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A Chronicle of Civil War Hampton, Virginia: Struggle and Rebirth on the Homefront

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From its beginning as aTidewater town in the 1600s, Hampton, Virginia, has weathered many storms,including the disastrous effects of the Civil War and the difficulties ofReconstruction. The cityâ??s picturesque harbors have witnessed the rise of athriving seafood industry, the growth of educational opportunity and the plightof Hamptonâ??s African American community. Author Alice Erickson uses her ownfamily, the Hickman family, as a vehicle to unite compelling vignettes ofHamptonâ??s most storied era. Discover the intricacies of the Virginia secession,the turmoil of Federal occupation and the revitalization of Hampton out of theashes of conflict. Follow along Ericksonâ??s tragic and adventurous story, whoseending has yet to be writ.

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ISBN:
9781626192256
Author:
Erickson, Alice Matthews
Publisher:
History Press (SC)
Author:
Erickson, Alice
:
Holt, Wythe (FRW)
Subject:
HISTORY / United States/Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Subject:
History, military
Subject:
History
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Hampton (Va.)
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World History-General
Publication Date:
20140231
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TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

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