A Companion to the U.S. Civil War (Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History)

A Companion to the U.S. Civil War (Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History)

By: Aaron Sheehan-Dean (editor)Hardback

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A Companion to the U.S. Civil War presents a comprehensive historiographical collection of essays covering all major military, political, social, and economic aspects of the American Civil War (1861-1865). * Represents the most comprehensive coverage available relating to all aspects of the U.S. Civil War * Features contributions from dozens of experts in Civil War scholarship * Covers major campaigns and battles, and military and political figures, as well as non-military aspects of the conflict such as gender, emancipation, literature, ethnicity, slavery, and memory

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About Author

Aaron Sheehan-Dean is Fred C. Frey Professor at Louisiana State University. He is the author of Why Confederates Fought: Family and Nation in Civil War Virginia (2007) and the Concise Historical Atlas of the U.S. Civil War (2008).

Contents

Volume I Notes on Contributors x Preface xviii Acknowledgments xxiii Part I Campaigns and Battles 1 1 Virginia 1861 3 Clayton R. Newell 2 Missouri 19 Jeffrey Patrick 3 Mississippi Valley Campaign 41 Barbara A. Gannon 4 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign 56 Jonathan A. Noyalas 5 Logistics 74 Brian Holden Reid 6 Peninsula Campaign 95 Timothy J. Orr 7 Soldiers 114 Lorien Foote 8 Kentucky 132 Aaron Astor 9 Guerrillas 154 Barton A. Myers 10 Maryland Campaign of 1862 178 Benjamin Franklin Cooling 11 Battle of Antietam 195 D. Scott Hartwig 12 Civil War Tactics 211 Jennifer M. Murray 13 Battle of Fredericksburg 231 Mark A. Snell 14 Blockading Campaigns 240 Samuel Negus 15 Chancellorsville Campaign 262 Christian B. Keller 16 Battle of Gettysburg 280 Carol Reardon 17 African-American Soldiering 297 Andre M. Fleche 18 Vicksburg Campaign 316 Steven Nathaniel Dossman 19 Occupation 328 Jacqueline Glass Campbell 20 Arkansas 338 Buck T. Foster 21 Indian America 365 Megan Kate Nelson 22 Naval Development and Warfare 386 Kurt Henry Hackemer 23 Battles of Chickamauga and Chattanooga 410 Keith S. Bohannon 24 Atlanta Campaign 428 Robert L. Glaze 25 Georgia and Carolinas Campaigns 444 Anne Sarah Rubin 26 Prisons 456 James Gillispie 27 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign 476 Scott C. Patchan 28 Overland Campaign, 1864 492 Mark Grimsley 29 Louisiana and Texas Campaigns 501 Bradley R. Clampitt 30 Petersburg Campaign 521 Brian Matthew Jordan 31 Technology and War 540 Andrew S. Bledsoe 32 War and Environment 561 Kathryn Shively Meier 33 Appomattox Campaign 573 Bradley A. Wineman 34 Medicine and Health Care 590 Michael A. Flannery 35 Civil War Veterans 608 James Marten Volume II Notes on Contributors x Preface xviii Acknowledgments xxiii Part II Leaders 629 36 Ulysses S. Grant 631 James J. Broomall 37 Robert E. Lee 652 Elizabeth Brown Pryor 38 United States Generals 673 Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh 39 Abraham Lincoln 691 Brian Dirck 40 Jefferson Davis 710 Lynda Lasswell Crist 41 Frederick Douglass 724 L. Diane Barnes Part III Politics, Society, and Culture 741 42 Civil War Diplomacy 743 Jay Sexton 43 Ethnicity 763 David T. Gleeson 44 Women 779 Judith Giesberg 45 Manhood 795 Brian Craig Miller 46 Northern Politics 811 Adam I.P. Smith 47 Southern Politics 830 John M. Sacher 48 Northern Dissent 849 Matthew Warshauer 49 Southern Dissent 867 Margaret M. Storey 50 Northern Home Front 891 Robert M. Sandow 51 Southern Home Front 909 Aaron Sheehan-Dean 52 Abolitionists in the Civil War 927 Stanley Harrold 53 Slavery in the Civil War 949 Jaime Amanda Martinez 54 Emancipation 965 Yael A. Sternhell 55 Literature 987 Michael T. Bernath 56 Music 1003 Christian McWhirter 57 Religion 1021 Sean A. Scott 58 Constitution and Law 1035 Christian G. Samito 59 Nationalism 1056 Paul Quigley 60 Wartime Political Economy 1073 Sean Patrick Adams Part IV The Civil War in History 1087 61 Theory and Method 1089 Paul Christopher Anderson 62 The Global Civil War 1103 Don H. Doyle 63 Wartime Origins of Reconstruction 1121 John C. Rodrigue 64 Memory 1139 Caroline E. Janney Name Index 1155 Subject Index 1167

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/04/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781444351316
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 1232
  • ID: 9781444351316
  • weight: 2212
  • ISBN10: 1444351311

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