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Introduction: An Unfinished War

G. Ward Hubbs

in The Great Task Remaining Before Us: Reconstruction as America's Continuing Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232024
eISBN:
9780823240494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232024.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter briefly considers the question of why, given the collapse of the Confederate government and the defeat of its armies—as well as the opinions of the ... More


A Thorn, Not a Dagger: Strategic Implications of Ambrose Burnside's North Carolina Campaign

David C. Skaggs

in Union Combined Operations in the Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232864
eISBN:
9780823240777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232864.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Historians have largely overlooked the strategic significance of Burnside's campaign in the North Carolina Sounds. One author who does discuss the campaign is Rowena Reed in her book Combined ... More


Assailing Satan's Kingdom: Union Combined Operations at Charleston

Francis J. DuCoin

in Union Combined Operations in the Civil War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823232864
eISBN:
9780823240777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823232864.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

With the exception of Richmond, no city in the Confederacy was the object of more Federal interest and effort than Charleston, South Carolina, where the first shots of the war had been fired, and ... More


The First Confiscation Act

John Syrett

in The Civil War Confiscation Acts: Failing to Reconstruct the South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823224890
eISBN:
9780823240852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224890.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Samuel Gridley Howe and other abolitionists believed that with the firing on Fort Sumter, God had “opened the way” for the emancipation of the slaves and the subjugation of the “Slave power.” Many ... More


The Politics of Confiscation

John Syrett

in The Civil War Confiscation Acts: Failing to Reconstruct the South

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823224890
eISBN:
9780823240852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224890.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The failure of the confiscation acts, particularly the second, owed to the inattention and declining interest of the Republicans in Congress. The public also expressed serious doubts about altering ... More


For Their Adopted Home: Native Northerners in the South during the Secession Crisis

David Zimring

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the experiences of “adoptive southerners,” who were native northern cross-sectional emigrants who lived in the South and sided with the Confederacy and, to a lesser extent, ... More


Marching into “Rebeldom”: The Failure of Southern Character

Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai

in Northern Character: College-Educated New Englanders, Honor, Nationalism, and Leadership in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271818
eISBN:
9780823271863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271818.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter follows New Brahmins into the Confederacy and examines how these New England-centric young men compared southerners and southern society to their ideal of American nationalism ... More


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