Upon the altar of the nation : a moral history of the American Civil War / Harry S. Stout.
by
 
Stout, Harry S.

Title
Upon the altar of the nation : a moral history of the American Civil War / Harry S. Stout.

Personal Author
Stout, Harry S.

Publication
New York : Viking, 2006.

Publication Date
2006

ISBN
9780670034703

General Note
Includes index.

Bibliography Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [513]-535) and index.

Contents
Preparation: Patriots All November 1860 to July 1861 -- Romanticization: The Making of Heroes July 1861 to March 1862 -- Descent: Hard War, Spilled Blood April 1862 to October 1862 -- Justification: The Emancipation War October 1862 to May 1863 -- Transformation: Hearts Invested May 1863 to April 1864 -- Proportion: The Soldiers' Total War May 1864 to August 1864 -- Discrimination: A Civilian War August 1864 to February 1865 --

Abstract
Analyzes how both North and South claimed to have God's support during the American Civil War, in an account that explores how the war's moral conduct shifted from constitutional conflicts to a violent and unconditional quest for victory.

Content Type
text

Carrier Type
volume

MSU Collections
MSU -- Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)

Geographic Term
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Moral and ethical aspects.

Added Corporate Author
Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)

Language
English

Subject
Just war doctrine.
 
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Moral and ethical aspects.


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EMCC - ScoobaE468.9 .S94 2006BookCirculating Collection
LILS-Lee County Library (Tupelo)973.71 STO -BookNonfiction Collection
MSU-Mitchell Memorial LibraryE468.9 .S94 2006BookCirculating Collection
MSU-U.S. Grant Presidential LibraryE468.9 .S94 2006BookFrank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana -- Civil War and Collateral CollectionClimate Control Room
OKT-Maben Public Library973.71 SBookNonfiction Collection
OKT-Starkville Public Library973.71 SBookNonfiction Collection