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The Civil War: The First Year Told by Those Who Lived It

edited by Brooks D. Simpson, Stephen W. Sears, Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Format
Book
Published
New York : Library of America ; [S.l.] : distributed in the United States by Penguin Group, c2011.
Language
English
Series
The Library of America
Library of America
ISBN
9781598530889, 1598530887
Summary
" ... Drawn from letters, diaries, speeches, articles, poems, songs, military reports, legal opinions, and memoirs, 'The Civil War: The First Year' brings together over 120 pieces by more than sixty participants to create a unique firsthand narrative of this great historical crisis ..."--Dust jacket flap.
Contents
  • Calling a Secession Convention, November 1860. What Shall the South Carolina Legislature Do? November 3, 1860 / Charleston Mercury
  • "Alarms from the South" : Illinois, November 1860. Memoranda Regarding Abraham Lincoln, November 5-6, 1860 / John G. Nicolay
  • Going to Go, November 9, 1860 / New-York Daily Tribune
  • Threat of Secession, November 1860. Jefferson Davis to Robert Barnwell Rhett Jr., November 10, 1860
  • Need for Southern Cooperation, November 1860. Speech at Milledgeville, November 15, 1860 / Benjamin Hill
  • Debating Secession, Georgia, November 1860. The Right of States to Secede, November 16, 1860 / New York Daily News
  • "States cannot exist disunited," November 1860. "I am for the Union as it is," Texas, November 1860 / Sam Houston to H.M. Watkins and Others, November 20, 1860
  • "Our sore national sickness : New York, November 1860. Diary, November 20, November 26-December I, 1860 / George Templeton Strong
  • "This dangerous game" : Missouri, November 1860 Diary, November 22, 1860 / Edward Bates
  • "Wicked Spirit" of Secession : Tennessee, November 1860. William G. Brownlow to R.H. Appleton, November 29, 1860
  • Lincoln, and Slavery : December 1860. The Late Election, December 1860 / Frederick Douglass
  • Secessionism in Louisiana, December 1860. William T. Sherman to Thomas Ewing Sr. and to John Sherman
  • Washington, D.C., December 1860. From the Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1860 / James Buchanan
  • Benefits of Slavery : December 1860. The Non-Slaveholders of the South, December 5, 1860 / J.D.B. DeBow
  • Advocating Secession : Georgia, December 1860 / Joseph E. Brown to Alfred H. Colquitt and Others, December 7, 1860
  • Restating Positions on Slavery : December 1860 / Abraham Lincoln to John A. Gilmer, December 15, 1860
  • Rejecting Coercion : December 1860. The Right of Secession, December 17, 1860 / New-York Daily Tribune
  • "I stand by the Union" : December 1860. Remarks in the U.S. Senate, December 17, 1860 / Benjamin F. Wade
  • A Compromise over Slavery, December 1860. Remarks in the U.S. Senate, December 18, 1860 / John J. Crittenden
  • "Meanness and rascality" : Washington, D.C., December 1860 / Henry Adams to Charles Francis Adams Jr., December 18-20, 1860
  • A Confidential Message : Illinois, December 1860. Memorandum Regarding Abraham Lincoln, December 22, 1860 / John G. Nicolay
  • Charleston, December 1860. South Carolina Declaration of the Causes of Secession, December 24, 1860
  • Occupying Fort Sumter : South Carolina, December 1860. From Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61 / Abner Doubleday
  • Urging Kentucky to Secede: December 1860 / Stephen F. Hale to Beriah Magoffin, December 27, 1860
  • "The tempest bursting" : 1860. Misgivings / Herman Melville
  • "Sad foreboding": Georgia, January 1861 / Mary Jones to Charles C. Jones Jr., January 3, 1861
  • "All depends on Virginia" : Washington, D.C., January 1861 / Henry Adams to Charles Francis Adams Jr., January 8, 1861
  • Jackson, January 1861. Mississippi Declaration of the Causes of Secession, January 9, 1861
  • "A warlike aspect." Washington, D.C., January 1861 / Elizabeth Blair Lee to Samuel Phillips Lee
