When the Yankees Came Conflict and Chaos in the Occupied South, 1861-1865
Edition: 2nd 1999
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Description: Southerners whose communities were invaded by the Union army during the Civil War endured a profoundly painful ordeal. For most, the coming of the Yankees was a nightmare become real; for some, it was the answer to a prayer. But as Stephen Ash argues, for all, invasion and occupation were essential parts of the experience of defeat that helped shape the southern postwar mentality. When the Yankees Cameis the first comprehensive study of the occupied South, bringing to light a wealth of new information about the southern home front. Among the intriguing topics Ash explores are guerrilla warfare and other forms of civilian resistance; the evolution of Union occupation policy from leniency to repression; the impact of occupation on families, churches, and local government; and conflicts between southern aristocrats and poor whites. In analyzing these topics, Ash examines events from the perspective not only of southerners but also of the northern invaders, and he shows how the experiences of southerners differed according to their distance from a garrisoned town.
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Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 8/16/1999
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
|Prologue: Spring 1861|
|Citizens and Soldiers: The First Invasions and Early Occupation Policy|
|Rebels and Conquerors: Civilian Resistance and the Transformation of Northern War Aims|
|Three Worlds: The Garrisoned Towns, the Confederate Frontier, and No-Man's-Land|
|Deliverance and Disillusion: The Ordeal of the Unionists|
|To the Red Sea: The Struggle against Black Freedom|
|The Other Jubilee: Plain Folk, Aristocrats, and the Challenge to the Old Order|
|In a Strange Land: Family and Community in the Maelstrom of War|
|No River of Fire: War-weariness and the Collapse of Resistance|
|Epilogue: Summer 1865|