Confederate Cities: The Urban South during the Civil War Era (2020)

Confederate Cities The Urban South during the Civil War Era When we talk about the Civil War we often describe it in terms of battles that took place in small towns or in the countryside Antietam Gettysburg Bull Run and most tellingly the Battle of the W
  • Title: Confederate Cities: The Urban South during the Civil War Era
  • Author: Andrew L. Slap Frank Towers Michael Goldfield
  • ISBN: 9780226300207
  • Page: 200
  • Format: Paperback
  • When we talk about the Civil War, we often describe it in terms of battles that took place in small towns or in the countryside Antietam, Gettysburg, Bull Run, and, most tellingly, the Battle of the Wilderness One reason this picture has persisted is that few urban historians have studied the war, even though cities hosted, enabled, and shaped Southern society as much asWhen we talk about the Civil War, we often describe it in terms of battles that took place in small towns or in the countryside Antietam, Gettysburg, Bull Run, and, most tellingly, the Battle of the Wilderness One reason this picture has persisted is that few urban historians have studied the war, even though cities hosted, enabled, and shaped Southern society as much as they did in the North.Confederate Cities, edited by Andrew L Slap and Frank Towers, shifts the focus from the agrarian economy that undergirded the South to the cities that served as its political and administrative hubs The contributors use the lens of the city to examine now familiar Civil War era themes, including the scope of the war, secession, gender, emancipation, and war s destruction This integrative approach dramatically revises our understanding of slavery s relationship to capitalist economics and cultural modernity By enabling a holistic reading of the South, the book speaks to contemporary Civil War scholars and students alike not least in providing fresh perspectives on a well studied war.
    Capital Cities of the Confederacy American Battlefield Trust Capital Cities of the Confederacy First Capital Montgomery, Alabama The Capitol Building in Richmond, Virginia Library of Congress Founded in , on the high bluffs above the The Confederacy s Most Permanent Capital Richmond, Virginia The Last Capital Danville, Virginia Head Tilting Confederate Cities The Urban South during the Civil War Nov , Confederate Cities shows that cities afford a sharp lens for examining the South in the Civil War era, revealing a picture of vigorous urban development, wartime upheaval, and dramatic transition Among the many volumes of scholarly essays on particular aspects of American history published during the last couple of decades, this is one of There were once capitals of the Confederacy All three Oct , Richmond was the second capital of the Confederacy, and for the longest period from to Unlike Montgomery, Richmond, the capital of Virginia We Always Knew What It Stood For Small Texas Town Torn Aug , More than monuments that celebrate the Confederacy and its military men have come down in cities all across America But than , remain, according to Category U.S cities in the American Civil War This category is for articles referencing specific cities and towns in the United States and the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War v t e Cities during the American Civil War Union Cincinnati Cleveland Harrisburg. Economy of the Confederate States of America The Confederacy had very few cities of any size Using figures from the census, New Orleans was the largest city under Confederate control It was the sixth largest city listed in the census with a population of about one hundred and sixty thousand New Orleans and its industrial capacity fell to the Union after only days. Confederate States of America HISTORY Aug , The Confederate States of America was a collection of states that seceded from the United States in following the election of President Abraham
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