The Heart of Confederate Appalachia: Western North Carolina in the Civil War
Battershell, Gary, The Arkansas Historical Quarterly
The Heart of Confederate Appalachia: Western North Carolina in the Civil War. By John C. Inscoe and Gordon B. McKinney. (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000. Pp. xi, 386. Acknowledgments, introduction, illustrations, maps, notes, bibliography, index. $39.95.)
John C. Inscoe and Gordon B. McKinney's new book offers a painstaking examination of western North Carolina during the secession crisis, the Civil War, and the war's immediate aftermath, but it fails to provide an adequate explanation of the reasons the highlanders behaved as they did during this crucial period in United States history. The authors argue that the highlanders were more devoted to their …
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Publication information: Article title: The Heart of Confederate Appalachia: Western North Carolina in the Civil War. Contributors: Battershell, Gary - Author. Journal title: The Arkansas Historical Quarterly. Volume: 60. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 2001. Page number: 227+. © Arkansas Historical Association, Department of History, University of Arkansas Autumn 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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