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A History of the Ozarks, Volume 2: The Conflicted Ozarks

Brooks Blevins


A History of the Ozarks, Vol. 2: The Conflicted Ozarks focuses on the long era of Civil War and Reconstruction, stretching roughly from the 1850s through the 1880s. The book begins with an analysis of slavery (the most thorough examination of the institution in the region to date) and the secession crisis. Almost half the book deals with the four years of civil warfare, including a summary of the formal, battlefield war in the Ozarks and an examination of various facets of the home front, from guerrilla fighters to the role of women. It also features the most comprehensive portrait of the long ... More

Keywords: Ozarks, Upland South, Arkansas, Missouri, Indian Territory, American Civil War, Reconstruction, slavery, secession, guerrilla warfare

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780252042737
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: May 2020 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252042737.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brooks Blevins, author
Missouri State University