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Richmond Burning

The Last Days of the Confederate Capital
  • 320 Pages
  • 3.30 MB
  • English
Penguin (Non-Classics)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7360280M
ISBN 100142003107
ISBN 139780142003107

This is an outstanding book. I read it and was, shortly afterwards, asked a question by a friend about Richmond burning at the end of the Civil War. I loaned her my book to read and she loved it so much that I bough her this book so that she could mark it up and study by by: 3. The author (who lives in Richmond) gives a chronological narrative of events before, during and after the burning of Richmond.

I have a certain bias to this book because I lived my whole life around Richmond. The records of my early ancestors burned in this fire/5. Lankford discussed his book, [Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capitol], published by Viking. In it, he reconstructs the final moments.

An absorbing study of the Confederacy’s last hours and a city in ruins. The Southern secession was no monolithic enterprise, to judge from this account by Virginia historian Lankford (The Last American Aristocrat, ).Richmond may have been the capital and nerve center of the Confederacy, but it was crawling with politicians and citizens who despised Jefferson Davis.

About Richmond Burning. Nelson Lankford draws upon Civil War-era diaries, letters, memoirs, and newspaper reports to vividly recapture the experiences of the men and women, both black and white, who witnessed the tumultuous fall of Richmond.

The Paperback of the Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital by Nelson Lankford at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Penguin Publishing Group. Richmond, Virginia, served as the capital of the Confederate States of America for almost the whole of the American Civil War.

It was a vital source of weapons and supplies for the war effort, and the terminus of five railroads. The Union made many attempts to invade Richmond.

In the Peninsula Campaign ofGeneral George McClellan moved up. Richmond Burning Paperback – Ma by Robert Alexander (Author)Author: Robert Alexander.

Buy a cheap copy of Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the book by Nelson D. Lankford. When conquering Union soldiers entered Richmond, Virginia, in the first days of April,they found a city afire, reduced to desperation, but still defiant.

Free shipping over $/5(5). Get this from a library. Richmond burning: the last days of the Confederate capital.

[Nelson D Lankford] -- Chronicles the final days of the Confederacy in a portrait of the burning of Richmond, with scenes depicting the destruction of this proud Southern city and profiles of the individuals who played a.

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RICHMOND BURNING: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital Nelson D. Lankford The particular strength of Lankford's book is its demonstration of the rage with which most of the white. Get this from a library. Richmond burning: the last days of the Confederate capital. [Nelson D Lankford] -- By AprilGeneral Robert E.

Lee realized that he must order his army to retreat from the Confederate capital of Richmond and that Jefferson Davis's government must flee.

As the southern s. It was just years ago today, April 3,when triumphant Union troops marched into the Confederate Capitol of Richmond, Virginia. Greeting them was a massive conflagration that would burn down most of the city. Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital by Nelson Lankford and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Currier and Ives lithograph, used on the cover of Richmond’s Civil War th anniversary program, is the most popular if not the most accurate image of.

Richmond Burning (Paperback) The Last Days of the Confederate Capital. By Nelson Lankford. Penguin Books,pp. Publication Date: J Nelson Lankford, author of Richmond Burning published by Penguin Books, says, on page of the paperback version of his book, " Ewell (Confederate General.-Ed.) later laid responsibility for the worst of the fires at the feet of the mob.

Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital. New York: Penguin Books, viii + pp. $, cloth, ISBN Reviewed by Kevin Levin Published on H-CivWar (September, ) Finding Meaning in the Fall of Richmond On April 5 of this year a bronze statue of Abraham Lincoln and his youngest child, Tad, was.

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Burned District in Richmond. In the midst of evacuating Richmond to Union forces on April 3,Confederate soldiers set fire to tobacco warehouses and the conflagration spread throughout the commercial heart of the city, leaving nine-tenths of the business district in ruins.

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