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Title Upon the fields of battle : essays on the military history of America's Civil War / edited by Andrew S. Bledsoe and Andrew F. Lang ; foreword by Gary W. Gallagher.

Publication Info. Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2018]


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Description xiii, 304 pages ; 24 cm.
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Editors: Occupational/field of activity group: occ History teachers lcdgt
Editors: Occupational/field of activity group: occ University and college faculty members lcdgt
Series Conflicting worlds
Conflicting worlds.
Summary "The essays approach the period through the expansive lens of military history, grounded in both traditional and pioneering methodologies. By offering fresh areas of inquiry and demonstrating the potential of military history to provide invaluable insights, the collection seeks to realign military scholarship on the American Civil War with other scholarly avenues of inquiry"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Military history and the American Civil War / Andrew S. Bledsoe and Andrew F. Lang -- Revitalizing traditional military history in the current age of Civil War studies / Earl J. Hess -- "I am completely checked by the weather" : George B. McClellan, weather, and the Peninsula Campaign / Kenneth W. Noe -- "Your golden opportunity is gone" : George Gordon Meade, the expectations of decisive battle, and the road to Williamsport / Jennifer M. Murray -- "The farce was complete" : Braxton Bragg, field orders, and the language of command at McLemore's Cove / Andrew S. Bledsoe -- The looting and bombardment of Fredericksburg : "vile spirits" or war transformed? / John J. Hennessy -- Guerrilla warfare as social stimulus / Brian D. McKnight -- The limits of American exceptionalism : military occupation, emancipation, and the preservation of union / Andrew F. Lang -- "They met their fate without a sigh" : an analysis of Confederate military executions / Kevin M. Levin -- McClellan's men : Union Army Democrats in 1864 / Keith Altavilla -- The hour that lasted fifty years : the 107th Ohio and the human longitude of Gettysburg / Brian Matthew Jordan -- "His death may have lost the South her independence" : Albert Sidney Johnston and Civil War memory / Robert L. Glaze.
Subject American Civil War (1861-1865) (OCoLC)fst01351658
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Historiography.
Historiography. (OCoLC)fst00958221
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term 1861-1865
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Bledsoe, Andrew S., 1974- editor.
Lang, Andrew F., 1982- editor.
Gallagher, Gary W., writer of foreword.
ISBN 9780807169773 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0807169773 hardcover ; alkaline paper
9780807170298 electronic book
9780807170304 electronic publication

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