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Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War's Slave Refugee Camps by Amy Murrell Taylor (review)

Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War's Slave Refugee Camps by Amy Murrell... own judgments on the highly subjective question of where to draw the lines of acceptable dissent in wartime. Deeply researched and accessibly written, this volume will immedi- ately become the standard reference for historians interested in the Union Leagues and amply realizes Taylor’s stated goal of producing a very wel- come addition to scholarship on the northern home front. Moreover, it offers general readers a compelling window into the long history of the arguments about loyalty and dissent in today’s hyperpartisan political world. Jack Furniss notes 1. Melinda Lawson, “‘A Profound National Devotion’: The Civil War Union Leagues and the Construction of a New National Patriotism,” Civil War History 48, no. 4 (December 2002): 338–62, and Adam I. P. Smith, No Party Now: Politics in the Civil War North (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006), chap. 4. 2. Stephen E. Towne, Surveillance and Spies in the Civil War: Exposing Confederate Conspiracies in America’s Heartland (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2015), and Jennifer L. Weber, Copperheads: The Rise and Fall of Lincoln’s Opponents in the North (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006). 3. Frank L. Klement, The Copperheads in the Middle West (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1960). 4. William A. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of the Civil War Era University of North Carolina Press

Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War's Slave Refugee Camps by Amy Murrell Taylor (review)

The Journal of the Civil War Era , Volume 9 (4) – Dec 5, 2019

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own judgments on the highly subjective question of where to draw the lines of acceptable dissent in wartime. Deeply researched and accessibly written, this volume will immedi- ately become the standard reference for historians interested in the Union Leagues and amply realizes Taylor’s stated goal of producing a very wel- come addition to scholarship on the northern home front. Moreover, it offers general readers a compelling window into the long history of the arguments about loyalty and dissent in today’s hyperpartisan political world. Jack Furniss notes 1. Melinda Lawson, “‘A Profound National Devotion’: The Civil War Union Leagues and the Construction of a New National Patriotism,” Civil War History 48, no. 4 (December 2002): 338–62, and Adam I. P. Smith, No Party Now: Politics in the Civil War North (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006), chap. 4. 2. Stephen E. Towne, Surveillance and Spies in the Civil War: Exposing Confederate Conspiracies in America’s Heartland (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2015), and Jennifer L. Weber, Copperheads: The Rise and Fall of Lincoln’s Opponents in the North (New York: Oxford University Press, 2006). 3. Frank L. Klement, The Copperheads in the Middle West (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1960). 4. William A.

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The Journal of the Civil War EraUniversity of North Carolina Press

Published: Dec 5, 2019

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