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Confederate CitiesThe Urban South during the Civil War Era

Confederate Cities: The Urban South during the Civil War Era

Andrew L. Slap and Frank Towers (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226300177
eISBN:
9780226300344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300344.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This volume explores the relationship between the Civil War and cities in the eleven slave states that formed the Confederacy. Separate essays use the lens of the city to re-examine main themes of ... More

The Limits of SovereigntyProperty Confiscation in the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War

The Limits of Sovereignty: Property Confiscation in the Union and the Confederacy during the Civil War

Daniel W. Hamilton

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226314822
eISBN:
9780226314860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226314860.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Americans take for granted that government does not have the right to permanently seize private property without just compensation. Yet for much of American history, such a view constituted the ... More

Lincoln's Constitution

Lincoln's Constitution

Daniel A. Farber

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226237930
eISBN:
9780226237954
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226237954.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book leads the reader to understand exactly how Abraham Lincoln faced the inevitable constitutional issues brought on by the Civil War. Examining what arguments he made in defense of his actions ... More

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