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The Resource The view from the ground : experiences of Civil War soldiers, edited by Aaron Sheehan-Dean ; with an afterword by Joseph T. Glatthaar, (electronic resource)

The view from the ground : experiences of Civil War soldiers, edited by Aaron Sheehan-Dean ; with an afterword by Joseph T. Glatthaar, (electronic resource)

Label
The view from the ground : experiences of Civil War soldiers
Title
The view from the ground
Title remainder
experiences of Civil War soldiers
Statement of responsibility
edited by Aaron Sheehan-Dean ; with an afterword by Joseph T. Glatthaar
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With an Afterword by Joseph T. Glatthaar The View from the Ground brings together the perspectives of Civil War soldiers on all aspects of the conflict, revealing as much about nineteenth-century America as it does about the war itself. The contributors investigate the issues engaged by soldiers during the war, including slavery and racial tensions, the isolation that many men of faith felt in the early months of the war, the divide between soldiers and civilians, and the inherent difficulty in reconciling the act of killing with Christian precepts of charity and peacefulness. They also explor
Member of
Dewey number
973.7/4
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sheehan-Dean, Aaron Charles
Series statement
New directions in Southern history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • United States
Label
The view from the ground : experiences of Civil War soldiers, edited by Aaron Sheehan-Dean ; with an afterword by Joseph T. Glatthaar, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-259) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The blue and the gray in black and white : assessing the scholarship on Civil War soldiers / Aaron Sheehan-Dean -- A "vexed question" : white Union soldiers on slavery and race / Chandra Manning -- A brother's war : exploring Confederate perceptions of the enemy / Jason Phillips -- "The army is not near so much demoralized as the country is" : soldiers in the Army of Northern Virginia and the Confederate home front / Lisa Laskin -- "No nearer heaven now but rather farther off" : the religious compromises and conflicts of northern soldiers / David W. Rolfs -- "Strangers in a strange land" : Christian soldiers in the early months of the Civil War / Kent T. Dollar -- "A viler enemy in our rear" : Pennsylvania soldiers confront the North's antiwar movement / Timothy J. Orr -- Popular sovereignty in the Confederate Army : the case of Colonel John Marshall and the Fourth Texas Infantry Regiment / Charles E. Brooks -- "Is not the glory enough to give us all a share?" : an analysis of competing memories of the Battle of the Crater / Kevin M. Levin
Control code
ocm77078803
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813171586
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)77078803
Label
The view from the ground : experiences of Civil War soldiers, edited by Aaron Sheehan-Dean ; with an afterword by Joseph T. Glatthaar, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-259) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
The blue and the gray in black and white : assessing the scholarship on Civil War soldiers / Aaron Sheehan-Dean -- A "vexed question" : white Union soldiers on slavery and race / Chandra Manning -- A brother's war : exploring Confederate perceptions of the enemy / Jason Phillips -- "The army is not near so much demoralized as the country is" : soldiers in the Army of Northern Virginia and the Confederate home front / Lisa Laskin -- "No nearer heaven now but rather farther off" : the religious compromises and conflicts of northern soldiers / David W. Rolfs -- "Strangers in a strange land" : Christian soldiers in the early months of the Civil War / Kent T. Dollar -- "A viler enemy in our rear" : Pennsylvania soldiers confront the North's antiwar movement / Timothy J. Orr -- Popular sovereignty in the Confederate Army : the case of Colonel John Marshall and the Fourth Texas Infantry Regiment / Charles E. Brooks -- "Is not the glory enough to give us all a share?" : an analysis of competing memories of the Battle of the Crater / Kevin M. Levin
Control code
ocm77078803
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vi, 266 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813171586
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)77078803

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