War Crimes Against Southern Civilians

War Crimes Against Southern Civilians

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This is the untold story of the Unionï¿1/2s ï¿1/2hard warï¿1/2 against the people of the Confederacy. Styled the ï¿1/2Black Flagï¿1/2 campaign, it was agreed to by Lincoln in a council with his generals in 1864. Cisco reveals the shelling and burning of cities, systematic destruction of entire districts, mass arrests, forced expulsions, wholesale plundering of personal property, and even murder of civilians.Carefully researched largely from primary sources, this examination also gives full attention to the suffering of Black victims of Federal brutality.

Publisher: Gretna : Pelican Pub. Co., 2007.
ISBN: 9781589804661
158980466X
Call Number: 973.71 CISCO
Characteristics: 220 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Subjects: United States. -- Army -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
Southern States -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Confederate States of America -- Social conditions.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Atrocities.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Destruction and pillage.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
African Americans -- Crimes against -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Whites -- Crimes against -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Civil-military relations -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
War crimes -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.

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