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Desertion of Alabama troops from the Confederate Army

Bessie Martin

Desertion of Alabama troops from the Confederate Army

a study in sectionalism.

by Bessie Martin

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Published by AMS Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama,
  • Confederate States of America,
  • Confederate States of America.
    • Subjects:
    • Desertion, Military -- Confederate States of America.,
    • Alabama -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.,
    • Confederate States of America -- History, Military.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesStudies in history, economics and public law, no. 378, Columbia studies in the social sciences,, no. 378.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE551 .M25 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination281 p.
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5204592M
      LC Control Number75029891

      Works by Bessie Martin A rich man's war, a poor man's fight: desertion of Alabama 10 copies Desertion of Alabama troops from the Confederate army; a study in 3 copies. A Rich Man's War, a Poor Man's Fight: Desertion of Alabama Troops from the Confederate Army Library of Alabama Classics: : Bessie Martin: Libros en idiomas extranjerosAuthor: Bessie Martin.

        Still, the people of the pro-Union County of Winston saw no reason to fight alongside the rest of Alabama and came close to seceding from the Confederacy. Many Winston residents hid and fled north to avoid conscription into the Confederate army. By the war’s end, Winston had provided twice as many soldiers to the Union as it did to the. Edition Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Originally published under title: Desertion of Alabama troops from the Confederate Army.

      The University of Alabama Press has recently republished one of the few monographs on the subject, Bessie Martin's Desertion of Alabama Troops from the Confederate Army (), although the original title has been demoted to subtitle status in this reprinting. Historians can still profit from reading this book, which despite its age fits snugly. Desertion of Alabama Troops From the Confederate Army: A Study in Sectionalism. NY: Columbia Univ Press. First. Hard Cover. Minimal ex- library, a small Library of Congress bookplate on the front gluedown and a very faint mark on the lower spine.


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) [Bessie Martin] Desertion of Alabama troops from the Confederate Army book *FREE*. Book Published New York, Columbia university press; Language English Related Title Alabama troops from the Confederate army, Desertion of.

Series Studies in History, Economics and Public Law, No. Description p. illus. (maps) 23 cm. Technical Details Staff View. Born in Marion, Alabama, inBessie Martin received both her M.A. and Ph.D. in history from Columbia University. She returned to Alabama and taught at Judson College.

Mark A. Weitz is Assistant Professor of History at Auburn University Montgomery and author of A Higher Duty: Desertion among Georgia Troops during the American Civil War. A Rich Man's War, A Poor Man's Fight: Desertion of Alabama Troops from the Confederate Army.

Tuscaloosa and London: University of Alabama Press, xiv + pp. $, paper, ISBN Reviewed by Aaron Marrs Published on H-CivWar (August, ) For all the ink that has been spilled over the.

The desertion of Confederate soldiers proved a far greater problem than Union desertion. Ella Lonn’s study claims that Union desertion made up a higher percentage of the total enlisted soldiers. Her figures indicate one in seven Union soldiers deserted compared to one in nine Confederate soldiers.

Table 1 in the appendix of Lonn's book lists 1, as the figure for Confederate army officer deserters, andas the figure for enlisted men.

But Table 2 lists, by state, "Deserters from the Confederacy returned to the armies," and it tot (the tally is incorrect in the. As the Civil War progressed, desertion amongst Confederate soldiers infected the Confederate Army like a poisonous cancer.

Although North Carolina mustered more troops to fight for the Confederacy than any other Confederate state, North Carolina also had one of the highest rates of Size: KB.

Confederate Virginians fled military service at a rate of between 10 and 15 percent, more or less comparable to the desertion rate among Union troops, which stood between 9 and 12 percent. Prior to mid, desertion was lightly punished if at all, but following the Confederate Conscription Act of Aprilenforcement was often harsh and.

A Rich Man’s War, A Poor Man’s Fight: Desertion of Alabama Troops from the Confederate Army. Reprint, with new introduction by Mark Weitz. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, McMillan, Malcolm C.

The Disintegration of a Confederate State: Three Governors and Alabama’s Wartime Home Front, Confederate Regimental History Files Muster Rolls of Alabama Civil War Units, Muster Rolls for Alabama militia and home guards, Index Cards to the Confederate Marines, -- Available in Civil War Soldiers database Alabama Governors’ Records - ADAH Catalog Governor Andrew B.

Moore -   Not surprisingly, more of them chose their duty to their families over their duty to the Confederacy, even over their duty to their fellow soldiers." Ella Lonn's "Desertion During the Civil War" Lonn's book lists 1, as the figure for Confederate army officer deserters, andas the figure for enlisted men.

The compiled service records for Confederate soldiers have been indexed and microfilmed. Service records for Confederate soldiers are organized under each state from which the soldier served.

% of Confederate service records are located on Fold3 ($). In addition, other master indexes to the compiled service records of Confederate enlisted.

This book argues that Confederate soldiers left their posts in significant numbers due largely to the prevalence of poverty on the home the start of the Civil War inmany men in Alabama enthusiastically enlisted.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now.See Lonn, Ella, Desertion during the Civil War (Gloucester, MA, ), and Martin, Bessie, Desertion of Alabama troops from the Confederate army: a study in sectionalism (New York, NY, ).

In terms of more recent scholarship, though more refined, the work of Richard Reid and Mark A. Weitz, on North Carolinian and Georgian deserters, respectively, both underline the centrality of poverty and family to .