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THE FEDERAL UNION UNDER THE CONSTITUTION, 1789-1865 (Continued).

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PART FIVE.

THE APPEAL TO ARMS AND THE TRIUMPH OF NATIONALISM, 1861–1865.

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME VIII.

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Capture of Forts Henry and Donelson.....89–92
The occupation of Nashville..............92–94
Van Dorn's defeat at Pea Ridge............93-94
Capture of New Madrid and Island No. 10..94-96
The campaign and battle of Shiloh........96–103

CONTENTS OF VOLUME VIII.

Seward's refusal to receive Confederate com-

missioners .......... ......... 132-133

Efforts to form alliance with Mexico and

Spain ................................ 133

Confederate reliance on cotton.................. 133-134
Recognition of the Confederacy by foreign

powers ..............................134-136
The question of intervention............... 136
The building of Confederate naval vessels in
foreign countries.

......... 137

Final efforts of the Confederacy.........137–138

CHAPTER XIII.

1862.

CONTENTS OF VOLUME VIII.

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The battle of South Mountain (Crampton's,

Turner's, and Fox's Gaps)............220-223
Lee's retreat ............................. 224
The battle of Sharpsburg or Antietam... 224-229
The engagement at Shepherdstown Ford. . 229-230
Lincoln's orders to McClellan.............. 230
Stuart's raid into Pennsylvania ......... 230-231
McClellan superseded by Burnside...... 231-232
The latter's defeat at Fredericksburg ....232-235
The “mud march”...

...........235-236
Burnside's removal ....................... 236

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