Jay Winik; Clipper Audio (Firm); Recorded Books, LLC's A house reunited : how America survived the Civil War PDF

By Jay Winik; Clipper Audio (Firm); Recorded Books, LLC

ISBN-10: 1441685189

ISBN-13: 9781441685186

This path explores the waning days of the Civil battle in analyzing the dramatic occasions prime as much as April 1865 and ponders a number of the substitute results which if discovered might have replaced the formation of the U.S. as we all know it today.

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The retreat was an inordinately complicated ordeal. a. It required the movement of five separate commands of men, moving in long, snaking lines extending over a breathtaking arc of some thirty-seven miles of road. b. There were cartloads of crucial papers and documents of the Confederacy, 1,000 supply wagons, 200 heavy guns, and 4,000 horses and mules to pull them. 29 © Digital Stock A. On April 3, Lee’s men continued their retreat to hook up with Joe Johnston farther down south. In fact, far from dispirited, the morale of his men was quite high.

What actions did Grant take during Lee’s surrender to help to lay the groundwork for bringing the South back into the Union? Suggested Reading Winik, Jay. April 1865: The Month That Saved America. 2nd ed. New York: Harper Perennial, 2006. , and Dawn Anderson. The Generals: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. New York: Knopf Publishing Group, 1988. Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence. The Passing of the Armies: An Account of the Final Campaign of the Army of the Potomac. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1998.

4. Ironically, the great warrior’s finest moment came not in war, but in peace. Lee said “no” to a deadly guerrilla conflict that could have altered this nation not just for generations, but perhaps for all time. 39 FOR GREATER UNDERSTANDING Questions 1. How does guerrilla warfare allow vastly overmatched forces to resist powerful enemies? 2. How did the bloodshed in Missouri affect Lee’s decision to abandon the concept of guerrilla war? Suggested Reading Winik, Jay. April 1865: The Month That Saved America.

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