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121 Wartime sketch of Union soldiers advancing toward the crater. 122 A dead Confederate lies in a Petersburg trench. 125 Interior of Fort Sedgwick. 126 Page x General Joseph E. Johnston. 133 A Federal battery at Fair Oaks. 134 A Civil War hospital ward. 136 General Ulysses S. Grant and his officers gather for a council of war. 137 A Union soldier lounges amidst the ruins of Richmond. 138 Following the Battle of the Capes, British warships were forced to withdraw to New York. 145 George Rogers Clark Memorial.

163 General Simon B. Buckner. 188 Captain Quincy A. Gillmore. 194 Rifled cannon blasted holes in Fort Pulaski. 195 A Fort Pulaski casemate. 197 Major Robert Anderson. 201 Fort Sumter parade ground. " 205 General Nathanael Greene. 210 Maryland and Virginia Continentals, Guilford Courthouse. 213 General Andrew Jackson. 218 An over-mountain man, Kings Mountain. 228 Kings Mountain monument. 232 Star-shaped earthen fort at Ninety Six. 239 General Samuel R. Curtis. 244 General Earl Van Dorn. 244 Elkhorn Tavern.

304'928dc20 89-40739 CIP The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources, Inc. Copyright © 1990 by Joseph E. Stevens. Published by the University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, Publishing Division of the University. All rights reserved. Manufactured in Japan. First edition. Page v CONTENTS Preface xiii North Atlantic 1. Bunker Hill Monument, Boston National Historical Park, Massachusetts (Revolutionary War) 3 2.

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