December 2011 (vol. 1, no. 4)

December 2011 (vol. 1, no. 4)

The Journal of the Civil War Era

Volume 1, Number 4
December 2011



Rachel A. Shelden

Messmates’ Union: Friendship, Politics, and Living Arrangements in the Capital City, 1845-1861

Bruce Levine

“The Vital Element of the Republican Party”: Antislavery, Nativism, and Abraham Lincoln

James L. Huston

The Illinois Political Realignment of 1844-1860: Revisiting the Analysis

Review Essay

Lyde Cullen Sizer

Mapping the Spaces of Women’s Civil War History

Book Reviews

Books Received

Professional Notes

Brian Kelly and John W. White

The After Slavery Website: A New Online Resource for Teaching U.S. Slave Emancipation

Notes on Contributors

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