5 edition of Civil War in the Southwest found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -186) and index.
|Statement||edited and with an introduction by Jerry Thompson ; foreword by Donald S. Frazier.|
|Series||Canseco-Keck history series ;, no. 4|
|Contributions||Thompson, Jerry D.|
|LC Classifications||E580.4.S5 C58 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxv, 195 p. :|
|Number of Pages||195|
|LC Control Number||2001000716|
MARION - An up-close-and-personal account of the Civil War in Southwest Virginia has been uncovered in more than 90 long-lost letters by a cavalry captain from Smyth County. "Without the grease when you release the trigger and all six loads might fire at once" he says about the black powder pistol he uses .
In and , in the vast deserts and rugged mountains of the Southwest, eighteen hundred miles from Washington and Richmond, the Civil War raged in a struggle that could have decided the fate of the nation. pp. 4 maps. Bib. Index. Appendix. $ cloth. War and the Southwest Series Richard G. Lowe, Gustav L. Seligmann, and Calvin L. Christman, Series Editors This series includes first-hand accounts of military experiences by men and women of the Southwest, histories of warfare involving the people of the Southwest, and analyses of military life in the Southwest itself.
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“Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands is a landmark achievement, sure to prompt a rethinking of the transnational dimensions of the Civil War in the Far West and the unprecedented violence of those years. For scholars and general readers alike, this is a rare and welcome book.”—Cited by: 2.
Now, among the outstanding books concerning the Civil War in the Southwest, Thompson's book is one of the best ones, it is a "must" for all the Civil War buffs. Serge P. Noirsain, Belgian Historian. Author of "La flotte européenne de la Confédération sudiste" and "La Confédération sudiste, Mythes et Réalités".Cited by: 1.
Civil War in the Southwest book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In andin the vast deserts and rugged mountains of t 4/5(8). This innovative study presents a new, integrated view of the Civil War and Reconstruction and the history of the western United States.
Award-winning historians such as Steven Hahn, Martha Sandweiss, William Deverell, Virginia Scharff, and Stephen Kantrowitz offer original essays on lives, choices, and legacies in the American West, discussing the. Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, –, by Andrew E.
Masich, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman,$ Although the American Civil War is most associated with epic battles in the East and devastating campaigns in the West (then bordered by the Mississippi River), it did extend farther into what was called the Trans-Mississippi Department.
Andrew Masich's Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, – makes a strong case that the Civil War time period in the region is better understood as a multitude of concurrent 'civil wars' fought among and between numerous indigenous groups, U.S.
Hispanos, Mexicans, and Anglo-Americans. While the conflict between Union and. A Civil War History of the New Mexico Volunteers and Militia – Jerry D. Thompson. Bloody Valverde: A Civil War Battle on the Rio Grande, Febru – John Taylor.
The New Mexico Volunteers: In The American Civil War – – David Poulin. When the Texans Came: Missing Records from the Civil War in the Southwest – – John P. Wilson. Civil War battles fought in the American Southwest cannot be measured against the savage struggles that raged in the East where tens of thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers clashed and ed to the epic battles in the East, the little-known clashes in the deserts and mountains of the Southwest were nothing more than a series of small skirmishes.
Megan Kate Nelson is a writer and historian. She has written about the Civil War, U.S. Western history, and American culture for the New York Times, Washington Post, Smithsonian magazine, Preservation magazine, and Civil War Monitor.
Nelson is the author of Ruin Nation and Trembling Earth. T he Southwest Borderlands is without question the Civil War’s least understood and appreciated theater. The sparsely populated region, extending from southern California to the Rio Grande, experienced not only clashes between Union and Confederate forces during the war, but also a struggle for survival and dominance among Indian and Hispanic populations on both sides of.
History Army of the Southwest. Created on Christmas Day,the Army of the Southwest was the field unit of the Dist. of Southwest Missouri, composed of troops from the Department of principal commander of the army was Brigadier General Samuel R.
Curtis, but several other officers commanded the army for brief periods of time later in the : United States Army. Two years ago, she wrote a novel called “News of the World” about Captain Kidd, a veteran of the War Between the States who returns a.
Civil War in the Southwest tells the dramatic story of that campaign in the words of some of the actual participants.
Noted Civil War scholar Jerry Thompson has edited and annotated eighteen episodes written by William Lott "Old Bill" Davidson and six other members of Sibley's Brigade that were originally published in a small East Texas Cited by: 1.
Many Southwest Virginians are familiar with famous battles of the American Civil War that happened in such places as Antietam, Gettysburg, Atlanta, Vicksburg, New Orleans, Richmond, or Manassas.
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Johnson. The defeat of the Confederates was by no means the end of the war in the desert southwest. The U.S. Army turned its attention to the Indians. There is an understandable tendency to think that the Indian Wars took a break during the Civil War. Not so. Genre/Form: History Nonfiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wright, Arthur A.
Civil War in the Southwest. Denver, Big Mountain Press . Civil War in the Southwest tells the dramatic story of that campaign in the words of some of the actual participants. Noted Civil War scholar Jerry Thompson has edited and annotated eighteen episodes written by William Lott "Old Bill" Davidson and six other members of Sibley's Brigade that were originally published in a small East Texas.
The Civil War in Texas and the Southwest answers the above while shedding new light on Texan audacity, bravery and just plain luck. Part one of the book provides a chronology of the tragically unsuccessful invading expedition of Confederate General Sibley's Texas volunteers into New Mexico and : AuthorHouse.
Civil War in Southwest Missouri Community and Conflict – Impact of the Civil War in the Ozarks The Springfield-Greene County Library District and several organizations throughout the Ozarks are working together to digitize Civil War era documents.
Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, (Book): Masich, Andrew Edward: Univ of Oklahoma PrStill the least-understood theater of the Civil War, the Southwest Borderlands saw not only Union and Confederate forces clashing but Indians, Hispanos, and Anglos struggling for survival, power, and dominance on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
Still the least-understood theater of the Civil War, the Southwest Borderlands saw not only Union and Confederate forces clashing but Indians, Hispanos, and Anglos struggling for survival, power, and dominance on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border.
While other scholars have examined individual battles, Andrew E. Masich is the first to analyze these conflicts as .• Civil War in the Southwest Borderlands, – by Andrew E. Masich (Univ of Okla Press, ). The clash of borders and cultures in the Southwest is an increasingly popular topic in the academic literature, but Masich's book is particularly noteworthy for its concentration on the Civil War era and the broad inclusiveness of its.