Intimate strategies of the Civil War : military commanders and their wives / edited by Carol K. Bleser and Lesley J. Gordon.

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Bleser, Carol K. Rothrock
Gordon, Lesley J. (Lesley Jill)
Language:English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Subjects:
Genre:
Physical Description:xxiii, 292 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : portraits ; 25 cm
Format: Book
Contents:
  • The marriage of Varina Howell and Jefferson Davis : a portrait of the President and the First Lady of the Confederacy / Carol K. Bleser
  • The Lee marriage / Emory M. Thomas
  • "A sweet solace to my lonely heart" : "Stonewall" and Mary Anna Jackson and the Civil War / Sarah E. Gardner
  • "Cupid does not readily give way to Mars" : the marriage of LaSalle Corbell and George E. Pickett / Lesley J. Gordon
  • "All say they are under petticoat government" : Lizinka Campbell Brown and Richard S. Ewell / Peter S. Carmichael
  • The marriage of Amelia Gayle and Josiah Gorgas / Sarah Woolfolk Wiggins
  • A marriage tested by war : Ulysses and Julia Grant / John Y. Simon
  • General and Mrs. William T. Sherman, a contentious union / John F. Marszalek
  • The reconstruction of "home" : the Civil War and the marriage of Lawrence and Fannie Chamberlain / Jennifer Lund Smith
  • The Civil War partnership of Elizabeth and George A. Custer / Shirley A. Leckie
  • Permutations of a marriage : John Charles and Jessie Benton Frémont's Civil War alliance / Pamela Herr
  • "A good wife, the best friend in the world" : the marriage of Elizabeth Blair and S. Phillips Lee / Virginia Jeans Laas.