Richmond During the War: Four Years of Personal Observation

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The Civil War turned the genteel world of Virginia society upside-down for Sallie Brock Putnam. She lived in the Confederate capital of Richmond throughout the war and saw it transformed from a quiet town of culture to a swollen refugee camp, black-market center, prison venue, and hospital complex. As the smoke from nearby battlefields drifted into town, swaggering young soldiers and ambulance trains filled the streets. Putnam describes the excitement of secession giving way to sacrifice and grim determination, the women ...

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Richmond During the War: Four Years of Personal Observation
1996, Bison Books, Lincoln, NE

ISBN-13: 9780803287457

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