Confederate Ordeal: The Southern Home Front : The Civil War

Confederate Ordeal: The Southern Home Front : The Civil War

Steven A. Channing

Language: English

Pages: 176

ISBN: 0809447282

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Beautifully bound and illustrated volume on the Civil War featuring The Southern Home Front, Confederate Ordeal.

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lowest hell." And one lofty Geor- gian declined service in the Confederate cause on grounds that "I do not wish my ever to be enrolled as a 'nigger' of Jeff Davis." is fighting for anything only for his family to starve." Another North Carolina woman more pointed complaint: "The common people is drove off," she wrote, "to fight for the big mans negro." Thousands of such letters were sent to made a governors' mansions across the South, sup- porting Governor Vance's contention

(revised) For information on and a full description of any of the Time-Life Books series listed above, please write: Reader Information, Time-Life Books 541 North Fairbanks Court, Chicago, Illinois 6061 This volume is one of a series that chronicles in full the events of the American Civil Other books War, 1861-1865. in the series include: Brother against Brother: The War Begins Sumter to Bull Run The Blockade: Runners and Raiders The Road to Shiloh: Early Battles in the West Forward

that an own legislature in the passage of a unanimous resolution condemning the suspension. Further, the edict required judges in Georgia to grant writs of habeas corpus to 153 End to the Dream those imprisoned — or pay a fine of $2,500 rallies had been held across the state calling hostile resolutions, North "with a view to separation." In an editorial Holden argued bluntly that his state should stay in the while that of North Carolina nullified the Confederacy only so long "as it

Atkinson courtesy New Hanover County Museum, photographed by William J. Boney Jr. Confederate Memorial Hall, New Orleans, Louisiana, photographed by Bill van Calsem; Special Collection of the Armed Forces Medical Museum, Washington, D.C., photographed by Steve Tuttle. 20: — — — — Library of Congress. 21: Library of Congress, inset, courtesy of Augusta Richmond County Museum. 22: Confederate Im- prints Collection, the University of Georgia Libraries. 24, 25: Library of Congress. 26:

medical services, 30, 36-37, 59, 60; in military service, 59; responsibilities undertaken by, 42-43, 44-45, 47, 60; as schoolteachers, 60; welfare programs carried out by, 58, 60 Woods, Joe, 92 Wool, production and marketing of, 25 Woolfolk, John, 80 Work force. See Labor force Johnston supported emigration from, 131; subversion in, 152 "Virginians of the Valley" (Ticknor), 46 Tredegar Iron Works, 20; munitions organization, 13; production and procurement, 17; by, 161; newspapers, 48-49;

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