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Relief and recovery in post-Civil War South Carolina

a death by inches
  • 336 Pages
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  • English
Edwin Mellen Press , Lewiston, N.Y., USA
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StatementW. Martin Hope and Jason H. Silverman.
SeriesStudies in American history ;, v. 17, Studies in American history (Lewiston, N.Y.) ;, v. 17.
ContributionsSilverman, Jason H.
LC ClassificationsF259 .H83 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 336 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL685455M
ISBN 10077348437X
LC Control Number97032324

In this study of relief and recovery efforts in South Carolina after the Civil War, the emphasis is on people, and in particular on those people who seem to be excluded from, or barely mentioned in, the conventional studies of the :   : Relief and Recovery in Post-Civil War South Carolina: A Death by Inches (Studies in American History) (): Hope, W.

Martin, Silverman, Jason H.: BooksAuthors: W. Martin Hope, Jason H. Silverman. Relief and recovery in post-Civil War South Carolina. Lewiston, N.Y., USA: Edwin Mellen Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Relief and Recovery in Post-Civil War South Carolina: A Death by Inches - Studies in American History v. 17 (Hardback) Hope (author), Jason H. Silverman (author)Pages: Confederate South Carolina: True Stories of Civilians, Soldiers and the War (Civil War Series) by Karen Stokes | out of 5 stars Retired museum director Ron Roth curated an exhibition on the history of the Beaufort Volunteer Artillery for the Historic Beaufort Foundation in Beaufort, South Carolina.

He was a featured speaker on the Relief and recovery in post-Civil War South Carolina book Volunteer Artillery at the Annual Civil War Symposium of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and was a seasonal historian and licensed guide for the Gettysburg. Listed under South Carolina Genealogy.

Enlisted for the War: The Struggles of the Gallant 24th Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers, Infantry, by Eugene W. Jones Hardcover from Longstreet House Out of Print - Try Used Books. No Chariot Let Down: Charleston's Free People of Color on the Eve of the Civil War by Michael P.

Johnson, James. South Carolina and the Civil War South Caroliniana Library. View Collection. Search the Collection.

Reconstruction in South Carolina was an era defined by volatile political struggles over who would determine the past meanings and future directions of power in the state. The new State Constitution in introduced revolutionary democratic changes, including removing the racial and property barriers for obtaining the right to vote.

South Carolina Archives Summary Guide to Records of the Confederate States of America The majority of the repository's records dealing with the Confederacy and the Civil War are found in other collections: State Records, Federal Records, County Records, and a small number in Private Records.

Before the war, the South’s economy had been based almost strictly on agriculture, mainly cotton, tobacco, and sugar, and all these industries suffered, especially cotton. Southern cotton production in was half what it was in The education system in the South had virtually disappeared, along with the old plantation system.

South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union in Decemberand was one of the founding member states of the Confederacy in February The bombardment of the beleaguered U.S.

garrison at Fort Sumter in Charleston Harbor on Ap is generally recognized as the first military engagement of the war. South Carolina was a source of troops for the Confederate army. Foner’s book is indispensible, but dense.

A pithier primer can be found in Michael W. Fitzgerald’s “Splendid Failure: Postwar Reconstruction in the American South” (Ivan R. Dee, ).

The essays in “The Politics of Reconstruction” investigate the contentious end of Reconstruction in South Carolina. All articles published in the Proceedings after are available on the SCHA website, but this volume offers, for the first time, easy access to the journal’s best articles on the Civil War and Reconstruction up through The South’s inner civil war reflected how wartime events and Confederate policies eventually reacted upon the region’s distinctive social and political structure.

Like a massive earthquake, the Civil War and the destruction of slavery permanently altered the landscape of Southern life, exposing and widening fault lines that had lain barely.

Another Marxist, writing about a different state, has raised equally powerful objections to Woodward’s conception of the New South. Dwight B.

