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New Perspectives on the Union War

Gary W. Gallagher and Elizabeth R. Varon

Abstract

New Perspectives on the Union War explores, at a wide array of points along the political spectrum, the many shapes patriotic sentiment took in the loyal states during the Civil War. The essays provide new insights into well-known figures such as Secretary of the Treasury Salmon P. Chase, political philosopher Francis Lieber, African American author/entrepreneur Elizabeth Keckley, abolitionist Abby Kelly Foster, New York governor Horatio Seymour, and Attorney General Edward Bates. They also offer the perspectives of common soldiers, of the partisan press, of the clergy, and of social reformers ... More

Keywords: abolitionism, Civil War, economics, politics, slavery, social reform, unionism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780823284542
Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: January 2020 DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823284542.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gary W. Gallagher, editor
University of Virginia

Elizabeth R. Varon, editor
University of Virginia

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