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A stillness at Appomattox, Bruce Catton

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A stillness at Appomattox
Title
A stillness at Appomattox
Statement of responsibility
Bruce Catton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Undoubtedly Catton's most brilliant books, A Stillness at Appomattox won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in nonfiction. Caton recounts the most spectacular conflicts between Grant and Lee and details the end of hope for the Confederacy
Member of
Award
  • National Book Award for Nonfiction, 1954.
  • Pulitzer Prize for History, 1954.
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize, History, 1954.
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154916
Cataloging source
DLC
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1899-1978
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Catton, Bruce
Dewey number
973.7/41
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • United States
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Appomattox Campaign (1865)
  • Appomattox Campaign, 1865
  • Military campaigns
  • Regimental histories
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
A stillness at Appomattox, Bruce Catton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1962. (The Army of the Potomac ; v. 3)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 382-429) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1: Glory is out of date -- A boy named Martin -- Turkey at a shooting match -- From a mountain top -- 2: Roads leading south -- Where the dogwood blossomed -- Shadow in the night -- All their yesterdays -- Surpassing all former experiences -- 3: One more river to cross -- The cripples who could not run -- Judgment trump of the almighty -- Secondhand clothes -- Lie down, you damn fools -- 4: White iron on the anvil -- Changing the guard -- I know star-rise -- Like the noise of great thunders -- 5: Away, you rolling river -- Special train for Monocacy Junction -- To peel this land -- On the upgrade -- No more doubt -- 6: Endless road ahead -- Except by the sword -- Great light in the sky -- The soldiers saw daylight -- The enormous silence
Control code
318251
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor books edition.
Extent
438 pages
Isbn
9780385044516
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
90000454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385044516
  • (OCoLC)21333484
Label
A stillness at Appomattox, Bruce Catton
Publication
Note
Reprint. Originally published: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday, 1962. (The Army of the Potomac ; v. 3)
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 382-429) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1: Glory is out of date -- A boy named Martin -- Turkey at a shooting match -- From a mountain top -- 2: Roads leading south -- Where the dogwood blossomed -- Shadow in the night -- All their yesterdays -- Surpassing all former experiences -- 3: One more river to cross -- The cripples who could not run -- Judgment trump of the almighty -- Secondhand clothes -- Lie down, you damn fools -- 4: White iron on the anvil -- Changing the guard -- I know star-rise -- Like the noise of great thunders -- 5: Away, you rolling river -- Special train for Monocacy Junction -- To peel this land -- On the upgrade -- No more doubt -- 6: Endless road ahead -- Except by the sword -- Great light in the sky -- The soldiers saw daylight -- The enormous silence
Control code
318251
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Anchor books edition.
Extent
438 pages
Isbn
9780385044516
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
90000454
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780385044516
  • (OCoLC)21333484

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