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The enemy never came : the Civil War in the Pacific Northwest

Author: Scott McArthur
Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho : Caxton Press, 2012.
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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Although the Pacific Northwest was the area furthest removed from the actual battles of the Civil War, it was nonetheless profoundly affected by the war. The Enemy Never Came examines the everyday lives of the volunteer soldiers who battled Native American renegades of the region and of the settlers who were deeply affected by the war yet unable to do  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2012020052
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott McArthur
ISBN: 0870045121 9780870045127 9781283804394 1283804395 9780870045707 0870045709
OCLC Number: 817540471
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Past is prelude --
Politics before the war --
War comes to the Pacific Northwest --
The withdrwal of federal troops --
The militia : guarding the homefront --
Responsibilities, resistance and the draft --
The suppression of the copperhead press --
The Knights of the Golden Circle --
Indians and armies --
Indian expeditions 1860-63 --
Indian expeditions 1864 and beyond --
An array of threats --
The threat from the sea --
Raising the troops --
Civilian life --
The life of the soldier --
The war ends --
The war and the economy.
Other Titles: Civil War in the Pacific Northwest
Responsibility: Scott McArthur.

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Distributed by the University of Nebraska Press for Caxton Press Although the Pacific Northwest was the area furthest removed from the actual battles of the Civil War, it was nonetheless profoundly affected by the war. The Enemy Never Came examines the everyday lives of the volunteer soldiers who battled Native American renegades of the region and of the settlers who were deeply affected by the war yet unable to do much about it. Pacific Northwest pioneers soon chose sides, most allying with the North, others supporting the southern states' right to withdraw from the union. Still others attemp.

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