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Oliver P. Morton and the politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction

A. James Fuller

Oliver P. Morton and the politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction

by A. James Fuller

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Legislators,
  • Governors,
  • History,
  • Biography,
  • Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 440-459) and index.

    StatementA. James Fuller
    ContributionsKent State University. Press
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF526.M87 F85 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 467 pages
    Number of Pages467
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26945011M
    ISBN 101606353101
    ISBN 109781606353103
    LC Control Number2016054760
    OCLC/WorldCa967370426

    For further analysis of Camp Morton and Civil War politics, see Dr. James Fuller’s Oliver P. Morton and Civil War Politics in Indiana. History has a tendency to exclude women who were just as imperative—if not more so—than their male counterparts, like Edna Stillwell, the wife of Red Skelton, and Susan Wallace, the wife of Lew Wallace. The energetic and ambitious lieutenant governor, Oliver P. Morton, then became governor and served throughout the Civil War. It was a different story in the off-year elections of , when the unpopularity of the war and many of President Abraham Lincoln’s policies—especially his emancipation plan—resulted in a Democratic sweep of state.

    Indiana, a state in the Midwest, played an important role in supporting the Union during the American Civil e anti-war activity within the state, and southern Indiana's ancestral ties to the South, Indiana was a strong supporter of the a contributed approximately , Union soldiers, sailors, and marines. Indiana's soldiers served in military engagements during the War: American Civil War.   Posts about Oliver P. Morton written by WalterCoffey. Experience the 55 Months that Made America. This site examines the most important event in American history, month by month An Epic History of the Politics that Produced and Sustained the American Civil War and the Political Reconstruction that Followed (Southernbooks, Kindle Edition.

    Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton. The American politician Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton (), as governor of Indiana during the Civil War, ably organized support for the Union.. Oliver Perry Morton was born on Aug. 4, , in Salisbury, Ind., but grew up in Ohio. After 2 years at Miami University in Ohio, he left in to read law in Centreville, Ind. Fuller’s lecture focused on Morton not only as Indiana’s Civil War governor, but also his efforts during Reconstruction as a senator. The lecture was based on the biography Fuller wrote titled “Oliver P. Morton and the Politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction.” This was the first biography written about Morton in more than years.


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Seeing Reconstruction as a continuation of the Civil War, Morton became a leading Radical Republican who championed racial equality. He continually waved the bloody shirt, reminding voters that the Democrats had caused the rebellion.

Morton supported the civil rights of African Americans and fought against the Democrats and the Ku Klux Klan. If a single figure casts a shadow over the story of Indiana during the Civil War era, it is Oliver P. Morton.

As Indiana's war governor and Reconstruction-era senator, Morton was a dynamic force for union amid rebellion and equally a champion of redefining what the United States meant in the wake of a war that ended slavery, freed millions of African Americans, and left a stark legacy of Author: Jason S.

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Morton deserves the greater attention James Fuller gives him. Morton‘s career as Indiana’s Republican governor has always merited attention, but Fuller goes a step past this to show that his even longer career as a senator during Reconstruction was equally : John Patrick Daly. Oliver P. Morton and the Politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction is the "first full biography of Morton to be published in over a century."In it, Fuller "offers a groundbreaking new interpretation of Indiana’s most significant political leader in the nineteenth rning traditional views, Fuller argues that Morton’s nationalist ideology motivated him throughout his career.

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Morton has always been a controversial figure. In this first full biography of Morton to be published in over a century, A. James Fuller offers a groundbreaking new interpretation of Indiana's most significant political leader in the nineteenth.

The War Begins. Issues related to economics and power, race and slavery dominated Indiana politics during the Civil War. At the center of it all stood Governor Oliver P. Morton, whose strong personality, skillful leadership, and sometimes ruthless policies made him.

Get this from a library. Oliver P. Morton and the Politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction. [A James Fuller] -- Remembered as the "Great War Governor" who led the state of Indiana during the Civil War, Oliver P.

Morton has always been a controversial figure. Oliver P. Morton and the Politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction Fuller, A. James Published by The Kent State University Press Fuller, A.

: A. James Fuller. Oliver P. Morton & the Politics of the Civil War & Reconstruction Posted on February 8, by Christy Santo Oliver P. Morton grew up in Wayne County Indiana and went on to become a successful lawyer who one day became Indiana’s 14th governor. Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton () Morton was born in Salisbury, Indiana, on August 4, After the death of his mother, his father sent him to live with 2 staunch Presbyterian aunts, who imbued in him a degree of inflexibility that marked his long career in politics.

James Fuller, professor of history at the University of Indianapolis, offers a bold reinterpretation of Indiana’s Civil War governor, Oliver P. Morton, in a new book. “Oliver P. Morton and the Politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction,” the first full biography of Morton to be published in over a century, provides new insight into Indiana’s most important political leader.

Oliver P. Morton and the Politics of Historical Memory A. JAMES FULLER O liver P. Morton died on November 1,but his memory lived on.

In the months after his death, state and national political lead-ers offered eulogies, remembering Indiana’s Civil War governor and Reconstruction senator in ways that allowed them to express their dif. Government Organization in War Time and After: A Survey of the Federal Civil Agencies Created for the Prosecution of the War By William Franklin Willoughby D.

Appleton & Company, Read Overview Red River Campaign: Politics and Cotton in the Civil War By. Feb. 1 Orth, Godlove C. to Oliver P. Morton. Feb. 1 Smith, Caleb Blood to Oliver P. Morton Feb. 2 Ellis, E.W.H. to Oliver P. Morton Feb.

3 Slaughter, Thomas C. to Oliver P. Morton. Feb. 13 Notes Concerning a Indiana boat picking up wounded soldiers Mar. 5 Barrow, R.R. to Oliver P. James Fuller publishes “Oliver P. Morton and the Politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction” September 5, Applause A.

James Fuller, professor of history, published a peer-reviewed book, “Oliver P. Morton and the Politics of the Civil War and Reconstruction” in the Civil War in the North Series by Kent State University Press. Oliver P. Morton () Best known as War Governor of Indiana during the Civil War, he was also the first Indiana-born man to become governor.

His full name was Oliver Hazard Perry Throck Morton, and he was born in Salisbury, orphaned at an early age, and raised by his grandparents and aunts. Reconstruction: Voices from America’s First Great Struggle for Racial Equality brings this tumultuous and fateful period to dramatic and violent life through the vivid testimony of more than sixty participants and observers.

Here is a vitally important book for anyone interested in this crucial period and its inescapable relevance for today. About: A. James Fuller Profile: A. James Fuller is associate professor of history at the University of Indianapolis.

Among his many publications are Chaplain to the Confederacy: Basil Manly and Baptist Life in the Old South, ; America, War and Power: Defining the State, (coedited with Lawrence Sondhaus); and Soldiers of Christ: Selections from the Writings of Basil Manly.You searched for: Subject Link "Morton Oliver P Oliver Perry " Remove constraint Subject Link: "Morton Oliver P Oliver Perry " 1 - 22 of 22 Sort by Relevance.Download or read the Oliver p.

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