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Across the DivideUnion Soldiers View the Northern Home Front

Across the Divide: Union Soldiers View the Northern Home Front

Steven J. Ramold

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729199
eISBN:
9780814760178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729199.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Union soldiers left home in 1861 with expectations that the conflict would be short, the purpose of the war was clear, and public support back home was universal. As the war continued, however, Union ... More

Children and Youth during the Civil War Era

Children and Youth during the Civil War Era

James Marten (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796078
eISBN:
9780814763391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796078.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War is a much plumbed area of scholarship, so much so that at times it seems there is no further work to be done in the field. However, the experience of children and youth during that ... More

Civil War CitizensRace, Ethnicity, and Identity in America's Bloodiest Conflict

Civil War Citizens: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America's Bloodiest Conflict

Susannah J. Ural (ed.)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814785690
eISBN:
9780814785737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814785690.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

At its core, the Civil War was a conflict over the meaning of citizenship. Most famously, it became a struggle over whether or not to grant rights to a group that stood outside the pale of ... More

Jews and the Civil WarA Reader

Jews and the Civil War: A Reader

Jonathan D. Sarna and Adam D. Mendelsohn (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740910
eISBN:
9780814786796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740910.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

At least 8,000 Jewish soldiers fought for the Union and Confederacy during the Civil War. A few served together in Jewish companies while most fought alongside Christian comrades. Yet even as they ... More

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