Ghosts Of The Confederacy

Author: Gaines M. Foster
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195054200
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Examines how white southerners adjusted to the Confederacy's defeat in the Civil War, arguing that the southerners were realistic in accepting their defeat and eager to embrace the emerging New South

Remembering War Amern Way Pb

Author: G. Kurt Piehler
Editor: Smithsonian
ISBN: 1588341453
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An engaging analysis of how Americans commemorate wars This engaging look at the political battles over how Americans have built monuments for wars, from the Civil War to Vietnam, reveals that these public monuments often become a touchstone for feelings about the war, political expression, and America's role in the world. Piehler's new preface brings the story up to the present.

John Taylor Wood Sea Ghost Of The Confederacy

Author: Royce Shingleton
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ISBN: 9780820304663
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The scion of America's military and political leadership, John Taylor Wood was the grandson of Zachary Taylor and the nephew of Jefferson Davis. While his father and mother remained loyal to the Union, Wood himself resigned his commission at the U.S. Naval Academy and received a lieutenant's commission in the Confederate navy. He was best known for his raids against enemy ships. In one three-week period, he captured over thirty Union merchant vessels off the north Atlantic coast. Between raids he served on President Davis's staff, and was captured with Davis in May 1865. He escaped, made his way to Cuba, and eventually settled in Nova Scotia. - Jacket.

Arris

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The Southern Historian

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Living Monuments

Author: Randall Britt Rosenburg
Editor: Univ of North Carolina Press
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Living Monuments: Confederate Soldiers' Homes in the New South

Southern Women

Author: Virginia Bernhard
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The romance of the South has long been painted with the broad brush of partial truths and myths creating images of white-gloved ladies and old black mammies. Now, the complex and constantly evolving identities of southern women emerge from the shadows of history in a book that challenges these traditional assumptions.

The Alabama Review

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Ghost Ship Of The Confederacy

Author: Edward Boykin
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A dual portrait of the Confederate naval commander Raphael Semmes, who captured, burned or sunk sixty-nine merchant ships, and of his raiding cruiser, "Alabama".

Sampford Ghost A Full Account Of The Conspiracy At Sampford Peverell

Author: John William Marriott
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Ghost Towns Of California

Author: Philip Varney
Editor: Voyageur Press (MN)
ISBN: 1610585631
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"Ghost Towns of California" is a guidebook to the state's best boomtowns. Once thriving, these abandoned mining camps and pioneer villages still ring with history. Ghost town expert Philip Varney equips you with everything you need to know to explore these remnants of the past. Featured are color maps, driving and walking directions, town histories, touring recommendations, and stunning color photography of 70 sites, including the famous Bodie. Come see where it all started at the mother lode, and trace the great migration throughout the region. Visit the northern mines and the ghosts of San Francisco Bay, the Eastern Sierra, Death Valley, and the Mojave Desert. This is the essential guidebook to the glory days of the Old West!

The Night Side Of Nature Or Ghosts And Ghost Seers

Author: Catherine Crowe
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The Cabal Of Romish Ghosts And Mortals Or The Devil Deceiv D And The Sick Pope

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Compendium Of The Confederacy M Z

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University Of California Union Catalog Of Monographs Cataloged By The Nine Campuses From 1963 Through 1967 Subjects

Author: University of California (System). Institute of Library Research
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The Ghost Dance Religion And The Sioux Outbreak Of 1890

Author: James Mooney
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The Ghosts Of Tidewater And Nearby Environs

Author: L. B. Taylor
Editor: Virginia Ghosts
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Dare you not believe? The wispy reappearance of a love-sick young maiden who died nearly 250 years ago. The haunting return of a French soldier who was killed during the Revolutionary War. The mysterious "curse tree" which separated husband and wife in their graves. The strange portrait which moved about on its own. These and other examples of inexplicable psychic phenomena are chronicled in "The ghosts of Williamsburg." Are the stories true? Skeptics may scoff, but a number of credible witnesses who have personally seen or otherwise experienced the "presence" of these spirits swear by them. Judge for yourself. -- Back cover.

Virginia Ghosts

Author: Marguerite du Pont Lee
Editor: Genealogical Publishing Com
ISBN: 0806350954
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The Ghosts Of Richmond And Nearby Environs

Author: L. B. Taylor
Editor: Virginia Ghosts
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Dare you not believe? The apparition of an unhappy 18th century bride at Tuckahoe Plantations. The specter of a notorious rogue who guards a hidden treasure at Whichello. The strange bird which signalled impending death at Clover Hill. The mysterious "presence" of a beautiful young woman at the Governor's Mansion. These and more than 25 other examples of inexplicable psychic phenomena are chronicled in "The Ghosts of Richmond." Are the stories true? Skeptics may scoff, but a number of respected witnesses who have personally seen or otherwise experienced spiritual visitations swear by them. Judge for yourself. -- Back cover.

The Complete Idiot S Guide To The Civil War

Author: Alan Axelrod
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You're no idiot, of course. You know that Abe Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, and that the Gettysburg Address begins, "Four score and seven years ago..." But when it comes to remembering the details of the Civil War, you feel like you're buried in the trenches. Don't wave the white flag yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War is a vivid, compelling narrative of American's bloodiest war. You'll follow the course of U.S. history from the first shots at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox. In between, you'll read fascinating stories of the men and women who lived and died during the war. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you'll find: