Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field: Southern Adventure in Time of War. Life with the Union Armies, and Residence on a Louisiana Plantati by Thomas W. Knox

Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field: Southern Adventure in Time of War. Life with the Union Armies, and…

byThomas W. Knox

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Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field
Southern Adventure in Time of War. Life with the Union Armies, and Residence on a Louisiana Plantation.

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CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I. ANTE BELLUM.
At the Rocky Mountains. — Sentiment of the People. — Firing the Southern Heart. — A Midwinter Journey across the Plains. — An Editor's Opinion. — Election in Missouri. — The North springing to Arms. — An amusing Arrest. — Off for the Field. — Final Instructions. — Niagara. — Curiosities of Banking. — Arrival at the Seat of War.
CHAPTER II. MISSOURI IN THE EARLY DAYS.
Apathy of the Border States. — The Missouri State Convention. — Sterling Price a Union Man. — Plan to take the State out of the Union. — Capture of Camp Jackson. — Energy of General Lyon. — Union Men organized. — An Unfortunate Collision. — The Price-Harney Truce. — The Panic among the Secessionists. — Their Hegira from St. Louis. — A Visit to the State Capital. — Under the Rebel Flag. — Searching for Contraband Articles. — An Introduction to Rebel Dignitaries. — Governor Jackson. — Sterling Price. — Jeff. Thompson. — Activity at Cairo. — Kentucky Neutrality. — The Rebels occupy Columbus.
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CHAPTER XLVII. HOW DISADVANTAGES MAY BE OVERCOME.
Conciliating the People of the South. — Railway Travel and its Improvement. — Rebuilding Steamboats. — Replacing Working Stock. — The Condition of the Plantations. — Suggestions about Hasty Departures. — Obtaining Information. — The Attractions of Missouri.
CHAPTER XLVIII. THE RESOURCES OF THE SOUTHERN STATES.
How the People have Lived. — An Agricultural Community. — Mineral and other Wealth of Virginia. — Slave-Breeding in Former Times. — The Auriferous Region of North Carolina. — Agricultural Advantages. — Varieties of Soil in South Carolina. — Sea-Island Cotton. — Georgia and her Railways. — Probable Decline of the Rice Culture. — The Everglade State. — The Lower Mississippi Valley. — The Red River. — Arkansas and its Advantages. — A Hint for Tragedians. — Mining in Tennessee. — The Blue-Grass Region of Kentucky. — Texas and its Attractions. — Difference between Southern and Western Emigration. — The End.

 

Title:Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field: Southern Adventure in Time of War. Life with the Union Armies, and…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:July 11, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990006185249

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