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Chickamauga: And Other Civil War Stories

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Publisher Comments:

Shelby Foote's monumental historical trilogy, "The Civil War: A Narrative," is our window into the day-by-day unfolding of our nation's defining event.  Now Foote reveals the deeper human truth behind the battles and speeches through the fiction he has chosen for this vivid, moving collection.

These ten stories of the Civil War give us the experience of joining a coachload of whores left on a siding during a battle in Virginia  . . .marching into an old man's house to tell him it's about to be burned down . . .or seeing a childhood friend shot down at Chickamauga.

The result is history that lives again in our imagination, as the creative vision of these great writers touches our emotions and makes us witness to the human tragedy of this war, fought so bravely by those in blue and gray.

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Table of Contents

Introduction — Provisional inaugural / Jefferson Davis — A young soldier's first battle / Stephen Crane — The night before Chancellorsville / F. Scott Fitzgerald — Chickamauga / Thomas Wolfe — An occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge / Ambrose Bierce — My Grandmother Millard and General Bedford Forrest and the Battle of Harrykin Creek / William Faulkner — Fish-hook Gettysburg / Stephen Vincent Benâet — The burning / Eudora Welty — Pillar of fire / Shelby Foote — A private history of a campaign that failed / Mark Twain — Homecoming / John O'Hara — Second inaugural / Abraham Lincoln.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385311007
Editor:
Foote, Shelby
Publisher:
Delta
Editor:
Foote, Shelby
Author:
Foote, Shelby
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Short Stories (Anthologies)
Subject:
United States - Civil War
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
War stories, American
Subject:
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-
Subject:
United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
Anthologies-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
Band 1
Publication Date:
19931031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
258
Dimensions:
8.48x5.58x.60 in. .73 lbs.

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