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The Resource The story of the great march. : From the diary of a staff officer., By Brevet Major George Ward Nichols, Aid-de-camp to General Sherman. With a map and illustrations

The story of the great march. : From the diary of a staff officer., By Brevet Major George Ward Nichols, Aid-de-camp to General Sherman. With a map and illustrations

Label
The story of the great march. : From the diary of a staff officer.
Title
The story of the great march.
Title remainder
From the diary of a staff officer.
Statement of responsibility
By Brevet Major George Ward Nichols, Aid-de-camp to General Sherman. With a map and illustrations
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
WSU
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1831-1885
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Nichols, George Ward
Dewey number
973.7/378
Index
no index present
LC call number
E476.69
LC item number
.N61 1972
Literary form
non fiction
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  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • Sherman's March through the Carolinas (1865)
  • Sherman's March to the Sea (1864)
  • Sherman's March to the Sea
  • Sherman's March through the Carolinas
  • United States
  • United States
  • Military campaigns
  • United States
Label
The story of the great march. : From the diary of a staff officer., By Brevet Major George Ward Nichols, Aid-de-camp to General Sherman. With a map and illustrations
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1865 by Harper & Brothers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The opening campaign -- Pursuit of Hood. The defense of Allatoona -- Preparations for the seawward march. The burning of Atlanta -- Organization of the army for the march -- Breaking camp. A day's march. The bivouac -- Capture of Milledgeville. Howell Cobb's plantation -- Wayside incidents in Georgia. An original character. Cock-fighting -- From Millen to the sea-coast -- The storming of Fort McAllister -- Evacuation of Savannah by the rebels. Its occupation by Sherman. Interview between Secretary Stanton and the colored clergymen. Talk with the people -- Review of the Georgia campaign -- General Sherman -- Movement of troops. Crossing the South Carolina border -- The army under fly-tents -- Advance to the Salkahatchie. In the swamps. Desolation -- Occupation of the Charleston and Augusta Railroad. Branchville flanked. Passage of the Upper and Lower Edisto. Capture of Orangeburg -- Marching upon Columbia. Saluda factory. A view of southern factory operatives -- Occupation of the capital of South Carolina. A terrible conflagration -- The march resumed. Crossing the Catawba River. News of the fall of Charleston. Capture of Camden -- Marching upon Cheraw. Bridges taken. General Sherman and the Negroes -- Capture of Cheraw. Destruction of rebel artillery and supplies. The enemy still befogged -- Refugee loyalists. The emigrant train. Charleston rebels -- Crossing the Pedee River. The army in North Carolina -- Marching upon Fayetteville. A deluge. An adventure in the woods. A perilous road -- Capture of Fayetteville. The United States arsenal retaken. Talks with the slaves. Wade Hampton. "Bummers" and their peculiarities -- A fight between Kilpatrick and Hampton. The army in communication with Wilmington. Destruction of the Fayetteville arsenal. The army across Cape Fear River. Refugees sent to Wilmington -- The Battle if Averysboro -- The Battle of Bentonville. Retreat of Johnston -- Entering Goldsboro -- Smithfield. The beginning of the end -- The capital of North Carolina. Its surrender -- A talk with a rebel colonel -- The Construction Corps of the Army -- Pursuit of Johnston. Conference between Sherman and Johnston. A truce
Control code
ocm00910469
Extent
xii, 394 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00910469
  • (OCoLC)00910469
Label
The story of the great march. : From the diary of a staff officer., By Brevet Major George Ward Nichols, Aid-de-camp to General Sherman. With a map and illustrations
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1865 by Harper & Brothers
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The opening campaign -- Pursuit of Hood. The defense of Allatoona -- Preparations for the seawward march. The burning of Atlanta -- Organization of the army for the march -- Breaking camp. A day's march. The bivouac -- Capture of Milledgeville. Howell Cobb's plantation -- Wayside incidents in Georgia. An original character. Cock-fighting -- From Millen to the sea-coast -- The storming of Fort McAllister -- Evacuation of Savannah by the rebels. Its occupation by Sherman. Interview between Secretary Stanton and the colored clergymen. Talk with the people -- Review of the Georgia campaign -- General Sherman -- Movement of troops. Crossing the South Carolina border -- The army under fly-tents -- Advance to the Salkahatchie. In the swamps. Desolation -- Occupation of the Charleston and Augusta Railroad. Branchville flanked. Passage of the Upper and Lower Edisto. Capture of Orangeburg -- Marching upon Columbia. Saluda factory. A view of southern factory operatives -- Occupation of the capital of South Carolina. A terrible conflagration -- The march resumed. Crossing the Catawba River. News of the fall of Charleston. Capture of Camden -- Marching upon Cheraw. Bridges taken. General Sherman and the Negroes -- Capture of Cheraw. Destruction of rebel artillery and supplies. The enemy still befogged -- Refugee loyalists. The emigrant train. Charleston rebels -- Crossing the Pedee River. The army in North Carolina -- Marching upon Fayetteville. A deluge. An adventure in the woods. A perilous road -- Capture of Fayetteville. The United States arsenal retaken. Talks with the slaves. Wade Hampton. "Bummers" and their peculiarities -- A fight between Kilpatrick and Hampton. The army in communication with Wilmington. Destruction of the Fayetteville arsenal. The army across Cape Fear River. Refugees sent to Wilmington -- The Battle if Averysboro -- The Battle of Bentonville. Retreat of Johnston -- Entering Goldsboro -- Smithfield. The beginning of the end -- The capital of North Carolina. Its surrender -- A talk with a rebel colonel -- The Construction Corps of the Army -- Pursuit of Johnston. Conference between Sherman and Johnston. A truce
Control code
ocm00910469
Extent
xii, 394 pages
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o00910469
  • (OCoLC)00910469

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