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Catholics’ Opposition to the War

William B. Kurtz

in Excommunicated From the Union: How the Civil War Created a Separate Catholic America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780823267538
eISBN:
9780823272372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823267538.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Anti-war Catholic opponents of the Republican-led war effort believed that the Lincoln administration had gone too far in converting what had been a conservative war to restore the Union “as it was” ... More


The Wounds that Cried Out: Reckoning with African Americans’ Testimonies of Trauma and Suffering from Night Riding

Kidada E. Williams

in The World the Civil War Made

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624181
eISBN:
9781469624204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624181.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines African Americans' experiences of night riding in the post-Civil War era. African Americans were on the front lines of the war between southern white Democrats and Republicans ... More


UnReconstructed Appalachia: The Persistence of War in Appalachia

T. R. C. Hutton

in Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War's Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125817
eISBN:
9780813135533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125817.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

An interracial gang of 16 men rode into the small country seat of Jackson, Kentucky, and forcibly took possession of the court house. They were led by William Strong, a local farmer who had been one ... More


“The Progeny of Jamestown”: Racial Construction and Western Identity on the Dixie Frontier

Matthew E. Stanley

in The Loyal West: Civil War and Reunion in Middle America

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040733
eISBN:
9780252099175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040733.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter demonstrates how antebellum migration, culture, and politics laid the foundation for the region’s white supremacy, its libertarian proclivities, and its sharp class and racial ... More


Kentucky's South Carolina

Berry Craig

in Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146928
eISBN:
9780813151441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146928.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Purchase was different from the rest of the state for several reasons. Geography, early settlement patterns, trade ties, proslavery Democratic politics, and evangelical Christian religion ... More


Traitors Beware

Berry Craig

in Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146928
eISBN:
9780813151441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146928.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Kentucky, added more strain to the fraying relationship between Lincoln and his native state. All along, almost all Kentucky Unionists favored a Union with slavery. Nearly every Kentucky soldier in ... More


The Press and the Presidential Election of 1860

Berry Craig

in Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174594
eISBN:
9780813174846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174594.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Voters had four candidates to choose from in the presidential election of 1860. The Kentucky press endorsed three of the hopefuls, the winner not among them. The Louisville papers reflected the ... More


The Rebirth of the Old Rebel Press and the Thorny Issue of Censorship in Wartime

Berry Craig

in Kentucky's Rebel Press: Pro-Confederate Media and the Secession Crisis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813174594
eISBN:
9780813174846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813174594.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Kentucky became intensely pro-Southern after the war, a fact reflected in the rise of the old Confederate press. Some of the papers did not survive the conflict, but many did. Haldeman returned to ... More


The Rebellion Still Refuses to Give Us Either Peace or Rest

Stephen D. Engle

in Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union's War Governors

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469629339
eISBN:
9781469629353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469629339.003.0017
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter opens the year 1864, and examines the changing nature of the war and the political culture. It explores the rise of the National Union party, Grant’s reassignment to the East, and his ... More


Isaac Mayer Wise and the Civil War

Sefton D. Temkin

in Jews and the Civil War: A Reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740910
eISBN:
9780814786796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740910.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on one of America's preeminent rabbis, the Reform Jewish leader Isaac Mayer Wise of Cincinnati, and why he sided with the Peace Democrats. Wise arrived in Cincinnati at a time of ... More


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