Campbell argues that Sherman’s march from Savannah to North Carolina did not kill the Confederacy’s will to resist (and by Confederates, she mostly means women). Instead, Sherman’s destructive campaign left Rebels on the homefront with feelings of bitterness toward the Union and a desire for revenge. Women wrote to their soldier husbands and brothers demanding that they fight to the last man.
via Thank you, Jacqueline Campbell — Amerikan Rambler: Everybody Has a Story
One thought on “Amerikan Rambler: Thank you, Jacqueline Campbell”
I don’t get a chance to read all of your blogs. Times’s an issue, but I am fascinated with your tales of the Civil War. It seems we are approaching another era of schism in our society…one that may run as deep and divided as the Civil War.