Ugliness on the Confederate Home Front

Here’s an article from the San Francisco Chronicle about property wars on the Confederate home front. Just goes to show how the Confederate war effort was not about small government versus big government. Southern state and national governments were actually much more intrusive into the lives of its daily citizens than northern ones.

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Amerikan Rambler is a Virginia-based blog and podcast hosted by Colin Woodward. Colin is a historian, author, and amateur musician, who works in the archives full-time. Author of Marching Masters: Slavery, Race, and the Confederate Army during the Civil War, he is now writing a book on the historical, family, and musical roots of Johnny Cash.
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