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Civil War Alabama  Cover Image Book Book

Civil War Alabama

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  • ISBN: 9780817318949 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: xiv, 435 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Tuscaloosa : The University of Alabama Press, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-426) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction -- PART I. ALABAMA SECEDES. The "lawyers' revolution" -- "A leap in the dark" -- "There will be a revulsion" -- PART II. THE WAR BEGINS. "Sprinkle blood in the face of the people" -- "Food for sad and gloomy fits" -- Evil times -- PART III. THE DECREE OF THE NATION. The decree of the nation -- "Yankeeizing Southerners" -- "The struggle of the masters" -- PART IV. THE HARD WAR. The destroying angels -- The reconstructionists -- The slaughter pen -- The river of death -- PART V. IN SEARCH OF PEACE. "God close this terrible war" -- War eagle! -- The horrors of the black flag -- PART VI. BOWING DOWN TO MARS. "Retrograde movements" and "Backward advances" -- Rousseau's Raid -- The fall of Mobile Bay and Atlanta -- PART VII. THE DEATH THROES OF A REBELLION. "On the wrong side of the line of battle" -- "Rats to your holes" -- "Balls and parties are all the rage" -- Franklin, Nashville, and disintegration -- PART VIII. "THE HOLOCAUST". "Ne-gotiation" or "Ne-grotiation" -- "The day of jubilee am come!" -- Conclusion.
Subject: Alabama > History > Civil War, 1861-1865.
Alabama > Politics and government > 1861-1865.
HISTORY / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877).
HISTORY / Military / United States.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, WV).

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