Secessionville: Assault on Charleston

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Da Capo Press, 1996 - History - 394 pages
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Charleston, South Carolina was regarded by Union troops as the "Seat of the Secession" and this is a detailed account of the Northern attempt in 1862 to capture the city and avenge Fort Sumter.
  

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Contents

Southeast Atlantic Seaboard
4
Table of Contents continued
7
The Island and the Railroad
29
Charleston and Vicinity Theater of Operations
30
Yankees Come to James Island
53
Lt Col John Jackson and staff
64
First Blood
75
Sparring
93
Positions Places
157
Fields of Fire
195
Battle 79th New York
202
continued
223
Chapter
241
AfterAction
269
Exit
287
Epilogue
309

Brig Gen Isaac Stevens and staff
107
Sole Legare Island June 3 1862
124
Prelude
125
Grimballs Plantation June 10 1862 Map 1
149
30a m
313
Bibliography
368
Interview
390
Copyright

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About the author (1996)

Patrick Brennan, a graduate of Loyola University, is a nationally known music producer and compose. Active in the advertising industry, he is the owner of two Chicago-based businesses, Hubbard Street Productions and Hubbard Street Studios. A lifelong student of the Civil War, Brennan and his wife Sheila reside in Skokie, Illinois, with their daughter Dylan, who was born on June 16, the anniversary of the Battle of Secessionville.

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