In this Book
Sommerville recovers previously hidden stories of individuals exhibiting suicidal activity or aberrant psychological behavior she links to the war and its aftermath. This work adds crucial nuance to our understanding of how personal suffering shaped the way southerners viewed themselves in the Civil War era and underscores the full human costs of war.
Table of Contents
- Part I. Confederate Men and Women during the Civil War
- Part II. African American Southerners in Slavery and Freedom
- Part III. Confederate Men and Women in the Aftermath of War