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Destruction and Reconstruction : Personal Experiences of the Late War - Richard Taylor

Destruction and Reconstruction

Personal Experiences of the Late War

Paperback Published: 6th October 1998
ISBN: 9781879941212
Number Of Pages: 274

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This highly literate account by the son of President Zachary Taylor follows the author's Confederate commands in all three major theatres of the war, and provides a unique view of the Reconstruction period. "Taylor possessed literary art that approached the first rank."-Douglas Southall Freeman.

Author's Preface
Secessionp. 1
First Scenes of the Warp. 7
After Manassasp. 14
Opening of the Peninsular Campaignp. 24
The Valley Campaignp. 36
"The Seven Days around Richmond"p. 80
The District of Louisianap. 97
Operations in Louisiana and on the Mississippip. 110
Attacked by the Federals - Attempt to Relieve Vicksburg - Capture of Berwick's Bayp. 129
Movement to the Red River - Campaign against Banksp. 149
Escape of Banks and Porterp. 179
East of the Mississippip. 200
Closing Operations of the War - Surrenderp. 226
Criticisms and Reflectionsp. 236
Reconstruction under Johnsonp. 246
Reconstruction under Grantp. 264
Conclusionp. 277
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9781879941212
ISBN-10: 187994121X
Series: Southern Classics
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 274
Published: 6th October 1998
Publisher: J S SANDERS & CO
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.83 x 13.67  x 1.96
Weight (kg): 0.34

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