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Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Prelude: The Army of the Cumberland's War, 1861-1865; 1. Remembered War; Forgotten Struggle; 2. Victory in "God's Country"; 3. Incorporating Friends and Enemies; 4. Legacies; Epilogue; Appendix: Cumberland Regimental Histories and Personal Memoirs Reviewed for This Study; Notes; Index
Robert Hunt examines how Union veterans of the Army of the Cumberland employed the extinction of slavery in the trans-Appalachian South in their memory of the Civil War. Hunt argues that rather than ignoring or belittling emancipation, it became central to veterans' retrospective understanding of what the war, and their service in it, was all about. The Army of the Cumberland is particularly useful as a subject for this examination because it invaded the South deeply, encountering numerous ex-slaves as fugitives, refugees, laborers on military projects, and new recruits