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Connecticut in the American Civil War: Slavery, Sacrifice, and Survival (The Driftless Connecticut Series & Garnet Books) Hardcover – April 4, 2011
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“Warshauer’s account puts political parties and questions about racial policy at the heart of Connecticut’s wartime history. I hope that every state’s commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the Civil War produces a study as good as this one.” (Mark E. Neely, Jr., author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning book, The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties)
“With Connecticut in the American Civil War, Matthew Warshauer links local and personal stories to a well known national story, providing readers with provocation and useful ways to think about Connecticut’s past, the Civil War, and their effects on contemporary issues.” (Sally Whipple, former president, Connecticut League of Historical Organizations)
Top Customer Reviews
There are lots of great anecdotes concerning the Constitution State and its denizens during the war, and the heroic exploits of Connecticut military units are aptly described. But the book is no mere collection of trivia- there's plenty here for all serious students of our nation's fiery crucible. I think even my colleagues south of the Mason-Dixon line will find it interesting - especially as it helps dispel the sanctimonious myth of the morally pure Yankee.Read more ›