By Gary W. Gallagher
Crucible of the Civil struggle bargains an illuminating portrait of the state’s wartime financial, political, and social associations. Weighing in on contentious concerns inside verified scholarship whereas additionally breaking flooring in components lengthy missed through students, the participants study such issues because the war’s impact on slavery within the nation, the wartime intersection of race and faith, and the advance of accomplice social networks. additionally they make clear issues lengthy disputed via historians, corresponding to Virginia’s selection to secede from the Union, the improvement of accomplice nationalism, and the way Virginians selected to recollect the warfare after its close.
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