The Moment of Decision: Biographical Essays on American Character and Regional Identity

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NOTES
1.
Francis F. McKinney, Education in Violence: The Life of George H. Thomas and the History of the Army of the Cumberland ( Detroit, 1961), 373-403. The author wishes to thank Thomas More College for financial support of this project.
2.
McKinney, Education in Violence, 403-14; Thomas J. Morgan, Reminiscences of Service with Colored Troops in the Army of the Cumberland, 1863-65 ( Providence, 1885), 48-49; Thomas B. Van Horne, The Life of Major-General George H. Thomas ( New York, 1882), 347, The best works on Thomas and the battle are McKinney Education in Violence and Wiley Sword Embrace an Angry Wind, The Confederacy's Last Hurrah: Spring Hill, Franklin, and Nashville ( New York, 1991), but neither deals with the change in Thomas's racial attitudes.
3.
McKinney, Education in Violence, 3-8, 23-85; Daniel W. Crofts, Old Southampton: Politics and Society in a Virginia County, 1834-1869 ( Charlottesville, 1992), 206-7.
4.
William F. G. Shanks, Personal Recollections of Distinguished Generals ( New York, 1866), 61-65, 75-77, 80; Edward M. Coffman, The Old Army: A Portrait of the American Army in Peacetime, 1784-1898 ( New York, 1983), 235-36; Crofts, Old Southampton, 206.
5.
McKinney, Education in Violence, 88-91; John Cimprich, Slavery's End in Tennessee, 1861-1865 ( Tuscaloosa, 1985), 38-39, 66-68, 92.
6.
George H. Thomas to ?, 18 November 1863, George H. Thomas Papers ( Historical Society of Pennsylvania); R. D. Mussey to George B. Halstead, 8 June 1864, Letters Received by Adjutant General L. Thomas Relating to Colored Troops, Record Group (hereafter RG) 94 ( National Archives [hereafter NA]); W. D. Whipple to R. D. Mussey, 19 June 1864, Letters Sent by the Department of the Cumberland, vol. 223/ 431 DC, 128, RG 393 (NA); Morgan, Reminiscences, 22-25; George P. Rawick, ed., The American Slave: A Composite Autobiography ( 41 vol., Westport, 1972-79), supp. ser. 2, 3:818.
7.
Van Horne, Thomas, 347; McKinney, Education in Violence, 83, 447-54.
8.
W. D. Whipple to John E. Smith, 3 July 1865, Letters Sent by the Military Division of the Tennessee, vol. 33 DT, 10-11, RG 393 (NA); John Y. Simon, ed., The Papers of Ulysses S. Grant ( 18 vol. to date, Carbondale, 1976- ), 15:241.
9.
Cimprich, Slavery's End in Tennessee, 119; Paul H. Bergeron, ed., The Papers of Andrew Johnson ( 9 vol. to date, Knoxville, 1967- ), 8:413.
10.
Nashville Press and Times, 24 July 1865; W. W. Barrett et el. to W. D. Whipple, 21 August 1865, Letters Received by the Military Division of the Tennessee, RG 393 (NA).
11.
Bergeron, ed., Papers of Johnson, 8:585, 9:281; Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction ( Washington, 1866), pt. 1, 109, 112; pt. 3, 27.
12.
Bergeron, Papers of Johnson, 9:400.
14.
Ibid., 57, 58ff (for Johnson's subsequent statements); Robert H. Ramsay to I. S. Donaldson, 18 July 1865; same to ?, 31 July 1865; same to William Shafter, 22 September 1865, Letters Sent by the Military Division of the Tennessee, vol. 33 DT, 35, 63, 165, RG 393 (NA).
15.
W. D. Whipple to John E. Smith, 26 December 1865, Letters Sent by the Military Division of the Tennessee, vol. 33 DT, 284, RG 393 (NA); James E. Sefton, The United States Army and Reconstruction, 1865-1877 (Baton Rouge, 1967), 43.
16.
Report of the Joint Committee on Reconstruction, pt. 1, 109-11; pt. 3, 27-28.
17.
Sefton, Army and Reconstruction, 71, 79, 193; Simon, Papers of Grant, 16:54, 141; W. D. Whipple to L. S. Mulloy, 31 March 1866, Letters Sent by the Military Division of the Tennessee, vol. 34 DT, 123, RG 393 (NA).

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