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Civil War Petersburg

Confederate City in the Crucible of War (Nation Divided)

by A. Wilson Greene

  • 146 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by University of Virginia Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Civil war,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American,
  • 19th century,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • History, Military,
  • Petersburg (Va.),
  • Social aspects,
  • Social conditions,
  • Virginia

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9348657M
    ISBN 100813925703
    ISBN 109780813925707
    OCLC/WorldCa68192318

    Jun 4, - Civil War battlefield in Petersburg, Virginia. See more ideas about Civil war, Petersburg, War pins.   Because my ancestor had a key role in the Battle of the Crater I have read a number of books on the battle. In my opinion his book is the best I have read. Also, I think his book In the Trenches at Petersburg: Field Fortification & Confederate Defeat is the best book I have read on the Petersburg Campaign overall. BTW, Wilson Greene agrees with.

      Gordon Rhea’s latest publication, On to Petersburg: Grant and Lee, June , (LSU Press, ) nevertheless demands a reaction piece here on the Emerging Civil War blog, so we’re going to tackle the last phase of the Overland campaign with good old bullet points. The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (CWSS) is a database containing information about the men who served in the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. Other information on the site includes histories of Union and Confederate regiments, links to descriptions of significant battles, and selected lists of prisoner-of-war records.

    Pamplin Historical Park is a Civil War campus with four museums, three historic homes and the Breakthrough battlefield of April 2, near Petersburg VA. Menu   Petersburg to Appomattox: The End of the War in Virginia marks yet another solid entry in the University of North Carolina Press’ “essay series” on the great campaigns of the Eastern Theater in the Civil War. Covering the last part of the Siege of Petersburg through Lee’s surrender at Appomattox in , a collection of nine essays.


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Civil War Petersburg by A. Wilson Greene Download PDF EPUB FB2

The importance of Petersburg during the Civil War was greatly illuminated and better undertood by me from reading this book. In conjunction with his previous book on the Petersburg Breakthrough Battle, this book adds dimension and texture to the battles fought, the people who lived there, and the culture and industry of Petersburg as the war /5(3).

Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. With a population of 33,—less than double that of —Petersburg’s claim to fame today still rests on its role in the Civil War. Dedicated buffs will want a book that is clearly the last word on the city, its demographics, civic organization and the mechanics of day-to-day life.

The Damned of Petersburg is Ralph Peters’ fourth novel in a series that describes through the experiences of participants the progress of the Civil War from the Battle of Gettysburg (Cain at Gettysburg), the Wilderness and Grant’s march southward to Richmond (Hell or Richmond) and the initial battles east of Richmond (Valley of the Shadow)/5().

Few wartime cities in Virginia held more importance than Petersburg. Nonetheless, the city has, until now, lacked an adequate military history, let alone a history of the civilian home front.

The noted Civil War historian A. Wilson Greene now provides an expertly researched, eloquently written study of the city that was second only to Richmond in size and strategic significance.5/5(1).

“This book is a rarity among Civil War books. The writing is excellent. The research is top notch. And, best of all, Sean Chick has the courage to put the blame for the failure of the Petersburg assaults of June 15–18,where it belongs/5(8).

The Civil War is the most written about event in United States history. There are an extraordinary number of books covering all aspects of the war from large overviews like James McPherson's Battle Cry Freedom, Gary Gallagher's books on The Union War and The Confederate War, Allan Nevins 8 volume set on the conflict, and Shelby Foote's three volume set of books on the war.

A Campaign of Giants stands among the most authoritative and engagingly presented Civil War studies ever writtenWall Street Journal Pairing the expertly written text with thirty-four maps and other illustrations, this book is a must have not only for students of Petersburg, but for anyone remotely interested in the military campaigns of the American Civil War/5(30).

The noted Civil War historian A. Wilson Greene now provides an expertly researched, eloquently written study of the city that was second only to Richmond in size and strategic signifi Nonetheless, the city has, until now, lacked an adequate military history, let alone a history of the civilian home front/5(8).

The Civil War Store at Pamplin Historical Park has one of the best selections of Civil War books and gifts available anywhere in America. Reproduction weapons, military prints and sculpture, flags, reproduction officers’ swords, DVDs and videos, dolls in 19th century clothing, limited edition action figures, musical instruments, toys and much.

At war’s end, Petersburg’s antebellum prosperity evaporated under pressures from inflation, chronic shortages, and the extensive damage done by Union artillery shells. Greene’s book tracks both Petersburg’s civilian experience and the city’s place in Brand: University of Virginia Press.

Feel the staggering history of the Petersburg National Battlefield, a site of approximat casualties during the Civil War. The Siege of Petersburg was a significant battle in the Civil War that led to the fall of the Confederate capital and, eventually, General Robert E.

Lee’s surrender. The Battle of the Crater was a battle of the American Civil War, part of the Siege of took place on Jbetween the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, commanded by General Robert E.

Lee, and the Union Army of the Potomac, commanded by Maj. Gen. George G. Meade (under the direct supervision of the general-in-chief, Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant). The Siege of Petersburg: The Longest Military Event of the Civil War. Nine and a half months, 70, casualties, the suffering of civilians, thousands of U.

Colored Troops fighting for the freedom of their race, and the decline of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of No. Virginia all describe the Siege of Petersburg. J. Matthew Gallman is a professor of history at the University of Florida.

His most recent book, Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front (), won the Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History. Matthew C. Hulbert: 1. James McPherson, Battle Cry of Freedom (). Books. My books; Shop; Audiobooks; Comics; Textbooks; Children's Books; Devices.

Shop; Entertainment; Account; Petersburg Battle App. The perfect touring partner for your exploration of America’s Civil War history. Civil War - Chancellorsville. John Tiller Software. A paid app in the Civil War Battles series with 17 scenarios. $   The Civil War Trust's Battle of Petersburg page includes maps, photos, history articles, facts, and the latest preservation news for this Civil War battle in Virginia.

As the Overland Campaign concluded, the strategic goals of Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant shifted from the defeat of Robert E. Lee's army in the field to eliminating the. All Books eBooks Audio Books DVDs Toys & Games LEGO Pop Vinyls Search by title, author or ISBN Petersburg: A Guided Tour from Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields.

The campaign for Petersburg, Virginia during the Civil War’s final year spanned days. Often identified as a “siege,” the contest for Petersburg is better understood as a relentless series of offensives orchestrated by Union forces designed to either break directly into Petersburg. Civil War Battle of Old Men & Young Boys.

On June 9, Major General Benjamin Butler dispatched about 4, cavalry and infantry against the 2, Confederate defenders of Petersburg. While Butler's infantry demonstrated against the outer line of entrenchments east of Petersburg, Kautz's cavalry division attempted to enter the city from the south.

John Horn, author/editor of multiple books on both the Siege of Petersburg as well as the 12th Virginia, has delivered an excellent unit history. The advance praise is a who’s who of Siege of Petersburg authors, including Ed Bearss, Gordon Rhea, the late, great Richard J.

Sommers, William Glenn Robinson, and Noah Andre Trudeau. This is an excellent book and one anyone interested in the .The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except June, July, and August) at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from pm pm.

Annual membership is $Edward Ferrero (Janu – Decem ) was one of the leading dance instructors, choreographers, and ballroom operators in the United also served as a Union Army general in the American Civil War, most remembered for his dishonourable conduct in the Battle of the Crater (July ), reported drinking with another general behind the lines, while both their units were.