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The Colors of Courage : Gettysburg''s Forgotten History: Immigrants, Women, and African Americans in the Civil War''s Defining

By: Creighton, Margaret S.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Basic Books, 2008Description: 1 online resource (440 p.).ISBN: 9780786722068.Subject(s): African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Gettysburg -- History -- 19th century | Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863 | Immigrants -- Pennsylvania -- Gettysburg -- History -- 19th century | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Immigrant | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women | Women, White -- Pennsylvania -- Gettysburg -- History -- 19th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Colors of Courage : Gettysburg''s Forgotten History: Immigrants, Women, and African Americans in the Civil War''s DefiningDDC classification: 973.7/349 | 973.7349 Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
COVER PAGE; TITLE PAGE; COPYRIGHT PAGE; INTRODUCTION; THE OTHER GETTYSBURG ADDRESS; THE ADVANCE GUARD; THE SOURCES; THE STRUCTURE; PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS: SPRING AND SUMMER, 1863; THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN, 1863; A BRIEF CHRONOLOGY OF MILITARY EVENTS; PART ONE; PROLOGUE THE LAY OF THE LAND; A SIGN OF THE TIMES; THE LAY OF THE LAND; A SIGN OF THE TIMES; 1 AN AFTERNOON IN THE BADLANDS; THE OUTSIDERS; THE CHRISTIAN SOLDIER; ALLES IST VERLOREN; THE DAYS OF INFAMY; 2 THE SEASON OF DISBELIEF; THE GAP IN THE MOUNTAIN; AN ENEMY IN THE VALLEY; 3 DESOLATION'S EDGE; LIFE ON THE FAULT LINE; THE COMMUNITY
PART TWO4 FLYING THICK LIKE BLACKBIRDS; HEAT, DUST, AND LAMENTATION; DREAD ON THE RISE; THE VANGUARD; THE MEN CALLED ANIMALS; FLYING THICK; 5 BOLD ACTS; ACT ONE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; ACT TWO STRANGE COMPANY; ACT THREE "DIS IS UNSER!"; ACT FOUR CROSSFIRE; ACT FIVE WHEN THE BATTLE HIT HOME; 6 THE WIDE EYE OF THE STORM; THE TERROR; THE BLACK COMMUNITY UNDER SIEGE; THE MOMENT OF "ALMOST"; PART THREE; 7 THE AFTERMATH; IT BEGGARED ALL DESCRIPTION; DIGGING SACRED GROUND; CIVILIAN SACRIFICE: SHADES OF CHANCELLORSVILLE; 8 THE SEESAW OF HONOR; OR, HOW THE PIGPEN WAS MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD
GOOD-BYE TO THE "HUMBUG" ADAM MUENZENBERGERTHE PIGPEN AND THE SWORD ALEXANDER SCHIMMELFENNIG; THE CHARACTER OF COURAGE CARL SCHURZ; "UH OH"OLIVER OTIS HOWARD; 9 WOMEN AND REMEMBRANCE; ANGELS OF MERCY; CAUTIONARY TALES; A MODEST REMEMBRANCE; 10 MAKING A LIVING ON HALLOWED LAND; CLASPING HANDS ABOVE THE CHASM; BLACK GETTYSBURG IN WHITE MEMORY; THE GREENING OF MEMORY; THE MYTH OF MAGGIE BLUECOAT; UNFINISHED BUSINESS; LIVING HISTORY; AFTERWORD; NOTES; INTRODUCTION; PROLOGUE; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT
CHAPTER NINECHAPTER TEN; AFTERWORD; BIBLIOGRAPHY; PRIMARY SOURCES: ARCHIVAL; PRIMARY SOURCES: PRINTED; NEWSPAPERS; SECONDARY SOURCES; SECONDARY SOURCES: UNPUBLISHED; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INDEX
Summary: The Colors of Courage is a stunningly fluid work of original history-one that redefines the Civil War''s most remarkable battle.
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COVER PAGE; TITLE PAGE; COPYRIGHT PAGE; INTRODUCTION; THE OTHER GETTYSBURG ADDRESS; THE ADVANCE GUARD; THE SOURCES; THE STRUCTURE; PRINCIPAL CHARACTERS: SPRING AND SUMMER, 1863; THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN, 1863; A BRIEF CHRONOLOGY OF MILITARY EVENTS; PART ONE; PROLOGUE THE LAY OF THE LAND; A SIGN OF THE TIMES; THE LAY OF THE LAND; A SIGN OF THE TIMES; 1 AN AFTERNOON IN THE BADLANDS; THE OUTSIDERS; THE CHRISTIAN SOLDIER; ALLES IST VERLOREN; THE DAYS OF INFAMY; 2 THE SEASON OF DISBELIEF; THE GAP IN THE MOUNTAIN; AN ENEMY IN THE VALLEY; 3 DESOLATION'S EDGE; LIFE ON THE FAULT LINE; THE COMMUNITY

PART TWO4 FLYING THICK LIKE BLACKBIRDS; HEAT, DUST, AND LAMENTATION; DREAD ON THE RISE; THE VANGUARD; THE MEN CALLED ANIMALS; FLYING THICK; 5 BOLD ACTS; ACT ONE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE; ACT TWO STRANGE COMPANY; ACT THREE "DIS IS UNSER!"; ACT FOUR CROSSFIRE; ACT FIVE WHEN THE BATTLE HIT HOME; 6 THE WIDE EYE OF THE STORM; THE TERROR; THE BLACK COMMUNITY UNDER SIEGE; THE MOMENT OF "ALMOST"; PART THREE; 7 THE AFTERMATH; IT BEGGARED ALL DESCRIPTION; DIGGING SACRED GROUND; CIVILIAN SACRIFICE: SHADES OF CHANCELLORSVILLE; 8 THE SEESAW OF HONOR; OR, HOW THE PIGPEN WAS MIGHTIER THAN THE SWORD

GOOD-BYE TO THE "HUMBUG" ADAM MUENZENBERGERTHE PIGPEN AND THE SWORD ALEXANDER SCHIMMELFENNIG; THE CHARACTER OF COURAGE CARL SCHURZ; "UH OH"OLIVER OTIS HOWARD; 9 WOMEN AND REMEMBRANCE; ANGELS OF MERCY; CAUTIONARY TALES; A MODEST REMEMBRANCE; 10 MAKING A LIVING ON HALLOWED LAND; CLASPING HANDS ABOVE THE CHASM; BLACK GETTYSBURG IN WHITE MEMORY; THE GREENING OF MEMORY; THE MYTH OF MAGGIE BLUECOAT; UNFINISHED BUSINESS; LIVING HISTORY; AFTERWORD; NOTES; INTRODUCTION; PROLOGUE; CHAPTER ONE; CHAPTER TWO; CHAPTER THREE; CHAPTER FOUR; CHAPTER FIVE; CHAPTER SIX; CHAPTER SEVEN; CHAPTER EIGHT

CHAPTER NINECHAPTER TEN; AFTERWORD; BIBLIOGRAPHY; PRIMARY SOURCES: ARCHIVAL; PRIMARY SOURCES: PRINTED; NEWSPAPERS; SECONDARY SOURCES; SECONDARY SOURCES: UNPUBLISHED; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; INDEX

The Colors of Courage is a stunningly fluid work of original history-one that redefines the Civil War''s most remarkable battle.

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Margaret S. Creighton is Professor of History at Bates College. The author of Rites and Passages: The Experience of American Whaling , and co-editor of Iron Men, Wooden Women: Gender and Seafaring in the Atlantic World, 1700-1920 . She lives in Yarmouth, Maine.

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