ISBN-10:
0393326012
ISBN-13:
9780393326017
Pub. Date:
09/28/2004
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
In the Presence of Mine Enemies: The Civil War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863

In the Presence of Mine Enemies: The Civil War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863

by Edward L. Ayers

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ISBN-13: 9780393326017
Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date: 09/28/2004
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 471
Sales rank: 164,715
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Edward L. Ayers’s The Thin Light of Freedom completes his prize-winning history of the Civil War and its aftermath in the Great Valley that began with In the Presence of Mine Enemies. Ayers’ superb history has been awarded the Bancroft Prize, the Lincoln Prize, and the Avery O. Craven Award of the Organization of American Historians. A recipient of the National Humanities Medal from President Obama, Ayers is the Tucker-Boatwright Professor of the Humanities and president emeritus of the University of Richmond.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrationsxi
List of Mapsxv
Prefacexvii
Part 1Green Pastures and Still Waters - Fall 1859 to Fall 18601
Part 2Paths of Righteousness - Winter 1860 to Summer 186193
Part 3The Shadow of Death - Summer 1861 to Summer 1862189
Part 4The Presence of Mine Enemies - Fall 1862 to Summer 1863277
Coda416
Notes419
Acknowledgments455
Index459

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