  • "Star of the West" : South Carolina, January 1861 / Catherine Edmondston : Diary, January 9-13, 1861
  • Washington, D.C., January 1861. Farewell Address in the U.S. Senate, January 21, 1861 / Jefferson Davis
  • Evils of Anarchy and Civil War: January 1861 / Robert E. Lee to George Washington Custis Lee, January 23, 1861
  • Hopes for Lincoln's Administration: March 1861. The New President, March 1861 / Frederick Douglass
  • Washington, D.C., March 1861. First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861 / Abraham Lincoln
  • "That wretch Abraham Lincoln" : North Carolina, March 1861 / Catherine Edmondston : Diary, March 4, 1861
  • Vindicating Slavery: Georgia, March 1861. "Corner-Stone" Speech, March 21, 1861 / Alexander H. Stephens
  • Relieving Fort Sumter: Washington, D.C., March-April 1861 / Edward Bates : Diary, March 9-April 8, 1861
  • Seward and Fort Sumter: Washington, D.C. March 1861. Memoir of Events, March 1861 / Gideon Welles
  • Challenging Lincoln: Washington, D.C., April 1861. Memorandum for the President, April 1, 1861 / William H. Seward
  • "I must do it": Washington, D.C., April 1861 / Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, April 1, 1861
  • War Begins: South Carolina, April 1861. Diary, April 7-15, 1861 / Mary Chesnut
  • Bombardment and Surrender: South Carolina, April 1861 / from Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-61, Abner Doubleday
  • New Yorkers Respond : April 1861. Diary, April 13-16, 1861 / George Templeton Strong
  • Vindicating National Honor: April 1861. The People and the Issue, April 15, 1861 / The New York Times
  • Fighting "the mad rebellion": April 1861. The War Begun : The Duty of American Citizens, April 15, 1861 / Pittsburgh Post
  • Celebration in Charleston: South Carolina, April 1861. From My Diary North and South, April 17, 1861 / William Howard Russell
  • "Infidel" Enemies : Georgia, April 1861 / Charles C. Jones Sr. to Charles C. Jones Jr., April 20, 1861
  • Seccssionism in Richmond: Virginia, April 1861. Diary, April 15-22, 1861 / John B. Jones
  • -- Baltimore Riot: April 1861. From Historical Sketch of the Old Sixth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers / John W. Hanson
  • "I have but one sentiment now": Illinois, April 1861 / Ulysses S. Grant to Frederick Dent, April 19, 1861, and the Jesse Root Grant, April 21, 1861
  • Montgomery, Alabama, April 1861. Message to the Confederate Congress, April 29, 1861 / Jefferson Davis
  • "Strike down slavery itself": May 1861. How to End the War, May 1861 / Frederick Douglass
  • New York, Spring 1861. First O Songs for a Prelude / Walt Whitman
  • A Strategic Plan : May 1861 / Winfield Scott to George B. McClellan, May 3, 1861
  • Life in Army Camp : Michigan, May 1861 / Charles B. Haydon : Diary, May 3
  • -12, 1861
  • Predicting a Short War: May 1861 / Ulysses S. Grant to Jesse Root Grant, May 6, 1861
  • Life in the Executive Mansion : Washington, D.C., May 1861 / John Hay : Diary, May 7
  • -10, 1861
  • Fearing Attack in Alexandria : Virginia, May 1861 / Judith W. McGuire : Diary, May 10, 1861
  • Rioting in St. Louis : Missouri, May 1861 / William T. Sherman to John Sherman, May 11, 1861
  • Slaves Seeking Freedom: Virginia, May 1861 / Benjamin F. Butler to Winfield Scott, May 24, 1861
  • Defining Runaway Slaves : Virginia, May 1861 / The New York Times : General Butler and the Contraband of War, June 2, 1861
  • "Our Cause is just" : Louisiana, May 1861 / Kate Stone : Journal, May 15-27, 1861
  • A Visit to Washington : May-June 1861 / George Templeton Strong : Diary, May 29
  • -June 2, 1861
  • Massachusetts, May 1861 : John Brown's Body
  • Writ of Habeas Corpus : Maryland, May 1861 / Roger B. Taney : Opinion in Ex parte Merryman, June 1, 1861
  • "I rejoice in this war" : Virginia, June 1861 / Henry A. Wise : Speech at Richmond, June 1, 1861
  • "Blinded, fanatical" North: Georgia, June 1861 / Charles C. Jones Jr. to Charles C. Jones Sr. and Mary Jones, June 10, 1861
