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Dark Lanterns: Secret Political Societies, Conspiracies, and Treason Trials in the Civil War
During the agonizing days of the Civil War four secret political societies, often known as dark lantern societies, became household words throughout the North. Three of these groups--the Knights of the Golden Circle, the Order of American Knights, and the Sons of Liberty--supposedly were umbrellas for antiwar Democrats and were reportedly involved in treasonable activities ...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published August 1st 1989 by Louisiana State University Press
(first published December 1st 1984)
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