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The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation

Timothy B. Smith, Ph.D.

The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation

The Decade of the 1890"s and the Establishment of America"s First Five Military Parks

by Timothy B. Smith, Ph.D.

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Published by Univ Tennessee Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History: American

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12204373M
    ISBN 101572336226
    ISBN 109781572336223
    OCLC/WorldCa166273707

    The Battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga and the Organizations Engaged represents a golden opportunity for Civil War scholars and enthusiasts alike to rediscover a lost historical treasure. Timothy B. Smith is the author of This Great Battlefield of Shiloh, The Untold Story of Shiloh, The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation, and A.   In Dr. Smith had a book published on the creation of the first five National Military Parks in the s, which includes David Reed and Shiloh, called “The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation.” I was only at Shiloh once back in and I am planning on re-visiting the battlefield.

    Though the federal government’s role in preservation efforts ultimately remained minimal through much of the 19th century, Congress notably established the country’s first five military parks during the s, which began the “Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation.”. He is the author of This Great Battlefield of Shiloh, The Untold Story of Shiloh, and The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation. Newer Post Older Post Home. Dimitri Rotov. Your editor since HOW TO READ BLOG ENTRIES. Civil War Book News began in November as a web page.

    During the Second World War there was a foreign-exchange crisis which led to a ban being placed on the importation of U.S. comics. This period, which witnessed an explosion of English-Canadian comic book publishing, is now described as the Canadian Golden Age of Comics. “Remembering Antietam” is a tremendous resource, as is Timothy Smith’s The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation. For monument dedication speeches, books such as Pennsylvania at Antietam, Antietam: Report of the Ohio Battlefield Commission, and similar volumes published.


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by Timothy B. Smith, University of Tennessee Press,$ Just before he disappeared into Mexico inAmbrose Bierce, the accomplished short story writer, made a pilgrimage to many of the Civil War battlefields he had fought upon as a young man. The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation book.

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The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the s and the Establishment of America’s First Five Military Parks by Timothy B. Smith, Ph.D.; 1 edition; First published in Book, Print in English The golden age of battlefield preservation: the decade of the s and the establishment of America's first five military parks Timothy B.

Smith ; with a foreword by Edwin C. Bearss. The Civil War Battlefield Guide. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, Smith, Timothy B. The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the s and the Establishment of America’s First Five Military Parks.

Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, The Civil War Trust. Here's a new book that appears to be right up my alley. The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the s and the Establishment of America’s First Five Military Parks by University of Tennessee Professor Dr.

Timothy Smith discusses a topic that has not been hashed over to death, will undoubtedly touch on my growing interest in Civil War memory and historiography, and is. ACW Book Review: The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the ’s and the Establishment of America’s First Five Military Parks by Timothy B.

Smith, University of Tennessee Press,$ Just before he disappeared into Mexico. Full Description: "At the mention of Shiloh, most tend to think of two particularly bloody and crucial days in April The complete story, however, encompasses much more history than that of the battle itself.

While several accounts have taken a comprehensive approach to Shiloh, significant gaps still remain in the collective understanding of the battle and battlefield. The Golden Age of Civil War Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the s and the Establishment of America’s First Five Military Parks.

Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, A Chickamauga Memorial: The Establishment of America’s First Civil War National Military Park. His most recent books include The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the s and the Establishment of America’s First Five Military Parks, Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front, and Corinth Siege, Battle, Occupation.

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But as Timothy B. Smith writes in “The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation,” the monuments weren’t so much accretions to the landscape as stand-ins for the soldiers who fought there. Timothy B. Smith's engaging book, The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation, describes the remarkable process of building Chickamauga and Chattanooga, Antietam, Shiloh, Get-tysburg, and Vicksburg.

By detailing the struggles to save these landscapes upon which the. "Altogether fitting and proper": Civil War battlefield preservation in history, memory, and policy, Author: Civil War battlefield preservation in history Smith traces the story of battlefield park establishment from the war and the Reconstruction era through the \"Golden Age of Preservation\" at the turn of the century, to.

The Great Battlefield of Shiloh: History, Memory, and the Establishment of a Civil War National Military Park (University of Tennessee Press, ) The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the ’s and the Establishment of America’s First Five Military Parks (University of Tennessee Press, ).

We are in a golden age of battlefield preservation that was absent from much of human history. Three weeks in Greece was all I needed to realize how difficult it is to find unmarked fields.

Even Marathon rests under housing developments while Thermopylae lies beneath about 20 feet of sedimentary deposition (thanks, mother nature!).Program: The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation and the Formation of Antietam National Battlefield – Timothy B.

Smith. Our speaker, the author of a new book on the subject will discuss how Civil War veterans and the Federal government, joined forces to create the first five military parks in the country.The Golden Age of Battlefield Preservation: The Decade of the 's and the Establishment of America's First Five Military Parks by Timothy B.

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