The North's Civil War

Edited by Andrew L. Slap, East Tennessee State University

The North’s Civil War series explores Northern society and its role in a broadly defined Civil War era, stretching from the antebellum development of the North to the aftereffects of the conflict in the postbellum period. With regard to the Civil War itself, the series focuses on both the Northern homefront and the Union military, following Northern soldiers and sailors to battlefields and occupation duty throughout the South. The series encompasses innovative scholarship in a variety of fields, including military, biographical, social, political, intellectual, environmental, diplomatic, religious, and cultural history. Focusing on the North and its people during the Civil War era adds a vital perspective to understanding one of the most important eras in American history.


  1. On the Edge of Freedom

    On the Edge of Freedom (Paperback)

    The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820-1870 David G. Smith
    Price: $28.00
    In On the Edge of Freedom, David G. Smith breaks new ground by illuminating the unique development of antislavery sentiment in south central Pennsylvania—a border region of a border state with a complicated
    history of slavery, antislavery activism, and unequal freedom. During the...

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  2. The Lincoln Assassination

    The Lincoln Assassination (Paperback)

    Crime and Punishment, Myth and Memory A Lincoln Forum Book Edited by Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds, and Frank J. Williams
    Price: $24.00
    The assassination of President Abraham Lincoln remains one of the most prominent events in U.S. history. It continues to attract enormous and intense interest from scholars, writers, and armchair historians alike, ranging from painstaking new research to wild-eyed speculation. At the end of the...

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  3. New Bedford's Civil War

    New Bedford's Civil War (Paperback)

    Earl F. Mulderink, III
    Price: $24.00
    New Bedford’s Civil War examines the social, political, economic, and military history of New Bedford, Massachusetts, in the nineteenth century, with a focus on the Civil War homefront from 1861 to 1865 and on the city’s black community, soldiers, and veterans.

    Earl...

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  4. Gettysburg Religion

    Gettysburg Religion (Hardcover)

    Refinement, Diversity, and Race in the Antebellum and Civil War Border North Steve Longenecker
    Price: $45.00
    In the borderland between freedom and slavery, Gettysburg remains among the most legendary Civil War landmarks. A century and a half after the great battle, Cemetery Hill, the Seminary and its ridge, and the Peach Orchard remain powerful memories for their embodiment of the small-town North and...

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  5. Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War

    Constitutionalism in the Approach and Aftermath of the Civil War (Hardcover)

    Edited by Paul D. Moreno, and Johnathan O'Neill
    Price: $40.00
    The irreducibly constitutional nature of the Civil War’s prelude and legacy is the focus of this absorbing collection of nine essays by a diversity of political theorists and historians. The contributors examine key constitutional developments leading up to the war, the crucial role of...

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