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Black flag over Dixie : racial atrocities and reprisals in the Civil War / edited by Gregory J.W. Urwin
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2004
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 3rd Floor  E540.N3 B595 2004    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African American soldiers -- Crimes against -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Racism -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Massacres -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century
Reprisals -- History -- 19th century
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Atrocities
United States -- Race relations
Southern States -- Race relations
Physical Description xii, 265 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-250) and index
Contents Warfare, race, and the Civil War in American memory / Gregory J. W. Urwin -- A Texas cavalry raid: reaction to black soldiers and contrabands / Anne J. Bailey -- Captive black Union soldiers in Charleston: what to do? / Howard C. Westwood -- The execution of white officers from black units by Confederate forces during the Civil War / James G. Hollandsworth Jr. -- 'Shooting niggers Sir': Confederate mistreatment of Union black soldiers at the Battle of Olustee / David J. Coles -- The Fort Pillow Massacre: an examination of the evidence / Albert Castel -- 'Remember Fort Pillow!': politics, atrocity propaganda, and the evolution of hard war / Derek W. Frisby -- 'We cannot treat negroes ... as prisoners of war': racial atrocities and reprisals in Civil War Arkansas / Gregory J. W. Urwin -- Massacre at Plymouth: April 20, 1864 / Weymouth T. Jordan Jr. and Gerald W. Thomas -- The Battle of the Crater: the Civil War's worst massacre / Bryce A. Suderow -- Symbols of freedom and defeat: African American soldiers, white Southerners, and the Christmas insurrection scare of 1865 / Chad L. Williams -- 'A very long shadow': race, atrocity, and the American Civil War / Mark Grimsley
Alternate Author Urwin, Gregory J. W., 1955-

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