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Bitterly Divided: The South's Inner Civil War

Bitterly Divided: The South's Inner Civil War

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by David Williams
     
 

ISBN-10: 1595584757

ISBN-13: 9781595584755

Pub. Date: 03/02/2010

Publisher: New Press, The


Bitterly Divided lays bare the myth of a united confederacy, revealing that the South was in fact fighting two civil wars—an external one that we know so much about and an internal one about which there is scant literature and virtually no public awareness. A fascinating look at a hidden side of the South’s history, historian David Williams shows

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Bitterly Divided lays bare the myth of a united confederacy, revealing that the South was in fact fighting two civil wars—an external one that we know so much about and an internal one about which there is scant literature and virtually no public awareness. A fascinating look at a hidden side of the South’s history, historian David Williams shows the powerful and little-understood impact of the thousands of draft resisters, Southern Unionists, fugitive slaves, and other Southerners who opposed the Confederate cause.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781595584755
Publisher:
New Press, The
Publication date:
03/02/2010
Edition description:
First Trade Paper Edition
Pages:
310
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 "Nothing but Divisions Among Our People" 9

2 "Rich Man's War" 53

3 "Fighting Each Other Harder Than We Ever Fought the Enemy" 109

4 "Yes, We All Shall Be Free" 171

5 "Now the Wolf Has Come" 209

6 "Defeated... by the People at Home" 235

Notes 251

Bibliography 275

Index 293

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Bitterly Divided: The South's Inner Civil War (Large Print 16pt) 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
An eyge opening read on how the south itself was divided over secession.
C_S_Glass More than 1 year ago
I say that I'm done with this one, but I didn't actually get through it. The book is not horrible, nor is it poorly written, but everything else I have seems more interesting. I made it through about 185 pages, though, and can comment a bit. The title advertises itself as if there is discussion about conflicting opinions in the South, but the onlly thing discussed is Unionist sentiment. Now that's fine, but it's not what I thought I would get. I hoped for a good compare-contrast book, dissecting actual inner conflicts between Rebels and Unionists, but what I got was a decent study of anti-Confederate sects. Oh well.