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With malice toward some : treason and loyalty in the Civil War era

Author: William Alan Blair
Publisher: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2014]
Series: Littlefield history of the Civil War era.
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"Few issues created greater consensus among Civil War-era northerners than the belief that the secessionists had committed treason. But as William A. Blair shows in this engaging history, the way politicians, soldiers, and civilians dealt with disloyalty varied widely. Citizens often moved more swiftly than federal agents in punishing traitors in their midst, forcing the government to rethink legal practices and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Alan Blair
ISBN: 9781469614052 1469614057
OCLC Number: 860943952
Description: 419 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Littlefield history of the Civil War era.
Responsibility: William A. Blair.
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"Blair has richly illustrated how free speech and Union cohesiveness butted heads during the Civil War. . . . Highly recommended for those with an interest in Union politics or the Northern home Read more...

 
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