Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 334 items

  • Keywords: Confederate x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

Intimate Strategies of the Civil War: Military Commanders and Their Wives

Lesley J. Gordon

Carol K. Bleser (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195330854
eISBN:
9780199851393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195330854.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

From Robert E. and Mary Lee to Ulysses S. and Julia Grant, this book examines the marriages of twelve prominent military commanders, highlighting the impact wives had on their famous husbands' ... More


Confederate Citadel: Richmond and Its People at War

Mary A. DeCredico

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780813179254
eISBN:
9780813179261
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179254.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Richmond, Virginia, became the capital of the Confederate States of America in May 1861. From that point on, it would be the target of multiple Union “On to Richmond” campaigns. Richmond was ... More


A War of Many Parts

S. J. Connolly

in Divided Kingdom: Ireland 1630-1800

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199543472
eISBN:
9780191716553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543472.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter traces the prolonged military conflict of 1641-53. It examines the elaborate system of government, with headquarters at Kilkenny, established by the Confederate Catholics, as well as the ... More


Introduction

Tadhg Ó hAnnrachÁin

in Catholic Reformation in Ireland: The Mission of Rinuccini 1645-1649

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208914
eISBN:
9780191716843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208914.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a case study of a particular, important, and relatively neglected episode in the penetration of Ireland by the Catholic reformation. Its chronological scope is the second quarter of the ... More


The Rebellion of 1641 and the Evolution of the Confederate Catholics of Ireland

Tadhg Ó hAnnrachÁin

in Catholic Reformation in Ireland: The Mission of Rinuccini 1645-1649

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208914
eISBN:
9780191716843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208914.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Henry VIII's breach with Rome, culminating in his assumption of the Supreme Headship of the church of England followed by Ireland, inaugurated the Irish reformation. In 1541, Henry became the first ... More


The Background and Formation of the Nuncio

Tadhg Ó hAnnrachÁin

in Catholic Reformation in Ireland: The Mission of Rinuccini 1645-1649

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208914
eISBN:
9780191716843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208914.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The archbishop of Fermo, GianBattista Rinuccini, arrived at Kenmare in County Kerry, Ireland in October 1645. That Rinuccini carried the stamp of 17th-century Italian Catholicism is undeniable. But ... More


Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War

Bruce Levine

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147629
eISBN:
9780199788866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147629.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book offers an illuminating account of Major-General Patrick Cleburne's fascinating and politically charged idea — that “the most courageous of our slaves” be trained as soldiers and that “every ... More


Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War-Era South

Diane Miller Sommerville

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643304
eISBN:
9781469643588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643304.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Aberration of Mind is a social history of suicide in the American South during the Civil War era. The book casts a wide net, focusing on Confederate soldiers and veterans and their families, and the ... More


Preface

John M. Porter

in One of Morgan’s Men: Memoirs of Lieutenant John M. Porter of the Ninth Kentucky Cavalry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813129891
eISBN:
9780813135700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813129891.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In this chapter, John M. Porter articulates how he attempted to provide an account of the narrative events beginning from the proceedings in 1861, the sanguinary period between 1861 and 1865, the ... More


The Graysons in a Black and White World

Claudio Saunt

in Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195176315
eISBN:
9780199788972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176315.003.0011
Subject:
History, Social History

In the Jim Crow era, some Indians publicly identified with their Confederate heritage as a way to emphasize their affiliation with whites in Oklahoma. For purposes of segregation, the state ... More


“Prudent Silence” and “Strict Neutrality”

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter analyzes the behavior of Knoxville Unionists under Confederate military occupation (May 1861-August 1863) against the backdrop of the speeches of William G. Brownlow, who undertook a ... More


A New Set of Strains

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter spans the period from the onset of Union occupation of Knoxville until March 1865. It focuses on two themes, the range of responses among Confederate civilians to Federal military ... More


Retribution and Reconciliation

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the conclusion of the Civil War in Knoxville and the first couple of years of the troubled peace that followed. The return of Confederate and Union veterans led to numerous ... More


“Without Counting the Cost”

Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton

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

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093124
eISBN:
9780199853915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093124.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter explains the coverage of this book, which is about the wartime letters sent by James B. Griffin to his family during the American Civil War. Griffin was a wealthy plantation owner in ... More


INTRODUCTION

Bruce Levine

in Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147629
eISBN:
9780199788866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147629.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter begins with a brief discussion of Major-General Patrick R. Cleburne's plan for the Confederacy to train a large reserve of slaves to become soldiers, the initial rejection, ... More


“A DESPERATE EXPEDIENT”

Bruce Levine

in Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147629
eISBN:
9780199788866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147629.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter follows the early rise and changing fortunes of the idea of arming and emancipating Confederate slaves during the three-and-a-half years between the war's beginning and the Davis ... More


“WE CAN DEVISE THE MEANS”

Bruce Levine

in Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147629
eISBN:
9780199788866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147629.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter asks how plans to free and arm large numbers of slaves for the Confederacy's defense could square with a commitment to preserving the South's plantation system, unfree black labor, and ... More


“ON THE FOOTING OF SOLDIERS”

Bruce Levine

in Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147629
eISBN:
9780199788866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147629.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter picks up the narrative thread of Chapter 1, tracing the growth of support for and the eventual enactment of a black-troops law between the end of 1864 and March / April of 1865. It ... More


“LIKE A DROWNING MAN CATCHING AT STRAWS”

Bruce Levine

in Confederate Emancipation: Southern Plans to Free and Arm Slaves during the Civil War

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195147629
eISBN:
9780199788866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147629.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter asks whether, and under what circumstances, the original project of arming and emancipating slaves might have proven viable and might even have altered the outcome of the war. Fierce ... More


"The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Victoria E. Bynum

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Between late 1863 and mid-1864, an armed band of Confederate deserters battled Confederate cavalry in the Piney Woods region of Jones County, Mississippi. Calling themselves the Knight Company after ... More


View: