The Resource Sherman and the burning of Columbia, (electronic resource)

Sherman and the burning of Columbia, (electronic resource)

Label
Sherman and the burning of Columbia
Title
Sherman and the burning of Columbia
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Contributor
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Language
eng
Summary
In this edition of his widely acclaimed study, Marion B. Lucas tackles one of the most debated questions about the Civil War: Who burned South Carolina's capital city on February 17, 1865? Before the fires had finished smoldering, Confederates and Federals accused each other of starting the blaze, igniting a controversy that has raged for more than a century. To determine the actual origin of the fire, Lucas sifts through myriad official records, newspapers, and eyewitness accounts. The evidence he amasses allows him to debunk many of the myths surrounding the tragedy. Unlike generations of South Carolinians and students of the Civil War, he does not assign particular blame to William Tecumseh Sherman but implicates both Confederate and Federal troops. Lucas traces the damage not to a single blaze but to a series of fires-preceded by an equally unfortunate series of military and civilian blunders-that included the burning of cotton bales by fleeing Confederate soldiers
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1935-
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Lucas, Marion Brunson
Dewey number
973.7/38
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Sherman, William T.
  • Electronic books
  • Columbia (S.C.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Sherman and the burning of Columbia, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12067875
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Publication
Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12067875
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12067875
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12067875
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Sherman and the burning of Columbia, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/12067875
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT12067875
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12067875
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12067875
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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