Don’t Hurry Me Down to Hades

Soldiers and Families in America’s Civil War

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Don’t Hurry Me Down to Hades

Soldiers and Families in America’s Civil War

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For four years American families on both sides of the Mason–Dixon Line were forced to endure the violence and hardship of the Civil War. Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades is the story of these families, expertly crafted from their own words. Revealing the innermost thoughts of both famous citizens and men and women forgotten by history, esteemed Civil War historian Susannah J. Ural explores life on the battlefield and the home front, capturing the astonishing perseverance of the men and women caught up in this most brutal of conflicts.

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations /Acknowledgements /Foreword /Introduction /Chapter 1: PREPARING FOR A WAR TO THE DEATH /Chapter 2: A WAR FOR UNION AND FREEDOM /Chapter 3: YET ANOTHER SEASON OF WAR /Chapter 4: THE WAR'S DARKEST HOUR /Chapter 5: THE FINAL ACT /Conclusion /Notes /Bibliography /Index

Product details

Published 20 Nov 2015
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 288
ISBN 9781472809100
Imprint Osprey Publishing
Illustrations 25 b/w; 15 col
Dimensions Not specified
Series General Military
Short code GNM
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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