|Author:||Mel Foster,Gary W. Gallagher|
|Title:||The Union War|
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|Publisher:||Tantor Audio; MP3 - Unabridged CD edition (June 22, 2011)|
The Union War. 0 5 Author: Gary W. Gallagher Narrator: Mel Foster. Even one hundred and fifty years later, we are haunted by the Civil War-by its division, its bloodshed, and perhaps, above all, by its origins. Today, many believe that the war was fought over slavery. This answer satisfies our contemporary sense of justice, but as Gary W. Gallagher shows in this brilliant revisionist history, it is an anachronistic judgment. In a searing analysis of the Civil War North as revealed in contemporary letters, diaries, and documents, Gallagher demonstrates that what motivated the.
Written by Gary W. Gallagher, Audiobook narrated by Mel Foster. Brimming with insights, eloquent in argument, and filled with new evidence from the men who fought for the Union, this revisionist history will cause readers to rethink many of the now-standard Civil War interpretations. Gallagher. Narrated by Mel Foster. Once we understand the centrality of union, we can in turn appreciate the force that made Northern victory possible: the citizen-soldier. Gallagher reveals how the massive volunteer army of the North fought to confirm American exceptionalism by salvaging the Union. Contemporary concerns have distorted the reality of nineteenth-century Americans, who embraced emancipation primarily to punish secessionists and remove slavery as a future threat to union-goals that emerged in the process of war. As Gallagher recovers why and how the Civil War was fought, we gain a more honest understanding of why. The Union War - Gary W.
Union War. Harvard University.
The Civil War, Gallagher announces at the outset, was a war for Union that also killed slavery. Emancipation was an outcome (an astounding outcome, Lincoln remarked in his second Inaugural Address) but, Gallagher insists, it always took a back seat to the paramount goal of saving the Union
The Union War. Gary W. Gallagher Author Mel Foster Narrator (2011). Cold Harbor to the Crater. Military Campaigns of the Civil War (Series). Becoming Confederates. Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures (Series). Gallagher Author Sarah Gardner Other (2013). Causes Won, Lost and Forgotten. Gallagher Author Robert Pavlovich Narrator (2008). Margaret E. Wagner Author Library of Congress Author (2011) .
The Union War reaffirms Gary Gallagher’s reputation as one of the most astute and provocative writers on the American Civil War. This work places the Union at the heart of the war but also argues for the central role of armies and soldiers in understanding how the goals of reunion and emancipation were finally realized. With clarity and verve, Gallagher deals with large questions in an unfailingly profound way. -George C. Rable, author of God’s Almost Chosen Peoples.
In opposition to Gary Gallagher’s simplistic Union-centric explanation for why the federal government went to war with the seceded states, James Oakes emphatically states that the Republican party and the policies of the United States government before, during, and immediately after the Civil War were consistently and primarily committed to the destruction of slavery throughout all of the United States. An excellent history book examining the 1860's idea of "Union" and what motivated the northern soldiers to enlist. This book examines the historiography of the Union war idea and draws heavily from primary sources to explain the attitudes and feelings of the mid-19th Century. If you want to know truth about the northern men's motivation for enlisting and their feelings throughout the war, this is a great resource.
Even one hundred and fifty years later, we are haunted by the Civil War-by its division, its bloodshed, and perhaps, above all, by its origins. Even one hundred and fifty years later, we are haunted by the Civil War by its division, its bloodshed, and perhaps, above all, by its origins.