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After Appomattox : military occupation and the ends of war / Gregory P. Downs.

Downs, Gregory P., (author.).

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at SC LENDS.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library 973.714 Downs Gregory (Text) 22960001005023 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Beaufort Branch 973.8 DOW (Text) 0530010385199 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Beaufort - St. Helena Branch REC 973.8 DOW (Text) 0530006011281 Adult Reconstruction Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780674743984
  • Physical Description: ix, 342 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-328) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: The war that could not end -- After surrender -- Emancipation at gunpoint -- The challenge of civil government -- Authority without arms -- The war in Washington -- A false peace -- Enfranchisement by martial law -- Between bullets and ballots -- The perils of peace -- Conclusion: A government without force -- Appendixes.
Summary, etc.:
"The Civil War did not end at Appomattox Court House. Nor did it end at the surrenders that followed in North Carolina, Texas, and Indian Country. The Civil War dragged on for at least five years after Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant in April 1865. In the first large-scale examination of the post-Civil War occupation, this book offers a rethinking of Reconstruction, the end of the Civil War, and the United States' history of occupation." -- publisher.
Subject: Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
Southern States > Politics and government > 1865-1950.
United States > Politics and government > 1865-1877.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Occupied territories.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Peace.
Military occupation > Social aspects > Southern States > History > 19th century.
Civil-military relations > Southern States > History > 19th century.
Freedmen > Southern States > History > 19th century.
Southern States > Race relations > History > 1865-1950.
Social conflict > Southern States > History > 19th century.

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