6 edition of Richmond during the war found in the catalog.
Reprint. Originally published: New York : G.W. Carleton, 1867.
|Statement||by a Richmond Lady.|
|Series||Collector"s library of the Civil War|
|LC Classifications||E487 .B76 1983|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||389 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||389|
|ISBN 10||0809442620, 0809442639, 0809442647|
|LC Control Number||82019154|
In , Confederate Major General Kirby Smith ordered an offensive into Kentucky. The advance team was led by Brigadier General Patrick R. Cleburne who had his cavalry led by Colonel John S. Scott out front. On August 29 th, the cavalry began a skirmish with Union troopers on the road to Richmond, noon, the Union infantry and artillery had joined the fight, causing the.
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The Civil War turned the genteel world of Virginia society upside-down for Sallie Brock Putnam. She lived in the Confederate capital of Richmond throughout the war and saw it transformed from a quiet town of culture to a swollen refugee camp, black-market center, prison venue, and hospital complex/5(5).
This book does a good job of looking at Richmond as the war progressed, from its selection as the CSA's capital to its burning after the withdrawal of Lee's army. The author uses various vignettes to give the reader insight into the economics, safety, morale and population during the war years and as the war turned against the by: 7.
Sarah "Sallie" Ann Brock was an American author, best known for her memoir Richmond During the War; Four Years of Personal Observation. She often published under the pseudonym Virginia Madison, published numerous editorials, historical articles, reviews, essays, letters, travel sketches, short stories, biographies, and translations in her career/5(5).
The accompanying book, Richmond at Warby Simon Fowler, published by the Richmond Local History Society in Septembertells the story of life in the town during the Second World War. A series of raids saw the deaths of 98 civilians and damage to ten thousand buildings. The Civil War turned the genteel world of Virginia society upside-down for Sallie Brock Putnam.
She lived in the Confederate capital of Richmond throughout the war and saw it transformed from a quiet town of culture to a swollen refugee camp, black-market center, prison venue, and hospital complex.
As the smoke from nearby battlefields drifted into town, swaggering young soldiers and ambulance 5/5(1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
Richmond Shipyard Number Three, part of the National Park Service's Rosie the Riveter--World War II Home Front National Historical Park, is located at the tip of Potrero Point in Richmond. The shipyard is currently closed to the public while safe methods of public access are developed.
Our Battle of Richmond page includes battle maps, history articles, recommended books, and the latest preservation news for this Civil War battle in Kentucky. In AugustMaj. Gen. Edmund Kirby Smith’s Army of Kentucky with 6, Confederates operated in eastern Kentucky in support of Gen.
Braxton Bragg’s invading Army of Mississippi. Libby Prison was a Confederate prison at Richmond, Virginia, during the American Civil War. It gained an infamous reputation for the overcrowded and harsh conditions under which officer prisoners from the Union Army were kept.
Prisoners suffered from disease, malnutrition and a high mortality rate. Byone thousand prisoners were crowded. Civil War Richmond is an online research project designed to collect documents, photographs, and maps pertaining to Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War.
By using actual documents from the time, we can accurately present life inside the Confederate Capital categorized and in. [Richmond, Va. General view of the burned district] 1 negative: glass, wet collodion.
| Photograph of the main eastern theater of war, fallen Richmond, April-June Contributor: Gardner, Alexander. Audrey McElhinney, senior rare book librarian for the Library of Virginia, unboxes the Charles City County records that were taken by a Union soldier during the Civil War.
JAMES H. WALLACE/TIMES. THE VIRGINIA WAR DEPARTMENT DURING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION By THOMAS GREGORY TUNE B.A., University of Richmond, A Thesis Submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the University of Richmond in Candidacy for the degree of MASTER OF ARTS m History August Richmond, VirginiaAuthor: Thomas Gregory Tune.
The book starts off in describing pre-war Richmond and the sentiment in the city. Furguson does a great job of using newspapers, diaries, and letters to convey how ordinary citizens felt during the by: 7. Richmond During the War: Four Years of Personal Observation (Collector's Library of the Civil War) by Sallie A.
Putnam and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. The Richmond earthworks saw several pitched battles, and were the site of one of the first uses of aviation in combat, when Civil War aeronaut Thaddeus Lowe ascended in a balloon during the battle.
Sarah "Sallie" Ann Brock was an American author, best known for her memoir Richmond During the War; Four Years of Personal Observation. She often published under the pseudonym Virginia Madison, published numerous editorials, historical articles, reviews, essays, letters, travel sketches, short stories, biographies, and translations in her career/5.
