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Title Virginia at war, 1863 / edited by William C. Davis and James I. Robertson Jr. for the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xii, 218 pages)
Series [Virginia at war series]
Virginia at war series.
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
Notes Series statement from jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-209) and index
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Subject HISTORY -- United States -- Civil War Period (1850-1877)
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
Military campaigns.
Politics and government
Social aspects.
Sezessionskrieg 1861-1865
SUBJECT 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
Subject United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Davis, William C., 1946-
Robertson, James I., Jr. (James Irvin), 1930-2019
Virginia Center for Civil War Studies.
LC no. 2008029096
ISBN 9780813173092