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Title Virginia at war, 1862 / edited by William C. Davis and James I. Robertson, Jr. for the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (x, 243 pages) : illustrations
Series Virginia at war
Virginia at war series.
Contents Land operations in Virginia in 1862 / John S. Salmon -- Virginia's industry and the conduct of war in 1862 / Harold S. Wilson -- Virginia's civilians at war in 1862 / John G. Selby -- The trials of military occupation / Thomas P. Lowry -- Richmond, the Confederate hospital city / David J. Coles -- Virginians see their war / Harold Holzer -- Virginia's troubled interior / Brian Steel Wills -- Lee rebuilds his army / Dennis E. Frye -- Diary of a Southern refugee during the war, January-July 1862 / Judith Brockenbrough McGuire ; edited by James I. Robertson, Jr
Summary A History Book Club SelectionA Military History Book Club Selection Virginia emerged from the year 1861 in much the same state of uncertainty and confusion as the rest of the Confederacy. While the North was known to be rebuilding its army, no one could be sure if the northern people and government were willing to continue the war. Virginians' expectations for the coming year did not prepare them for what was about to happen, for in 1862 the war became earnest and real, and the Old Dominion became then and thereafter the major battleground of the war in the East
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-233) and index
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Subject Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Davis, William C., 1946-
Robertson, James I.
Virginia Center for Civil War Studies.
LC no. 2006039693
ISBN 0813137632 (electronic bk.)
0813172845 (electronic bk.)
9780813137636 (electronic bk.)
9780813172842 (electronic bk.)