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Fighting for AtlantaTactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Fighting for Atlanta: Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643427
eISBN:
9781469643441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643427.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

As William T. Sherman’s Union troops began their campaign for Atlanta in the spring of 1864, they encountered Confederate forces employing field fortifications located to take advantage of rugged ... More

River of Death--The Chickamauga CampaignVolume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

River of Death--The Chickamauga Campaign: Volume 1: The Fall of Chattanooga

William Glenn Robertson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643120
eISBN:
9781469643144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Battle of Chickamauga was the third bloodiest of the American Civil War and the only major Confederate victory in the conflict’s western theatre. It pitted Braxton Bragg’s Army of Tennessee ... More

Campaign of Giants--The Battle for PetersburgVolume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater

Campaign of Giants--The Battle for Petersburg: Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater

A. Wilson Greene

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638577
eISBN:
9781469638591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638577.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War's longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in ... More

Practical LiberatorsUnion Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War

Practical Liberators: Union Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War

Kristopher A. Teters

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469638867
eISBN:
9781469638881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638867.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

During the first fifteen months of the Civil War, the policies and attitudes of Union officers toward emancipation in the western theater were, at best, inconsistent and fraught with internal ... More

Petersburg to AppomattoxThe End of the War in Virginia

Petersburg to Appomattox: The End of the War in Virginia

Caroline E. Janney (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640761
eISBN:
9781469640785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640761.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The last days of fighting in the Civil War's eastern theater have been wrapped in mythology since the moment of Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House. War veterans and generations of ... More

Dollar Diplomacy by ForceNation-Building and Resistance in the Dominican Republic

Dollar Diplomacy by Force: Nation-Building and Resistance in the Dominican Republic

Ellen D. Tillman

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626956
eISBN:
9781469628127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626956.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The U.S. policy of “Dollar Diplomacy” was designed to replace “dollars for bullets,” to guarantee economic and political stability in the Caribbean without intrusive and increasingly controversial ... More

Bringing God to MenAmerican Military Chaplains and the Vietnam War

Bringing God to Men: American Military Chaplains and the Vietnam War

Jacqueline E. Whitt

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469612942
eISBN:
9781469614526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469612942.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

During the second half of the twentieth century, the American military chaplaincy underwent a profound transformation. Broad-based and ecumenical in the World War II era, the chaplaincy emerged from ... More

Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution

Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution

Ira D. Gruber

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833780
eISBN:
9781469603933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899403_gruber
Subject:
History, Military History

Historians have long understood that books were important to the British army in defining the duties of its officers, regulating tactics, developing the art of war, and recording the history of ... More

The Long Road to AnnapolisThe Founding of the Naval Academy and the Emerging American Republic

The Long Road to Annapolis: The Founding of the Naval Academy and the Emerging American Republic

William P. Leeman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833834
eISBN:
9781469604039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895825_leeman
Subject:
History, Military History

The United States established an academy for educating future army officers at West Point in 1802. Why, then, did it take this maritime nation forty-three more years to create a similar school for ... More

Ask & TellGay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Ask & Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out

Steve Estes

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831151
eISBN:
9781469604770
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889855_estes
Subject:
History, Military History

“Don't Ask, Don't Tell” was the directive of President Bill Clinton's 1993 military policy regarding gay and lesbian soldiers. This official silence continued a collective amnesia about the patriotic ... More

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