United States History Civil War, 1861-1865 Prisoners and prisons. Geographic Name: United States fast (OCoLC)fst01204155. On this site it is impossible to download the book, read the book online or get the contents of a book. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. Download book Civil War hostages : hostage taking in the Civil War, by Webb Garrison.
Civil War Hostages book. Soldiers and civilians alike were targets of hostage-takers . Webb Garrison, formerly associate dean of Emory University and president of McKendree College, wrote more than 55 books. Before his death in 2000, Garrison lived in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina. Books by Webb Garrison.
Rare curiosities include "newfangled" weapons, outrageous inaccuracies in the press, grisly tales of missing limbs, disguises, "jinxed" horses, hostage-taking, friendly fire In this unique collection of unusual and often bizarre true stories from the Civil War, Webb Garrison has gathered little-known anecdotes and colorful stories not found in textbooks or reference books.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 267-269) and index.
Civil War buffs, be warned: Webb Garrison’s Curiosities of the Civil War may catch you off guard. Packed with obscurities and bizarre anecdotes, it spills over with specifics you’ve likely never heard. This nuanced perspective on the war provides a glimpse beyond the bloody battles, casualties, and political conflict. You'll discover: The first sitting president to be exposed to enemy fire What badgers, pigeons, and bear cubs had in common.
One of the Civil War's first heroes died eight days later. Stonewall Jackson's death is but one example of Confederate killing Confederate or Yankee killing Yankee. No war was as intense and chaotic as the American Civil War. Author Webb Garrison has brought together Jackson's story and 150 other instances of friendly fire in this unique book that strips away the romanticism of the Civil War. " night setting in, it was difficult to distinguish friend from foe. Several of our own command were killed by our own friends.
Ships from and sold by indoobestsellers. The Civil War: A Visual History Hardcover. Rather than providing narratives of lesser known happenings during the civil war, this book reads more like a list of trivia answers, with each so-called "strange story, oddity, event or coincidence" rarely taking the author more than 6-8 sentences to tell. This lack of continuity make the book a very unpleasant read if you're planning to spend more than a few minutes at a time with it.
Hostage-taking persisted during the negotiations, further emphasising the need for a convention. The essential elements of hostage-taking were relatively uncontentious in the drafting. The most contested issue was whether the convention should apply to national liberation movements which, depending on how one approaches the issue, is a question of either definition or an exception to the definition. The Hostages Convention has also influenced the development of national civil and administrative laws. A frequently litigated example is the United States’ Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA), which provides an exception to State immunity in civil proceedings before United States courts against foreign State sponsors of hostage-taking.