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Title:
Courage under fire : profiles in bravery from the battlefields of the Civil War
Author:
Sword, Wiley.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
xv, 318 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
To obey orders or not -- The reason why -- "To win glory enough" -- The face of courage -- Two wars in concept -- Ordeal at Atlanta -- Pat Cleburne, a man who understood -- What do you say when you know you're about to die? -- Extraordinary bravery, a special virtue -- "The sun shines brightly; I see it for the last time" -- "Rally 'roun de flag, boys" : the 13th U.S. colored troops at Nashville -- A woman's ordeal : coping on the home front -- Of agony extended and endured -- Of valor less than glory -- The workings of the mind -- Our consciousness prevails -- Doing what is right -- Cowardice, courage's cousin -- What kind of courage? -- Decisions of courage -- Shiloh : the roll of the dice -- Robert E. Lee, a man for all ages -- What is justified caution? -- A tale of two presidents -- The unthinkable -- Coping amid the shadows -- Matters of enlightenment -- The role of courage today.
ISBN:
9780312367411
Format :
Book

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