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Union soldiers and the northern home front

wartime experiences, postwar adjustments

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Published by Fordham University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Northeastern States
    • Subjects:
    • Soldiers -- United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.,
    • Veterans -- United States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.,
    • Civil-military relations -- Northeastern States -- History -- 19th century.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.,
    • Northeastern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Paul A. Cimbala and Randall M. Miller.
      SeriesThe North"s Civil War series,, no. 18, North"s Civil War ;, no. 18.
      ContributionsCimbala, Paul A. 1951-, Miller, Randall M.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE468.9 .U44 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 508 p. ;
      Number of Pages508
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3949633M
      ISBN 100823221458, 0823221466
      LC Control Number2001040884

      James McPherson, in What They Fought For, explains the reason Confederate and Union soldiers prevailed throughout the bloodiest war ever fought in the United read o letters and hundreds of diaries to conclude that Civil War soldiers did indeed know what they were fighting for. Book Description: Introducing readers to women whose Civil War experiences have long been ignored, Judith Giesberg examines the lives of working-class women in the North, for whom the home front was a battlefield of its and white working-class women managed farms that had been left without a male head of household, worked in munitions factories, made .

      During the American Civil War (–), the Union, also known as the North, referred to the United States of America, specifically to the national government of President Abraham Lincoln and the 20 free states and 5 border states that supported it. The Union was dedicated to the defeat and termination of the Confederate States of America, informally called "the . The Civilian War explores home front encounters between elite Confederate women and Union soldiers during Sherman's March, a campaign that put women at the center of a Union army operation for the first time/5.

      The Old Soldier's Home (Washington), now known as the Armed Forces Retirement Home, was the site of President Lincoln's Cottage at the Soldiers' Home, which served as Abraham Lincoln's summer home during the Civil War and is adjacent to National Cemetery, the first federal military cemetery in the US. The University of North Carolina Press, Pp. xiv, Illus., notes, biblio., index. $ paper. ISBN: Working Class Women & the Union War Effort While there have been a number of books on women and the Civil War, these have primarily looked at the role of middle and upper class.


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In this fascinating book, Steven J. Ramold shows how Union soldiers perceived and judged the wartime behavior of the Northern populace, a process that bred anger, fear, and resentment and deepened the divide separating those in the ranks fighting against the rebels from those at home seemingly rebelling against the : New York University Press.

Union Soldiers and the Northern Home Front: Wartime Experiences, Postwar Adjustments explores the North's Civil War in ways that brings fresh perspectives to our knowledge of the way soldiers and civilians interacted in the Civil War North.

Northerners rarely confronted the hardships their Price: $ Army at home: women and the Civil War on the northern home front / by: Giesberg, Judith Ann, Published: () Defining duty in the Civil War: personal choice, popular culture, and the Union home front / by: Gallman, J.

Matthew Published: (). Filled with gripping anecdotes, this book makes for fascinating reading." - Scott Reynolds Nelson, College of William and Mary Union soldiers left home in with expectations that the conflict would be short, the purpose of the war was clear, and public support back home was universal.

Get this from a library. Across the divide: Union soldiers view the northern home front. [Steven J Ramold] -- "Ramold disputes the old argument that citizen-soldiers in the Union Army differed little from civilians. He shows how a chasm of mutual distrust grew between soldiers and civilians during four years.

Resentment of the draft was another divisive issue. In the middle ofLincoln called forvolunteer soldiers. Each state was given a quota, and if it could not meet the quota, it had no recourse but to draft men into the state militia.

Resistance was so great in some parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Wisconsin and Indiana that the army had to send in troops to keep order. "Clearly written and based on the most recent scholarship, The Northern Home Front during the Civil War is the first comprehensive overview of the Union home front in twenty years.

Cimbala and Miller combine the personal experiences of those who lived through the war with the latest scholarship, paying particular attention to the experiences of.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Part I. Filling the ranks --"We are all in this war": the th Pennsylvania and home front dissension in Centre County during the Civil War / Carol Reardon --"Volunteer while you may": manpower mobilization in Dubuque, Iowa / Russell L.

While the southern home front was often just another battlefield in the Civil War, most of the men and women on the northern home front never experienced war.

This disconnect is the basis of Stephen J. Ramold’s book Across the Divide: Union Soldiers View the Northern Home Front. In this extremely well-written and extensively researched study. Union Soldiers and the Northern Home Front: Wartime Experiences, Postwar Adjustments (North's Civil War, Band 18) | Paul A.

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Ramold. (New York: New York University Press, Pp. Cloth, $). Union Soldiers summary: The number of Union soldiers is estimated to be between million and million. Though the majority of the Union Soldiers were volunteers, estimates are that 5 to 6 percent were conscripts.

A fourth of the Union soldiers came from outside of America. Of all soldiers, about 1, were males born in this country. The Union Army was comprised U.S. Army consisted of ten regiments of infantry, four of artiller, two of cavalry, two of dragoons, and one Calvary.

Union Soldiers Uniforms. The Union Soldiers were identified by their iconic blue uniforms, thus earning their nickname of “The Blue Coats.” The typical Union Soldier uniform consisted of a Blue. Instead of support for the war, an extensive and oft-violent anti-war movement emerged.

nbsp; In this first study of the gulf between Union soldiers and northern civilians, Steven J. Ramold reveals the wide array of factors that prevented the Union Army and the civilians on whose behalf they were fighting from becoming a united front during the.

Union soldiers left home in with expectations that the conflict would be short, the purpose of the war was clear, and public support back home was universal.

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Part of the Union strategy to defeat the South was a scorched earth policy. During an advance through the fertile Shenandoah Valley, Union troops burned 2, barns and more thanbushels of grain. Union General William Tecumseh Sherman captured Atlanta and then marched to the Atlantic Ocean.

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