Twenty Million Yankees: The Northern Home Front

Twenty Million Yankees: The Northern Home Front

Time-Life Books


Time-Life Civil conflict sequence 14 of 27

In a feeling, "Twenty Million Yankees: The Northern domestic Front" is among the secondary books within the Time-Life sequence at the Civil warfare. in the end, this booklet by means of Donald Dale Jackson and the Editors of Time-Life Books doesn't discuss battles or generals, politicians or matters. What it does do is examine what issues have been like for the typical fogeys again domestic (a comparable quantity, "Confederate Ordeal" appears to be like on the Southern facet of the equation). bankruptcy 1, "Fissures of Dissent," seems to be on the political divisions that existed within the North, personified by means of males reminiscent of ny "Tribune" writer and self-appointed gadfly Horace Greeley and Ohio Congressman Clement Vallandigham, hero of the Peace Democrats. bankruptcy 2, "The Enterprising Union," covers the industrial computing device that fueled the Union battle attempt. bankruptcy three, "Mustering the Legions," info how recruitment ultimately gave technique to the 1st army drafts. bankruptcy four, "An Artery of Love," specializes in the Sanitary fee that was once tested to aid the warriors within the box. bankruptcy five, "The Political Battles," covers the Presidential election of 1864 within which Lincoln defeated former common McClellan. The publication ends with numerous full-page images of Lincoln exhibiting how he replaced over the process the warfare. "Twenty Million Yankees" has the advantage of protecting in additional intensity themes which are usually now not a part of the checklist while analyzing concerning the nice battles of the Civil battle. for that reason, loads of what you learn in the following might be new details, even for the intense Civil warfare buff.

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