  • Anglo-American Relations : London, June 1861 / Henry Adams to Charles Francis Adams Jr., June 10-11, 1861
  • Cherokee Neutrality : Indian Territory, June 1861 / John Ross to Benjamin McCulloch, June 17, 1861
  • Emancipating Northern Opinion : June 1861 / James Russel Lowell : The Pickens-and-Stealin's Rebellion, June 1861
  • Washington, D.C., July 1861 / Abraham Lincoln : Message to Congress in Special Session, July 4, 1861
  • An Unobserved Holiday: Louisiana, July 1861 / Kate Stone : Journal, July 4, 1861
  • Facing the Enemy: Missouri, July 1861 / Ulysses S. Grant : from Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant
  • Defeats in Western Virginia: July 1861 / Sallie Brock : from Richmond During the War
  • A Farewell Letter : July 1861 / Sullivan Barlou to Sarah Ballou, July 14, 1861
  • Battle of Manassas : Virginia, July 1861 / Charles Minor : from Letters from Lee's Army
  • Union Army Retreats : Virginia, July 1861 / William Howard Russell : from My Diary North and South
  • "Death and confusion everywhere" : Virginia, July 1861 / Samuel J. English to his Mother, July 24, 1861
  • News of Manassas : South Carolina, July 1861 / Emma Holmes : Diary, July 22-23, 1861
  • Straggling Soldiers: Washington, D.C., July 1861 / Elizabeth Blair Lee to Samuel Phillips Lee, July 23, 1861
  • "A terrible shock": Washington, D.C., July 1861 / Walt Whitman : from Specimen Days
  • Washington, D.C., July 1861 / Abraham Lincoln : Memoranda on Military Policy, July 23, 1891
  • Celebrating Victory : Virginia, July 1861 / Mary Chesnut : Diary, July 24, 1861
  • -- Noninterference with Slavery: July 1861 / Crittenden-Johnson Resolutions, July 22-25, 1861
  • Assuming Command: Washington, D.C., July 1861 / George B. McClellan to Mary Ellen McClellan, July 27, 1861
  • "Our men are not good Soldiers" : July 1861 / William T. Sherman to Ellen Ewing Sherman, July 28, 1861
  • "Our late awful disaster": July 1861 / Horace Greeley to Abraham Lincoln, July 29, 1861
  • Washington, D.C., August 1861 / George B. McClellan : Memorandum for the President, August 2, 1861
  • A Measure Against Slavery: August 1861 / Confiscation Act, August 6, 1861
  • "The Presdt is an idiot": August 1861 / George B. McClellan to Mary Ellen McClellan, August 8, 9, and 16, 1861
  • Battle of Wilson's Creek : Missouri, August 1861 / E. F. Ware : from The Lyon Campaign in Missouri
  • Confederate Artillery at Wilson's Creek : Missouri, August 1861 / W. E. Woodruff : from With the Light Guns in '61-'65
  • Freeing the Slaves of Rebels: Missouri, August 1861 / John C. Fremont : Proclamation, August 30, 1861
  • Modifying a Proclamation : September 1861 / Abraham Lincoln to John C. Fremont, September 2, 1861
  • Need for Black Soldiers: September 1861 / Frederick Douglass : Fighting Rebels with Only One Hand, September 1861
  • Revoking Fremont's Proclamation: September 1861 / Abraham Lincoln to Orville H. Browning, September 22, 1861
  • A Cherokee-Confederate Alliance: Indian Territory, October 1861 / John Ross : Message to the National Council, October 9, 1861
  • Battle of Ball's Bluff: Virginia, October 1861 / Henry Livermore Abbott to Josiah Gardner Abbott, October 22, 1861
  • Replacing Winfield Scott: October 1861 / George B. McClellan to Mary Ellen McClellan, October 25, 26, 30, and 31, 1861
  • "I am tired of incompetents": November 1861 / Charles Francis Adams Jr. to Henry Adams, November 5, 1861
  • Preparing for the Next Battle : November 1861 / George B. McClellan to Samuel L. M. Barlow, November 8, 1861
  • Battle of Belmont: Missouri, November 1861 / Ulysses S. Grant to Jesse Root Grant, November 8, 1861
  • A Doctor at Belmont : Missouri, November 1861 / Lunsford P. Yandell Jr. to Lunsford Yandell Sr., November 10, 1861
  • Capture of Port Royal : South Carolina, November 1861 / Samuel Francis Du Pont to Sophie Du Pont, November 13-15, 1861
  • A Former Slave Remembers : South Carolina, November 1861 / Sam Mitchell : Narrative of the capture of the Sea Islands, November 1861
