Weirding the war : stories from the Civil War's ragged edges

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edited by Stephen Berry
  • Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2011]
  • ©2011
Physical Details
  • xiii, 385 pages ; 24 cm
9781283303699, 9780820341279, 9780820341859, 9786613303691, 0820334138, 1283303698, 9780820334134, 0820341274, 0820341851
ocn714505184, ocn778616678, ocn761711427

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

  • Letting the war slip through our hands : material culture and the weakness of words in the Civil War era / Michael DeGruccio -- The pleasures of Civil War ruins / Megan Kate Nelson -- Confederate menace : sequestration on the North Carolina home front / Rodney J. Steward -- The tale of three Kates : outlaw women, loyalty, and Missouri's long Civil War / LeeAnn Whites -- "Days of lightly-won and lightly-held hearts" : courtship and coquetry in the Southern Confederacy / Anya Jabour -- Love is a battlefield : Lizzie Alsop's flirtation with the Confederacy / Steven E. Nash -- Dissecting the torture of Mrs. Owens : the story of a Civil War atrocity / Barton A. Myers -- Hungry people in the wartime South : civilians, armies, and the food supply / Joan E. Cashin -- The historian as death investigator / Stephen Berry
  • How a cold snap in Kentucky led to freedom for thousands : an environmental story of emancipation / Amy Murrell Taylor -- Rituals of horsemanship : a speculation on the ring tournament and the origins of the Ku Klux Klan / Paul Christopher Anderson -- The loyal deserters : African American soldiers and community in Civil War Memphis / Andrew L. Slap -- The arrest and court martial of Captain George Dobson / Kenneth W. Noe -- Soldier-speak / Peter S. Carmichael -- The Civil War career of General James Abbott Whistler / Daniel E. Sutherland -- Confederate amputees and the women who loved (or tried to love) them / Brian Craig Miller -- "Will they ever be able to forget?" : Confederate soldiers and mental illness in the defeated South / Diane Miller Sommerville -- Ira Forbes's war / Lesley J. Gordon -- Afterword / Michael Fellman
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