By Jay Winik; Clipper Audio (Firm); Recorded Books, LLC
This path explores the waning days of the Civil conflict in reading the dramatic occasions major as much as April 1865 and ponders the various substitute results which if discovered may have replaced the formation of the us as we all know it today.
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4. Ironically, the great warrior’s finest moment came not in war, but in peace. Lee said “no” to a deadly guerrilla conflict that could have altered this nation not just for generations, but perhaps for all time. 39 FOR GREATER UNDERSTANDING Questions 1. How does guerrilla warfare allow vastly overmatched forces to resist powerful enemies? 2. How did the bloodshed in Missouri affect Lee’s decision to abandon the concept of guerrilla war? Suggested Reading Winik, Jay. April 1865: The Month That Saved America.
III. The War Drags On A. With only the Army of Northern Virginia out of action, there were still three Confederate armies in the field. 1. With over 175,000 men, the Confederates were prepared to keep their gun barrels hot to the bitter end. 2. There was still President Jefferson Davis, his government on the run, calling for guerrilla warfare. And this was not the first time that a government had been on the run. It happened in the War of 1812, and then again a number of times in the Revolutionary War.
Clearly, Booth’s plans to sow chaos had more than worked. The ugly seed of assassination appeared to be falling on fertile ground. In the meantime, all attention in the beleaguered Northern capitol had turned to saving Abraham Lincoln—on whom so much depended. 51 FOR GREATER UNDERSTANDING Questions 1. What did Lincoln believe were the necessary conditions of peace? 2. What effect did the assassination attempts on the night of April 14 have on the North? Suggested Reading Winik, Jay. April 1865: The Month That Saved America.
A house reunited : how America survived the Civil War by Jay Winik; Clipper Audio (Firm); Recorded Books, LLC