  • A Confederate Sermon : Georgia, November 1861 / Henry Tucker : God in the War, November 15, 1861
  • Richmond, Virginia, November 1861 / Jefferson Davis : Message to the Confederate Congress, November 18, 1861
  • Army of the Potomac : Virginia, November 1861 / Harper's Weekly : The Great Review
  • Slavery and the Press: November 1861 / Ulysses S. Grant to Jesse Root Grant, November 27, 1861
  • Shortages and Inflation : Virginia, Autumn 1861 / Sallie Brock : From Richmond During the War
  • "Trent" Affair : London, November-December 1861 / Benjamin Moran : Journal, November 27-December 3, 1861
  • War with England : London, November 1861 / Henry Adams to Charles Francis Adams Jr., November 30, 1861
  • Washington, D.C., December 1861 / Abraham Lincoln : Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861
  • Preparing to Enlist : Boston, December 1861 / Charles Francis Adams Jr. to Henry Adams, December 10, 1861
  • A Song of the Contrabands : Virginia, 1861 / Let My People Go
  • Not Relying on Foreign Aid : December 1861 / Robert E. Lee to George Washington Custis Lee, December 29, 1861
  • President's Duty to Act : Washington, D.C., December 1861 / Edward Bates : Diary, December 31, 1861
  • Lincoln and McClellan : Washington, D.C., January 1862 / Irwin McDowell : Memorandum, January 10-13, 1862
  • "The bottom is out of the tub" : Washington, D.C., January 1862 / Montgomery C. Meigs, Memoir of Meetings with President Lincoln, January 10-13, 1862
  • "This army has got to fight" : January 1862 / Edwin M. Stanton to Charles A. Dana, January 24, 1862.
Description
xxv, 814 p. : col. maps ; 21 cm.
Notes
  • Maps on lining papers.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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    t| Calling a Secession Convention, November 1860. What Shall the South Carolina Legislature Do? November 3, 1860 / r| Charleston Mercury -- t| "Alarms from the South" : Illinois, November 1860. Memoranda Regarding Abraham Lincoln, November 5-6, 1860 / r| John G. Nicolay -- t| Going to Go, November 9, 1860 / r| New-York Daily Tribune -- t| Threat of Secession, November 1860. Jefferson Davis to Robert Barnwell Rhett Jr., November 10, 1860 -- t| Need for Southern Cooperation, November 1860. Speech at Milledgeville, November 15, 1860 / r| Benjamin Hill -- t| Debating Secession, Georgia, November 1860. The Right of States to Secede, November 16, 1860 / r| New York Daily News -- t| "States cannot exist disunited," November 1860. "I am for the Union as it is," Texas, November 1860 / r| Sam Houston to H.M. Watkins and Others, November 20, 1860 -- t| "Our sore national sickness : New York, November 1860. Diary, November 20, November 26-December I, 1860 / r| George Templeton Strong -- t| "This dangerous game" : Missouri, November 1860 Diary, November 22, 1860 / r| Edward Bates -- t| "Wicked Spirit" of Secession : Tennessee, November 1860. William G. Brownlow to R.H. Appleton, November 29, 1860 -- t| Lincoln, and Slavery : December 1860. The Late Election, December 1860 / r| Frederick Douglass -- t| Secessionism in Louisiana, December 1860. William T. Sherman to Thomas Ewing Sr. and to John Sherman -- t| Washington, D.C., December 1860. From the Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1860 / r| James Buchanan -- t| Benefits of Slavery : December 1860. The Non-Slaveholders of the South, December 5, 1860 / r| J.D.B. DeBow -- t| Advocating Secession : Georgia, December 1860 / r| Joseph E. Brown to Alfred H. Colquitt and Others, December 7, 1860 -- t| Restating Positions on Slavery : December 1860 / r| Abraham Lincoln to John A. Gilmer, December 15, 1860 -- t| Rejecting Coercion : December 1860. The Right of Secession, December 17, 1860 / r| New-York Daily Tribune -- t| "I stand by the Union" : December 1860. Remarks in the U.S. Senate, December 17, 1860 / r| Benjamin F. Wade -- t| A Compromise over Slavery, December 1860. Remarks in the U.S. Senate, December 18, 1860 / r| John J. Crittenden -- t| "Meanness and rascality" : Washington, D.C., December 