Annals of the war; chapters of unwritten history, 1877 March 24-1888 July 7.

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Cooke, John Esten, 1830-1886. Annals of the war; chapters of unwritten history, 1877 March 24-1888 July 7.

Annals of the war; chapters of unwritten history, 1877 March 24-1888 July 7.

The Philadelphia Weekly Times newspaper published articles written by various people about the Civil War. Among the writers were John Esten Cooke, Abner Doubleday, Mary W. Early, G.N. Galloway, F.E. Garnett, Henry Heth, R.M.T. Hunter, George L. Kilmer, Armistead L. Long, Sarah Magruder, Henry B. McClellan, John Singleton Mosby, Thomas L. Rosser, Ella B. Washington, and Julia Wheelock-Freeman. Topics include generals A.P. Hill, Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee, James Longstreet, and George Gordon Meade; Confederate president Jefferson Davis; battles and campaigns, especially Gettysburg; the sieges of Charleston, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Petersburg, and Vicksburg; Sherman's march to the sea; African-American Confederates; prisons and prisoners; regimental actions; naval operations; the Confederacy; the British view of the war; hospitals; women in the war; songs; and civilian life, especially in Richmond.

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