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New Bedford's Civil War 1 edition

New Bedford's Civil War
Earl F. Mulderink


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New Bedford's Civil War
1st ed.
Earl F. Mulderink III

Published 2012 by Fordham University Press in New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

"A burning and shining light": prosperity and enlightened governance in antebellum New Bedford
"The nearest approach to freedom and equality": African Americans in antebellum New Bedford
"Suppression of an unholy rebellion": wartime mobilization on the home front
"Citizen-soldiers of Massachusetts": New Bedford's volunteers in the Civil War
"Boys, I only did my duty": New Bedford's black soldiers in the fifty-fourth Massachusetts
"Worthy recipients": New Bedford's black veterans and the web of social welfare
"Business is extremely dull": whaling and manufacturing in wartime New Bedford
"The position of our city has materially changed": public costs and municipal governance during the Civil War
"The great hope for the future": New Bedford in the postbellum era
"On the altar of our common country": contested commemorations of the Civil War.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
F74.N5 M85 2012

The Physical Object

p. cm.

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