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The Resource The Civil War in 50 objects, Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society ; with an introduction by Eric Foner

The Civil War in 50 objects, Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society ; with an introduction by Eric Foner

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The Civil War in 50 objects
Title
The Civil War in 50 objects
Statement of responsibility
Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society ; with an introduction by Eric Foner
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Civil War in fifty objects
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Language
eng
Summary
Offers a visual perspective on the Civil War as reflected by artifacts ranging from a soldier's footlocker and the Emancipation Proclamation to leaves from Abraham Lincoln's bier and Grant's handwritten terms of surrender at Appomattox
Summary
Offers a visual perspective on the Civil War as reflected by artifacts ranging from a soldier's footlocker and the Emancipation Proclamation to leaves from Abraham Lincoln's bier and Grant's handwritten terms of surrender at Appomattox
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Holzer, Harold
Dewey number
973.7075
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E646
LC item number
.H65 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1943-
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  • Foner, Eric.
  • New-York Historical Society
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  • New-York Historical Society
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
The Civil War in 50 objects, Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society ; with an introduction by Eric Foner
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-354) and index
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volume
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nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Chains that bind: slave shackles intended for a child, ca. 1800 -- The human face of slavery: daguerreotype of Caesar, a slave, ca. 1850 -- Old Kentucky home: Negro life at the South, painting by Eastman Johnson, 1859 -- For sale to the highest bidder: The slave auction, sculpture by John Rogers, 1859 -- Weapon of last resort: "John Brown" pike, ca. 1857-1859 -- John Brown's body: John Brown's blessing, painting by Thomas Satterwhite Noble, 1867 -- The animal himself: Right hand of Abraham Lincoln, cast by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1886, from 1860 original by Leonard Wells Volk -- Secession, New York style: To the people of Louisiana, their executive and representatives greeting, broadside, January 19, 1861 -- Where the Civil War began: South-western angle of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, S.C., April 15, 1861, photographic print by Alma A. Pelot -- "Flagmania": flag, 1861 -- The palmetto and the snake: Confederate palmetto flag, 1861 -- To arms!: A great rush to join the 36th Regiment, New York Volunteers, woodcut, ca. 1862 -- Uniform courage: Zouave uniform, ca. 1861-1863 -- Divided loyalties: letter from Howard Cushing Wright to his mother, 1861 -- Blarney from Bull Run?: Return of the 69th (Irish) Regiment, N.Y.S.M. from the seat of war, painting by Louis Lang, 1862-1863 -- "Reuniting" a shattered family: The Lincoln family in 1861, painting by Francis Bicknell Carpenter, ca. 1865 -- Distant drums: snare drum, ca. 1860-1865 -- Thoughts of the future - but where?: Thoughts of the future, painting by Edwin White, 1861 -- There's something in it: half model of the USS Monitor, 1862 -- Key to Confederate victory?: cipher key, ca. 1861 -- Hidden glory: An episode of the war - the cavalry charge of Lt. Henry B. Hidden, painting by Victor Nehlig, 1862 -- A diarist in action: diary of William Rothert, 1861-1862 -- Tailor-made souvenirs of battle: military buttons mounted on card, 1860-1864 -- An early call to recruit black troops: petition to Abraham Lincoln for recruitment of black troops, 1862 -- If my name ever goes into history, it will be for this act: By the president of the United States of America. A proclamation, Abraham Lincoln, 1863 -- A dentist drills Lincoln: Writing the Emancipation Proclamation, etching by Adalbert Johann Volck, 1863 --
  • Frederick Douglass's call to arms: Men of color, to arms!, broadside by Frederick Douglass, 1863 -- Suffered severely and behaved well: Emily J. Semmes to Paul Jones Semmes, letter, June 1, 1863 -- Emancipated by war: Arrival at Chickasaw Bayou of Jefferson Davis' Negroes from his plantation on the Mississippi below Vicksburg, Mississippi, drawing by Frederick B. Schell, ca. 1863 -- Wallpaper news for cave dwellers: The Daily Citizen, newsprint on wallpaper, 1863 -- Wheel of misfortune: draft wheel, ca. 1863 -- Charred survivor of an urban riot: Bible used at colored orphan asylum, ca. 1863 -- Traveling light: footlocker with belongings, 1860-1890 -- Learning to read, Dixie style: the first Dixie reader, 1864 -- An ovation - and a banner - for black troops: presentation address of the ladies of the city of New York to the officers and men of the Twentieth United States Colored Troops, 1864 -- A modern major general: Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-1885), painting by James Reid Lambdin, 1868 -- All's fair: entry ticket for the New York Metropolitan Fair, 1864 -- The faces of war: photograph album presented to Major M.S. Euen by Co. C, P.P., 1860-1869 -- Strong opinions: entries from the diary of George Templeton Strong, 1864 -- Prison art: Point Lookout sketches, watercolor drawings, 1864 -- Tribute from a bad man?: Colored troops before Richmond, engraved silver, 1864-1865 -- Political dirty tricks: The miscegenation ball, lithograph, 1864 -- Lincoln's worst mistake?: campaign flag, 1864 -- Counting votes, Lincoln's way: projection of November 1864 election, Abraham Lincoln, 1864 -- Publish or perish?: Prison Times, newspaper, 1865 -- The draft that really ended the war: Terms of surrender, April 9, 1865, Ulysses S. Grant -- Bloody good Friday: Letter from Clara Harris to Mary, April 25, 1865 -- A sprig from Lincoln's bier: framed leaves from Abraham Lincoln's bier, 1865 -- A helping hand for the wounded veteran: autograph letter from Joe W. Mersereau to William Oland Bourne, 1865 -- It winds the whole thing up: the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, manuscript, 1865
