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Making of a Confederate Walter Lenoir's Civil War

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ISBN-10: 0195314344

ISBN-13: 9780195314342

Edition: 2007

Authors: William L. Barney

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Despite the advances of the civil rights movement, many white southerners cling to the faded glory of a romanticized Confederate past. In The Making of a Confederate, William L. Barney focuses on the life of one man, Walter Lenoir of North Carolina, to examine the origins of southern white identity alongside its myriad ambiguities and complexities. Born into a wealthy slaveholding family, Lenoir abhorred the institution, opposed secession, and planned to leave his family to move to Minnesota, in the free North. But when the war erupted in 1860, Lenoir found another escape route--he joined the Confederate army, an experience that would radically transform his ideals. After the war, Lenoir,…    
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Book details

List price: $20.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 4.50" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Maps and Illustrations
The Lenoir Families
Dutiful Sons and a Wavering Southerner
Confederate Soldier
Agony at Ox Hill
Mountain Farmer
Unreconstructed Confederate
Land Promoter and Dreamer
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