When the Yankees Came: Conflict and Chaos in the Occupied South, 1861-1865

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Univ of North Carolina Press, Aug 1, 1999 - History - 309 pages
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Southerners whose communities were invaded by the Union army during the Civil War endured a profoundly painful ordeal. For most, the coming of the Yankees was a nightmare become real; for some, it was the answer to a prayer. But as Stephen Ash argues, for

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Stephen V. Ash is associate professor of history at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and managing editor of the "Journal of East Tennessee History." His books include "Middle Tennessee Society Transformed, 1860-1870: War and Peace in the Upper South.

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