The Civil War in Appalachia : collected essays / edited by Kenneth W. Noe and Shannon H. Wilson

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Subjects: Appalachians (People)--History--19th century
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects
Appalachian Region, Southern--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c1997
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xl, 284 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction: Appalachia's Civil War in Historical Perspective / Kenneth W. Noe, Shannon H. Wilson
Chronology of Major Events in Appalachia's Civil War
1. "Helping to Save the Union": The Social Origins, Wartime Experiences, and Military Impact of White Union Troops from East Tennessee / Peter Wallenstein 1
2. The Social Origins of East Tennessee's Confederate Leadership / W. Todd Groce 30
3. The Dynamics of Mountain Unionism: Federal Volunteers of Ashe County, North Carolina / Martin Crawford 55
4. Ezekiel Counts's Sand Lick Company: Civil War and Localism in the Mountain South / Ralph Mann 78
5. Exterminating Savages: The Union Army and Mountain Guerrillas in Southern West Virginia, 1861-1862 / Kenneth W. Noe 104
6. An Execution in Lumpkin County: Localized Loyalties in North Georgia's Civil War / Jonathan D. Sarris 131
7. "Moving Through Deserter Country": Fugitive Accounts of the Inner Civil War in Southern Appalachia / John C. Inscoe 158
8. A Former Slave in Federal Service: John McCline's Experience in Appalachia / Jan Furman 187
9. "Oh! Ours Is a Deplorable Condition": The Economic Impact of the Civil War in Upper East Tennessee / Robert Tracy McKenzie 199
10. Premature Industrialization in Appalachia: The Asheville Armory, 1862-1863 / Gordon B. McKinney 227
11. Lincoln's Sons and Daughters: Berea College, Lincoln Memorial University, and the Myth of Unionist Appalachia, 1866-1910 / Shannon H. Wilson 242
Suggestions for Further Reading 265
Contributors 271
Index 273
Additional Authors: Noe, Kenneth W., 1957-
Wilson, Shannon H
Notes: LCCN: 96035632
ISBN: 0870499718 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [265]-269) and index
OCLC Number: 35317855
ISBN/ISSN: 0870499718