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An Environmental History of the Civil War$
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Judkin Browning and Timothy Silver

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9781469655383

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655383.001.0001

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More than the Mud March

More than the Mud March

Chapter:
(p.1) Introduction More than the Mud March
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An Environmental History of the Civil War
Author(s):

Judkin Browning

Timothy Silver

Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655383.003.0001

This chapter discusses the rationale and blueprint for the book, explaining how the authors combine the methodologies of environmental and military history to tell a more holistic story of the Civil War. It begins with an analysis of Burnside’s Mud March in January 1863, and uses that campaign to demonstrate how to merge these two disciplines into a deeper analysis of the war. The authors demonstrate how examining the war as an ecological event allows for a more complete and comprehensive understanding of the conflict.

Keywords:   Burnside, Mud March, environment, war, ecology

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