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The Resource Crossroads of freedom : Antietam, James M. McPherson

Crossroads of freedom : Antietam, James M. McPherson

Label
Crossroads of freedom : Antietam
Title
Crossroads of freedom
Title remainder
Antietam
Statement of responsibility
James M. McPherson
Title variation
Antietam
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this book, prize winning author James M. McPherson tells the story of the battle of Antietam - the turning point of the whole Civil War, and the bloodiest day in American history. In a concise narrative, McPherson takes readers through the events leading up to Antietam, and through the savage fighting of the battle itself. The final chapters will discuss the aftermath of the battle and why it truly was a pivotal moment in American history
Member of
Summary
Provides a detailed examination of the furious twenty-four-hour battle that had reverberations far away from the battlefield, changing the outcome of the Civil War
Tone
Writing style
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163973
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McPherson, James M
Dewey number
973.7/336
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Pivotal moments in American history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Antietam, Battle of (Maryland : 1862)
  • Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862
  • Maryland
Target audience
adult
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Antietam
Label
Crossroads of freedom : Antietam, James M. McPherson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-190) 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
Introduction: death in September -- The pendulum of war, 1861-1862 -- Taking off the kid gloves, June-July 1862 -- "The federals got a very complete smashing", August-September 1862 -- Showdown at Sharpsburg -- The beginning of the end
Control code
433849
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 203 pages
Isbn
9780195135213
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2002025252
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780195135213
  • (OCoLC)49355607
Label
Crossroads of freedom : Antietam, James M. McPherson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-190) 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
Introduction: death in September -- The pendulum of war, 1861-1862 -- Taking off the kid gloves, June-July 1862 -- "The federals got a very complete smashing", August-September 1862 -- Showdown at Sharpsburg -- The beginning of the end
Control code
433849
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xvi, 203 pages
Isbn
9780195135213
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2002025252
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, portraits
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780195135213
  • (OCoLC)49355607

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