The Confederate Carpetbaggers

The Confederate Carpetbaggers

by Daniel E. Sutherland


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The Confederate Carpetbaggers by Daniel E. Sutherland

In 'The Confederate Carpetbaggers, ' Daniel E. Sutherland examines the lives of those southern men and women who moved north between 1865 and 1881. Dealing with their various motives for moving north, problems of adaptation to northern society, attempts to find new identities, and efforts to maintain personal ties with other Confederates in the North as well as with old friends in the South, Sutherland provides a detailed and illuminating account of the contributions these displaced southerners made to the financial, literary, artistic, and political life of the nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807114704
Publisher: Louisiana State University Press
Publication date: 06/28/1988
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.03(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Daniel E. Sutherland heads the department of history at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and is the author of Americans and Their Servants: Domestic Service in the United States from 1800 to 1920.

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