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Echoes of Reconstruction: Confederate Jubal Early Explains the Cause of the Civil War (part two)

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome back Patrick Young, author of The Reconstruction Era blog. This is the second in a two-part series looking at the ways Jubal Early’s book The Heritage of the South tried to “explain” the … Continue reading

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Echoes of Reconstruction: Confederate Jubal Early Explains the Cause of the Civil War (part one)

Emerging Civil War is pleased to welcome back Patrick Young, author of The Reconstruction Era blog. Part one of a two-part series. Jubal Early, a Virginian, was an important leader in the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia during the Civil … Continue reading

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