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Author Sheeran, James B., 1819-1881, author.

Title The Civil War diary of Father James Sheeran : Confederate chaplain and Redemptorist / Patrick J. Hayes, editor.

Published Washington, District of Columbia : The Catholic University of America Press, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (609 pages)
Series Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Notes Includes indexes.
Contents A bloody month: from Cedar Mountain to Second Manassas (August 1862) -- The push into Maryland: southern campaigns from Chantilly to Harpers Ferry (September 1-16, 1862) -- Potomac crossings: master tactitions and Catholic encounters, Sharpsburg to Fredericksburg (September 17-December 15, 1862) -- Winter yields to spring: priestly ministrations, "outranking" General Lee, and the butchery of Chancellorsville (December 16, 1862-May 6, 1863) -- A respite day, a hard bargain for food, and the Battle of Gettysburg (May 8-July 5, 1863) -- Into Virginia: Martinsburg, a visit to President Madison's house, and priestly ministrations at the Battle of Bristoe Station (July 6-October 17, 1863) -- Furlough into the deep south: a tour through Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and Virginia (October 17, 1863-February 5, 1864) -- Richmond letters (February 6-May 3, 1864) -- The Shenandoah Campaign: the Battles of the Wilderness and Cold Harbor (May 4-June 12, 1864) -- Into the valley: Lynchburg, Monocacy, Second Kernstown, and Third Winchester (Opequon) (June 13-September 23, 1864) -- A pass into enemy lines, the Battle of Cedar Creek, and capture (September 24-November 7, 1864) -- Incarceration at Fort McHenry, interviews with General Sheridan, and parole (November 8, 1864-May 7, 1865).
Other author Hayes, Patrick J., 1966- editor.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Sheeran, James B., 1819-1881 -- Diaries.
Confederate States of America. Army. Louisiana Infantry Regiment, 18th.
Redemptorists -- Confederate States of America -- Diaries.
Military chaplains -- Confederate States of America -- Diaries.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Personal narratives, Confederate.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Chaplains.
Electronic books.
Personal narratives -- Confederate.
ISBN 9780813228822 (electronic bk.)
0813228824 (electronic bk.)
9780813228839 (electronic bk.)
0813228832 (electronic bk.)