1. Down the Mississippi; 2. Camp Randolph; 3. Heavy Bill; 4. Camp at Cairo; 5. Impending battle; 6. Progress of events; 7. Niagara; 8. Departure for Washington; 9. Interview with Mr. Seward; 10. Arlington Heights and the Potomac; 11. Fortress Monroe; 12. The 'State House' at Annapolis; 13. Skirmish at Bull's Run; 14. To the scene of action; 15. A runaway crowd at Washington; 16. Attack of illness; 17. Return to Baltimore; 18. A tour of inspection round the camp; 19. Personal unpopularity; 20. A Crimean acquaintance; 21. Another Crimean acquaintance; 22. General Scott's resignation; 23. A captain under arrest; 24. News of the death of the Prince Consort.
My Diary North and Southby William Howard Russell, William E. Gienapp, Eugene H. Berwanger
Pub. Date: 08/28/2001
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
This eyewitness account of the Civil War is written from the social and military perspectives. Vividly described by William Howard Russell,a British journalist who traveled with Union and Confederate troops from March 1861 to April 1862,the book has been edited by a Civil War historian,Eugene Berwanger. Unlike previous editions of Russell's diary that have focused mainly on military campaigns,Berwanger's new edition includes more on the social history of the Civil War,and integrates it into the political and military history. An engaging journalistic style combined with the professional editing of a trained historian make this diary an excellent teaching tool. The pedagogical devices include a masterful introduction and overview of the diary,footnotes explaining Russell's obscure references and his inaccuracies,new maps and illustrations,and a glossary of prominent Americans mentioned by Russell.
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