Counter-thrust: from the Peninsula to the Antietam

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
Language:
English
Description
During the summer of 1862, a Confederate resurgence threatened to turn the tide of the Civil War. When the Union’s earlier multitheater thrust into the South proved to be a strategic overreach, the Confederacy saw its chance to reverse the loss of the Upper South through counteroffensives from the Chesapeake to the Mississippi. Benjamin Franklin Cooling tells this story inCounter-Thrust, recounting in harrowing detail Robert E. Lee’s flouting of his antagonist George B. McClellan’s drive to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond and describing the Confederate hero’s long-dreamt-of offensive to reclaim central and northern Virginia before crossing the Potomac.Counter-Thrust also provides a window into the Union’s internal conflict at building a successful military leadership team during this defining period. Cooling shows us Lincoln’s administration in disarray, with relations between the president and field commander McClellan strained to the breaking point. He also shows how the fortunes of war shifted abruptly in the Union’s favor, climaxing at Antietam with the bloodiest single day in American history—and in Lincoln’s decision to announce a preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. Here in all its gritty detail and considerable depth is a critical moment in the unfolding of the Civil War and of American history.
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780803215436
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID 8edc7ff7-a476-a24e-45e7-1d8a4d39e6e1
full_title counter thrust from the peninsula to the antietam
author cooling b franklin
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:35AM

Solr Details

_version_ 1576240164406034432
accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Cooling, B. Franklin.
author-letter Cooling, B. Franklin.
author2 NetLibrary, Inc.
author2-role NetLibrary, Inc.
author_additional Benjamin Franklin Cooling.
author_display Cooling, B. Franklin
availability_toggle_arlington Available Now, Available Online, Entire Collection
callnumber-a E473.7
callnumber-first E - United States History
callnumber-subject E - United States History
days_since_added 3519
detailed_location_arlington EBSCOhost
display_description
econtent_protection_type_arlington external
econtent_source_arlington EBSCOhost
format_arlington eBook
format_boost 10
format_category_arlington eBook
grouping_category book
id 8edc7ff7-a476-a24e-45e7-1d8a4d39e6e1
isbn 9780803215436
item_details external_econtent:ils:.b13092960||EBSCOhost|Online|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|EBSCOhost||http://www.netlibrary.com.library.access.arlingtonva.us/urlapi.asp?action=summary&v=1&bookid=202000||Available Online||q||
itype_arlington eCollection
language English
language_boost 10
language_boost_es 1
lexile_score -1
lib_boost_arlington 50
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
local_callnumber_arlington Online
local_callnumber_exact_arlington Online
local_callnumber_left_arlington Online
local_days_since_added_arlington 3519
num_holdings 0
oclc (OCoLC)182556291
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library Online, Aurora Hills Online, Central Online, Cherrydale Online, Columbia Pike Online, Connection Crystal City Online, Detention Center Online, Glencarlyn Online, Local History Online, Plaza Online, Shirlington Online, Westover Online
physical xx, 354 p., [6] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
popularity 0
primary_isbn 9780803215436
publishDate 2007
publishDateSort 2007
publisher University of Nebraska Press,
rating 2.5
rating_facet oneStar, twoStar
record_details external_econtent:ils:.b13092960|eBook|eBook||English|University of Nebraska Press,|c2007.|xx, 354 p., [6] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scope_has_related_records a, arlington, c, d, g, h, o, p, s, u, v, w
scoping_details_arlington external_econtent:ils:.b13092960||Available Online|Available Online|false|true|false|false|false|true||||
series Great campaigns of the Civil War
series2 Great campaigns of the Civil War.
series_with_volume Great campaigns of the Civil War
table_of_contents Summer impasse -- From Tidewater to Cedar Mountain -- Stonewall and a Virginia reel -- Lee and Pope at Second Manassas -- In the rain at Chantilly -- Maryland, my Maryland -- South Mountain and Harpers Ferry -- The bridges of the Antietam -- Opportunities found and lost.
target_audience Other
target_audience_full Other
title Counter-thrust from the Peninsula to the Antietam
title_display Counter-thrust from the Peninsula to the Antietam
title_full Counter-thrust [electronic resource] : from the Peninsula to the Antietam / Benjamin Franklin Cooling
title_short Counter-thrust
title_sort counter-thrust from the peninsula to the antietam
title_sub from the Peninsula to the Antietam