Frederick in the Civil War: Battle and Honor in the Spired City

Frederick in the Civil War: Battle and Honor in the Spired City

by John W. Schildt

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781609490782
Publisher: History Press, The
Publication date: 12/28/2010
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,225,813
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


John W. Schildt grew up in Frederick County and has been a lifelong student of history. A graduate of Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, he has been a teacher, a pastor and a hospital chaplain. John is the author of nineteen books on the Civil War, including September Echoes, Drums Along the Antietam, Roads to and from Gettysburg and Lincoln's Wartime Travels. He has led Antietam battlefield tours for college, civic and military groups and has spoken at the Gettysburg Civil War Institute and Dr. James Robertson's Campaigning with Lee program. As a postwar member of the Twenty-ninth Division, he has led three tours of Normandy. John and his wife, Mary Ann, live in Sharpsburg.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 9

Chapter 1 At the Crossroads 11

Chapter 2 The Grapes of Wrath 17

Chapter 3 Sparks and Fire, 1861 29

Chapter 4 "Up from the Meadows Rich with Corn" 43

Chapter 5 Hail to the Chief 69

Chapter 6 Dame Barbara Fritchie 73

Chapter 7 Jackson's Staff 77

Chapter 8 Roads to and from Gettysburg, 1863 85

Chapter 9 Spared the Torch, 1864 109

Chapter 10 The Centennial, 1961-1965 125

Chapter 11 Frederick Remembers 135

Notes 141

Bibliography 151

Index 157

About the Author 159

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