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Author Jones, Jacqueline, 1948-

Title Saving Savannah : the city and the Civil War / Jacqueline Jones.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  975.8 JONES    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  975.8 J    Check Shelf
 Mansfield, Main Library - Adult Nonfiction  975.8 JONES    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  975.8 J71    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  978.803 JONES    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  975.8 J71S    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  975.803 JONES    Check Shelf
Description 510 pages, 16 unnumbered pages plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [471]-493) and index.
Contents ANTEBELLUM. I am in the hands of kidnappers -- Sell and buy and sell and buy -- Our common Master in heaven -- A demon ready with knife and torch -- Let's see her face -- IN BELLO. An abiding hope in every breast -- As traitors, they go over to the enemy -- Are we free? -- We have dyed the ground with blood -- POSTBELLUM. The way we can best take care of ourselves -- For I have a great deal to do -- A dream of the past -- To have a big meeting, a big shooting, or big blood -- The present deranged system of labor -- You will see them studying -- I came to do my own work -- When you leave set fire to all the houses -- Those peaceful, powerful weapons -- MAPS. Map of Savannah, Civil War era -- Lloyd's topographical map of Georgia -- Sketch of the Atlantic Coast of the United States -- The defense of Savannah -- General Sherman's campaign war map.
Summary A panoramic portrait of the city of Savannah before, during, and after the Civil War--a poignant story of the African American freedom struggle in this prosperous southern riverport, set against a backdrop of military conflict and political turmoil.--From publisher description.
Subject Savannah (Ga.) -- History -- 19th century.
Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Savannah (Ga.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century.
African Americans -- Georgia -- Savannah -- History -- 19th century.
Freedmen -- Georgia -- Savannah -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Georgia -- Savannah -- History -- 19th century.
Savannah (Ga.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Georgia -- Savannah -- History -- 19th century.
Social classes -- Georgia -- Savannah -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9781400042937 alkaline paper
1400042933 alkaline paper
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