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The Resource The thin light of freedom : the Civil War and emancipation in the heart of America, Edward L. Ayers

The thin light of freedom : the Civil War and emancipation in the heart of America, Edward L. Ayers

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The thin light of freedom : the Civil War and emancipation in the heart of America
Title
The thin light of freedom
Title remainder
the Civil War and emancipation in the heart of America
Statement of responsibility
Edward L. Ayers
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Drawn from personal correspondence of people located in the Great Valley Counties of Augusta, Virginia, and Franklin, Pennsylvania, a ground level perspective of how the war and emancipation affected those living there
Summary
A landmark Civil War history told from a fresh, deeply researched ground-level perspective
Tone
Writing style
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10600272
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ayers, Edward L.
Dewey number
973.7/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • United States
  • Franklin (Venango County, Pa.)
  • Augusta County (Va.)
  • Slaves
  • HISTORY / Military / United States
  • HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
  • Slaves
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States
  • Virginia
Target audience
adult
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the Civil War and emancipation in the heart of America
Label
The thin light of freedom : the Civil War and emancipation in the heart of America, Edward L. Ayers
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-552) 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
Part one: the scourge of war: July 1863 through November 1864 -- The great invasion: May through July 1863 -- A gigantic forlorn hope: July 1863 -- The great task remaining before us: July 1863 through May 1864 -- The Earth will tremble: April through June 1864 -- To burn something in the enemy's country: June through October 1864 -- A campaign of terrible moment: September through November 1864 -- Part two: The harvest of war: December 1864 through 1902 -- The colossal suicide of world history: December 1864 through March 1865 -- The perils of peace: March through October 1865 -- Rebelism: January through December 1866 -- We must be one people: January 1867 through July 1869 -- The past is not dead: 1868 through 1902 -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn971339194
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 576 pages
Isbn
9780393292633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)971339194
Label
The thin light of freedom : the Civil War and emancipation in the heart of America, Edward L. Ayers
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 507-552) 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
Part one: the scourge of war: July 1863 through November 1864 -- The great invasion: May through July 1863 -- A gigantic forlorn hope: July 1863 -- The great task remaining before us: July 1863 through May 1864 -- The Earth will tremble: April through June 1864 -- To burn something in the enemy's country: June through October 1864 -- A campaign of terrible moment: September through November 1864 -- Part two: The harvest of war: December 1864 through 1902 -- The colossal suicide of world history: December 1864 through March 1865 -- The perils of peace: March through October 1865 -- Rebelism: January through December 1866 -- We must be one people: January 1867 through July 1869 -- The past is not dead: 1868 through 1902 -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn971339194
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xxiii, 576 pages
Isbn
9780393292633
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)971339194

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