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Author Johnson, Russell L. (Russell Lee), 1960-

Title Warriors into workers : the Civil War and the formation of urban-industrial society in a northern city / Russell L. Johnson.

Imprint New York : Fordham University Press, 2003.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  F629.D8 J64 2003    Available  ---
Edition 1st ed.
Description xii, 388 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series North's Civil War, 1089-8719 ; no. 24
North's Civil War ; no. 24.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [351]-377) and index.
Contents The key city : Dubuque before the Civil War -- "Volunteer while you may" : mobilization for the war -- Independent soldiers and soldier-sons : the social origins of enlistees -- "The boys all stood to the work manfully" : the army as an industrial workplace -- Ten thousand men in shebangs : the army as an urban working-class environment -- "A duty of the hour" : the home front in Dubuque -- The Civil War generation : military service and social mobility -- Conclusion : Hawkeyes in blue.
Subject Dubuque (Iowa) -- History, Military -- 19th century.
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Dubuque (Iowa) -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
Industrialization -- Iowa -- Dubuque -- History -- 19th century.
Soldiers -- Iowa -- Dubuque -- History -- 19th century.
Iowa -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
Iowa -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Economic aspects.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Economic aspects.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.
ISBN 0823222691 (hc : alk. paper)