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For love & liberty : the untold Civil War story of Major Sullivan Ballou & his famous love letter, Robin Young

Label
For love & liberty : the untold Civil War story of Major Sullivan Ballou & his famous love letter
Title
For love & liberty
Title remainder
the untold Civil War story of Major Sullivan Ballou & his famous love letter
Statement of responsibility
Robin Young
Title variation
For love and liberty
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "In the fall of 1990, the Civil War recaptured our imagination by way of an ambitious nine-episode film that appeared on public television. Today, the millions of Americans who tuned in probably only remember one moment from it: "The Letter." Read as the music soared at the end of the first episode, the letter from unsung Rhode Island soldier Sullivan Ballou to his wife on the eve of battle - and likely death - brought a nation of viewers to tears for its eloquence and passion."
  • "This is Ballou's story. At the age of thirty-four, less than ten years after meeting the love of his life, Sarah Shumway, Ballou left his law practice and budding political career, his wife and two young sons, and took a commission as a major in the Union Army. He served in the army for almost two months but was struck down at the First Battle of Manassas/Bull Run." "For Love & Liberty brings the war to life with startling detail, depicting not only the heroism of its soldiers, but also the courage of the families they left behind."--Jacket
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
OCO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Young, Robin
Dewey number
973.7/445092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E528.5 2nd
LC item number
.Y68 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ballou, Sullivan
  • United States
  • Ballou, Sarah H
  • Ballou, Sullivan
  • Ballou, Sarah H.
  • Rhode Island
  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • Woonsocket (R.I.)
Label
For love & liberty : the untold Civil War story of Major Sullivan Ballou & his famous love letter, Robin Young
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 819-822) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Whose Sons Are Foremost in Duty"
  • 21
  • Chapter 3
  • "Whose Daughters Are Peerless and Bright"
  • 41
  • Chapter 4
  • "Joy Was in His Mild Blue Eyes"
  • 59
  • Chapter 5
  • "Our Lovings Prospered Well"
  • Preface: Conventions Used in the Book
  • 83
  • Chapter 6
  • "We Live in Hard and Stirring Times"
  • 105
  • Chapter 7
  • "Our Cause Is Just and Holy"
  • 135
  • Chapter 8
  • "The President Called on the Land for an Army"
  • 177
  • xi
  • Chapter 9
  • "I'm Off to the War with the Good Men and True, and Hadn't You Better Come Along, Too?"
  • 209
  • Chapter 10
  • "Then to the South We Bore Away"
  • 229
  • Chapter 11
  • "From Hill to Hill, from Creek to Creek, Potomac Calls to Chesapeake"
  • 271
  • Chapter 12
  • Introduction: "Go Tell My Wife Not to Grieve"
  • "In the Watch Fires of a Hundred Circling Camps"
  • 297
  • Chapter 13
  • "Rally Round the Flag Boys"
  • 335
  • Chapter 14
  • "The Most Glorious Scene"
  • 379
  • Chapter 15
  • "How Many Miles to the Junction?"
  • xxi
  • 423
  • Chapter 16
  • "A Cannonball Don't Pay No Mind"
  • 461
  • Chapter 17
  • "The Murdering Cannons Roar"
  • 509
  • Chapter 18
  • "Yankee Doodle Wheeled About and Scampered Off at Full Run, and Such a Race Was Never Seen as that He Made at Bull Run"
  • 553
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 19
  • "Weeping Sad and Lonely"
  • 585
  • Chapter 20
  • "Life's Tide Is Ebbing Out So Fast"
  • 609
  • Chapter 21
  • "And Our Hopes in Ruin Lie"
  • 633
  • Chapter 22
  • "Where the River Runs Like Silver"
  • "Though We Live in Winter Quarters Now, We're but Waiting for the Hour"
  • 655
  • Chapter 23
  • "With Tender Care"
  • 675
  • Chapter 24
  • "Wreaths of Glory"
  • 701
  • Chapter 25
  • "The Eagle of Freedom Shrieks"
  • 1
  • 723
  • Chapter 26
  • "We Shall Win the Day"
  • 741
  • Chapter 2
Control code
ocm62523047
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxiv, 830 pages
Isbn
9781560257240
Lccn
2006271509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781560257240
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)62523047
Label
For love & liberty : the untold Civil War story of Major Sullivan Ballou & his famous love letter, Robin Young
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 819-822) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "Whose Sons Are Foremost in Duty"
  • 21
  • Chapter 3
  • "Whose Daughters Are Peerless and Bright"
  • 41
  • Chapter 4
  • "Joy Was in His Mild Blue Eyes"
  • 59
  • Chapter 5
  • "Our Lovings Prospered Well"
  • Preface: Conventions Used in the Book
  • 83
  • Chapter 6
  • "We Live in Hard and Stirring Times"
  • 105
  • Chapter 7
  • "Our Cause Is Just and Holy"
  • 135
  • Chapter 8
  • "The President Called on the Land for an Army"
  • 177
  • xi
  • Chapter 9
  • "I'm Off to the War with the Good Men and True, and Hadn't You Better Come Along, Too?"
  • 209
  • Chapter 10
  • "Then to the South We Bore Away"
  • 229
  • Chapter 11
  • "From Hill to Hill, from Creek to Creek, Potomac Calls to Chesapeake"
  • 271
  • Chapter 12
  • Introduction: "Go Tell My Wife Not to Grieve"
  • "In the Watch Fires of a Hundred Circling Camps"
  • 297
  • Chapter 13
  • "Rally Round the Flag Boys"
  • 335
  • Chapter 14
  • "The Most Glorious Scene"
  • 379
  • Chapter 15
  • "How Many Miles to the Junction?"
  • xxi
  • 423
  • Chapter 16
  • "A Cannonball Don't Pay No Mind"
  • 461
  • Chapter 17
  • "The Murdering Cannons Roar"
  • 509
  • Chapter 18
  • "Yankee Doodle Wheeled About and Scampered Off at Full Run, and Such a Race Was Never Seen as that He Made at Bull Run"
  • 553
  • Chapter 1
  • Chapter 19
  • "Weeping Sad and Lonely"
  • 585
  • Chapter 20
  • "Life's Tide Is Ebbing Out So Fast"
  • 609
  • Chapter 21
  • "And Our Hopes in Ruin Lie"
  • 633
  • Chapter 22
  • "Where the River Runs Like Silver"
  • "Though We Live in Winter Quarters Now, We're but Waiting for the Hour"
  • 655
  • Chapter 23
  • "With Tender Care"
  • 675
  • Chapter 24
  • "Wreaths of Glory"
  • 701
  • Chapter 25
  • "The Eagle of Freedom Shrieks"
  • 1
  • 723
  • Chapter 26
  • "We Shall Win the Day"
  • 741
  • Chapter 2
Control code
ocm62523047
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxxiv, 830 pages
Isbn
9781560257240
Lccn
2006271509
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9781560257240
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)62523047

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