1860 / r| Henry Adams to Charles Francis Adams Jr., December 18-20, 1860 -- t| A Confidential Message : Illinois, December 1860. Memorandum Regarding Abraham Lincoln, December 22, 1860 / r| John G. Nicolay -- t| Charleston, December 1860. South Carolina Declaration of the Causes of Secession, December 24, 1860 -- t| Occupying Fort Sumter : South Carolina, December 1860. From Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-'61 / r| Abner Doubleday -- t| Urging Kentucky to Secede: December 1860 / r| Stephen F. Hale to Beriah Magoffin, December 27, 1860 -- t| "The tempest bursting" : 1860. Misgivings / r| Herman Melville -- t| "Sad foreboding": Georgia, January 1861 / r| Mary Jones to Charles C. Jones Jr., January 3, 1861 -- t| "All depends on Virginia" : Washington, D.C., January 1861 / r| Henry Adams to Charles Francis Adams Jr., January 8, 1861 -- t| Jackson, January 1861. Mississippi Declaration of the Causes of Secession, January 9, 1861 -- t| "A warlike aspect." Washington, D.C., January 1861 / r| Elizabeth Blair Lee to Samuel Phillips Lee -- t| "Star of the West" : South Carolina, January 1861 / r| Catherine Edmondston : Diary, January 9-13, 1861 -- t| Washington, D.C., January 1861. Farewell Address in the U.S. Senate, January 21, 1861 / r| Jefferson Davis -- t| Evils of Anarchy and Civil War: January 1861 / r| Robert E. Lee to George Washington Custis Lee, January 23, 1861 -- t| Hopes for Lincoln's Administration: March 1861. The New President, March 1861 / r| Frederick Douglass -- t| Washington, D.C., March 1861. First Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861 / r| Abraham Lincoln -- t| "That wretch Abraham Lincoln" : North Carolina, March 1861 / r| Catherine Edmondston : Diary, March 4, 1861 -- t| Vindicating Slavery: Georgia, March 1861. "Corner-Stone" Speech, March 21, 1861 / r| Alexander H. Stephens -- t| Relieving Fort Sumter: Washington, D.C., March-April 1861 / r| Edward Bates : Diary, March 9-April 8, 1861 -- t| Seward and Fort Sumter: Washington, D.C. March 1861. Memoir of Events, March 1861 / r| Gideon Welles -- t| Challenging Lincoln: Washington, D.C., April 1861. Memorandum for the President, April 1, 1861 / r| William H. Seward -- t| "I must do it": Washington, D.C., April 1861 / r| Abraham Lincoln to William H. Seward, April 1, 1861 -- t| War Begins: South Carolina, April 1861. Diary, April 7-15, 1861 / r| Mary Chesnut -- t| Bombardment and Surrender: South Carolina, April 1861 / r| from Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-61, Abner Doubleday -- t| New Yorkers Respond : April 1861. Diary, April 13-16, 1861 / r| George Templeton Strong -- t| Vindicating National Honor: April 1861. The People and the Issue, April 15, 1861 / r| The New York Times -- t| Fighting "the mad rebellion": April 1861. The War Begun : The Duty of American Citizens, April 15, 1861 / r| Pittsburgh Post -- t| Celebration in Charleston: South Carolina, April 1861. From My Diary North and South, April 17, 1861 / r| William Howard Russell -- t| "Infidel" Enemies : Georgia, April 1861 / r| Charles C. Jones Sr. to Charles C. Jones Jr., April 20, 1861 -- t| Seccssionism in Richmond: Virginia, April 1861. Diary, April 15-22, 1861 / r| John B. Jones
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    t| -- t| Baltimore Riot: April 1861. From Historical Sketch of the Old Sixth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers / r| John W. Hanson -- t| "I have but one sentiment now": Illinois, April 1861 / r| Ulysses S. Grant to Frederick Dent, April 19, 1861, and the Jesse Root Grant, April 21, 1861 -- t| Montgomery, Alabama, April 1861. Message to the Confederate Congress, April 29, 1861 / r| Jefferson Davis -- t| "Strike down slavery itself": May 1861. How to End the War, May 1861 / r| Frederick Douglass -- t| New York, Spring 1861. First O Songs for a Prelude / r| Walt Whitman -- t| A Strategic Plan : May 1861 / r| Winfield Scott to George B. McClellan, May 3, 1861 -- t| Life in Army Camp : Michigan, May 