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by William C. Davis

Author: William C. Davis
Subcategory: Americas
Language: English
Publisher: Gramercy (September 2, 2003)
Pages: 480 pages
Category: History
Rating: 4.2
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William Charles "Jack" Davis (born 1946) is an American historian who was a professor of history at Virginia Tech and the former director of programs at that school's Virginia Center for Civil War Studies.

William Charles "Jack" Davis (born 1946) is an American historian who was a professor of history at Virginia Tech and the former director of programs at that school's Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. Specializing in the American Civil War, Davis has written more than 40 books on the American Civil War and other aspects of early southern . history such as the Texas Revolution

Union leaders hatch a conspiracy to assassinate Confederate President Jefferson Davis in an attempt to bring and end to the Civil War.

Union leaders hatch a conspiracy to assassinate Confederate President Jefferson Davis in an attempt to bring and end to the Civil Wa. .Jefferson Davis (1808-1889) was a Mexican War hero, . senator from Mississippi, .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

by. Davis, William . 1946-; Pohanka, Brian . 1955-; Troiani, Don. Publication date. American Civil War (1861-1865). Includes bibliographical references and index. The leaders -. The battles -. The legacies.

Civil War Journal: The Legacies is the third volume of a three-volume treatment of the Civil War developed from the . William C. Davis, Brian C. Pohanka, Don Troiani.

Civil War Journal: The Legacies is the third volume of a three-volume treatment of the Civil War developed from the popular History Channel series Civil War Journal. Drawing on personal letters, diaries, and newspaper reports, these volumes focus on seldom-told stories of people, places, and events that bring to life the heroic intensity of the Civil War. They portray the human side of the conflict that is frequently overlooked in recounting troop movements and engagements.

Specializing in the American Civil War, Davis has written more than 40 books on.

Specializing in the American Civil War, Davis has written more than 40 books on the American Civil War and other aspects of early southern . history such as the Texas Revolution. He is the only three-time winner of the Jefferson Davis Prize for Confederate history and was awarded the Jules and Frances Landry Award for Southern history.

Civil War Journal book. This is the first book in a series of three developed from the popular History Channel series Civil War Journal. William Roberts was the youngest Confederate general by age 23; Union general Gelusha Pennypacker attained general's rank at age twenty! Other "boy generals"-George Custer, Fitzhugh Lee, Micah Jenkins, Nelson Miles, Francis Barlow, Emory Upton, and so on. Fascinating reading!

3. Civil War Journal - The Leaders. Davis, William C. Brian C. Pohanka and Don Troiani. Published by Rutledge Hill Press, Nashville, Tennessee, .

He was a consultant on The Blue and the Gray television miniseries and the historical consultant on The History Channel's Civil War Journal. 3. ISBN 10: 1558534377 ISBN 13: 9781558534377.

William C. Davis (historian). Civil War Journal: The Leaders (2003) with Brian C. Davis at the 2015 Gaithersburg Book Festival. William Charles Davis. Faith in the Fight: Civil War Chaplains (2003) with John W. Brinsfield and Benedict Maryniak. Virginia at War, 1861 (2005) with James I. Robertson, Jr.

In many arenas, the Civil War changed things both in military and civilian life, William C. Davis observes. The roles in society of women and minorities were altered drastically. Advancements in medicine and technology exerted a profound impact on the future. The reporting of news entered the modern era with the photograph. Culture changed as the complexion of Americans evolved and as war's wounds imposed lasting divisions upon our society. It ensured at once that future wars would be more terrible, and yet we would be equipped to cope with that terror to come.

William Charles Davis (born 1946) is an American historian who is the professor of history at Virginia Tech and Director of Programs at that school's Virginia Center for Civil War Studies. Specializing in the American Civil War, Davis has twice been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize (for Breckinridge: Statesman, Soldier, Symbol and Battle at Bull Run). He has written more than 40 books on the American Civil War and other aspects of early southern .

Developed from the popular History Channel series, Civil War Journal: The Leaders features eighteen readable biographies of men who led their fellow citizens during the conflict, both on and off the battlefield. Many were generals or soldiers, while others fought slavery, created entire industries, wrote impassioned speeches and articles, and enacted legislation. This readable volume features hundreds of period photographs, letters, sketches, engravings, and maps to illuminate the text, along with the insights of leading contemporary scholars.Read about the lives and influential actions of:• John Brown• Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain• Jefferson Davis• Fredrick Douglass• Nathan Bedford Forrest• Ulysses S. Grant• Winfield Scott Hancock• Stonewall Jackson• Robert E. Lee• James Longstreet• George B. McClellan• John S. Mosby• Philip Sheridan• William Tecumseh Sherman• Daniel E. Sickles• Jeb Stuart ...and more!