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Becoming Confederates Paths to a New National Loyalty / Gary W. Gallagher.

Author/Creator:
Gallagher, Gary W.
Publication:
Athens : The University of Georgia Press, 2013.
Manufacture:
Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013
Series:
Mercer University Lamar memorial lectures ; no. 54.
Mercer University Lamar memorial lectures ; no. 54
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (149 p.)
Subjects:
Change of allegiance -- United States -- Case studies.
Patriotism -- Confederate States of America -- Case studies.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Causes.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
Childrens subjects:
Early, Jubal Anderson, 1816-1894.
Ramseur, Stephen Dodson, 1837-1864.
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
In Becoming Confederates , Gary W. Gallagher explores loyalty in the era of the Civil War, focusing on Robert E. Lee, Stephen Dodson Ramseur, and Jubal A. Early-three prominent officers in the Army of Northern Virginia who became ardent Confederate nationalists. Loyalty was tested and proved in many ways leading up to and during the war. Looking at levels of allegiance to their native state, to the slaveholding South, to the United States, and to the Confederacy, Gallagher shows how these men represent responses to the mid-nineteenthcentury crisis. Lee traditionally has been presented as a rel
Contents:
Conduct must conform to the new order of things: R.E. Lee and the question of loyalty
He died as became a Confederate soldier: Stephen Dodson Ramseur's easy embrace of the Confederacy
Consistent conservative: Jubal A. Early's patriotic submission
For his country and his duty: Confederate national sentiment beyond Appomattox.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-299-46420-3
0-8203-4497-4
OCLC:
839690453
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