Civil War Journal: The Legacies (Google eBook)

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William Davis
Thomas Nelson Inc, Jan 1, 1999 - History - 515 pages
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"In many arenas, the Civil War changed things both in military and civilian life," William C. Davis observes. "The roles in society of women and minorities were altered drastically. Advancements in medicine and technology exerted a profound impact on the future. Industry burgeoned. The reporting of news entered the modern era with the photograph. Culture changed as the complexion of Americans evolved and as war's wounds imposed lasting divisions upon our society. It ensured at once that future wars would be more terrible, and yet we would be equipped to cope with that terror to come. These are the legacies of the war covered in this volume."

Civil War Journal: The Legacies is the third volume of a three-volume treatment of the Civil War developed from the popular History Channel series Civil War Journal. Drawing on personal letters, diaries, and newspaper reports, these volumes focus on seldom-told stories of people, places, and events that bring to life the heroic intensity of the Civil War. They portray the human side of the conflict that is frequently overlooked in recounting troop movements and engagements.

  

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Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Contributors
Slavery
Divided Families
First Ladies North and South
Civilians in the
Women at
The Spies
Banners of Glory
Artillery
Trains at
Battlefield Medicine
Prison Camps
Arlington
Bibliography

Zouaves
Immigrants and the
Reporting the
MathewB Brady 10 Alexander Gardner
Illustration Credits
Index
Copyright

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1820-1910

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