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Billings, Jr., in his recent Planters and the Making of a “New South” (), looks into the social and economic history of North Carolina after the Civil gh his findings do not agree with Wiener’s on the attitude of the planter. The Port Royal Experiment, the first major attempt by Northerners to reconstruct the Southern political and economic system, began only seven months after the firing on Fort Sumter.

On November 7, the Union Army occupied South Carolina’s Sea Islands, freeing approximat slaves. As the Confederate Army and white plantation owners. United States - United States - Secession and the politics of the Civil War, – In the South, Lincoln’s election was taken as the signal for secession, and on December 20 South Carolina became the first state to withdraw from the Union.

Promptly the other states of the lower South followed. Feeble efforts on the part of Buchanan’s administration to check secession failed, and one. Unlike South Carolina, whose strident proslavery voices led the South into secession, North Carolina left the Union reluctantly, seeking compromise until the last Carolina voted to secede only when Pres.

Abraham Lincoln called up troops for war. Many North Carolinians fought for the Confederate States of America (the Confederacy), though most of the fighting took place elsewhere.

Post-Civil War Compiled Military Service Records. On JCongress passed an act that authorized the Army to raise six regiments of African-American soldiers.

These six regiments later became known as the “Buffalo Soldiers” and served with distinction on the Western frontier of. of the war had ensured the futility of further armed resistance. It also made a swift economic recovery next to impossible, leaving ex-Confederates destitute and bitter over their harsh fate.

The bloodiest war in U.S. history—final death toll estimates range fromto.

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Most importantly, African Americans could make choices for themselves about where they labored and the type of work they performed.

This account book shows that former slaves who became free workers after the Civil War received pay for their work on Hampton Plantation in South Carolina. Hampton Plantation Account Book, South Carolina. Florence National Cemetery was established in around a series of trench graves containing the remains of Union soldiers who died while held captive in the town’s prison camp.

During the final years of the war, the Confederacy held thousands of Union prisoners of war in hastily constructed stockades in northeast South Carolina. The New South 11 D. End of Reconstruction 11 E.

The Impact of the Civil War and Reconstruction: Summary 10 11 Relief, recovery, and reform programs 22 • As a result of the Spanish American War, the United States acquired land for naval bases in Hawaii and Cuba.

For the first time since before the Civil War, Democrats control both houses of Congress. Robert Smalls, black hero of the Civil War, elected to Congress as representative of South Carolina.

Blanche K. Bruce elected to U. Senate. March 1. The Reconstruction era was the period in American history that lasted from to following the American Civil War (–65) and is a significant chapter in the history of American civil truction ended the remnants of Confederate secession and abolished slavery, making the newly freed slaves citizens with civil rights ostensibly guaranteed by three new constitutional.

South Carolina's economy was devastated by the Civil War.

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The economy was slow to recover from the devastation, and was not considered fully recovered until a century after the Civil War. What impact of Reconstruction did both the elite planters and small farmers share. Lieutenant Colonel in the Massachussetts Infantry, 26th and 6th Regiments during the Civil War.

Civil War collection includes three diaries by Cooke which describe movements and daily activities of regiments, particularly in Harper's Ferry area, and include Cooke's impressions of Generals Grant and Sheridan, army life, and the South.

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Brown Papers, World War I. 1 photograph: albumen print on card mount ; photo x cm, on mount 10 x cm. | Photo shows a large African American family of mostly women and children, gathered around the porch of a log and clapboard cabin, with wood shingle roof and stone chimney, and a large cauldron in the foreground, and with a small shed in the background.

Together with other states in the South, North Carolina was devastated by the Civil loss of life touched virtually every family. The practice of organizing military units with troops from the same town meant that some communities no longer had any surviving young .Although household slaves held higher status than field hands, this partial portrait of a nursemaid reveals that higher status was relative.

The photographer chose to obscure the nursemaid's face, directing our attention to the white child as the main subject of this ambrotype—heightening the infant's prominence by hand-coloring the face and dress.Could the American South be remade as an industrial economy like the North?

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