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“I Wanted a Gun”: Black Soldiers and White Violence in Civil War and Postwar Kentucky and a Missouri

Aaron Astor

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/9780823232024.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the ongoing violence in neighboring Kentucky and Missouri. Unlike West Tennessee, however, conservative whites—both Unionist and former Confederates—in ... More


Plain Folk's Fight: The Civil War and Reconstruction in Piney Woods Georgia

Mark V. Wetherington

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829639
eISBN:
9781469603650
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877043_wetherington
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In an examination of the effects of the Civil War on the rural Southern home front, this book looks closely at the experiences of white “plain folk”—mostly yeoman farmers and craftspeople—in the ... More


Epilogue

Jason McGraw

in The Work of Recognition: Caribbean Colombia and the Postemancipation Struggle for Citizenship

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617862
eISBN:
9781469617886
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617862.003.0009
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes events in the wake of the Thousand Days' War, focusing on the continued struggle of Afro-Colombians for recognition. Afro-Colombian struggles for rights and standing in public ... More


The Struggles of John Brown Russwurm: The Life and Writings of a Pan-Africanist Pioneer, 1799-1851

Winston James

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814742891
eISBN:
9780814743720
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814742891.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

John Brown Russwurm (1799–1851) is almost completely missing from the annals of the Pan-African movement, despite the pioneering role he played. Russwurm's life is one of “firsts”: first African ... More


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