The Civil War in Maryland Reconsidered (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War) (Hardcover)

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The Civil War in Maryland Reconsidered (Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War) By Charles W. Mitchell (Editor), Jean H. Baker (Editor), Richard Bell (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Charles W. Mitchell (Editor), Jean H. Baker (Editor), Richard Bell (Contribution by)
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CONTENTS:

Introduction, Jean H. Baker and Charles W. Mitchell

"Border State, Border War: Fighting for Freedom and Slavery in Antebellum Maryland," Richard Bell

"Charity Folks and the Ghosts of Slavery in Pre-Civil War Maryland," Jessica Millward

"Confronting Dred Scott: Seeing Citizenship from Baltimore," Martha S. Jones

"'Maryland Is This Day . . . True to the American Union' The Election of 1860 and a Winter of Discontent," Charles W. Mitchell

"Baltimore's Secessionist Moment: Conservatism and Political Networks in the Pratt Street Riot and Its Aftermath," Frank Towers

"Abraham Lincoln, Civil Liberties, and Maryland," Frank J. Williams

"The Fighting Sons of 'My Maryland' The Recruitment of Union Regiments in Baltimore, 1861-1865," Timothy J. Orr

"'What I Witnessed Would Only Make You Sick' Union Soldiers Confront the Dead at Antietam," Brian Matthew Jordan

"Confederate Invasions of Maryland," Thomas G. Clemens

"Achieving Emancipation in Maryland," Jonathan W. White

"Maryland's Women at War," Robert W. Schoeberlein

"The Failed Promise of Reconstruction," Sharita Jacobs Thompson

"'F--k the Confederacy' The Strange Career of Civil War Memory in Maryland after 1865," Robert J. Cook

About the Author


Charles W. Mitchell is the editor of Maryland Voices of the Civil War and author of Travels through American History in the Mid-Atlantic: A Guide for All Ages. Jean H. Baker is a former professor of history at Goucher College and the author of numerous books, including James Buchanan; Mary Todd Lincoln: A Biography; and most recently, Building America: The Life of Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780807172896
ISBN-10: 0807172898
Publisher: LSU Press
Publication Date: November 10th, 2021
Pages: 360
Language: English
Series: Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War