Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery, Sacrifice, and Survival

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Wesleyan University Press, Apr 15, 2011 - History - 328 pages
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A riveting account of Connecticut’s involvement in the Civil War
 

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Connecticut in the American Civil War, picks up in 1860 with efforts to avert war. One introductory chapter summarizes the early history of race, slavery and politics up to 1860. What makes this book ... Read full review

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I personally wanted more on the 1st Heavies, but this was a fascinating study of Connecticut politics and the War. Highly recommended. Read full review

Contents

Introduction
1
Connecticut within the Nation 17761860 Slavery Race and Politics
9
And the War Came 186061
41
A Recognition of Death 1862
71
The Union Crucible 1863
101
Expensive Victory 186465
139
Survivals Memory 18651965
174
Epilogue
219
Notes
225
Further Reading and Research
293
Index
297
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MATTHEW WARSHAUER is a professor of history at Central Connecticut State University. He is the editor of the scholarly journal Connecticut History and the author of Andrew Jackson and the Politics of Martial Law: Nationalism, Civil Liberties, and Partisanship and Andrew Jackson in Context.

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