1861 / r| Charles B. Haydon : Diary, May 3---12, 1861 -- t| Predicting a Short War: May 1861 / r| Ulysses S. Grant to Jesse Root Grant, May 6, 1861 -- t| Life in the Executive Mansion : Washington, D.C., May 1861 / r| John Hay : Diary, May 7---10, 1861 -- t| Fearing Attack in Alexandria : Virginia, May 1861 / r| Judith W. McGuire : Diary, May 10, 1861 -- t| Rioting in St. Louis : Missouri, May 1861 / r| William T. Sherman to John Sherman, May 11, 1861 -- t| Slaves Seeking Freedom: Virginia, May 1861 / r| Benjamin F. Butler to Winfield Scott, May 24, 1861 -- t| Defining Runaway Slaves : Virginia, May 1861 / r| The New York Times : General Butler and the Contraband of War, June 2, 1861 -- t| "Our Cause is just" : Louisiana, May 1861 / r| Kate Stone : Journal, May 15-27, 1861 -- t| A Visit to Washington : May-June 1861 / r| George Templeton Strong : Diary, May 29---June 2, 1861 -- t| Massachusetts, May 1861 : John Brown's Body -- t| Writ of Habeas Corpus : Maryland, May 1861 / r| Roger B. Taney : Opinion in Ex parte Merryman, June 1, 1861 -- t| "I rejoice in this war" : Virginia, June 1861 / r| Henry A. Wise : Speech at Richmond, June 1, 1861 -- t| "Blinded, fanatical" North: Georgia, June 1861 / r| Charles C. Jones Jr. to Charles C. Jones Sr. and Mary Jones, June 10, 1861 -- t| Anglo-American Relations : London, June 1861 / r| Henry Adams to Charles Francis Adams Jr., June 10-11, 1861 -- t| Cherokee Neutrality : Indian Territory, June 1861 / r| John Ross to Benjamin McCulloch, June 17, 1861 -- t| Emancipating Northern Opinion : June 1861 / r| James Russel Lowell : The Pickens-and-Stealin's Rebellion, June 1861 -- t| Washington, D.C., July 1861 / r| Abraham Lincoln : Message to Congress in Special Session, July 4, 1861 -- t| An Unobserved Holiday: Louisiana, July 1861 / r| Kate Stone : Journal, July 4, 1861 -- t| Facing the Enemy: Missouri, July 1861 / r| Ulysses S. Grant : from Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant -- t| Defeats in Western Virginia: July 1861 / r| Sallie Brock : from Richmond During the War -- t| A Farewell Letter : July 1861 / r| Sullivan Barlou to Sarah Ballou, July 14, 1861 -- t| Battle of Manassas : Virginia, July 1861 / r| Charles Minor : from Letters from Lee's Army -- t| Union Army Retreats : Virginia, July 1861 / r| William Howard Russell : from My Diary North and South -- t| "Death and confusion everywhere" : Virginia, July 1861 / r| Samuel J. English to his Mother, July 24, 1861 -- t| News of Manassas : South Carolina, July 1861 / r| Emma Holmes : Diary, July 22-23, 1861 -- t| Straggling Soldiers: Washington, D.C., July 1861 / r| Elizabeth Blair Lee to Samuel Phillips Lee, July 23, 1861 -- t| "A terrible shock": Washington, D.C., July 1861 / r| Walt Whitman : from Specimen Days -- t| Washington, D.C., July 1861 / r| Abraham Lincoln : Memoranda on Military Policy, July 23, 1891 -- t| Celebrating Victory : Virginia, July 1861 / r| Mary Chesnut : Diary, July 24, 1861 --
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    t| Noninterference with Slavery: July 1861 / r| Crittenden-Johnson Resolutions, July 22-25, 1861 -- t| Assuming Command: Washington, D.C., July 1861 / r| George B. McClellan to Mary Ellen McClellan, July 27, 1861 -- t| "Our men are not good Soldiers" : July 1861 / r| William T. Sherman to Ellen Ewing Sherman, July 28, 1861 -- t| "Our late awful disaster": July 1861 / r| Horace Greeley to Abraham Lincoln, July 29, 1861 -- t| Washington, D.C., August 1861 / r| George B. McClellan : Memorandum for the President, August 2, 1861 -- t| A Measure Against Slavery: August 1861 / r| Confiscation Act, August 6, 1861 -- t| "The Presdt is an idiot": August 1861 / r| George B. McClellan to Mary Ellen McClellan, August 8, 9, and 16, 1861 -- t| Battle of Wilson's Creek : Missouri, August 1861 / r| E. F. Ware : from The Lyon Campaign in Missouri -- t| Confederate Artillery at Wilson's Creek : Missouri, August 1861 / r| W. E. Woodruff : from With the Light Guns in '61-'65 -- t| Freeing the Slaves