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iNDEx acoustic shadows phenomenon: overview, 10, 147, 149–51; Fort Donelson battle, 151–53; iuka battle, 153–56; Perryville battle, 156–59 Adventuring in the Andes (Frazier), 130 African Americans. See Cudjo’s Cave (Trowbridge ); fertilizer regime, postwar; slaves agency, concept of, 227–28. See also specific concepts agriculture: Civil War connections summarized, 231–34; emancipation’s impact, 191, 197–98; northerner critiques, 163–64; as scholarly opportunity, 164– 65; Sherman’s destruction, 5, 191, 197; shifting cultivation strategy, 53, 191–92, 232–33; slavery’s role, 176–77, 194– 95, 232; soil fertility attitudes, 195–97; taxation/confiscations, 175–76, 188n55; twentieth-century soil survey, 187n47. See also fertilizer regime, postwar; tobacco, bright leaf Agriculture and the Civil War (Gates), 4 air temperature factors. See acoustic shadows phenomenon Alcott, Louisa May, 81 American Forests (Starr), 103, 110n16 American Space (Jackson), 112n25 amputees, 96, 98, 108n2, 220 Appalachia, as refuge —freedom associations, 114–15 —for fugitive soldiers, 121–24, 127 —guerrilla activity correlation, 120–21 —literary portrayals: overview, 9; Cold Mountain (Frazier), 130–37; “Crowder’s Cove: A Story of the War” (Woolson), 125, 128–29; Cudjo’s Cave (Trowbridge), 115–20, 139n17; “A Strange Land and Peculiar People” (Harney), 124–25, 141n27; “The Yares of Black Mountain” (Davis), 125, 126–28, 141n39 —wilderness image development, 113–14 Appalachia on Our Mind (Shapiro), 141n37 Appleton’s Journal, 128 Arizona, in Southern Manifest Destiny, 36–37 “Armies of the Wilderness, The” (Melville), 96 Arndt, Hartmut, 149 artillery damage, 100, 109n7 Ashby, Turner, 70 Ashley, David, 86, 87 Bachman, Aaron E., 79 Bagley, William Chandler, 232 Bailey, Phoebe, 178 Balicki, Joseph, 26 Ball, Charles, 215–17, 222n11 Ballard, Michael, 154 Banks, Nathaniel P., 72 Bartlett, Napier, 22–23 Bartlett, W. H., 104 bathing opportunities for soldiers, 68, 71, 86 Batteau, Allen, 113–14, 124 Battling the Elements (Winters), 17 Baylor, John, 35, 39, 41, 43, 45 Becks, Lutz, 149 bené plant, 212 Benjamin, Judah, 78 Bennett, Judith, 5 Berry, Stephen, 5–6, 8 Beyerchen, Alan, 148, 160n14 Bierstadt, Albert, 102 biotic event, Civil War as, 228–29. See also agriculture; disease Bird, W. H., 80 bison herds, drought impact, 19–20 Black, Benjamin, 231 Blackington, Jacob, 82, 87 Black Mountain Boys: battle casualties, 57, 60–61; disease vulnerability, 8, 57–58, 60; enlistment rates, 52, 54, 55. See also Yancey County, North Carolina 242 Index Century, The, 122 Chancellorsville battle, 60 chaos theory and Clausewitz’s friction concept, 148–49 Chaplin River, Perryville battle, 157 Chapman, William, 34 chemical fertilizers. See fertilizer regime, postwar Chickahominy River, camp conditions, 58–59 Chickamauga, Battle of, 22, 23 Chinese poetry, 130–31, 142n52, 142n59 Chivington, John, 46 Church, Frederic, 102 Civil War studies, environmental history perspectives: overview, 7–12; cautions and skepticisms, 225–35; scholarly contribution potential, 1–7, 63–64. See also specific topics of study Civil War Weather in Virginia (krick), 16–17 Clarke County, Georgia, fertilizer use, 205 class bias, health problems, 77 Clausewitz, Carl von. See friction concept, Clausewitz’s “Clausewitz, Nonlinearity, and the Unpredictability of War” (Beyerchen), 148, 160n14 climate and weather patterns: definitions, 17–18; farming impact, 7, 19–22, 55, 198; as friction element, 146–47; human response themes, 25–27; and military campaigns, 23–25, 27–29, 63, 70, 152– 53; scholarship inadequacies, 16–17, 18–19, 21, 31n25. See also specific weatherrelated topics Clingman, Thomas, 54 Closmann, Charles, 5 Cold Mountain (Frazier), 130–37 cold weather. See frost/freeze events; rains and mud Cole, Thomas, 96, 97, 102, 111n23 colonies, runaway slaves, 215 Comanche people, 19–20 compost applications, 196–97, 203 conscription, 70–71, 178 Conscription Act, 55 Black Mountains, location, 141n41 blacks. See Cudjo’s Cave (Trowbridge); fertilizer regime, postwar; slaves blockade impact, tobacco market, 169–71 botanical knowledge from walking, 211–14 Botany of Desire, The (Pollan), 182 Boulware, James Richard, 88 Brady, Lisa M.: chapter by, 144–62; comments on, 5, 9–10, 18, 47, 90n10, 115, 165, 197, 228 Bragg, Braxton, 22, 153, 156, 158–59 Briggs, David, 5 Brown, Joe, 121 Brown, John, 113, 116, 118 Buckner, Simon Bolivar, 152 Buell, Don Carlos, 151, 156–59 Burnette, Dorian, 20 Burnside, Ambrose, 144–45, 146, 153 Burnsville, population statistics, 53 Burson, William, 122–24 Caldwell County, North Carolina, in fugitive’s memoir, 122 camels, military use, 49n11 camp conditions: bathing opportunities, 68, 71, 86; morale problem, 77–78, 81– 82; officers vs. troops, 76–77, 84–85; and rainy weather, 57–59, 67, 71, 72– 73, 74; sanitation problems, 58, 59...

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9780820347752
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9780820347141
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OCLC
898770323
Pages
256
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2015-01-23
Language
English
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