||Introduction: the geography embodied: loyal westerners in war and peace -- The progeny of Jamestown: racial construction and western identity on the Dixie frontier -- The boundary between contending nations: border war and restraints on western unity -- The war fattens on the blood of western men: the limits of practical abolitionism on slavery's western border -- The great brotherhood of the west: the demise of the antebellum west and the construction of the loyal west -- Was it for this you fought?: retreat from Reconstruction, the new white supremacy in the loyal west -- Never checked--always victorious: the heyday of the loyal west -- Solely to suppress the rebellion: commemorating conservative unionism in the loyal west -- Epilogue: no more shall the winding rivers be red: reconciliation and the passing of the loyal west.
|Bibliography note||Includes bibliographical references ( pages 231-260) and index.|
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