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“A Gentleman and an Officer”: A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

James B. Griffin

Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton (eds)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093124
eISBN:
9780199853915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093124.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In 1861, James B. Griffin left Edgefield, South Carolina, and rode off to Virginia to take up duty with the Confederate Army. He was thirty-five years old, a wealthy planter, and the owner of ... More


“My Children on the Field”:Wade Hampton, Biography, and the Roots of the Lost Cause

Rod Andrew Jr.

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/9780823232024.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter cannot hope to be a complete biography of Wade Hampton's life, nor even of his postwar political career. It aims to show, however, that the biographical ... More


Spoiler Problems and Resistance

Kevin Dougherty

in The Port Royal Experiment: A Case Study in Development

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781628461534
eISBN:
9781626740822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461534.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Port Royal Experiment was challenged by “spoilers” that ranged from Army officers who were inside the peace process to ex-Confederates who were outside of it. Successful nation-building ... More


Chapter 23

Roger G. Kennedy

in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.003.0023
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In 1808, Thomas Jefferson rid himself of Aaron Burr. He had never liked Burr from the start. Alexander Hamilton, who is often placed as the statue opposite Jefferson, really was not fully ... More


Maps as Graphic Propaganda for Public Health

Mark Monmonie

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the role of maps as graphic propaganda for public health: from John Snow’s map of the infamous Broad (now Broadwick) Street pump in London’s Soho, first created during the ... More


Class, Factionalism, and the Radical Retreat: Black Laborers and the Republican Party in South Carolina, 1865–1900

Brian Kelly

in After Slavery: Race, Labor, and Citizenship in the Reconstruction South

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044774
eISBN:
9780813046440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044774.003.0011
Subject:
History, African-American History

In place of the bleak appraisal of an earlier generation of scholars, the recent emphasis on enduring black agency has generated a more positive evaluation that stresses black Southerners' capacity ... More


Stuart's Last Ride: A Confederate View of Sheridan's Raid

Robert E. L. Krick

in The Spotsylvania Campaign

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807824023
eISBN:
9781469604411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898376_gallagher.9
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines cavalry chief Maj. Gen. J. E. B. Stuart's reaction to Philip Sheridan's raid against Richmond; the battle of Yellow Tavern and subsequent skirmishes associated with the raid; ... More


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