A Visitation of God

Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War
Author(s): 
Scott, Sean A.
ISBN: 
9780199945085
Date published: 
January 2013
Paperback
Price: 
£15.99

This book examines the Civil War from the perspective of the northern laity, those religious civilians whose personal faith influenced their views on politics and slavery, helped them cope with physical separation and death engendered by the war, and ultimately enabled them to discern the hand of God in the struggle to preserve the national Union.