Rebellion Revisited: A History of Sumner County, Tennessee, from 1861-1870

Durham, Walter T.

Published by Providence House Publishers
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Synopsis: The anguish and suffering caused by Civil War and Reconstruction dominated life in Sumner County, Tennessee, from 18611870. The high drama of the wrenching decision to leave the Union in 1861, the rush to Confederate colors, and the first battle in the county are recreated with penetrating perception and accuracy. The turmoil and tension of Reconstruction from 18651870 are illustrated by the bitter contest to control and operate government, the discouraging attempts to revive a devastated economy, and the confused efforts to adjust to the uncertain role of the new black citizen.

About the Author: This is Walter T. Durham's third volume in a series dealing with the history of Sumner County, Tennessee. The Great Leap Westward, A History of Sumner County, Tennessee, From Its Beginnings to 1805, the first volume, was published in 1969. The second, Old Sumner, A History of Sumner County, Tennessee From 1805 to 1861, appeared three years later.

A prolific writer on subjects from Tennessee history, the author has published two biographies of early Tennesseans: Daniel Smith, Frontier Statesman in 1976 and James Winchester, Tennessee Pioneer in 1979. He is also the author of Nashville The Occupied City, The First Seventeen Months -- February 16, 1862 to June 30, 1863, , Josephus Conn Guild and Rose Mont, Balie Peyton of Tennessee, and Gallatin 200, a bicentennial history of Gallatin, Tennessee. He has written several other books and has contributed to numerous articles to magazines and historical periodicals.

Durham, past president of the Tennessee Historical Society, is chairman of the Tennessee Historical Commission and State Historian for Tennessee. He is a writer and businessman and has received honors for his achievements in both fields. He and his wife, the former Anna Armstrong Coile, live at Gallatin.

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Book Description Sumner County Museum Asso., U.S.A., 1982. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Signed and inscribed by author on flypage/ DJ has holes at front flap, several tears at edges, clipped at corners, tape at top edge on back. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 121523

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