The heart of Confederate Appalachia : western North Carolina in the Civil War / John C. Inscoe & Gordon B. McKinney

Author(s): Inscoe, John C., 1951-
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Subjects: North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
North Carolina--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects
Appalachian Region, Southern--History, Military--19th century
Appalachian Region, Southern--Social conditions--19th century
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2000
Series: Civil War America
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xi, 368 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Acknowledgments
Introduction 5
1. Antebellum Western North Carolina: A Population So Widely Diversified 12
2. Secession: To Stand with Either Honor or Safety 30
3. Mobilization: The Mountains Are Pouring Forth Their Brave Sons 59
4. Unionists: Lincolnite Proclivities - Matters of General Notoriety 83
5. Guerrilla Warfare: Rule by Bushwhackers, Tories, and Yankees 105
6. Political Dissent: We Are Tired of This Desolating, Ruinous War 139
7. Economic Strain: Laboring under Grate Disadvantage 166
8. Women at War: Assuming All the Duties of the Sterner Sex 187
9. Slavery: Many Negro Buyers in This Part of the Country 208
10. Military Incursion and Collapse: On! This Is a Cruel World and Cruel People in It 232
11. Aftermath: A Peace We Little Expected and Did Not Want 266
Notes 287
Bibliography 329
Index 359
Additional Authors: McKinney, Gordon B., 1943-
Notes: LCCN: 99056658
ISBN: 0807825441 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 329-357) and index
OCLC Number: 42861641
ISBN/ISSN: 0807825441