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Creating a Confederate KentuckyThe Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State

Creating a Confederate Kentucky: The Lost Cause and Civil War Memory in a Border State

Anne E. Marshall

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834367
eISBN:
9781469603834
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899366_marshall
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Historian E. Merton Coulter famously said that Kentucky “waited until after the war was over to secede from the Union.” This study traces the development of a Confederate identity in Kentucky between ... More

Defining Duty in the Civil WarPersonal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front

Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front

J. Matthew Gallman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469620992
eISBN:
9781469623184
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469620992.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War thrust Americans onto unfamiliar terrain, as two competing societies mobilized for four years of bloody conflict. Concerned Northerners turned to the print media for guidance on how to ... More

Degrees of FreedomThe Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865-1912

William D. Green

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816693467
eISBN:
9781452950594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816693467.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Spanning the half-century after the Civil War, Degrees of Freedom draws a rare picture of black experience in a northern state and of the nature of black discontent and action within a predominantly ... More

Disunion!The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859

Disunion!: The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859

Elizabeth R. Varon

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832325
eISBN:
9781469606200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887189_varon
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In the decades of the early republic, Americans debating the fate of slavery often invoked the specter of disunion to frighten their opponents. As this book shows, “disunion” connoted the dissolution ... More

The Divided Family in Civil War America

The Divided Family in Civil War America

Amy Murrell Taylor

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829691
eISBN:
9781469605265
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899076_taylor
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War has long been described as a war pitting “brother against brother.” The divided family is an enduring metaphor for the divided nation, but it also accurately reflects the reality of ... More

Educational Reconstruction

Educational Reconstruction

Hilary Green

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270118
eISBN:
9780823270156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270118.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This study examines the ways in which black Richmonders, black Mobilians and their white allies created, developed and sustained a system of African American schools following the Civil War. As ... More

Excommunicated From the UnionHow the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

Excommunicated From the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

William B. Kurtz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267538
eISBN:
9780823272372
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267538.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book argues that the Civil War had a negative impact on the assimilation and acceptance of Catholics in American society. Prior to the start of the conflict, many Catholics felt alienated by ... More

Field Armies & Fortifications in the Civil WarThe Eastern Campaigns, 1861-1864

Field Armies & Fortifications in the Civil War: The Eastern Campaigns, 1861-1864

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829318
eISBN:
9781469611778
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876398_Hess
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book provides a narrative history of the use of fortifications—particularly trenches and other semi-permanent earthworks—used by field armies of the Union and the Confederacy at all major battle ... More

Fields of BloodThe Prairie Grove Campaign

Fields of Blood: The Prairie Grove Campaign

William L. Shea

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833155
eISBN:
9781469605098
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898680_shea
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book offers a gripping narrative of the events surrounding Prairie Grove, Arkansas, one of the great unsung battles of the Civil War that effectively ended Confederate offensive operations west ... More

Fighting ChanceThe Struggle over Woman Suffrage and Black Suffrage in Reconstruction America

Fighting Chance: The Struggle over Woman Suffrage and Black Suffrage in Reconstruction America

Faye E. Dudden

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199772636
eISBN:
9780190254476
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199772636.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The advocates of woman suffrage and black suffrage came to a bitter falling-out in the midst of Reconstruction, when Elizabeth Cady Stanton opposed the Fifteenth Amendment for granting black men the ... More

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