A Treasury of Confederate Heritage: A Panorama of Life in the South

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781572493513
  • Publisher: White Mane Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2003
  • Series: Civil War Heritage Ser.
  • Pages: 504
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations and Maps
Preface
Acknowledgments
Pt. I Narratives of Personal Daring and Adventure
A Daring Feat 1
In the Wrong Place 2
A Scouting Adventure on the Peninsula 3
How Butler Was Sold 4
Just Heard the News 6
Carrying Despatches to Vicksburg 8
Easily Satisfied 11
Norah McCartey 13
A Modest Request 15
Traveling to Dixie 16
Dixie 25
A Rich Letter to George D. Prentice 26
General Bragg and the Young Officer 27
Anecdotes of General Magruder 30
General Bragg's Army 31
An Incident Under a Flag of Truce 32
A Song of the South 33
Belle Boyd in the Federal Lines 36
Southern Heroism 46
A Contraband's Description of Beauregard 47
Examining Surgeons 49
Love vs. Duty 50
Which Side? 50
Tapping the Telegraph 51
Colonel Menefee's Escape 52
Intrepid Conduct of Two Boys 53
Captain Montgomery's Adventures 54
The Song of the South 55
Negro Heroism 56
The Adventures of George N. Sanders 56
Jackson on a Retreat 59
Execution of Confederate Officers 60
A Touching Incident 66
A Full-Blooded Confederate 67
The Boy-Major 68
Hardee Outdone 68
There's Life in the Old Land Yet! 69
Not down in the "Tactics" 70
General Lee and the Officer 71
A Long Way from Headquarters 71
Belle Boyd in Prison 72
Rosecrans and the Confederate Officer 80
"Call All! Call All!" 81
Black, the Scotchman 82
A New Use for a Shell 83
An Englishman in Mississippi 84
Anecdotes of Stonewall Jackson 87
General Lee 88
Jackson at Kernstown 89
Sidney Johnson's Patriotism 89
A Slight Mistake 90
Crossing the Border 90
A Modest Wish 98
Anecdotes of General Lee 99
Stonewall Jackson and the Farmer 100
A Very Long War 101
Demoralized 101
Zollicoffer 102
Pt. II The Grayjackets in Camp, Field, and Hospital
The Angel of the Hospital 103
Heroism of Southern Troops 106
Execution of Captain Webster 107
A War Picture 109
A Spicy Correspondence 113
Carrying Out His Orders 113
The Lone Sentry 114
Conscript Quakers 116
Letters to Soldiers 116
Sharp-Shooting 117
A Night Cruise in Charleston Harbor 118
Preaching Under Fire 121
"Don't Shoot There Any More - That's Father" 122
Badly Sold 123
John Pelham 124
A Just Tribute 125
Don't Belong to Butler's Army 127
Cavalry vs. Infantry 127
Destroying a Railroad 128
A Confederate Heroine 128
A Snow-Ball Battle 129
On the Battle-Field 130
The Fate of a Spy 132
The Private Soldier 134
Falling Back at the Wrong Moment 137
Somebody's Darling 137
Southern Valor 138
Mr. Davis's Trap for Grant 140
A Remarkable Adventure 140
The Closing Scenes at Shiloh 142
A Conscript Story 149
Grand Rounds 149
General Polk in a Very Tight Place 150
A Gallant Lieutenant 151
An Incident at Gettysburg 151
The Fall of Island Number Ten 152
"Stonewall Jackson's Way" 155
The Reserves at Petersburg 156
A Friendly Warning 162
Just for a Sick Man 163
Selling a Parson 164
Under Fire 164
Hard to Move 168
A Review in General Lee's Army 170
An Effort for Freedom 172
Ragged Texans - Boots and Booty 174
An Impudent Reply 175
Sad Death of a Soldier 175
Escaping from Fort Delaware 176
Endurance in Camp Life 177
Sumter in Ruins 178
Looking on at Gettysburg 179
Who Ate the Dog? 189
A Friendly Offer 190
The Neutral Comfield 191
Life in Battery Wagner 191
Longstreet and the Spy 196
The Bible on the Battle-Field 197
General Cheatham's Escape 197
Camp Life 198
The Confederates in Maryland 201
A Story of Shiloh 204
The Band in the Pines 204
Jackson's Parting with His Old Brigade 205
The Good Samaritan 207
A Full Ration for Once 207
