Civil War Pittsburgh: Forge of the Union

Civil War Pittsburgh: Forge of the Union

Len Barcousky Andrew E. Masich / Feb 26, 2021

Civil War Pittsburgh Forge of the Union On Christmas Day the Daily Pittsburgh Gazette announced that than one hundred cannons from the nearby U S Arsenal were to be shipped south Fiercely loyal to the Union Pittsburghers halted the m

  • Title: Civil War Pittsburgh: Forge of the Union
  • Author: Len Barcousky Andrew E. Masich
  • ISBN: 9781626190818
  • Page: 424
  • Format: Paperback
  • On Christmas Day 1860, the Daily Pittsburgh Gazette announced that than one hundred cannons from the nearby U.S Arsenal were to be shipped south Fiercely loyal to the Union, Pittsburghers halted the movement of the artillery, which would have been seized by secessionist sympathizers Over the course of the Civil War, Pittsburgh and Allegheny County provided both tOn Christmas Day 1860, the Daily Pittsburgh Gazette announced that than one hundred cannons from the nearby U.S Arsenal were to be shipped south Fiercely loyal to the Union, Pittsburghers halted the movement of the artillery, which would have been seized by secessionist sympathizers Over the course of the Civil War, Pittsburgh and Allegheny County provided both troops and equipment including heavy artillery in disproportionately large numbers While no major battles were fought nearby, local soldiers and civilians sacrificed and suffered the Allegheny Arsenal explosion in September 1862 left seventy eight dead and was the worst civilian disaster of the war Thousands dug trenches and joined militia companies to defend their city as others worked to support the wounded soldiers Reporter Len Barcousky draws on the next day reporting of the predecessors of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette to craft a gripping and insightful view of the Steel City during the Civil War.

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    907 Comments

    1. Nothing much really about Pittaburgh‘s involvement in the Civil War. Although, there was some. I read just after finishing “Grant” and was hoping for more specific civil war stories about PITTSBURGH.


    2. Review title: North and South in Western PAPittsburgh may have been far from the battlefields of the Civil War but from its position guarding the Ohio River gateway to the South and West it supplied the men and steel that earned it the subtitle of the "Forge of the Union.". Barcousky mines the archives of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette to present this thin collection of Civil War related stories. While moderately interesting it isn't worth buying except for the most dedicated Civil War buffs or loc [...]


    3. This is an enjoyable little book, full of anecdotes and pictures. Much of the information is culled from two Pittsburgh newspapers, one Democrat and one Republican. I enjoyed seeing the different versions of the same event or speech by the two papers.


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