Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 January 2013

360 Pages | 9 illus.


ISBN: 9780199945085

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A Visitation of God

Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War

Sean A. Scott

  • Examines civilian views of Civil War using an extensive selection of letters and diaries
  • A social and political history that weaves in political and military events to craft a narrative of the northern home front during the Civil War
  • Discusses the religious beliefs of Abraham Lincoln during his presidency