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Barnickel, Linda
Milliken's Bend : a Civil War battle in history and memory / Linda Barnickel
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2013]
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 3rd Floor  E475.4 .B37 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Milliken's Bend, Battle of, La., 1863
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation, African American
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- African Americans
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Campaigns
Physical Description xxi, 287 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-272) and index
Contents "The dark pall of barbarism": emancipation as war crime -- "Eternal vigilance": the insurrectionary menace and vigilante response -- "All is uncertain": civilians in Louisiana and Mississippi -- "The triumph of a noble purpose": emancipation comes to Northeast Louisiana -- "I cannot tell how it was I escaped": the bloody battle at Milliken's Bend -- "A disagreeable dilemma": the fate of union prisoners, black and white -- "This battle has significance": Milliken's Bend and the wider war -- "We intended to fight for the country": the limits of freedom, 1863-1865 -- "A terrible aftermath of injustice": violence in the postwar era -- Forgetting and remembering Milliken's Bend

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