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• • • • N ot e s Introduction 1. Kirby, “The American Civil War.” 2. Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment, 5. 3. Smith and Baker, eds., Burning Rails as We Pleased, 69. 4. Speer, Voices from Cemetery Hill, 96. This is a reference to American shad (Alosa sapidissima ). 5. Hammer, Frederic Augustus James’s Civil War Diary, 42–43. Broomsedge bluestem (Andropogon virginicus) and closely related species were used to make brooms. 6. Franklin, The Diary of James T. Ayers, 72. 7. Fehrenbacher, Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings, 1859–1865, 346. Elderberries (Sambucus spp.) have pithy stems that are easily hollowed and fashioned into popgun and water -squirt toys. The Civil War Setting 1. Williams, Americans and Their Forests, 3. 2. Ibid., 119–20. 3. Cowdrey, This Land, This South, 93. 4. Earley, Looking for Longleaf, 83. 5. Williams, Americans and Their Forests, 158. 6. Whitney, From Coastal Wilderness to Fruited Plain, 147. 7. Peabody, Aesthetic Papers, 231. 8. National Park Service, Historical Land Cover/Use Classification of Pea Ridge National Military Park. 9. Goodwin, “Big Game Animals in the Northeastern United States.” 10. Gabrielson, Wildlife Management, 56–62. 201 202 Notes to Pages 8–21 11. U.S. Bureau of the Census. 12. U.S. Census Data, “Population of the United States—1860.” Part I: Flora Introduction 1. Adams, Doctors in Blue, 39. 2. Garrison and Garrison, The Encyclopedia of Civil War Usage, 249. 3. Moore, “Standard Supply Table of the Indigenous Remedies for Field Service and the Sick in General Hospitals,” 1–7. 4. Cunningham, Doctors in Gray, 147–48. 5. Moseley, The Stilwell Letters, 165. The young, tender greens of American pokeweed (Phytolacca americana) were often eaten. 6. Silver, A Life for the Confederacy, 76. Black haw is the common name for the small tree or shrub known scientifically as Viburnum prunifolium. 7. Runge, Four Years in the Confederate Artillery, 66. 8. Anderson, Brokenburn, 318. The candles were likely made from prickly pear (Opuntia sp.), a common cactus of east Texas. 9. Grimsley and Miller, The Union Must Stand, 79. 10. Westervelt and Palladino, Diary of a Yankee Engineer, 219. 11. Furry, The Preacher’s Tale, 64. 12. Sauers, The Civil War Journal of Colonel William J. Bolton, 199. 13. Burlingame and Ettlinger, Inside Lincoln’s White House, 177. Ash 1. Allen, Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Louisiana, 102. 2. Harrar and Harrar, Guide to Southern Trees, 623–24; Sargent, Manual of the Trees of North America, 842; Thomas, 100 Woody Plants of North Louisiana, 164. 3. Allen, Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Louisiana, 103–104. 4. Porcher, Resources of the Southern Fields and Forests, Medical, Economical, and Agricultural, 494. Hereafter cited as “Porcher.” 5. Jackson, Some of the Boys, 22. 6. Taylor, Reluctant Rebel, 63. 7. Allen, Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Louisiana, 66. 8. “Wadley Diary,” 209. Ba ldcypr ess 1. Irion et al., Remote Sensing Investigations of Civil War Era Shipwrecks in the Vicinity of Fort St. Philip, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, 1. 2. Moore, Andrew Brown and Cypress Lumbering in the Old Southwest, 153, 156. 3. Heidler, Heidler, and Coles, Encyclopedia of the American Civil War, 1412.   Notes to Pages 21–27 203 4. Porcher, 509. 5. “Wadley Diary,” 89–90. 6. Angle, Three Years in the Army of the Cumberland, 328. 7. Grimsley and Miller, The Union Must Stand, 82. 8. “Wadley Diary,” Vol. 2, 81. 9. Clark, Downing’s Civil War Diary, 137. 10. Sears, For Country, Cause & Leader, 210. 11. Larimer, Love and Valor, 70. 12. Grimsley and Miller, The Union Must Stand, 219. 13. Texas Confederate Military Organizations. Beech 1. Porcher, 236. 2. Allen, Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of Louisiana, 98; Porcher, 235. 3. Garrison and Garrison, The Encyclopedia of Civil War Usage, 217; Harrar and Harrar, Guide to Southern Trees, 166; Sargent, Manual of the Trees of North America, 229; Porcher, 235. 4. Porcher, 237. 5. Andersen, The Civil War Diary of Allen Morgan Geer, 20th Regiment Illinois Volunteers,­138–39. 6. Coe, Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory, 28. 7. Davis, Diary of a Confederate Soldier, 73. 8. Cutrer and Parrish, Brothers in Gray, 22–23. 9. Sears, On Campaign with the Army of the Potomac, 67. 10. Larimer, Love and Valor, 63. 11. Wiley, This Infernal War, 152. Black ber ry 1. Rankin, Diary of a Christian Soldier 2. Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman, 392. 3. Porcher, 141–44. 4. Quaife, From the Cannon’s Mouth, 242. 5. Swedberg, Three Years with...

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9780807137994
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9780807136881
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OCLC
680039323
Pages
280
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2013-01-01
Language
English
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