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Author Wortman, Marc (Marc Josef)

Title The bonfire : the siege and burning of Atlanta / Marc Wortman.

Imprint New York : PublicAffairs, c2009.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Non-Fiction    973.736 WOR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description viii, 431 p., [22] p. of plates : ill., maps, plans ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 363-414) and index.
Contents FRONTIER. Flags -- Virginians -- Removal -- Sherman in the swamp -- Another passage -- The compromise -- GATE CITY. The cornerstone -- Earthquake -- Never! Never!! Never!!! -- Speculation -- Street Theater -- CLAMOROUS TOWN. The dead house -- Enemies within -- River of death -- A day's outing -- THE HUNDRED DAYS' BATTLE. Railroad war -- Candle ends -- Fighting, fighting, fighting -- Roman runagees -- Prayers -- THE THIEF IN THE GLOAMING. A perfect shell -- The Battle of Atlanta -- WAR IS CRUELTY, AND YOU CANNOT REFINE IT. Goodbye, Johnny -- The first bonfire -- The second bonfire -- The new South -- Epilogue : Sherman's return.
Subject Atlanta Campaign, 1864.
Sieges -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 19th century.
Fires -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 19th century.
Civil-military relations -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 19th century.
City and town life -- Georgia -- Atlanta -- History -- 19th century.
Atlanta (Ga.) -- History, Military -- 19th century.
Atlanta (Ga.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
ISBN 9781586484828 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1586484826 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1586488198 (pbk.)
9781586488192 (pbk.)

 
    
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