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Rebel to the End and Beyond

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/9780813146928.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

By the fall of 1864, Purchase secessionists knew Confederate defeat was almost certain. Forrest boosted their spirits again, but only fleetingly, by occupying Fort Heiman in remote southeastern ... More


Introduction: “My Beloved Mississippi is Being Overrun”

Timothy B. Smith

in Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734294
eISBN:
9781621035411
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734294.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This introductory chapter sets out the book’s purpose, which is to examine the results of Mississippi’s Civil War defeat from outside sources—the Union army and navy—and inside forces, the loss of ... More


Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front

Timothy B. Smith

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604734294
eISBN:
9781621035411
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604734294.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book examines Mississippi’s Civil War defeat by both outside and inside forces. The invading Union army dismantled the state’s political system, infrastructure, economy, and fighting capability. ... More


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