The Man Who Swallowed a Drum 208
The Burial of Stuart 208
The Last Six Days of the Army of Northern Virginia 211
General Green Believes He Was Shot At 220
A Hero 221
The Most Extraordinary Marches on Record 221
All Quiet Along the Potomac 222
Pt. III Partisan Life and Adventure
The Guerrillas 225
The Capture of Catlett's Station 227
In the Wrong Place 229
Lieutenant McNeill's Exploit 230
A Dutchman's Opinion of Jackson 233
Insulting Women-Folks 234
Anecdote of John Morgan 235
The Marion of the War 235
Incidents of General Morgan's Career 236
A Brave Deed 239
He Wanted to See Morgan 240
Colonel Morgan Buys a Horse 242
Quick Work 243
One of Morgan's Exploits 243
A Noble Deed 244
Selling a Federal General 245
Exploit of One of Morgan's Men 246
The Kentucky Partisan 246
An Honest Foe Better Than a False Friend 249
General Morgan's Escape from the Ohio Penitentiary 250
The Death of General Morgan 256
A Patriotic Fellow 258
Narrow Escape of Van Dorn 259
Jackson's Strategy 261
A Thrilling Event 263
Stuart's Ride Around McClellan 264
The Mountain Partisan 270
Anecdote of Mosby 272
Innocent for Once 272
A Natural Movement 273
A Raid into Kentucky 273
Prompt Settlement of a Claim 284
Not Wounded 284
The Return 284
A Kind of a Sentinel 285
A Friendly Warning 286
Preferred to Die On the Field 286
The Death of Ashby 287
The Romantic Mosby 289
The Bare-Footed Boys 291
Harry Gilmor Attacks the Enemy 292
General Hardee and the Arkansas Soldiers 296
Charging Endways 297
Mosby in the Federal Lines 297
Jackson 299
He Saw Jackson 299
Pt. IV The Grayjackets on the High Seas
The Naval Fight on the Mississippi River 301
The Cruise of the Alabama 304
The Fight of the "Hatteras" and "Alabama" 313
The River Devils 314
Cheer Up, My Lads 315
The Attack on the Ironsides 316
The Cruise of the Florida 318
Use for Them 323
Two Things That Sounded Alike 323
A Daring Feat 324
Praise from an Enemy 326
Semmes Outwitting the Vanderbilt 326
Pleasant Hoax All Round 327
A Bold Dash 328
Anecdote of Stonewall Jackson 329
Vicksburg - A Ballad 329
The Wreck of the Vesta 331
A Burial at Sea 335
Capture of Gunboats in the Rappahannock 335
Civille Bellum 341
The Confederate Cruisers 341
Capture of the Underwriter 344
Belle Boyd Runs the Blockade 348
Capture of a Blockade Runner 352
Lucky Moment on Board the Sumter 355
Pt. V Home Life in Dixie
Scene in the South Carolina Convention - Ratifying the Ordinance; Startling Scene 357
Prepared for It This Time 358
The Fredericksburg Exiles 358
Lines Written on the Back of a Confederate Note 361
A Spartan Dame and Her Young 362
The Arrest of Marshal Kane 363
A Baltimore Unconquerable 364
Proof Against Federal Gallantry 367
Charleston Women Under Fire 367
Queer Drafting in Maryland 368
A Southern Scene 368
The Death and Burial of Stuart 371
A Girl Worth Having 374
A Romance of the War 375
A Brave Boy 376
Quite the Youngest Recruit in the Service 376
Each For His Own Side 377
Home Life in the South 377
A Strange Resemblance 378
The Rebel Sock 379
Noble Southern Women 382
The Little Girl's Kindness to the Soldiers 383
Spirit of the Women of Virginia 383
Traveling Under a Flag of Truce 384
The Inauguration of President Davis 389
An Impudent Fellow 392
Letter From a Brave Woman 392
Spoken Like Cornelia 393
The Desolation in Tennessee 393
Ben McCulloch and Joe Baxter 395
The Empty Sleeve 396
A Narrow Escape 398
Graphic Picture of a Sacked City 399
Saw the Elephant 400
Banished From Home 401
A City Under Fire 401
A Traveled Lady 406
Impressment by Women - A Rich Scene 406
The Evacuation of Savannah 408
Social Life in Baltimore During the War 410
Epilogue: Postbellum North and South 420
Editor's Note 428
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