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Milliken's Bend : a Civil War battle in history and memory / Linda Barnickel.

Author/Creator:
Barnickel, Linda.
Publication:
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2013]
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Milliken's Bend, Battle of, La., 1863.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans.
Contents:
"The dark pall of barbarism": emancipation as war crime
"Eternal vigilance": the insurrectionary menace and vigilante response
"All is uncertain": civilians in Louisiana and Mississippi
"The triumph of a noble purpose": emancipation comes to Northeast Louisiana
"I cannot tell how it was I escaped": the bloody battle at Milliken's Bend
"A disagreeable dilemma": the fate of union prisoners, black and white
"This battle has significance": Milliken's Bend and the wider war
"We intended to fight for the country": the limits of freedom, 1863-1865
"A terrible aftermath of injustice": violence in the postwar era
Forgetting and remembering Milliken's Bend.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780807149928 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807149926 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780807149935 (pdf)
0807149934 (pdf)
9780807149942 (epub)
9780807149959 (mobi)
OCLC:
796355002