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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America

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Virginia's Great Valley, prosperous in peace, invited destruction in war. Voracious Union and Confederate armies ground up the valley, consuming crops, livestock, fences and human life. Pitched battles at Gettysburg, Lynchburg and Cedar Creek punctuated a cycle of vicious attacks and reprisals in which armies burned whole towns for retribution. North of the Mason-Dixon line, free black families sent husbands and sons to fight with the US Colored Troops. In letters home, even as Lincoln commemorated the dead at Gettysburg, ...

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0393292630

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9780393292633

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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America
2018, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393356434

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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America
2018, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781543691122

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The Thin Light of Freedom: The Civil War and Emancipation in the Heart of America
2017, W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN-13: 9780393292633

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