The Resource Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln

Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln

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Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln
Title
Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Union army's overwhelming vote for Abraham Lincoln's reelection in 1864 has led many Civil War scholars to conclude that the soldiers supported the Republican Party and its effort to abolish slavery. In Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln Jonathan W. White challenges this reigning paradigm in Civil War historiography, arguing instead that the soldier vote in the presidential election of 1864 is not a reliable index of the army's ideological motivation or political sentiment. Although 78 percent of the soldiers' votes were cast for Lincoln, White contends tha
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Cataloging source
MHW
Dewey number
973.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
E458.4 .W554 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War
Label
Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-269) and index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"That the purity and sanctity of the ballot box shall be preserved": Civil War politics and the troops -- "You must have learned ... of my official decapitation": emancipation and intimidation in the Union ranks -- "I am afraid I am something of a Copperhead": resignations and desertions in the Union army following emancipation -- "For my part I dont care who is elected president": the Union army and the elections of 1864 -- "Not fit to be a citizen": the disfranchisement of deserters in the postwar period -- Epilogue: "A vote in the democracy for which they are fighting and dying."
Control code
ocn879022712
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (294 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807154601
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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1575646
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not applicable
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.b36224042
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unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)879022712
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