Union general William T. Sherman cemented Savannah’s most notable Civil War connection when he ended his “March to the Sea” there in December 1864. However, more fascinating stories from the era lurk behind the city’s ancient, moss-draped live oaks. A full-scale naval battle raged between ironclad warships just offshore. More than seven thousand prisoners were confined in the area surrounding…
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Union general William T. Sherman cemented Savannah’s most notable Civil War connection when he ended his “March to the Sea” there in December 1864. However, more fascinating ..
ISBN 10 : 1609499891
ISBN 13 : 9781609499891
In 1864, six hundred Confederate prisoners of war, all officers, were taken out of a prison camp in Delaware and transported to South Carolina, where most were confined in a Union ..
ISBN 10 : 9781934572702
ISBN 13 : 1934572705
An epic iv volume history : a city & people that forged a living link between America, past & present...
ISBN 10 : 1609494245
ISBN 13 : 9781609494247
Many Oregonians think of the Civil War as a faraway event or something that happens when the Ducks and the Beavers tangle. Few know that the state raised two Union regiments or tha..
ISBN 10 : 9781614236177
ISBN 13 : 1614236178
So many amazing Charleston Civil War stories have faded over time. Most people don't know of the elite 1860 Association that conspired to push South Carolina toward secession. Or a..
ISBN 10 : 9780787782214
ISBN 13 : 0787782211
Ever wonder who spied for the Union army during the Civil War; who planted the American flag on the North Pole; who was the first female stunt pilot; and who invented refrigerated ..
ISBN 10 : 9781557288806
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In this fascinating biography set in nineteenth-century Savannah, Georgia, Janice L. Sumler-Edmond resurrects the life and times of Aspasia Cruvellier Mirault, a free woman of colo..