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The view from the ground : experiences of Civil War soldiers

Author: Aaron Charles Sheehan-Dean
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2007.
Series: New directions in southern history.
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With an Afterword by Joseph T. Glatthaar The View from the Ground brings together the perspectives of Civil War soldiers on all aspects of the conflict, revealing as much about nineteenth-century America as it does about the war itself. The contributors investigate the issues engaged by soldiers during the war, including slavery and racial tensions, the isolation that many men of faith felt in the early months of  Read more...
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View from the ground.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2007
(DLC) 2006029964
(OCoLC)71322257
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aaron Charles Sheehan-Dean
ISBN: 081317158X 9780813171586 9780813137612 0813137616 0813124131 9780813124131
OCLC Number: 77078803
Description: 1 online resource (vi, 266 pages).
Contents: The blue and the gray in black and white : assessing the scholarship on Civil War soldiers / Aaron Sheehan-Dean --
A "vexed question" : white Union soldiers on slavery and race / Chandra Manning --
A brother's war : exploring Confederate perceptions of the enemy / Jason Phillips --
"The army is not near so much demoralized as the country is" : soldiers in the Army of Northern Virginia and the Confederate home front / Lisa Laskin --
"No nearer heaven now but rather farther off" : the religious compromises and conflicts of northern soldiers / David W. Rolfs --
"Strangers in a strange land" : Christian soldiers in the early months of the Civil War / Kent T. Dollar --
"A viler enemy in our rear" : Pennsylvania soldiers confront the North's antiwar movement / Timothy J. Orr --
Popular sovereignty in the Confederate Army : the case of Colonel John Marshall and the Fourth Texas Infantry Regiment / Charles E. Brooks --
"Is not the glory enough to give us all a share?" : an analysis of competing memories of the Battle of the Crater / Kevin M. Levin.
Series Title: New directions in southern history.
Responsibility: edited by Aaron Sheehan-Dean ; with an afterword by Joseph T. Glatthaar.
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