The Words of War: The Civil War Battle Reportage Of The New York Times and The Charleston Mercury...and What Historians Say Really Happened

By Donagh Bracken

Within the media, political point of view usually alters the view of truth. The phrases of conflict illustrates this via putting in juxtaposition the reportage of the hot York occasions and The Charleston Mercury's assurance of eighteen battles from castle Sumter to Appomattox court docket residence. Following every one battle's assurance is a synopsis of every conflict because the glossy historian appears again at it.Setting up every one battle's insurance is a statement by means of the writer within which he offers fascinating historical past info on a number of the contributors engaging within the action.Sketches by way of conflict artists despatched through Harper's Weekly and Frank Leslie's Illustrated journal lend visible colour to every battle's coverage.The phrases of conflict includes an index and bibliography.

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By Donagh Bracken

Within the media, political point of view usually alters the view of truth. The phrases of conflict illustrates this via putting in juxtaposition the reportage of the hot York occasions and The Charleston Mercury's assurance of eighteen battles from castle Sumter to Appomattox court docket residence. Following every one battle's assurance is a synopsis of every conflict because the glossy historian appears again at it.Setting up every one battle's insurance is a statement by means of the writer within which he offers fascinating historical past info on a number of the contributors engaging within the action.Sketches by way of conflict artists despatched through Harper's Weekly and Frank Leslie's Illustrated journal lend visible colour to every battle's coverage.The phrases of conflict includes an index and bibliography.

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F. M. Lucas, James W. Esenger, J. B. Clamp. Wounded – significantly – Sergeant W. H. Counts, J. F. Harman, Colorbearer J. C. Drafts, Calvin Pearce, J. E. Rowe, J. J. Hooper, J. J. garden, J. R. Miller, Wilson Taylor, William Holman; a bit, J. P. LaPorte, H. N. Gorley, J. P. Hornell, H. J. Boatwright, Capt. Meetz, damage via a fall after the conflict. The Charleston Mercury September thirteen, 1862 The South Carolina Zouaves at Manassas we've been favourite with the next extract from a personal letter of a member of the South Carolina Zouaves, dated Manassas Plains, August 30: Thank God!

S. A. : normal: i've got acquired your letter of this date, CONTAINING THE phrases OF give up OF the military OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA, as proposed by way of you. As they're considerably almost like these expressed on your letter of the eighth final, they're authorized. i'm going to continue to designate the right kind officials to hold the conditions into impression. VERY RESPECTFULLY YOUR OBEDIENT SERVANT R. E. LEE, common The initial Correspondence the next is the former correspondence among Lieut. Gen. provide and Gen.

Males by no means fought extra desperately than did ours this day. we have now captured eighteen items of artillery, additionally from three hundred to four hundred prisoners. The variety of killed and wounded can't be ascertained with any accuracy till day after today. Our loss is anticipated at 200 killed and 3 hundred wounded, whereas the lack of the enemy couldn't were under numerous thousand. those figures, notwithstanding, could be vast of the mark, for the lie of conflict was once prolonged, and it was once virtually darkish while the enemy gave manner. The Washington Artillery of recent Orleans was once back within the superior position, and did most well known paintings.

Bohemian Brigade: Civil battle Newsmen in motion, ny, 1954. White, Laura. Robert Barnwell Rhett: Father of Secession, ny, 1931. Wilkie, Franc, Pen and Powder, Boston, 1888. different assets Charleston Mercury, April thirteen, 1861. long island occasions, April sixteen, 1861. The battle of uprising: A Compilation of the authentic documents of the Union and accomplice Armies. Papers provided on the 1995 Annual assembly of the organization for schooling in Journalism and Mass conversation: the 1st university Journalism scholars: Answering Robert E.

Union Army), 262 Longstreet, James (Confederate Army), sixty eight, seventy four Antietam and, one hundred ten, 113, 123 Fredericksburg and, 136, 142 Gettysburg and, 152, 154, a hundred and fifty five, 156, a hundred sixty five, 166, 167 moment Manassas and, seventy eight, eighty four, ninety one, ninety three, a hundred, one zero one, 107 The wasteland and, 184, 185, 186–187, a hundred ninety, 191, 196 Loring, Gen. (Confederate Army), 172 Louisville, KY, 18, 113, 116 Lucas, Col. (Confederate military) , 21 Lucas, J. F. M. (Confederate Army), 89 Lynchburg, VA, 266, 267 Lynchburg Virginian (newspaper), 267 M Macon accomplice (newspaper), 246–248, 249 Mahone, Gen.

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