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Hymns of the Republic : the story of the final year of the American Civil War / S.C. Gwynne.

By: Gwynne, S. C. (Samuel C.), 1953- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Thorndike Press, [2019]Copyright date: ℗♭2019Edition: Large PrintDescription: 697 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cmContent type: text | still image | cartographic image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781432872045Other title: Story of the final year of the American Civil WarSubject(s): Large type books | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865Summary: The fourth and final year of the Civil War offers one of that era's most compelling narratives, defining the nation and one of history's great turning points. Now, S.C. Gwynne'sHymns of the Republic addresses the time Ulysses S. Grant arrives to take command of all Union armies in March 1864 to the surrender of Robert E. Lee at Appomattox a year later. Gwynne breathes new life into the epic battle between Lee and Grant; the advent of 180,000 black soldiers in the Union army; William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea; the rise of Clara Barton; the election of 1864 (which Lincoln nearly lost); the wild and violent guerrilla war in Missouri; and the dramatic final events of the war, including the surrender at Appomattox and the murder of Abraham Lincoln.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 653-693).

The fourth and final year of the Civil War offers one of that era's most compelling narratives, defining the nation and one of history's great turning points. Now, S.C. Gwynne'sHymns of the Republic addresses the time Ulysses S. Grant arrives to take command of all Union armies in March 1864 to the surrender of Robert E. Lee at Appomattox a year later. Gwynne breathes new life into the epic battle between Lee and Grant; the advent of 180,000 black soldiers in the Union army; William Tecumseh Sherman's March to the Sea; the rise of Clara Barton; the election of 1864 (which Lincoln nearly lost); the wild and violent guerrilla war in Missouri; and the dramatic final events of the war, including the surrender at Appomattox and the murder of Abraham Lincoln.

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