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Creighton, Margaret S., 1949-
The colors of courage : Gettysburg's forgotten history : immigrants, women, and African-Americans in the Civil War's defining battle / Margaret S. Creighton
1st ed
New York : Basic Books, c2005
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E475.53 .C89 2005    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) 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
Subject 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
Physical Description xix, 321 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-308) and index
Contents The Gettysburg campaign, 1863 (chronology) -- Prologue : the lay of the land -- 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

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