The Resource The siege of Washington : the untold story of the twelve days that shook the Union, John Lockwood and Charles Lockwood

The siege of Washington : the untold story of the twelve days that shook the Union, John Lockwood and Charles Lockwood

Label
The siege of Washington : the untold story of the twelve days that shook the Union
Title
The siege of Washington
Title remainder
the untold story of the twelve days that shook the Union
Statement of responsibility
John Lockwood and Charles Lockwood
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On April 14, 1861, following the surrender of Fort Sumter, Washington was "put into the condition of a siege," declared Abraham Lincoln. Located sixty miles south of the Mason-Dixon Line, the nation's capital was surrounded by the slave states of Maryland and Virginia. With no fortifications and only a handful of trained soldiers, Washington was an ideal target for the Confederacy. The South echoed with cries of "On to Washington!" and Jefferson Davis's wife sent out cards inviting her friends to a reception at the White House on May 1. Lincoln issued an emergency proclamat
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
975.3/02
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E472.1
LC item number
.L66 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The siege of Washington : the untold story of the twelve days that shook the Union, John Lockwood and Charles Lockwood
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • none
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn967257034
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 298 pages, [16] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190254452
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3751801x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)967257034
  • oso0190254459

Library Locations

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