The Last Depot New edition
By (author) William Marvel
Normal Price: $47.87
Your Price: $43.09 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.79! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.15 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Andersonville by William Marvel
Book DescriptionBetween February 1864 and April 1865, 41,000 Union prisoners of war were taken to the stockade at Anderson Station, Georgia, where nearly 13,000 of them died. Most contemporary accounts placed the blame for the tragedy squarely on the shoulders of the Confederates who administered the prison or on a conspiracy of higher-ranking officials. According to William Marvel, virulent disease and severe shortages of vegetables, medical supplies, and other necessities combined to create a crisis beyond the captors' control. He also argues that the tragedy was aggravated by the Union decision to suspend prisoner exchanges, which meant that many men who might have returned home were instead left to sicken and die in captivity.
Buy Andersonville book by William Marvel from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780807857816
(235mm x 156mm x 22mm)
Imprint: The University of North Carolina Press
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author William Marvel
Lincoln's Autocrat, Hardback (May 2015)
Edwin M. Stanton (1814-1869), one of the nineteenth century's most impressive legal and political minds, wielded enormous influence and power as Lincoln's Secretary of War during most of the Civil War and under Johnson during the early years of Reconstruction. William Marvel offers a detailed reexamination of Stanton's life, career, and legacy.
'Alabama' and the 'Kearsarge', Paperback (February 2007)» View all books by William Marvel
On June 19, 1864, the Confederate cruiser Alabama and the USS Kearsarge faced off in the English Channel outside the French port of Cherbourg. About an hour after the Alabama fired the first shot, it began to sink, and its crew was forced to wave the white flag of surrender. This title offers the stories of these two celebrated Civil War warships.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Andersonville book by William Marvel and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - William Marvel
WILLIAM MARVEL'S many books include A Place Called Appomattox, Lee's Last Retreat: The Flight to Appomattox, and The Alabama and the Kearsarge: The Sailor's Civil War (all from the University of North Carolina Press). He lives in South Conway, New Hampshire.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.