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The women will howl : the Union Army capture of Roswell and New Manchester, Georgia, and the forced relocation of mill workers

Author: Mary Deborah Petite
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"July 1864, Union General William T. Sherman ordered the arrest of over 400 women and children from Roswell and New Manchester, Georgia. Branded traitors, these civilians were shipped to cities in the North and left to fend for themselves. This work details the story of hardships these women and children endured before and after they were taken"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Named Person: William T Sherman; William T Sherman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Deborah Petite
ISBN: 9780786431687 0786431687 9780786461141 0786461144
OCLC Number: 167496702
Description: vii, 189 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
1. Roswell King --
2. The colony --
3. Roswell mills --
4. Roswell Grey (1861-1863) --
5. Sherman takes command --
6. Innocent pawns --
7. Hopeful to the last --
8. "The women will howl" --
9. Sweetwater factory --
10. Precious cargo : Marietta to Louisville --
11. Land of plenty --
12. News from the home front --
13. Return to Roswell --
14. Mystery of the lost mill workers --
Epilogue --
Appendix : List of mill workers arrested.
Responsibility: Mary Deborah Petite.
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