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A civil life in an uncivil time : Julia Wilbur's struggle for purpose

Title
A civil life in an uncivil time : Julia Wilbur's struggle for purpose / Paula Tarnapol Whitacre.
Author
Whitacre, Paula,
Publication
[Lincoln] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2017]

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Description
x, 291 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations; 24 cm
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Biography.
  • History.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Prologue: the saddest sound I ever heard -- Part I. Before the war -- A peculiar period in my pilgrimage -- Slavery is an evil that ought not to exist -- My plans overthrown; life all changed -- At Alexandria...the Potomac rolls its majestic stream -- Part II. During the war -- Civil War is upon us -- My way seems clear to go -- What a place I have found -- Mrs. J and I may carry out our plans -- An interfering and troublesome person -- I wish to...fight it through -- Will it pay? -- As good a spot as could be obtained -- Things as usual, quite unsettled -- Flung my flag to the breeze -- Part III. After the war -- The paraphernalia of war is fast disappearing -- That I might be there to see -- Epilogue: the burial was at Avon.
Call Number
Sc E 18-1145
ISBN
  • 9781612348551
  • 1612348556
LCCN
2017010794
Author
Whitacre, Paula, author.
Title
A civil life in an uncivil time : Julia Wilbur's struggle for purpose / Paula Tarnapol Whitacre.
Publisher
[Lincoln] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Chronological Term
1800-1899
Research Call Number
Sc E 18-1145
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