State of the Union: NY and the Civil War

State of the Union: NY and the Civil War

by Harold Holzer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0823221393

ISBN-13: 9780823221394

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Fordham University Press

As the most populous state during the Civil War, New York only provided the most men and materiel, but was also the North's economic center and an important center of political and social activism. These essays address the role of women, blacks, Native Americans, and European immigrants in New York, the difficulties Abraham Lincoln faced in New York., and the…  See more details below

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As the most populous state during the Civil War, New York only provided the most men and materiel, but was also the North's economic center and an important center of political and social activism. These essays address the role of women, blacks, Native Americans, and European immigrants in New York, the difficulties Abraham Lincoln faced in New York., and the treatment of Confederate soldiers at Elmira Prison Camp.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780823221394
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
North's Civil War Series, #17
Edition description:
2
Pages:
135
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction and Acknowledgments
1Housekeeping on Its Own Terms: Abraham Lincoln in New York1
2The Volcano under the City: The Significance of Draft Rioting in New York City and State, July 186317
3What's Gender Got to Do with It? New York in the Age of Civil War34
4In the Shadow of American Indian Removal: The Iroquois in the Civil War48
5Above the Law? Arbitrary Arrests, Habeas Corpus, and Freedom of the Press in Lincoln's New York67
6Rebuttal: Abraham Lincoln, Civil Liberties, and the New York Connection - The Corning Letter73
7New York's "Andersonville": The Elmira Military Prison93
8New York and the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson101
Epilogue: Abraham Lincoln's Letter to Erastus Corning and Other New York Democrats, June 12, 1863115
About the Contributors127
Index129

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