Union Soldiers and the Northern Home Front: Wartime Experiences, Postwar Adjustments

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THE NORTH'S CIVIL WAR SERIESPaul A. Cimbala, series editor
1. Anita Palladino, ed., Diary of a Yankee Engineer: The Civil War Diary of John Westervelt.
2. Herman Belz, Abraham Lincoln, Constitutionalism, and Equal Rights in the Civil War Era.
3. Earl Hess, Liberty, Virtue, and Progress: Northerners and Their War for the Union. Second revised edition, with a new introduction by the author.
4. William L. Burton, Melting Pot Soldiers: The Union's Ethnic Regiments.
5. Hans L. Trefousse, Carl Schurz: A Biography.
6. Stephen W. Sears, ed., Mr. Dunn Browne's Experiences in the Army: The Civil War Letters of Samuel W. Fiske.
7. Jean H. Baker, Affairs of Party: The Political Culture of Northern Democrats in the Mid-Nineteenth Century.
8. Frank L. Klement, The Limits of Dissent: Clement L. Vallandigham and the Civil War. With a new introduction by Steven K. Rogstad.
9. Lawrence N. Powell, New Masters: Northern Planters during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
10. John Carpenter, Sword and Olive Branch: Oliver Otis Howard.
11. Thomas F. Schwartz, ed., "For a Vast Future Also": Essays from the Journal of the Abraham Lincoln Association.
12. Mark De Wolfe Howe, ed., Touched with Fire: Civil War Letters and Diary of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. With a new introduction by David Burton.
13.. Harold Adams Small, ed., The Road to Richmond: The Civil War Memoirs of Major Abner R. Small of the Sixteenth Maine Volunteers. With a new introduction by Earl J. Hess.
14.. Eric A. Campbell, ed., "A Grand Terrible Dramma": From Gettysburg to Petersburg: The Civil War Letters of Charles Wellington Reed. Illustrated by Reed's Civil War Sketches.
15.. Herbert Mitgang, ed., Abraham Lincoln: A Press Portrait.
16.. Harold Holzer, ed., Prang's Civil War Pictures: The Complete Battle Chromos of Louis Prang. With the full "Descriptive Texts."
17.. Harold Holzer, ed., State of the Union: New York and the Civil War.

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • The North''s Civil War Series ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • Introduction xi
  • 1- Filling the Ranks 1
  • 1- "We Are All in This War" 3
  • 2- "Volunteer While You May" 30
  • 3- "If They Would Know What I Know It Would Be Pretty Hard to Raise One Company in York" 69
  • 2- Northerners and Their Men in Arms 117
  • 4- "Tell Me What the Sensations Are" 119
  • 5- "Listen Ladies One and All" 143
  • 6- Soldiering on the Home Front 182
  • 7- Saving Jack 219
  • 8- In the Lord''s Army 263
  • 9- Carrying the Home Front to War 293
  • 3- From War to Peace 325
  • 10- "Surely They Remember Me" 327
  • 11- "Honorable Scars" 361
  • 12- The Impact of the Civil War on Nineteenth-Century Marriages 395
  • 13- A Different Civil War 417
  • 14- "I Would Rather Shake Hands with the Blackest Nigger in the Land" 442
  • 15- "For Every Man Who Wore the Blue" 463
  • Afterword 483
  • Contributors 489
  • Index 493
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