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Title 20 most significant events of the Civil War : a ranking / Alan Axelrod.
Author Axelrod, Alan, 1952- author.
Publication New York, NY : Skyhorse Publishing, 2017.
Description pages cm
Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction: for the sake of argument and understanding -- May 22, 1856: the gentleman from South Carolina canes the gentleman from Massachusetts -- March 4, 1861: "Black Lincoln" is inaugurated -- April 12, 1861: General Beauregard opens fire on Fort Sumter -- September 22, 1862: Lincoln issues the "preliminary" Emancipation Proclamation -- April 9, 1865: Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattox Court House, Virginia -- November 19, 1863: two minutes at Gettysburg -- November 4, 1864: Lincoln wins reelection -- July 13, 1863: New York draft rioters set fire to the Orphan Asylum for Colored Children -- April 14, 1865: John Wilkes Booth assassinates Abraham Lincoln -- July 21, 1861: the rebels win at Bull Run -- June 1, 1862: Lee rises to top command in theConfederacy -- July 4, 1863: Vicksburg falls to Grant -- May 7, 1864: defeated, Grant advances -- April 8, 1862: Shiloh creates a new American reality -- May 20, 1862: Congress passes the Homestead Act of 1862 -- May 2, 1863: Stonewall Jackson falls to friendly fire at Chancellorsville -- November 7, 1862: Lincoln chooses Burnside to lead the Army of the Potomac -- August 28-30, 1862: Lee divides and conquers at the Second Battle of Bull Run -- October 16-18, 1859: John Brown raids Harpers Ferry -- March8, 1862: the ironclads clash at Hampton Road -- Lest we forget: the 20 most significant Civil War books.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Alt Title Twenty most significant events of the Civil War
ISBN 9781510715202
1510715207

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