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Confederate home front : Montgomery during the Civil War

Author: William Warren Rogers, Jr.
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing from a wealth of historic documents and personal papers, William Warren Rogers, Jr., provides a detailed political, economic, social, and commercial history of Montgomery, Alabama, from 1860 to 1865. Rogers's account begins with an examination of daily life in the city before the war and ends with the situation in Montgomery as set against a disintegrating Confederacy and the city's surrender to Union troops.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rogers, William Warren, 1955-
Confederate home front.
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607109378
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Warren Rogers, Jr.
ISBN: 0817309624 9780817309626 081731153X 9780817311537
OCLC Number: 40200421
Description: xiv, 208 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Montgomery on the eve of war --
The capital of the Confederacy --
A military post --
Life and labor in wartime --
The administration of a Confederate city --
Waging war on the home front --
Dissenting voices --
Military preparations deferred --
The end nears --
A city surrendered --
Epilogue --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: William Warren Rogers, Jr.
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"Rogers's work is superbly written, meticulously researched, and concisely argued." --Civil War Regiments "An engaging account of Montgomery, AL, as the Confederacy's first capital and major rebel Read more...

 
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