Description : The Journal of the Civil War Era Volume 2, Number 4 December 2012 TABLE OF CONTENTS Articles Mark Fleszar "My Laborers in Haiti are not Slaves": Proslavery Fictions and a Black Colonization Experiment on the Northern Coast, 1835-1846 Jarret Ruminski "Tradyville": The Contraband Trade and the Problem of Loyalty in Civil War Mississippi K. Stephen Prince Legitimacy and Interventionism: Northern Republicans, the "Terrible Carpetbagger," and the Retreat from Reconstruction Review Essay Roseanne Currarino Toward a History of Cultural Economy Professional Notes T. Lloyd Benson Geohistory: Democratizing the Landscape of Battle Book Reviews Books Received Notes on Contributors The Journal of the Civil War Era takes advantage of the flowering of research on the many issues raised by the sectional crisis, war, Reconstruction, and memory of the conflict, while bringing fresh understanding to the struggles that defined the period, and by extension, the course of American history in the nineteenth century.
Description : Paulena Ann Stevens was born 1 July 1840 in Clark Township, Clinton County, Ohio. Her parents were Evan Stevens (1808-1891) and Priscilla Hunt Betts (1818-1894). She married William Janney, son of Joseph Janney and Elizabeth Russell, in 1859. She died in 1873 in Carthage, Missouri.
Description : This study critically surveys the changing and highly controversial literature surrounding the American Civil War era, from contemporary interpretations up to the present.
Description : This is the first book to assess the contribution of Southern agriculture to the Confederate war effort, to describe the damage that agriculture sustained during the war, to analyze the transition from slavery to free labor after the war, and to recount the slow and painful process of rebuilding Southern agriculture by 1880. Synthesizing primary and secondary historical sources, Southern Agriculture During the Civil War Era, 1860-1880 fills a crucial gap in our knowledge about the history of the Civil War and Reconstruction period.
Description : Discusses the political involvement of ordinary people in the Civil War era, examining the political memorabilia of the time and looking at how political engagement was expressed in material culture.