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Author Carpenter, John A. (John Alcott), 1921-
Title Sword and olive branch : Oliver Otis Howard / by John A. Carpenter ; with an introduction by Paul A. Cimbala.
Imprint New York : Fordham University Press, 1999.

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Author Carpenter, John A. (John Alcott), 1921-
Series The North's Civil War ; no. 9.
North's Civil War ; no. 9.
Subject Howard, O. O. (Oliver Otis), 1830-1909.
United States. Army -- Biography.
United States. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands -- Officials and employees -- Biography.
Howard University -- Biography.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
African Americans -- History -- 1863-1877.
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Alt Name NetLibrary, Inc.
Description xviii, 379 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [350]-361) and index.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2000. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
ISBN 0585199094 (electronic bk.) : $35.00
0823219879 (hardcover)
0823219887 (pbk.)
OCLC # 44962703
Additional Format Original (DLC) 99033067 (OCoLC)41404720.
Table of Contents
 Introduction to the 1999 Edition 
 Early Life1
 Prewar Service in the Regular Army12
 Brigade Command23
 Division and Corps Command36
 Chancellorsville and Gettysburg44
 Western Victories59
 The End of the War73
 Early Months of the Freedmen's Bureau87
 Relief Work and Land Policy103
 Labor and Legal Matters122
 The Controversial Bureau136
 Howard University169
 Bureau-related Activities: The Barry Farm and the Freedmen's Bank185
 Church Dispute and House Investigation191
 Peace with the Apaches209
 Bounty Paying, Court of Inquiry220
 Washington, D. C.236
 Service in the Northwest244
 Final Army Assignments270
 The Closing Years290

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