xiii, 260 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
9781604734294 cloth alkaline paper 1604734299 cloth alkaline paper
Heritage of Mississippi series ; v. 4.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-250) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: "My beloved Mississippi is being overrun" pt. 1. The state in military conflict "Then go down into Egypt while Herod reigns in Judea" "The struggle is now for her existence as a state" "The arms and military property of the state" "A swath of desolation" "Patriotism enough to bear such a tax as this" pt. 2. The people in social conflict "If Lincoln should continue to work at the mote in our eye" "Her people are drifting to the Yankees" "Tears on many a dark cheek" "I have borne it all very cheerfully, so far" "Our poor country is getting into a deplorable condition."