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 380 pages
Isbn
9780670014637
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013001532
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)826860864
  • (OCoLC)ocn826860864
  • 294693
Label
The Civil War in 50 objects, Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society ; with an introduction by Eric Foner
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-354) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Chains that bind: slave shackles intended for a child, ca. 1800 -- The human face of slavery: daguerreotype of Caesar, a slave, ca. 1850 -- Old Kentucky home: Negro life at the South, painting by Eastman Johnson, 1859 -- For sale to the highest bidder: The slave auction, sculpture by John Rogers, 1859 -- Weapon of last resort: "John Brown" pike, ca. 1857-1859 -- John Brown's body: John Brown's blessing, painting by Thomas Satterwhite Noble, 1867 -- The animal himself: Right hand of Abraham Lincoln, cast by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1886, from 1860 original by Leonard Wells Volk -- Secession, New York style: To the people of Louisiana, their executive and representatives greeting, broadside, January 19, 1861 -- Where the Civil War began: South-western angle of Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor, S.C., April 15, 1861, photographic print by Alma A. Pelot -- "Flagmania": flag, 1861 -- The palmetto and the snake: Confederate palmetto flag, 1861 -- To arms!: A great rush to join the 36th Regiment, New York Volunteers, woodcut, ca. 1862 -- Uniform courage: Zouave uniform, ca. 1861-1863 -- Divided loyalties: letter from Howard Cushing Wright to his mother, 1861 -- Blarney from Bull Run?: Return of the 69th (Irish) Regiment, N.Y.S.M. from the seat of war, painting by Louis Lang, 1862-1863 -- "Reuniting" a shattered family: The Lincoln family in 1861, painting by Francis Bicknell Carpenter, ca. 1865 -- Distant drums: snare drum, ca. 1860-1865 -- Thoughts of the future - but where?: Thoughts of the future, painting by Edwin White, 1861 -- There's something in it: half model of the USS Monitor, 1862 -- Key to Confederate victory?: cipher key, ca. 1861 -- Hidden glory: An episode of the war - the cavalry charge of Lt. Henry B. Hidden, painting by Victor Nehlig, 1862 -- A diarist in action: diary of William Rothert, 1861-1862 -- Tailor-made souvenirs of battle: military buttons mounted on card, 1860-1864 -- An early call to recruit black troops: petition to Abraham Lincoln for recruitment of black troops, 1862 -- If my name ever goes into history, it will be for this act: By the president of the United States of America. A proclamation, Abraham Lincoln, 1863 -- A dentist drills Lincoln: Writing the Emancipation Proclamation, etching by Adalbert Johann Volck, 1863 --
  • Frederick Douglass's call to arms: Men of color, to arms!, broadside by Frederick Douglass, 1863 -- Suffered severely and behaved well: Emily J. Semmes to Paul Jones Semmes, letter, June 1, 1863 -- Emancipated by war: Arrival at Chickasaw Bayou of Jefferson Davis' Negroes from his plantation on the Mississippi below Vicksburg, Mississippi, drawing by Frederick B. Schell, ca. 1863 -- Wallpaper news for cave dwellers: The Daily Citizen, newsprint on wallpaper, 1863 -- Wheel of misfortune: draft wheel, ca. 1863 -- Charred survivor of an urban riot: Bible used at colored orphan asylum, ca. 1863 -- Traveling light: footlocker with belongings, 1860-1890 -- Learning to read, Dixie style: the first Dixie reader, 1864 -- An ovation - and a banner - for black troops: presentation address of the ladies of the city of New York to the officers and men of the Twentieth United States Colored Troops, 1864 -- A modern major general: Ulysses Simpson Grant (1822-1885), painting by James Reid Lambdin, 1868 -- All's fair: entry ticket for the New York Metropolitan Fair, 1864 -- The faces of war: photograph album presented to Major M.S. Euen by Co. C, P.P., 1860-1869 -- Strong opinions: entries from the diary of George Templeton Strong, 1864 -- Prison art: Point Lookout sketches, watercolor drawings, 1864 -- Tribute from a bad man?: Colored troops before Richmond, engraved silver, 1864-1865 -- Political dirty tricks: The miscegenation ball, lithograph, 1864 -- Lincoln's worst mistake?: campaign flag, 1864 -- Counting votes, Lincoln's way: projection of November 1864 election, Abraham Lincoln, 1864 -- Publish or perish?: Prison Times, newspaper, 1865 -- The draft that really ended the war: Terms of surrender, April 9, 1865, Ulysses S. Grant -- Bloody good Friday: Letter from Clara Harris to Mary, April 25, 1865 -- A sprig from Lincoln's bier: framed leaves from Abraham Lincoln's bier, 1865 -- A helping hand for the wounded veteran: autograph letter from Joe W. Mersereau to William Oland Bourne, 1865 -- It winds the whole thing up: the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, manuscript, 1865
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxxiii, 380 pages
Isbn
9780670014637
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013001532
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)826860864
  • (OCoLC)ocn826860864
  • 294693

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