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Virginia at war, 1864 [electronic resource] / edited by William C. Davis and James I. Robertson Jr. for the 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, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xii, 242 p.).ISBN: 9780813173559 (electronic bk.); 0813173558 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | History | HISTORY -- State & LocalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Virginia at war, 1864.DDC classification: 975.5/03 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Land operations in Virginia in 1864 : the tightening noose / Richard J. Sommers -- Politics in Civil War Virginia : a democracy on trial / Aaron Sheehan-Dean -- A "patriotic press" : Virginia's Confederate newspapers, 1861-1865 / Ted Tunnell -- Clinging to patriotism : the Fourth of July in Civil War Virginia / Jared Bond -- Trains, canals, and turnpikes : transportation in Civil War Virginia, 1861-1865 / Bradford A. Wineman -- "We are all good scavengers now" : the crisis in Virginia agriculture during the Civil War / Ginette Aley -- The struggle to learn : higher education in Civil War Virginia / Peter Wallenstein -- Words in war : the literature of Confederate Virginia / William C. Davis -- Rehearsing reconstruction in occupied Virginia : life and emancipation at Fort Monroe / J. Michael Cobb -- Diary of a southern refugee during the war, June 1863-July 1864 / Judith Brockenbrough McGuire ; edited by James I. Robertson Jr.
Summary: The fourth book in the Virginia at War series casts a special light on vital home front matters in Virginia during 1864. Following a year in which only one major battle was fought on Virginia soil, 1864 brought military campaigning to the Old Dominion. For the first time during the Civil War, the majority of Virginia's forces fought inside the state's borders. Yet soldiers were a distinct minority among the Virginians affected by the war. In Virginia at War, 1864, scholars explore various aspects of the civilian experience in Virginia including transportation and communication, wartime literat
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Land operations in Virginia in 1864 : the tightening noose / Richard J. Sommers -- Politics in Civil War Virginia : a democracy on trial / Aaron Sheehan-Dean -- A "patriotic press" : Virginia's Confederate newspapers, 1861-1865 / Ted Tunnell -- Clinging to patriotism : the Fourth of July in Civil War Virginia / Jared Bond -- Trains, canals, and turnpikes : transportation in Civil War Virginia, 1861-1865 / Bradford A. Wineman -- "We are all good scavengers now" : the crisis in Virginia agriculture during the Civil War / Ginette Aley -- The struggle to learn : higher education in Civil War Virginia / Peter Wallenstein -- Words in war : the literature of Confederate Virginia / William C. Davis -- Rehearsing reconstruction in occupied Virginia : life and emancipation at Fort Monroe / J. Michael Cobb -- Diary of a southern refugee during the war, June 1863-July 1864 / Judith Brockenbrough McGuire ; edited by James I. Robertson Jr.

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The fourth book in the Virginia at War series casts a special light on vital home front matters in Virginia during 1864. Following a year in which only one major battle was fought on Virginia soil, 1864 brought military campaigning to the Old Dominion. For the first time during the Civil War, the majority of Virginia's forces fought inside the state's borders. Yet soldiers were a distinct minority among the Virginians affected by the war. In Virginia at War, 1864, scholars explore various aspects of the civilian experience in Virginia including transportation and communication, wartime literat

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