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Title Crucible of the Civil War : Virginia from secession to commemoration / edited by Edward L. Ayers, Gary W. Gallagher, and Andrew J. Torget
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 226 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Unions of slavery : slavery, politics, and secession in the Valley of Virginia / Andrew J. Torget -- "I owe Virginia little, my country much" : Robert E. Lee, the United States Regular Army, and unconditional unionism / Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh -- "It is old Virginia and we must have it" : overcoming regionalism in Civil War Virginia / Aaron Sheehan-Dean -- Defining Confederate respectability : morality, patriotism, and Confederate identity in Richmond's Civil War public press / Amy R. Minton -- The slave market in Civil War Virginia / Jaime Amanda Martinez -- Race, religion, and rebellion : black and white Baptists in Albemarle County, Virginia, during the Civil War / Andrew Witmer -- "The right to love and to mourn" : the origins of Virginia's Ladies' Memorial associations, 1865-1867 / Caroline E. Janney -- Reconciliation in Reconstruction Virginia / Susanna Michele Lee
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Group identity -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Memory -- Social aspects -- Virginia.
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) -- Virginia.
Secession -- Virginia.
Slavery -- Virginia -- History -- 19th century.
Confederate States of America -- Historiography.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Virginia -- Race relations -- Political aspects -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Ayers, Edward L., 1953-
Gallagher, Gary W.
Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
ISBN 0813925525
0813930499 electronic bk
9780813930497 electronic bk