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When Sherman Marched North from the Sea: Resistance on the Confederate Home Front (Civil War America)
Home front and battle front merged in 1865 when General William T. Sherman occupied Savannah and then marched his armies north through the Carolinas. Although much has been written about the military aspects of Sherman's March, Jacqueline Campbell reveals a more complex story. Integrating evidence from Northern soldiers and from Southern civilians, black and white, male ...more
Published October 6th 2003 by University of North Carolina Press
(first published January 1st 2003)
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Jacqueline Glass Campbell’s "When Sherman Marched North From the Sea" is a work that seeks to examine Civil War General William Sherman’s march through the Southern States from the Atlantic Ocean while putting the accounts and behaviors of the people involved in a social and political context. Campbell, while providing a vigorous narrative of the events of the march, emphasizes questions regarding the role of Southern women and the roles they played on the home front-turned-battlefront as well ...more