By Rhea-Frances Tetley,Douglas W. Motley
By Stephen A. Hansen,John DeFerrari
By Eugene L. Solomon
By Chris Mackowski
Meanwhile, Grant’s accomplice counterpart, Robert E. Lee, searched for a chance to regain the offensive initiative. “We needs to strike them a blow,” he informed his lieutenants.
The toll on either armies was once staggering.
But Grant’s warfare of attrition started to take its toll in a extra insidious manner. either military commanders—operating at the darkish fringe of exhaustion, battling off ailment, pressure-cooked via stress—began to suppose the consequences of that non-stop, cruel grind in very own methods. Punch-drunk drained, they started to second-guess themselves, begun lacking possibilities, started making mistakes.
As a end result, alongside the banks of the North Anna River, commanders on either side introduced their armies to the threshold of destruction with no even realizing it.
Picking up the tale began within the rising Civil battle sequence booklet A Season of Slaughter: The conflict of Spotsylvania Courthouse, historian Chris Mackowski follows the line south to the North Anna River. Strike Them a Blow: conflict alongside the North Anna River bargains a concise, attractive account of the errors and overlooked possibilities of the third—and least understood—phase of the Overland Campaign.
By Ignaz Pfefferkorn,Bernard L. Fontana,Theodore E. Treutlein
"To be learn for leisure; however, the historian will locate in it a wealth of knowledge that has been shrewdly appraised, conscientiously sifted, and creditably related."—Catholic old Review
"Of curiosity not just to the historian yet to the geographer and anthropologist."—Pacific historic Review
By Donald Ricky
By Mary Phagan
Now, the great-niece and namesake of Mary Phagan, whose startling resemblance to the murdered woman has haunted her existence, breaks the vow of silence imposed at the Phagan relations through Fannie Phagan Coleman, mom of little Mary. She discloses for the 1st time the family's facet of the affair. She recounts in ghastly aspect Mary Phagan's homicide and its grim legacy. She finds the heretofore deepest Phagan family members documents: her grandfather's mystery assembly with Jim Conley, whose testimony convicted Leo Frank; her conferences with the Georgia kingdom Board of Pardons and Paroles; and her interview with Alonzo Mann, whose revelations approximately Jim Conley and Leo Frank in 1982 introduced the nation's consciousness again to the case and ended in Leo Frank's posthumous pardon.
The homicide of Little Mary Phagan is the definitive account of 1 of the main recognized crimes of the century and its carrying on with aftermath.
By Stephen V. Ash
When the Yankees Came is the 1st entire research of the occupied South, bringing to mild a wealth of recent information regarding the southern domestic entrance. one of the fascinating themes Ash explores are guerrilla struggle and other kinds of civilian resistance; the evolution of Union career coverage from leniency to repression; the influence of profession on households, church buildings, and native govt; and conflicts among southern aristocrats and bad whites. In studying those subject matters, Ash examines occasions from the viewpoint not just of southerners but in addition of the northern invaders, and he exhibits how the reports of southerners differed in accordance with their distance from a garrisoned town.
By James H. Madison
Who are the folks known as Hoosiers? What are their tales? centuries in the past, at the Indiana frontier, they have been settlers who created a lifestyle they handed to later generations. They got here to price person freedom and distrusted govt, while they demanded that govt get rid of Indians, promote them land, and convey democracy. right down to the current, Hoosiers have remained cautious of presidency energy and feature taken care to protect their tax money and their own independence. but the folks of Indiana have constantly accommodated swap, replacing log cabins and spinning wheels for railroads, towns, and factories within the nineteenth century, cars, suburbs, and international funding within the twentieth. the current has introduced new matters and demanding situations, as Indiana's voters reply to a speedily altering global. James H. Madison's gleaming new historical past tells the tales of those Hoosiers, delivering an invigorating view of 1 of America's distinct states and the lengthy and engaging trip of its people.