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Famous Documents and Speeches of the Civil War

by Bob Blaisdell

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Dover Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States - Civil War,
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History,
  • History: American,
  • United States,
  • History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877),
  • History - General History,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Sources

  • Edition Notes

    Dover Books on Americana

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7639967M
    ISBN 100486448517
    ISBN 109780486448510

    Sermons on Slavery and the Civil War (page images at MOA) Catholics and the Civil War: Essays (Milwaukee, ), by Benjamin J. Blied, contrib. by Peter Leo Johnson (page images at HathiTrust) A Short History of the Confederate States of America (New York: Belford Co., ), by Jefferson Davis. multiple formats at ; page images at. Common Core Standards Purpose: The following four speeches explore the tensions found within the American ideals of individual liberty and universal equality. Each speech argues a position in regards to how these ideals should relate to the application of civil rights within a nation that Read MoreRhetorical Analysis: Compare and Contrast Four Speeches on Civil Rights.

      The author, Yale professor Harry S. Stout, uses “the just war theory” — or the idea that why wars are fought can be justified through historical or theoretical examination — to evaluate the ethical and moral drivers of both the Union and the Confederacy. By examining periodicals, editorials, sermons, and other historical documents, Stout illustrates how each side formed an ideology. Discover your Civil War ancestors in our online collection of American Civil War military records, spanning – Featuring more than 18 million names, both Union and Confederate, from service records, pension files — some created as late as the s — to photographs and more.

    Frederick Douglass called it "a sacred effort," and Lincoln himself thought that his Second Inaugural, which offered a theodicy of the Civil War, was better than the Gettysburg Address.   The Gettysburg Address, delivered by Abraham Lincoln during the Civil War, is known as one of the greatest speeches in the world and makes a fundamental part of American history. In just words, Lincoln made valid arguments surrounding equality and concluded with the famous line.


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Famous Civil War Documents and Speeches Paperback – December 1, by Bob Blaisdell (Editor) › Visit Amazon's Bob Blaisdell Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn Famous Documents and Speeches of the Civil War book Author Central. Bob 4/5(1). Essential reading for students of American history and Civil War buffs, this inexpensive volume includes key documents and memorable speeches such as Lincoln's Gettysburg Address; Lee's "Farewell to the Army of Northern Virginia"; Frederick Douglass' lecture, "The War and How to End It"; plus campaign reports, private letters, and more/5.

Sherman's impassioned but well-reasoned reply to the city fathers is but one of the many key documents, memorable speeches, and moving letters and reports in this collection of historic statements from the American Civil : Dover Publications. Civil War: Abraham Lincoln's "House Divided" Speech (J ) Civil War:Abraham Lincoln's First Inaugural Address (March 4, ) Civil War:The Emancipation Proclamation; Civil War:The Gettysburg Address (Novem ).

Famous Civil War Documents and Speeches by Bob Blaisdell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(6). Following is a collection of speeches and remarks made for the dedication of Civil War monuments erected between and Please read for yourself what the speakers had to say about efforts memorialize the soldiers and units who fought in the Civil War.

Fifth Dedication Speech for the Unveiling of the South Carolina Monument on the Chickamauga Battlefield. Evidence Civil War had a moral cause for the abolition of slavery. The Emancipation Proclamation, issued on Septemand put into effect on January 1, (declared free the slaves in 10 states not then under Union control.

The document, written by Abraham Lincoln and #5 on the People's Vote list, proclaimed all slaves in Confederate-held areas "perpetually" free, and fundamentally altered the nature of the Civil War.

11 Best Books on the American Civil War. From James McPherson’s definitive history to Tony Horwitz’s adventures among obsessives, here are the 11 best books on the Civil War. A collection of Short Stories, books, essays, speeches, letters, and poems that concern themselves with the American Civil War ( - ).

This is a broad library containing novels like The Red Badge of Courage and Uncle Tom's Cabin, civil war stories by Ambrose Pierce, ppems from Julia Ward Howe and Emily Dickison, and historical documents including the Emancipation Proclamation, and.

• The Civil War: Great Speeches and Documents edited by Bob Blaisdell (Dover Publications, ). Civil War related document anthologies are published every year and the amount of thoughtfulness that goes into them varies widely. Blaisdell's 57 selections are not just a rehash of famous speeches and documents.

Famous Civil War Documents and Speeches - Ebook written by Bob Blaisdell. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Famous Civil War Documents and Speeches.

The Speech That Changed the Course of the US Civil War - Colonel Chamberlain to a group of deserters. General Robert E Lee's farewell address Speeches, Documents, Primary Sources of the Civil War. Emancipation Proclamation - Lincoln's Manifesto. See Also: Frederick Douglass: "What to the slave is the Fourth of July?".

The Civil War, the award-winning film produced and directed by Ken Burns, was rebroadcast as a newly restored, high-definition version in September of The rebroadcast coincided with the. The Civil War: Great Speeches and Documents. Dover Thrift Editions. Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it. The Cornerstone Speech, also known as the Cornerstone Address, was an oration given by Confederate Vice President Alexander H. Stephens at the Athenaeum in Savannah, Georgia, on Madelivered extemporaneously a few weeks before the Civil War began with the Confederate attack on Fort ns's speech defended slavery as a fundamental and just result of the inferiority of the.

The Civil War was not only a stunning event in military history; it defined the American people by forcing them to grapple with the founding principles of the nation.

Rachel Seidman brings together an array of primary sources from the antebellum period, the war, and Reconstruction to provide a well-rounded account of this pivotal s: 2. Books shelved as civil-war: The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara, Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, Battle Cry of Freedom by James M.

McPherson, Te. Pericles’ gift of oration was put to the test during the epic battles of the Peloponnesian War, a civil war between Athens and Sparta. His speeches inspired Athenians to fight to become the number one power in Greece.

In February of B.C., Athens had their annual public funeral to honor all those who died in war. Begin your Civil War Research Learn about resources at the National Archives for researching individuals who served in the Civil War.

Request Copies of Records You can order online or use NATF Form 86 for military service records and NATF Form 85 for pension records. Teach using Civil War Documents Use our online tool, DocsTeach, for teaching with primary source.

For our latest newsstand-only special issue, The Civil War Almanac, we asked a panel of Civil War historians—J. Matthew Gallman, Matthew C. Hulbert, James Marten, and Amy Murrell Taylor—for their opinions on a variety of popular topics, including the war's most overrated and underratred commanders, top turning points, most influential women, and best depictions on film.Civil War and Reconstruction, The Library of Congress is home to many of the most important documents in American history.

This Web site provides links to materials digitized from the collections of the Library of Congress that supplement and enhance the study of these crucial documents. Primary Documents of American History (Virtual Services and Programs, Digital.

The president had said he might deliver the speech at the Civil War battlefield in Gettysburg, Pa., after the surging coronavirus pandemic made it impossible to hold the in-person convention that.