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Main Author: McIlwain, Christopher Lyle, (Author)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Tuscaloosa, Alabama : The University of Alabama Press, [2016]
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Online Access:Available via EBSCO eBook Collection
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Table of Contents:
  • 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.