The Resource Yorktown's Civil War siege : drums along the Warwick, John V. Quarstein and J. Michael Moore, (electronic resource)

Yorktown's Civil War siege : drums along the Warwick, John V. Quarstein and J. Michael Moore, (electronic resource)

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Yorktown's Civil War siege : drums along the Warwick
Title
Yorktown's Civil War siege
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drums along the Warwick
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John V. Quarstein and J. Michael Moore
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eng
Summary
On 4 April 1862, Major General George McClellan marched his 121,500-strong Army of the Potomac from Fort Monroe toward Richmond. Blocking his path were Major General John B. Magruder's Warwick-Yorktown Line fortifications and the Confederate ironclad CSS Virginia. Despite outnumbering Magruder almost four to one, McClellan was tricked by Magruder's bluff of strength and halted his advance. Yorktown, the scene of Washington's 1781 victory over Cornwallis, was once again besieged. It was the Civil War's first siege and lasted for twenty-nine terrible days. Just as McClellan was ready to bombard Yorktown, the Confederates slipped away because of his delays, McClellan lost the opportunity to quickly capture Richmond and end the war. Historians John V. Quarstein and J. Michael Moore chronicle the Siege of Yorktown and explore its role in the 1862 Peninsula Campaign and the final battles surrounding Richmond.
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Midwest
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Quarstein, John V
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973.7/31
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Civil War sesquicentennial series
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  • Electronic books
  • Yorktown (Va.)
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adult
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Yorktown's Civil War siege : drums along the Warwick, John V. Quarstein and J. Michael Moore, (electronic resource)
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1 online resource
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9781614235910
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(electronic bk.)
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rdamedia
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11507372
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Yorktown's Civil War siege : drums along the Warwick, John V. Quarstein and J. Michael Moore, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781614235910
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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11507372
Publisher number
MWT11507372
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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