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The history of the Civil War in America; : comprising a full and impartial account of the origin and progress of the Rebellion, of the various naval and military engagements, of the heroic deeds performed by armies and individuals, and of touching scenes in the field, the camp, the hospital, and the cabin

Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888 (illustrator); Bill, Gurdon, 1827-1916 (publisher); Bill, Henry, 1824-1891 (copyright holder); Bill, Ledyard, 1836-1907 (copyright holder); Alvord, Corydon A., approximately 1812-1874 (printer); Jackman, William G. (engraver); McRae, John C. (engraver); Momberger, William, 1829-1895 (illustrator); Nast, Thomas, 1840-1902 (illustrator); White, George Irwine (illustrator); Perine, George Edward, 1837-1885 (engraver); Hall, Henry Bryan, 1808-1884 (engraver); Hall, Henry Bryan, active 1850-1900 (engraver); Buttre, John Chester, 1821-1893 (engraver); Hunt, Samuel Valentine, 1803-1893 (engraver); D. Appleton and Company (photographer)
Abbott, John S. C. 1805-1877
Civil War, 1861-1865; 1861-1865
Volume 1. Cause of the conflict -- Progress of the conspiracy -- The War commenced -- Uprising of the North -- The Advance into Virginia -- War and its horrors -- Hampton, Carnifex Ferry, and Hatteras Inlet -- Ball's Bluff and Hilton Head -- The Rebellion in Missouri -- Gen. Fremont's campaign in Missouri -- Gen. Fremont's campaign (continued) -- The Trent affair -- Roanoke and Newbern -- The Merrimac and the Monitor -- Florida -- Pulaski and the Contrabands -- Campaign of the lower Mississippi -- Capture of New Orleans -- Battles in Missouri and the capture of Fort Henry -- Donelson, Nashville and Columbus -- Gen. Mitchel's campaign. Volume 2. The Evacuation of Manassas -- The Advance to Yorktown -- The Siege of Yorktown -- The March to West Point -- The Advance to the Chickahominy -- The Peril of Washington: Jackson's Raid -- The Battle at Fair Oaks -- Battle of Seven Pines -- The Seven Days' Battle -- General Pope's campaign -- The Victory of South Mountain and Fall of Harper's Ferry -- Battle of Antietam -- The Battle of Fredericksburg -- The War in Kentucky -- Advance and retreat of the rebels -- The Battle of Pittsburg Landing -- The Battle of Shiloh and siege of Corinth -- Pursuit of the rebels -- The Battle of Pea Ridge -- The Redemption of Missouri -- Capture of island number ten -- Capture of Forts Pillow and Randolph, and of Memphis -- The investment of Vicksburg -- Fall of Vicksburg and Port Hudson -- General Butler's campaign in New Orleans -- The Siege of Charleston -- Siege of Wagner and bombardment of Sumter -- East Tennessee -- The Battles of Iuka and Corinth -- Battle of Murfreesboro' or Stone River -- The Battle of Chancellorsville -- The Siege of Suffolk -- The Campaign of Gettysburg -- Chickamauga -- Lookout Mountain and Missionary Ridge -- The March to Atlanta -- Siege of Atlanta -- From Atlanta to Savannah -- The Campaign of the Wilderness -- The March from Savannah to Goldsboro' -- The Capture of Mobile -- Capture of Fort Fisher and Wilmington -- The Valley of the Shenandoah -- Siege of Petersburg and Richmond -- Capture of Petersburg and Richmond -- The Overthrow of the rebellion -- Results of the Conflict.
Gift of Arnold and Deanne Kaplan; Kaplan, Arnold (donor) (Kaplan Collection copy); Kaplan, Deanne (donor) (Kaplan Collection copy)
Published by Gurdon Bill
Relation:;view=1up;seq=6: View online version of Volume I;;view=1up;seq=4: View online version of Volume II
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 Portraits; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 Portraits; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; History
Resource Type:
History; Portraits; Engravings; Intaglio prints; Leather bindings (Binding); Sheepskin bindings (Binding); Embossed bindings (Binding); Marbled edges (Binding); Endpapers (Binding); Marbled paper bindings (Binding); Insertions (Provenance)
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations, maps, portraits; 26 cm
Geographic Subject:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; United States
Related Place:
United States -- Massachusetts -- Springfield.
"Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1862 [and] 1863, by Henry Bill, Gurdon Bill, and Ledyard Bill, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States for the District of Connecticut."--Verso of title pages.; Two frontispieces are portraits of Abraham Lincoln engraved by W.G. Jackman after photograph by D. Appleton & Co. (volume 1), and Lieut. Gen. U.S. Grant engraved by J.C. McRae (volume 2).; Includes engravings by Geo. E. Perine, J.C. McRae, H.B. Hall, H.B. Hall Jr., J.C. Buttre, W.G. Jackman, and S.V. Hunt, after illustrations by William Momberger,Thomas Nast, and G.I. White. Maps are unsigned.; Each volume with own index.; Consult: Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.), 7-8.; Kaplan Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2012 by Arnold and Deanne Kaplan.; Kaplan Collection copy has v.1 only.
Physical Location:
Library at the Katz Center, Archives Room, E468 .A135 1863