By Michael D. Robinson
Robinson finds anew how the alternative for union used to be fraught with pain and uncertainty, dividing households and generating years of sour internecine violence. Letters, diaries, newspapers, and quantitative facts remove darkness from how, within the absence of a compromise payment, proslavery Unionists controlled to defeat secession within the Border South.
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A Union Indivisible: Secession and the Politics of Slavery in the Border South (Civil War America) by Michael D. Robinson