The Resource The Civil War in 50 objects, Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society ; with an introduction by Eric Foner

The Civil War in 50 objects, Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society ; with an introduction by Eric Foner

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The Civil War in 50 objects
Title
The Civil War in 50 objects
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Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society ; with an introduction by Eric Foner
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Civil War in fifty objects
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Offers a visual perspective on the Civil War as reflected by artifacts ranging from a soldier's footlocker and the Emancipation Proclamation to leaves from Abraham Lincoln's bier and Grant's handwritten terms of surrender at Appomattox
Title
The Civil War in 50 objects
Creator
Contributor
Summary
Offers a visual perspective on the Civil War as reflected by artifacts ranging from a soldier's footlocker and the Emancipation Proclamation to leaves from Abraham Lincoln's bier and Grant's handwritten terms of surrender at Appomattox
Subject
Genre
Writing style
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10175409
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973.7075
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E646
LC item number
.H65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
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Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society ; with an introduction by Eric Foner
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Civil War in fifty objects
Label
The Civil War in 50 objects, Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society ; with an introduction by Eric Foner
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-354) and index
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Contents
Chains that bind: slave shackles intended for a child, ca. 1800 -- The human face of slavery: daguerreotype of Caesar, a slave, ca. 1850 -- Old Kentucky home: Negro life at the South, painting by Eastman Johnson, 1859 -- For sale to the highest bidder: The slave auction, sculpture by John Rogers, 1859 -- Weapon of last resort: "John Brown" pike, ca. 1857-1859 -- John Brown's body: John Brown's blessing, painting by Thomas Satterwhite Noble, 1867 -- The animal himself: Right hand of Abraham Lincoln, cast by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1886, from 1860 original by Leonard Wells Volk -- Secession, New York style: To the people of Louisiana, their executive and representatives greeting, broadside, January 19, 1861 -- Where the Civil War began: South-western angle of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, S.C., April 15, 1861, photographic print by Alma A. Pelot -- "Flagmania": flag, 1861 -- The palmetto and the snake: Confederate palmetto flag, 1861 -- To arms!: A great rush to join the 36th Regiment, New York Volunteers, woodcut, ca. 1862 -- Uniform courage: Zouave uniform, ca. 1861-1863 -- Divided loyalties: letter from Howard Cushing Wright to his mother, 1861 -- Blarney from Bull Run?: Return of the 69th (Irish) Regiment, N.Y.S.M. from the seat of war, painting by Louis Lang, 1862-1863 -- "Reuniting" a shattered family: The Lincoln family in 1861, painting by Francis Bicknell Carpenter, ca. 1865 -- Distant drums: snare drum, ca. 1860-1865 -- Thoughts of the future - but where?: Thoughts of the future, painting by Edwin White, 1861 -- There's something in it: half model of the USS Monitor, 1862 -- Key to Confederate victory?: cipher key, ca. 1861 -- Hidden glory: An episode of the war - the cavalry charge of Lt. Henry B. Hidden, painting by Victor Nehlig, 1862 -- A diarist in action: diary of William Rothert, 1861-1862 -- Tailor-made souvenirs of battle: military buttons mounted on card, 1860-1864 -- An early call to recruit black troops: petition to Abraham Lincoln for recruitment of black troops, 1862 -- If my name ever goes into history, it will be for this act: By the president of the United States of America. A proclamation, Abraham Lincoln, 1863 -- A dentist drills Lincoln: Writing the Emancipation Proclamation, etching by Adalbert Johann Volck, 1863 --
Control code
20007666
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxiii, 380 pages
Isbn
9780670014637
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013001532
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
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20007666

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