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A people at war [electronic resource] : civilians and soldiers in America's Civil War, 1854-1877 / Scott Reynolds Nelson, Carol Sheriff.

Author/Creator:
Nelson, Scott Reynolds.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (385 p.)
Subjects:
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877).
United States -- History -- 1849-1877.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Introduction: A People at War. FROM COMPROMISE TO CHAOS: 1854-1861. 1. The Road to Bleeding Kansas. 2. From Wigwam to War. THE CHANGING FACES OF WAR: 1861-1863. 3. Friends and Foes: Early Recruits and Freedom's Cause, 1861-1862. 4. Union Occupation and Guerilla Warfare. 5. Facing Death. POLITICAL, MILITARY, AND DILPOMATIC REMEDIES: 1862-1865. 6. Two Governments Go to War: Southern Democracy and Northern Republicanism. 7. Redefining the Rules of War: The Lieber Code. 8. Diplomacy in the Shadows: Cannons, Sailors, and Spies. THE WAR HITS HOME: 1861-1865. 9. We Need Men: Union Struggles over Manp
Contents:
Contents; Introduction: A People at War; FROM COMPROMISE TO CHAOS: 1854-1861; THE CHANGING FACES OF WAR: 1861-1863; POLITICAL, MILITARY, AND DIPLOMATIC REMEDIES: 1862-1865; THE WAR HITS HOME: 1861-1865; REBUILDING THE NATION: 1865-1877; Acknowledgments; Political Chronology; Military Chronology; Suggestions for Further Reading; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 349-357) and index.
Contributor:
Sheriff, Carol.
ISBN:
1-281-97553-2
9786611975531
0-19-972597-7
OCLC:
476239512
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