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Virginia at war, 1863 [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: TextTextSeries: Virginia at war series: Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, c2009Description: 1 online resource (xii, 218 p.).ISBN: 9780813173092 (electronic bk.); 0813173094 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865 | Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns | United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects | HISTORY -- United States -- Civil War Period (1850-1877) | Sezessionskrieg <1861-1865> | VirginiaGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Virginia at war, 1863.DDC classification: 973.7/309755 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Land operations in Virginia in 1863: high-water mark and beginning of the ebb / A. Wilson Greene -- Days of misery and uncertainty: childhood in wartime Virginia / James Marten -- "A gift from God": missionary teachers and freedpeople in Southeastern Virginia / Benjamin H. Trask -- The devil at large: Anse Hatfield's war / James M. Prichard -- Thy will, nor ours": the wartime ordeal of Virginia's churches / David Rolfs -- The Virginian wartime scrapbook: preserving memories on paper / William C. Davis -- "Lincoln acted the clown": Virginia's newspapers and the Gettysburg Address / Jared Peatman -- Diary of a southern refugee during the war, September 1862-May 1863 / Judith Brockenbrough McGuire ; edited by James I. Robertson Jr.
Summary: The fascinating third book in the Virginia at War series focuses on the Virginia experience at mid-conflict. The collection provides a comprehensive overview of the conflict's impact on children, religion, and newly freed slaves. Also included are essays that probe the South's view of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War careers of the Hatfields and the McCoys. The 1863 installment of Judith Brockenbrough McGuire's valuable Diary of a Southern Refugee during the War rounds out the collection.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-209) and index.

Land operations in Virginia in 1863: high-water mark and beginning of the ebb / A. Wilson Greene -- Days of misery and uncertainty: childhood in wartime Virginia / James Marten -- "A gift from God": missionary teachers and freedpeople in Southeastern Virginia / Benjamin H. Trask -- The devil at large: Anse Hatfield's war / James M. Prichard -- Thy will, nor ours": the wartime ordeal of Virginia's churches / David Rolfs -- The Virginian wartime scrapbook: preserving memories on paper / William C. Davis -- "Lincoln acted the clown": Virginia's newspapers and the Gettysburg Address / Jared Peatman -- Diary of a southern refugee during the war, September 1862-May 1863 / Judith Brockenbrough McGuire ; edited by James I. Robertson Jr.

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The fascinating third book in the Virginia at War series focuses on the Virginia experience at mid-conflict. The collection provides a comprehensive overview of the conflict's impact on children, religion, and newly freed slaves. Also included are essays that probe the South's view of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War careers of the Hatfields and the McCoys. The 1863 installment of Judith Brockenbrough McGuire's valuable Diary of a Southern Refugee during the War rounds out the collection.

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