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  1. Transforming Civil War Prisons

    Lincoln, Lieber, and the Politics of Captivity

    By Paul J. Springer, Glenn Robins

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    During the Civil War, 410,000 people were held as prisoners of war on both sides. With resources strained by the unprecedented number of prisoners, conditions in overcrowded prison camps were dismal, and the death toll across Confederate and Union prisons reached 56,000 by the end of the war. In an...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Fort Pillow Massacre

    North, South, and the Status of African Americans in the Civil War Era

    By Bruce Tap

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    On April 12, 1864, a small Union force occupying Fort Pillow, Tennessee, a fortress located on the Mississippi River just north of Memphis, was overwhelmed by a larger Confederate force under the command of Nathan Bedford Forrest. While the battle was insignificant from a strategic standpoint, the...

    Published October 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The American Civil War

    A Literary and Historical Anthology, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Ian Frederick Finseth

    The American Civil War: A Literary and Historical Anthology brings together a wide variety of important writings from the Civil War and Reconstruction eras, including short fiction, poetry, public addresses, memoirs, and essays, accompanied by detailed annotations and concise introductions. Now in...

    Published March 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge Encyclopedia of Civil War Era Biographies

    By John D Wright

    Behind the familiar names of the military and political leaders whose names we all know--Lincoln, Davis, Lee, Grant, Sherman, and Jackson, are the people whose lives and hard work defined the Civil War era: abolitionists, slaves, inventors, manufacturers, painters, lawyers, writers, spies,...

    Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Civil War America

    A Social and Cultural History with Primary Sources

    Edited by Maggi M. Morehouse, Zoe Trodd

    As war raged on the battlefields of the Civil War, men and women all over the nation continued their daily routines. They celebrated holidays, ran households, wrote letters, read newspapers, joined unions, attended plays, and graduated from high school and college. Civil War America reveals how...

    Published October 16th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Civil War America

    Making a Nation, 1848-1877

    By Robert Cook

    Series: Longman History of America

    The American Civil War was without doubt the defining event in the history of the United States. This up-to-date analyisis of a critical period goes beyond the origins, course and consequences of the Civil War to bring in other important themes such as racial conflict, gender relations, religion,...

    Published March 30th 2003 by Routledge

  7. The American Civil War, 1861-1865

    By Reid Mitchell

    Series: Seminar Studies

    The American Civil War caused upheaval and massive private bereavement, but the years 1861-1865 also defined a great nation.This book provides a concise introduction to events from the secession to the end of the war. It focuses on the military progress of the war Union and...

    Published April 9th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Younger Pitt

    By Michael Duffy

    Series: Profiles In Power

    First published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 20th 2000 by Routledge

  9. The Origins of the American Civil War

    By Brian Holden Reid

    Series: Origins Of Modern Wars

    The American Civil War (1861-65) was the bloodiest war of the nineteenth century and its impact continues to be felt today. It, and its origins have been studied more intensively than any other period in American history, yet it remains profoundly controversial. Brian Holden Reid's formidable...

    Published August 12th 1996 by Routledge

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