The view from the ground : experiences of Civil War soldiers

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  • Creator edited by Aaron Sheehan-Dean ; with an afterword by Joseph T. Glatthaar
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2007] ©2007
  • Series
  • Physical Details
    • vi, 266 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 0813124131, 9780813124131
  • OCLC ocm71322257


  • Include bibliographical references (pages 255-259) and index.


  • The blue and the gray in black and white : assessing the scholarship on Civil War soldiers / Aaron Sheehan-Dean -- A "vexed question" : white Union soldiers on slavery and race / Chandra Manning -- A brother's war : exploring Confederate perceptions of the enemy / Jason Phillips -- "The army is not near so much demoralized as the country is" : soldiers in the Army of Northern Virginia and the Confederate home front / Lisa Laskin -- "No nearer heaven now but rather farther off" : the religious compromises and conflicts of northern soldiers / David W. Rolfs -- "Strangers in a strange land" : Christian soldiers in the early months of the Civil War / Kent T. Dollar -- "A viler enemy in our rear" : Pennsylvania soldiers confront the North's antiwar movement / Timothy J. Orr -- Popular sovereignty in the Confederate Army : the case of Colonel John Marshall and the Fourth Texas Infantry Regiment / Charles E. Brooks -- "Is not the glory enough to give us all a share?" : an analysis of competing memories of the Battle of the Crater / Kevin M. Levin
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