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Book Review: The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy Toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865 (Mark Grimsley) : CWT

8/12/2001 • HistoryNet


THE HARD HAND OF WAR: UNION MILITARY POLICY TOWARD SOUTHERN CIVILIANS
The Hard Hand of War: Union Military Policy toward Southern Civilians, 1861-1865, by Mark Grimsley, Cambridge University Press, New York, 256 pages, $29.95. An Ohio State University history professor studies the evolution of Union policy toward Southerners’ property, beginning with enforced protection and ending with deliberate destruction.