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Author Creighton, Margaret S., 1949-

Title The colors of courage : Gettysburg's hidden history : immigrants, women, and African-Americans in the Civil War's defining battle / Margaret Creighton.

Imprint New York : Basic Books, c2005.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    973.7349 CRE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xxvii, 321 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Gettysburg campaign : a brief chronology -- Prologue : the lay of the land; a sign of the times -- An afternoon in the badlands -- The season of disbelief -- Desolation's edge -- Flying thick like blackbirds -- Bold acts -- The wide eye of the storm -- The aftermath -- The seesaw of honor, or, How the pigpen was mightier than the sword -- Women and remembrance -- Making a living on hallowed land.
Subject Gettysburg, Battle of, Gettysburg, Pa., 1863.
Immigrants -- Pennsylvania -- Gettysburg -- History -- 19th century.
Women, White -- Pennsylvania -- Gettysburg -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Gettysburg -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Immigrant.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Women.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans.
ISBN 0465014569 : $26.00

 
    
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