Bitterly Divided: The South's Inner Civil War
Bitterly Divided lays bare the myth of a united confederacy, revealing that the South was in fact fighting two civil wars--an external one that we know so much about and an internal one about which there is scant literature and virtually no public awareness. A fascinating look at a hidden side of the South's history, historian David Williams shows the powerful and little-understood impact of the thousands of draft resisters, Southern Unionists, fugitive slaves, and other Southerners who opposed the Confederate cause.
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BITTERLY DIVIDED: The South's Inner Civil WarUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
There was not one civil war between 1861 and 1865 but many—so many that if the South were to rise again, it would do so on only one leg."Secession," writes Williams (History/Valdosta State Univ.; A ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juglicerr - LibraryThing
This is an eye-opening look at the civil war going on in the Confederate States of America at the same time that they were attempting to wage the Civil War against the North. Williams quotes letters ... Read full review