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Virginia at war, 1861 [electronic resource] / edited by William C. Davis and James I. Robertson, Jr. for Virginia Center for Civil War Studies.

Contributor(s): Davis, William C, 1946- | Robertson, James I | Virginia Center for Civil War Studies.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2005Description: 1 online resource (x, 241 p.) : map.ISBN: 0813171717 (electronic bk.); 9780813171715 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 | Secession -- Virginia | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 | History | HISTORY | Amerikaanse burgeroorlog | Sezessionskrieg <1861-1865> | Politik | VirginiaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Virginia at war, 1861.DDC classification: 973.7/13/09755 Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The Virginia State Convention of 1861 / James I. Robertson, Jr. -- Land operations in Virginia in 1861 / Craig L. Symonds -- Confederate soldiers in Virginia, 1861 / Joseph T. Glatthaar -- A Navy Department, hitherto unknown to our state organization / John M. Coski -- Afro-Virginians : attitudes on secession and civil war, 1861 / Ervin L. Jordan Jr. -- Richmond becomes the capital / William C. Davis -- The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia / Michael Mahon -- The tarnished thirty-fifth star / C. Stuart McGehee -- Diary of a Southern refugee during the War, 1861 / Judith Brockenbrough McGuire.
Summary: More Civil War battles were fought on Virginian soil than on that of any other Confederate state. No state suffered more from invasion and occupation than the Old Dominion, and none witnessed as much of the war. Virginia's story of the Civil War stands unique among the Confederate States. Virginia at War, 1861 looks at Virginia on the eve of secession, detailing the activities of the convention that finally took the state out of the Union and explaining how Richmond became the capital of the new Confederate nation. Chapters in the book examine Virginia's private state army and its little-known
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-229) and index.

The Virginia State Convention of 1861 / James I. Robertson, Jr. -- Land operations in Virginia in 1861 / Craig L. Symonds -- Confederate soldiers in Virginia, 1861 / Joseph T. Glatthaar -- A Navy Department, hitherto unknown to our state organization / John M. Coski -- Afro-Virginians : attitudes on secession and civil war, 1861 / Ervin L. Jordan Jr. -- Richmond becomes the capital / William C. Davis -- The Shenandoah Valley of Virginia / Michael Mahon -- The tarnished thirty-fifth star / C. Stuart McGehee -- Diary of a Southern refugee during the War, 1861 / Judith Brockenbrough McGuire.

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More Civil War battles were fought on Virginian soil than on that of any other Confederate state. No state suffered more from invasion and occupation than the Old Dominion, and none witnessed as much of the war. Virginia's story of the Civil War stands unique among the Confederate States. Virginia at War, 1861 looks at Virginia on the eve of secession, detailing the activities of the convention that finally took the state out of the Union and explaining how Richmond became the capital of the new Confederate nation. Chapters in the book examine Virginia's private state army and its little-known

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