The Yankee Plague
Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy
By Lorien Foote
256 pp., 6.125 x 9.25, 10 halftones, 5 maps, appends., notes, bibl., index
Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4696-3055-7
Published: November 2016
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-3056-4
Published: October 2016
Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-5205-4
Published: February 2019
Civil War America
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Awards & distinctions
Honorable Mention, 2017 Colonel Richard W. Ulbrich Award, U.S. Military History Group
A CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title, 2017
Blending rich analysis with an engaging narrative, Foote uses these ragged Union escapees as a lens with which to assess the dying Confederate States, providing a new window into the South’s ultimate defeat.
About the Author
Lorien Foote is the Patricia & Bookman Peters Professor in History at Texas A&M University.
For more information about Lorien Foote, visit the Author Page.