A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Era

This series seeks out the best new scholarship on the U.S. Civil War era, particularly works that connect the war to the major themes of the era and that integrate the social, political, economic, and cultural experiences of the period with military events.

Series Editors: Orville Vernon Burton and Elizabeth R. Varon
UVA Editor(s): Nadine Zimmerli

Books in this Series

The Weaker Sex in War
The Weaker Sex in War
Gender and Nationalism in Civil War Virginia
Kristen Brill
Young America
Young America
The Transformation of Nationalism before the Civil War
Mark Power Smith
Colossal Ambitions
Colossal Ambitions
Confederate Planning for a Post–Civil War World
Adrian Brettle
Black Suffrage
Black Suffrage
Lincoln’s Last Goal
Paul D. Escott
Preserving the White Man's Republic
Preserving the White Man's Republic
Jacksonian Democracy, Race, and the Transformation of American Conservatism
Joshua A. Lynn
My Work among the Freedmen
My Work among the Freedmen
The Civil War and Reconstruction Letters of Harriet M. Buss
Harriet M. Buss. Edited by Jonathan W. White and Lydia J. Davis
The Cacophony of Politics
The Cacophony of Politics
Northern Democrats and the American Civil War
J. Matthew Gallman
Gold and Freedom
Gold and Freedom
The Political Economy of Reconstruction
Nicolas Barreyre. Translated by Arthur Goldhammer
Newest Born of Nations
Newest Born of Nations
European Nationalist Movements and the Making of the Confederacy
Ann L. Tucker
The Worst Passions of Human Nature
The Worst Passions of Human Nature
White Supremacy in the Civil War North
Paul D. Escott
Slavery and War in the Americas
Slavery and War in the Americas
Race, Citizenship, and State Building in the United States and Brazil, 1861-1870
Vitor Izecksohn
American Abolitionism
American Abolitionism
Its Direct Political Impact from Colonial Times into Reconstruction
Stanley Harrold
A Strife of Tongues
A Strife of Tongues
The Compromise of 1850 and the Ideological Foundations of the American Civil War
Stephen E. Maizlish
The War Hits Home
The War Hits Home
The Civil War in Southeastern Virginia
Brian Steel Wills
Daydreams and Nightmares
Daydreams and Nightmares
A Virginia Family Faces Secession and War
Brent Tarter
Lincoln's Dilemma
Lincoln's Dilemma
Blair, Sumner, and the Republican Struggle over Racism and Equality in the Civil War Era
Paul D. Escott
Apostles of Disunion
Apostles of Disunion
Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War
Charles B. Dew
The First Republican Army
The First Republican Army
The Army of Virginia and the Radicalization of the Civil War
John H. Matsui
War upon Our Border
War upon Our Border
Two Ohio Valley Communities Navigate the Civil War
Stephen I. Rockenbach
Longstreet's Aide
Longstreet's Aide
The Civil War Letters of Major Thomas J Goree
Thomas W. Cutrer
Intimate Reconstructions
Intimate Reconstructions
Children in Postemancipation Virginia
Catherine A. Jones
Marching Masters
Marching Masters
Slavery, Race, and the Confederate Army during the Civil War
Colin Edward Woodward
Confederate Visions
Confederate Visions
Nationalism, Symbolism, and the Imagined South in the Civil War
Ian Binnington
Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass
A Life in Documents
Frederick Douglass. Edited by L. Diane Barnes
Worth a Dozen Men
Worth a Dozen Men
Women and Nursing in the Civil War South
Libra R. Hilde
A Separate Civil War
A Separate Civil War
Communities in Conflict in the Mountain South
Jonathan Dean Sarris
Reconstructing the Campus
Reconstructing the Campus
Higher Education and the American Civil War
Michael David Cohen
Civil War Talks
Civil War Talks
Further Reminiscences of George S. Bernard and His Fellow Veterans
George S. Bernard. Edited by Hampton Newsome, John Horn, and John G. Selby
The Enemy Within
The Enemy Within
Fears of Corruption in the Civil War North
Michael Thomas Smith
The Big House after Slavery
The Big House after Slavery
Virginia Plantation Families and Their Postbellum Domestic Experiment
Amy Feely Morsman
Take Care of the Living
Take Care of the Living
Reconstructing Confederate Veteran Families in Virginia
Jeffrey W. McClurken
Civil War Petersburg
Civil War Petersburg
Confederate City in the Crucible of War
A. Wilson Greene
Lincoln's Tragic Admiral
Lincoln's Tragic Admiral
The Life of Samuel Francis Du Pont
Kevin J. Weddle
Ashe County's Civil War
Ashe County's Civil War
Community and Society in the Appalachian South
Martin Crawford
Exile in Richmond
Exile in Richmond
The Confederate Journal of Henri Garidel
Michael Bedout Chesson and Leslie Jean Roberts, eds.
Southern Rights
Southern Rights
Political Prisoners and the Myth of Confederate Constitutionalism
Mark E. Neely, Jr.
Lee's Young Artillerist
Lee's Young Artillerist
William R J Pegram
Peter S. Carmichael
Yankee Correspondence
Yankee Correspondence
Civil War Letters between New England Soldiers and the Home Front
Nina Silber and Mary Beth Sievens
Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia
Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia
Ervin L. Jordan, Jr.
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