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Shiloh 1862, Winston Groom

Label
Shiloh 1862
Title
Shiloh 1862
Statement of responsibility
Winston Groom
Title variation
  • Shiloh eighteen sixty-two
  • Shiloh, eighteen hundred and sixty-two
  • Shiloh one eight six two
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this gripping telling of the first "great and terrible" battle of the Civil War, Groom describes the dramatic events of April 6 and 7, 1862, when a bold surprise attack on Ulysses S. Grant's encamped troops and the bloody battle that ensued would alter the timbre of the war
Summary
Offers a detailed account of the Battle of Shiloh, a turning point when both the Union and the Confederacy realized the grand scale of the conflict, the large number of casualties to be expected, and that the war would not end quickly
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10083707
Cataloging source
UPZ
Dewey number
973.7/31
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
  • photographs
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • HSFI_WwFhJA
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the first great and terrible battle of the Civil War
Label
Shiloh 1862, Winston Groom
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-419) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I would fight them if they were a million
  • All the furies of hell broke loose
  • What followed, no man could well describe
  • Like shooting into a flock of sheep
  • It was all a glittering lie
  • I will lead you
  • My God, my God, it is too late!
  • I intend to withdraw
  • Ah! Tom Grafton--how mistaken you were!
  • An exalted distinction
  • A note on weapons, tactics, units, and military customs--1862
  • April is the cruelest month
  • You must be badly scared
  • From failure to fortune
  • Nothing can be done
  • "Unconditional surrender" Grant
  • This cruel war
  • He looked like an old Viking king
Control code
19522138
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
446 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781426208744
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
facsimiles, maps, photographs portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)7ocm74404320
Label
Shiloh 1862, Winston Groom
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 409-419) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • I would fight them if they were a million
  • All the furies of hell broke loose
  • What followed, no man could well describe
  • Like shooting into a flock of sheep
  • It was all a glittering lie
  • I will lead you
  • My God, my God, it is too late!
  • I intend to withdraw
  • Ah! Tom Grafton--how mistaken you were!
  • An exalted distinction
  • A note on weapons, tactics, units, and military customs--1862
  • April is the cruelest month
  • You must be badly scared
  • From failure to fortune
  • Nothing can be done
  • "Unconditional surrender" Grant
  • This cruel war
  • He looked like an old Viking king
Control code
19522138
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
446 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781426208744
Isbn Type
(hc)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
facsimiles, maps, photographs portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)7ocm74404320

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