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Lt. Spalding in Civil War Louisiana : a union officer's humor, privilege, and ambition / Michael D. Pierson.

By: Pierson, Michael D [author.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, [2016]Description: xxi,187 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780807164396 (cloth : alk. paper); 0807164399 (cloth : alk. paper).Other title: Lieutenant Spalding in Civil War Louisiana.Subject(s): Soldiers -- Vermont -- BiographyDDC classification: 973.7/32
Contents:
Spalding's letter -- Promotion and self-promotion: Spalding and the Seventh New York State Militia -- Racial hierarchy: Spalding and Jim -- Masculinity: Spalding's Fourth of July -- Rank and insubordination: Spalding and the awkward court-martial -- Facing death: Spalding and the unfunny joke -- Spalding's premonition -- Conclusion: Spalding and the other letters.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-184) and index.

Spalding's letter -- Promotion and self-promotion: Spalding and the Seventh New York State Militia -- Racial hierarchy: Spalding and Jim -- Masculinity: Spalding's Fourth of July -- Rank and insubordination: Spalding and the awkward court-martial -- Facing death: Spalding and the unfunny joke -- Spalding's premonition -- Conclusion: Spalding and the other letters.

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MICHAEL D. PIERSON is professor of history at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell and the author of Mutiny at Fort Jackson: The Untold Story of the Fall of New Orleans and Free Hearts and Free Homes: Gender and American Antislavery Politics .

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