Books tagged: civil war history

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The Murder Of A Maine Prostitute From A Genealogical Perspective
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Helen Jewett was the daughter of a Maine shoemaker. Raised as Dorcas Doyen, she entered the home of a prominent judge in Portland as a girl. She was turned out of this home for sexual indiscretions. Her misadventures led to a life of prostitution that she lived in establishments in Maine, Boston, and New York City. My text recounts her demise and the ancestry of her family and two of her clients.
Red, White, and Black: Cherokee Adoption of White Culture
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by JaMa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
These 2 papers examine some of the ways in which, beginning very early in their interactions with European-Americans, the Cherokee began to adopt white culture and make it their own, modeling much of their way of life on the way of life of their white neighbors, so much so that many of them sided with the Confederacy during the Civil War, among them, Stand Watie, hated by many of his own people.
Divided We Fall: The Confederacy's Collapse From Within - A State-by-State Account
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,090. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
The Southern war for independence was ultimately lost on the battlefield, but the collapse of the home front was equally decisive. The Confederacy’s downfall was hastened by Southern opposition that took many forms: secret peace societies, Unionist guerrilla bands, spy networks, draft resistance, a rising tide of desertions, enlistments in the Union army, food riots, and states' rights dogma.