"Nothing to Fear from the Influence of Foreigners:" The Patriotism of Richmond's German-Americans during the Civil War

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Bright, Eric W.;
(1999)
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Subject: nationalism | Confederacy | Richmond | nativism | German-American

Before and during the Civil War, Richmond's German-Americans were divided by their diverse politics, economic interests, cultures, and religions. Some exhibited Confederate sentiments and others Unionist. At the start of the war, scores of Richmond's German-born men v... View more
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