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Through the heart of Dixie : Sherman's March and American memory

Author: Anne S Rubin
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2014]
Series: Civil War America (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Sherman's March, cutting a path through Georgia and the Carolinas, is among the most symbolically potent events of the Civil War. In Through the Heart of Dixie, Anne Sarah Rubin uncovers and unpacks stories and myths about the March from a wide variety of sources, including African Americans, women, Union soldiers, Confederates, and even Sherman himself. Drawing her evidence from an array of media, including travel  Read more...
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Named Person: William T Sherman; William T Sherman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne S Rubin
ISBN: 9781469617770 1469617773
OCLC Number: 875742477
Description: xiv, 300 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction : marching through metaphors --
Stories of the great march --
Southern belles and brother masons --
Freedpeople and forty acres --
Brave bummers of the West --
Uncle Billy, the Merchant of Terror --
On Sherman's track --
Songs and snapshots --
Fiction and film --
Conclusion : Rubin's March.
Series Title: Civil War America (Series)
Responsibility: Anne Sarah Rubin.
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A valuable contribution to the memory literature.--<i>Blue & Gray Magazine</i>

 
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