The Resource War like the thunderbolt : the battle and burning of Atlanta, Russell S. Bonds

War like the thunderbolt : the battle and burning of Atlanta, Russell S. Bonds

Label
War like the thunderbolt : the battle and burning of Atlanta
Title
War like the thunderbolt
Title remainder
the battle and burning of Atlanta
Statement of responsibility
Russell S. Bonds
Title variation
Battle and burning of Atlanta
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on diaries, unpublished letters, and other archival sources to trace the events of the Civil War campaign that sealed the fate of the Confederacy and was instrumental in securing Abraham Lincoln's reelection
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
973.7/371
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E476.7
LC item number
.B66 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
War like the thunderbolt : the battle and burning of Atlanta, Russell S. Bonds
Link
Publication
Note
Maps on end papers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [489]-512) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • CPL-MAIN
  • HU-MAIN
  • WA-MAIN
  • MML-MAIN
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The greatest event of the war -- Crazy Bill: The Banks of the Chattahoochee, July 1864 -- The Gamecock: Confederate Headquarters, Atlanta, July 17 -- Old Woodenhead: Hood takes command -- Hood's first sortie: The Battle of Peachtree Creek, July 20 -- Night March: Skirmishing and first shots, July 21-22 -- "An Iliad of woes": Bald Hill, or, The Battle of Atlanta, July 22 -- The Battle of the Poor House: Ezra Church, July 28 -- "A used-up community": The bombardment of Atlanta -- "I have Atlanta in my hand": The Battle of Jonesboro, August 31 -- September 1 -- "A day of terror and a night of dread": the surrender of Atlanta, September 2 -- Yankee Town: occupation and expulsion, September-October -- The whole world on fire: the burning of Atlanta -- Resurgens: Atlanta rebuilds -- Afterword: War is hell -- Author's note: Atlanta's lost battlefields -- Appendix A: Order of Battle -- Appendix B: Report by W. P. Howard to Georgia Governor Joseph E. Brown on the destruction of Atlanta
Control code
ocn370356386
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxii, 522 p.
Isbn
9781594161001
Lccn
2012288755
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u5931844
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781594161001
  • (OCoLC)370356386

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