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Claiming the Union : citizenship in the post-Civil War South / Susanna Michele Lee, North Carolina State University.

Author/Creator:
Lee, Susanna Michele, 1975- author.
Publication:
New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Series:
Cambridge studies on the American South
Cambridge studies on the American South
Format/Description:
Book
xv, 252 pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Claims.
Confiscations -- Confederate States of America.
United States. Commissioners of Claims.
Unionists (United States Civil War) -- Reparations -- Southern States.
African Americans -- Reparations -- Southern States.
Women -- Reparations -- Southern States.
Citizenship -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Compensation (Law) -- United States.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Confiscations and contributions.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Contents:
"We have fought the first skirmish": loyalty and citizenship
Men's Union: fixing the standard of a Union man
Women's Union: reckoning with the female Union man
Former slaves' Union: bestowing charity or rewarding loyalty
The colored Union: being all things to all men.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781107015326 (hardback : alk. paper)
1107015324 (hardback : alk. paper)
OCLC:
858975425
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