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The sobering and brutal consequences of the Civil War off the battlefield are revealed in this examination of atrocities committed against civilians. Rationale for the Union’s “hard war” and the political ramifications of such a war set the foundation for Walter Cisco’s enlightening research. Styled the “Black Flag” campaign, the hard line was agreed to by Lincoln in a council with his generals in 1864, when he gave permission to wage unlimited war against civilians, including women and children.
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Jefferson Davis, captured, imprisoned, and charged with 1) conspiracy and culpability in the assassination of Abraham Lincoln; 2) conspiracy to cause the deaths of Northern P.O.W.’s at Andersonville, Georgia, a detention camp; 3) participating in and attempting to assist in the growth of the system of slavery; and 4) treason against the United States of America, was never afforded his constitutional right to a trial. Paperback.
Weekend Getaways in Alabama is written for families, singles, senior citizens, and everybody who has a weekend to explore the state. Entries give not only information about great attractions, lodging, eateries, and more, but also complete addresses and telephone numbers, so trip planning couldn’t be easier! Paperback.
The honeysuckle has been called “the wild wanderer of the South.” With its roots firmly in the ground, the honeysuckle’s vines travel with fragile blooms and sweet liquid. In much the same way, the verses in this collection of poetry offer a taste of Alabama. The beauty and meaning expressed in “Beachcombing,” “Spring Burning,” and “First Flowers” translates easily to those outside the state.
A man of complex dichotomy, Gen. Robert E. Lee, leader of the Confederate States Army, was also a devout Christian, devoted husband, and father of seven. Lee’s opinions on life, family and children, women, politics, Yankees, and war are collected here, many taken from his personal letters. Paperback.
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