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Author Drago, Edmund L.

Title Confederate phoenix : rebel children and their families in South Carolina / Edmund L. Drago
Published Ashland, Ohio : Fordham University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (x, 204 pages) : illustrations
Series Reconstructing America (Series) ; no. 13
Reconstructing America (Series) ; no. 13
Contents Children as a factor in war strategy -- Boy soldiers and their families -- Childrearing -- "Spilt milk" : three family cameos -- Education and nation building -- "Something for the girls" : marriage customs and girlhood -- "Going up the spout" : converging defeat on the battlefield and home front -- Baptism by fire -- Widows and orphans -- Reconstruction and redemption : the Civil War, part II -- The last phoenix : conflicting legacies, 1890-2007
Summary In this innovative book, Edmund L. Drago tells the full story of white children and their families in the most militant Southern state, and the state where the Civil War erupted
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Child soldiers -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century.
Children -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century.
Teenagers -- South Carolina -- History -- 19th century.
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Children.
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Juvenile.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Children.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, Juvenile.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008023277
ISBN 0823234916 (electronic bk.)
0823247600 (electronic bk.)
9780823234912 (electronic bk.)
9780823247608 (electronic bk.)