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On the Altar of Freedom A Black Soldier's Civil War Letters from the Front

ISBN-10: 155849202X

ISBN-13: 9781558492028

Edition: 1991

Authors: James Henry Gooding, Virginia M. Adams, James M. McPherson

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List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Publication date: 4/6/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

James M. McPherson is the author of Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, which won a Pulitzer Prize in history, and For Cause and Comrades: Why Men Fought in the Civil War, a Lincoln Prize winner. He is the George Henry Davis Professor of American History at Princeton University in New Jersey, where he also lives. His newest book, entitled Abraham Lincoln, celebrates the 200th anniversary of Lincoln's birth with a short, but detailed look at this president's life.

Illustrations
Foreword
Introduction
Acknowledgments
Looking Quite like Soldiers Massachusetts, March Through May 1863
A First Class Regiment South Carolina and Georgia, June 1863
Something Stirring to Record Charleston, South Carolina, July 1863
Yankee Pandemonium Charleston, South Carolina, August and September 1863
A Monotonous State of Affairs Charleston, South Carolina, September and October 1863
Sumter Still Holds Out
Waiting Till Something Turns Up Charleston, South Carolina, December 1863 and January 1864
I Am Pained to Inform You South Carolina and Florida, February 1864
Correspondence on the Issue of Equal Pay
Six Poems Composed at Sea by Henry Gooding
Index