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Civil War Chicago : eyewitness to history

Author: Theodore J Karamanski; Eileen M McMahon
Publisher: Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The American Civil War was a crucial event in the development of Chicago as the metropolis of the heartland. Not only did Chicagoans play an important role in the politics of the conflict, encouraging emancipation and promoting a "hard war" policy against Southern civilians, but they supported the troops materially through production of military supplies and foodstuffs as well as morally and spiritually through  Read more...
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Civil War Chicago : eyewitness to history.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2014
xvi, 308 pages
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore J Karamanski; Eileen M McMahon
ISBN: 9780821444818 0821444816
OCLC Number: 889304464
Language Note: English.
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (325 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Illustrations; Editors' Note; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1: A Divided City; 2:The War Spirit; 3:Ties between the Home Front and the Battlefield; 4: Confined Confederates; 5: The Politics of War; 6: The Business and Politics of War; 7: The War in the Wards; 8: The Long Shadow of War; 9: A Guide to Civil War Chicago Sites; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: edited by Theodore J. Karamanski and Eileen M. McMahon.

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