By David T. Coopman
By David T. Coopman
By Ethan S. Rafuse Ph.D.
A thorough and successfully carried out research, this biography will entice somebody attracted to Stonewall Jackson and the army heritage of the Civil War.
• Ten pictures of Jackson, his males, and the websites the place they received glory together
• A bibliographic essay deciding on the simplest assets on Jackson and the wars, campaigns, and battles during which he participated
By Mike Cox
By Timothy P. Grady,Melissa Walker
Recovering the Piedmont prior illustrates better traits of social transformation taking place within the area at a time that formed faith, schooling, race kinfolk and the economic system good into the 20th century. The essays upload intensity and complexity to our knowing of 19th century southern historical past and problem authorized narratives a few homogeneous South. finally all the 8 essays explores little recognized aspects of the historical past of upcountry South Carolina within the 19th century.
The assortment encompasses a foreword by way of Orville Vernon Burton, professor of heritage and director of the Cyberinstitute at Clemson University.
By Anita Wills,Bruce Baxter
By Pat Jollota
By Rebecca J. Bailey
On may possibly 19, 1920, gunshots rang in the course of the streets of Matewan, West Virginia, in an occasion quickly referred to as the “Matewan Massacre.” so much historians of West Virginia and Appalachia see this occasion because the starting of an extended sequence of tribulations often called the second one Mine Wars. yet used to be it as an alternative the fruits of a fair longer sequence of court cases that spread out in Mingo County, courting again at the very least to the Civil battle? Matewan ahead of the Massacre presents the 1st finished heritage of the realm, starting within the overdue eighteenth century carrying on with as much as the bloodbath. It covers the appropriate fiscal background, together with the improvement of the coal mine and the struggles over land possession; hard work background, together with early efforts of unionization; transportation historical past, together with the function of the N&W Railroad; political historical past, together with the function of political factions within the county’s significant communities—Matewan and Williamson; and the effect of the state’s governors and legislatures on Mingo County.
By JoAnn Meaker
By Richard E. Jensen
By Norman K. Risjord