of Rebels: Missouri, August 1861 / r| John C. Fremont : Proclamation, August 30, 1861 -- t| Modifying a Proclamation : September 1861 / r| Abraham Lincoln to John C. Fremont, September 2, 1861 -- t| Need for Black Soldiers: September 1861 / r| Frederick Douglass : Fighting Rebels with Only One Hand, September 1861 -- t| Revoking Fremont's Proclamation: September 1861 / r| Abraham Lincoln to Orville H. Browning, September 22, 1861 -- t| A Cherokee-Confederate Alliance: Indian Territory, October 1861 / r| John Ross : Message to the National Council, October 9, 1861 -- t| Battle of Ball's Bluff: Virginia, October 1861 / r| Henry Livermore Abbott to Josiah Gardner Abbott, October 22, 1861 -- t| Replacing Winfield Scott: October 1861 / r| George B. McClellan to Mary Ellen McClellan, October 25, 26, 30, and 31, 1861 -- t| "I am tired of incompetents": November 1861 / r| Charles Francis Adams Jr. to Henry Adams, November 5, 1861 -- t| Preparing for the Next Battle : November 1861 / r| George B. McClellan to Samuel L. M. Barlow, November 8, 1861 -- t| Battle of Belmont: Missouri, November 1861 / r| Ulysses S. Grant to Jesse Root Grant, November 8, 1861 -- t| A Doctor at Belmont : Missouri, November 1861 / r| Lunsford P. Yandell Jr. to Lunsford Yandell Sr., November 10, 1861 -- t| Capture of Port Royal : South Carolina, November 1861 / r| Samuel Francis Du Pont to Sophie Du Pont, November 13-15, 1861 -- t| A Former Slave Remembers : South Carolina, November 1861 / r| Sam Mitchell : Narrative of the capture of the Sea Islands, November 1861 -- t| A Confederate Sermon : Georgia, November 1861 / r| Henry Tucker : God in the War, November 15, 1861 -- t| Richmond, Virginia, November 1861 / r| Jefferson Davis : Message to the Confederate Congress, November 18, 1861 -- t| Army of the Potomac : Virginia, November 1861 / r| Harper's Weekly : The Great Review -- t| Slavery and the Press: November 1861 / r| Ulysses S. Grant to Jesse Root Grant, November 27, 1861 -- t| Shortages and Inflation : Virginia, Autumn 1861 / r| Sallie Brock : From Richmond During the War -- t| "Trent" Affair : London, November-December 1861 / r| Benjamin Moran : Journal, November 27-December 3, 1861 -- t| War with England : London, November 1861 / r| Henry Adams to Charles Francis Adams Jr., November 30, 1861 -- t| Washington, D.C., December 1861 / r| Abraham Lincoln : Annual Message to Congress, December 3, 1861 -- t| Preparing to Enlist : Boston, December 1861 / r| Charles Francis Adams Jr. to Henry Adams, December 10, 1861 -- t| A Song of the Contrabands : Virginia, 1861 / r| Let My People Go -- t| Not Relying on Foreign Aid : December 1861 / r| Robert E. Lee to George Washington Custis Lee, December 29, 1861 -- t| President's Duty to Act : Washington, D.C., December 1861 / r| Edward Bates : Diary, December 31, 1861 -- t| Lincoln and McClellan : Washington, D.C., January 1862 / r| Irwin McDowell : Memorandum, January 10-13, 1862 -- t| "The bottom is out of the tub" : Washington, D.C., January 1862 / r| Montgomery C. Meigs, Memoir of Meetings with President Lincoln, January 10-13, 1862 -- t| "This army has got to fight" : January 1862 / r| Edwin M. Stanton to Charles A. Dana, January 24, 1862.
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    a| United States x| History y| Civil War, 1861-1865 v| Personal narratives.
    651
      
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    a| United States x| History y| Civil War, 1861-1865 v| Poetry.
    651
      
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    a| United States x| History y| Civil War, 1861-1865 v| Sources.
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    a| Simpson, Brooks D.
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    a| Sears, Stephen W.
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    1
      
    a| Sheehan-Dean, Aaron Charles.
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    0
    a| Library of America v| 212.
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