their lives for in this conflict. In the book the author James M. McPherson. Learn what they fought for with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of what they fought for flashcards on Quizlet.The U.S.
Civil War: why they fought. [Robert Grayson] -- Examines reasons why the major combatants fought in the U.S. Civil War and how those motivations changed throughout the war. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Grayson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Running head: WHAT THEY FOUGHT FOR BOOK REVIEW What They Fought For Book Review Student’s Name Course Instructor Institution Date 1 WHAT THEY FOUGHT FOR BOOK REVIEW 2 What They Fought For Book Review What they fought for a book authored by James M.
McPherson takes an inner look at the American civil war between the northerners and southerners.