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and evermore blended inseparably with Emancipation — with the legal and National recognition of every man's right to himself.
Thenceforward, with momentary intervals of anxiety, depression, and doubt, it has been to me a labor of love to devote every available hour to the history of the American Conflict.
This Volume is essentially Military, as the former was Civil: that is, it treats mainly of Armies, Marches, Battles, Sieges, and the alternations of good and ill fortune that, from January, 1862, to May, 1865, befell the contending forces respectively of the Union and the Confederacy.
But he who reads with attention will discern that I have regarded even these under a moral rather than a purely material aspect.
Others have doubtless surpassed me in the vividness, the graphic power, of their delineations of the noise of the captains, and the shouting: I have sought more especially to portray the silent influence of these collisions, with the efforts, burdens, sacrifices, bereav