The War-time Journal of a Georgia Girl, 1864-1865
Language: en
Pages: 387
Authors: Eliza Frances Andrews
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-01-01 - Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

In the fall of 1864 General Sherman and his army cut a ruinous swath across Georgia, and outraged Southerners steeled themselves for defeat. Threatened by the approach of the Union army, young Eliza Frances Andrews and her sister Metta fled from their home in Washington, Georgia, to comparative safety in
A Southern Woman of Letters
Language: en
Pages: 205
Authors: Augusta Jane Evans, Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

Wilson 1835-1909) is little known now, but was one of the most popular authors of the 19th century, with most of her nine novels becoming best sellers. Sexton (writing, Morehead State U.) selects and annotates letters to her friends, among them well known literary and political figures, that illuminate her
A Civil War Captain and His Lady
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Gene Barr
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-19 - Publisher: Savas Beatie

A True Cold Mountain from the Northern PerspectiveMore than 150 years ago, 27-year-old Irish immigrant Josiah Moore met 19-year-old Jennie Lindsay, a member of one of Peoria, Illinoiss most prominent families. The Civil War had just begun, Josiah was the captain of the 17th Illinois Infantry, and his war would
Benjamin Disraeli Letters: 1860-1864
Language: en
Pages: 477
Authors: Benjamin Disraeli, Melvin George Wiebe
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: University of Toronto Press

This volume collects 556 of Disraeli's letters from a tumultuous period in European history – years that witnessed the Italian revolution, the Polish revolt against Russia, anxiety about Napoleon III's intentions in Europe, and the American Civil War.
Maryland, My Maryland
Language: en
Pages: 390
Authors: James A. Davis
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-01 - Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

Historians have long treated the patriotic anthems of the American Civil War as colorful, if largely insignificant, side notes. Beneath the surface of these songs, however, is a complex story. “Maryland, My Maryland” was one of the most popular Confederate songs during the American Civil War, yet its story is