One Richmond family that spent much time taking the group on tours of Richmond were the Richard Gustavus Forrester family.
Forrester was a prosperous dairy farmer and a free person of color who lived in Richmond before, during and after the war.
On May 17 th, she writes: “Called at Mr. Forrester’s, and all went to Jeff Davis House. Cultural Exchange and the Cold War. Raising the Iron Curtain. Yale Richmond “Richmond, a leader in the organization of cultural exchanges during the Cold War, has written a compelling and fact-filled book on the value of travel and face-to-face meeting between adversaries as a method of reducing tension and promoting peace.
OCLC Number: Notes: Original t.p. reads: Richmond during the war; four years of personal observation. By a Richmond lady. New York, G.W. Carlton, LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), Shows fortifications, street pattern of Richmond and Manchester, roads, railroads, towns, vegetation, drainage, relief by hachures, and rural houses.
Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Richmond during the Civil War; Zoom In.
Previous. Next. Burned District in Richmond. In the midst of evacuating Richmond to Union forces on April 3,Confederate soldiers set fire to tobacco warehouses and the conflagration spread throughout the commercial heart of the city, leaving nine-tenths of the business district in ruins.
Letter book, 29 November –31 Marchpertaining to the exchange and treatment of Confederate and Union prisoners of war. All letters were written by Robert Ould, Commissioner and Agent of Exchange for the Confederate States of America.
After the War. Inthe Union prisoners of war were all moved to Georgia, and the prison was filled with military criminals instead.
After the Union took Richmond, Va., inthey used Libby Prison as a detention center for former Confederate officers. Conditions, however, were improved when the facility was used by the Union.
neighbors kept for sustenance and income. Many residents of pre-war Richmond have fond memories of a place where city life and farm life were knit together.3 Patterns of life, work and land use were utterly transformed during the war.
Recruitment of workers for the four Kaiser shipyards brought. Internet Archive BookReader Richmond during the war; four years of personal observation. Discover Richmond Shipyards in Richmond, California: Where a staggering ships were constructed during World War II.
The war brought the battlefield into the house, forcing women into unaccustomed roles and forever changing the old social order. This book, along with "A Rebel Clerk's War Diary" serves to give a good picture of what life was like in Richmond during the war.
Miss Brock does not. During the war, Richmond, Virginia, was the Confederate capital. When it became apparent to Confederate forces that the Union army was going to successfully take the capital, Confederate troops abandoned the city to flee south. As they did, they set fires to the bridges and armory as well as storehouses stocked with Confederate supplies.
Book Review published on: Novem The role of Richmond, Virginia, as the capital of the short-lived Confederate States of America has been the subject of many books, not least of which were first-hand accounts of rebels who spent the Civil War in Richmond either as civilians or in.
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The book contains a rich history of Richmond local defenses, but also is rich in wartime accounts from soldiers in and around Richmond involved in its defense.
The book is filled with unit history and information on every local defense unit raised during the Civil War that participated in the defense of Richmond, the Confederate Rating: % positive. In Julymanpower and a cart were a means of transporting new books to the Rosa D.
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The five converging railroads at Richmond, and the city’s proximity to many of the war’s greatest battles, meant that Richmond became a booming hospital center. No medical facility anywhere on the continent during the Civil War equaled the fame and notoriety of Chimborazo Hospital.
Following his definitive analysis in ChancellorsvilleFurgurson offers a splendid account of Richmond during the Civil War that proves that truth can indeed be stranger than fiction.
Using archi. About this Book Catalog Record Details. Richmond during the war ; four years of personal observation Putnam, S. View full catalog record. The cities of Richmond and Petersburg were vital to the survival of the Confederacy. Known as the "Cockade City," Petersburg was a vital rail and supply center situated 23 miles south of the Richmond.
For days. from June of to April ofFederal forces besieged the city, the longest such siege in United States Army history. The city fell to Union forces on April. The life and times of Richmond, Virginia during the War Between the States.
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white female criminality and the resulting reaction of the patriarchal society in Richmond, Virginia during the Civil War, specifically the years During the Civil War, white female criminality became a daily occurrence because of the wartime conditions in Richmond, such as inflation and : Frances Sisson.
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Confederate President Jefferson Davis occupied an anxious home in Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War. A steady leak of information dripped Author: Thad Morgan.