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Contents Acknowledgments ix Introduction 1 1 • “The Question of Slavery”: Confederate Soldiers and the Southern Cause, 1861–1862 11 2 • Planters and Yeomen, Officers and Privates: Race, Class, and Confederate Soldiers 31 3 • The Greatest of Masters: The Confederate Army and the Impressment of Black Labor 55 4 • “Send Me the Negro Boy”: Confederate Soldiers and the Need for Slaves in Camp 80 5 • “We Crushed Their Freedom”: Emancipation and the Problem of Slave Loyalty 104 6 • On Battlefields and in Prisons: Confederate Soldiers Confront Black Union Troops 130 7 • Free to Fight: The Confederate Army and the Use of Slaves as Soldiers 155 8 • Relics of the Antebellum Era: Confederate Soldiers and the Postwar World 180 Conclusion: “Republics Have Proverbially Short Memories” 203 Notes 211 Bibliography 245 Index 275 ...

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ISBN
9780813935423
Related ISBN
9780813935416
MARC Record
OCLC
870893814
Pages
296
Launched on MUSE
2014-04-15
Language
English
Open Access
No
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