Dixie & the Dominion: Canada, the Confederacy, and the War for the Union

Dixie & the Dominion: Canada, the Confederacy, and the War for the Union

by Adam Mayers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781459712669
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 10/01/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Adam Mayers is a senior editor at thestar.com, the Toronto Star's website, and a frequent contributor to Civil War Times Illustrated, the largest general interest magazine on the Civil War. His articles focus on Canadian connections to the conflict.

Mr. Mayers has a degree in psychology from McMaster, a graduate degree in journalism from the City University of London, and an MBA from McMaster. He lives in Oakville, Ontario with his wife and two children. He has always believed that Canada has more history than geography.


Adam Mayers is a senior editor at thestar.com, the Toronto Star's website, and a frequent contributor to Civil War Times Illustrated, the largest general interest magazine on the Civil War. His articles focus on Canadian connections to the conflict.

Mr. Mayers has a degree in psychology from McMaster, a graduate degree in journalism from the City University of London, and an MBA from McMaster. He lives in Oakville, Ontario.

Table of Contents

Prologue11
Chapter 1The Celebrated Stranger17
Chapter 2Spring Summons21
Chapter 3Arrival33
Chapter 4Northwestern Conspiracy39
Chapter 5The Irish Lord45
Chapter 6Failed Rebellion55
Chapter 7Peace Plans63
Chapter 8Canadian Coalition71
Chapter 9The Lake Erie Raid79
Chapter 10Confederates in Charlottetown91
Chapter 11The St. Albans Raid105
Chapter 12Nation Builders at Quebec117
Chapter 13Diplomatic Crisis127
Chapter 14Firebombing New York137
Chapter 15The Confederation Road Show147
Chapter 16John Wilkes Booth153
Chapter 17That Stupid Judge165
Chapter 18Soldier of Empire179
Chapter 19Winter Debates189
Chapter 20Assassination201
Epilogue211
A Note on Sources227
Bibliography231
Manuscripts231
Contemporary Books231
Secondary Sources232
Articles236
Newspapers238
Notes239
Index251

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