Antietam 1862 : Gateway to Emancipation.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on DemandBattles and Leaders of the American Civil War Ser: Publisher: Westport : ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2012Copyright date: ©2012Description: 1 online resource (220 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780313397349Subject(s): Slaves - Emancipation - United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Antietam 1862 : Gateway to EmancipationDDC classification: 973.7336 LOC classification: E474.65.W55 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Series Foreword -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Maps and Map References -- 1. Lincoln, War, and Emancipation: From Fort Sumter to the Peninsular Campaign -- 2. McClellan on the Peninsula -- 3. Waiting for the Moment: Lincoln and Emancipation in the Summer of 1862 -- 4. Europe Ponders Confederate Recognition -- 5. Lee Crosses the Potomac: The Maryland Campaign Begins -- 6. McClellan and Lee at Antietam: September 15 to 21 -- 7. Lincoln Emancipates and Voters React -- 8. Europe Reacts to Antietam and Emancipation -- 9. From Antietam to Gettysburg: Lincoln Defends Emancipation -- Conclusions -- Notes -- Bibliographical Essay -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y.
"This is a story primarily about how emancipation came, and how the war embraced a new birth of freedom as a goal. Like more recent studies, this book argues for considering Antietam as a more pivotal turning point in the war than even Gettysburg because of its centrality to this event. But the focus here is on much more than the battle. The work is indicative of the recent trend that situates battles within their broader political, social, and military contexts. Whitman offers a balanced synthesis of scholarship within an accessible narrative, from which a general audience can gain a greater appreciation for the various factors and agents that helped change the meaning of freedom in this country.".
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T. Stephen Whitman , PhD, writes about slavery and emancipation in 18th- and 19th-century America.