Copperheads : the rise and fall of Lincoln's opponents in the North /

If Civil War battlefields saw vast carnage, the Northern home-front was itself far from tranquil. Fierce political debates set communities on edge, spurred secret plots against the Union, and triggered widespread violence, such as the New York City draft riots. And at the heart of all this turmoil s...

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Main Author: Weber, Jennifer L., 1962-
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series:OUP E-Books.
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • In the shadows
  • The gathering storm
  • When will this cruel war be over?
  • The battle behind the lines
  • The summer of Lincoln's discontent
  • The rise and fall of the Copperheads
  • "Faction in Civil War is unmitigated treason"
  • Defeated.