States at War, Volume 3

States at War, Volume 3

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While many Civil War reference books exist, there is no single compendium that contains important details about the combatant states (and territories) that Civil War researchers can readily access for their work. People looking for information about the organizations, activities, economies, demographics, and prominent personalities of Civil War states and state governments must assemble data from a variety of sources, with many key sources remaining unavailable online. This volume provides a crucial reference book for Civil War scholars and historians, professional or amateur, seeking information about Pennsylvania during the war. Its principal sources include the Official Records, state adjutant general reports, legislative journals, state and federal legislation, executive speeches and proclamations on the federal and state levels, and the general and special orders issued by the military authorities of both governments, North and South. Designed and organized for easy use, this book can be read in two ways: by individual state, with each chapter offering a stand-alone history of an individual state's war years; or across states, comparing reactions to the same event or solutions to the same problems.For the next eight years, he continued his western service, including action ... He was brevetted major on May 8, 1846, for a€œGallant and Meritorious Conduct in the Battle of Palo Alto. ... Between September 1864 and March 1866, he helped author the Manual of the Quartermastera#39;s Department. ... Cullum, Biographical Register (1868), vol. 1, 253a€“254. 121. As can be inferred by the entry for June 22, the committee sent a petition to Stanton urging the recruitment of colored soldiers inanbsp;...


Title:States at War, Volume 3
Author: Richard F. Miller
Publisher:University Press of New England - 2014-11-04
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