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Title Virginia at war, 1861 / edited by William C. Davis and James I. Robertson, Jr. for Virginia Center for Civil War Studies
Published Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2005


Description 1 online resource (x, 241 pages) : map
Series Virginia at war
Virginia at war series.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-229) and index
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Subject Secession -- Virginia
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV)
Military campaigns.
Politics and government
Sezessionskrieg 1861-1865
Amerikaanse burgeroorlog.
SUBJECT Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns.
Virginia -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865.
Subject Virginia.
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. 2005014127
ISBN 0813171717