For the Glory of the Union: Myth, Reality, and the Media in Civil War New Jersey

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1984 - 231 pages
American newspapers during the War Between the States were intensely partisan and reported the war news with strong biases. This intriguing study in the manipulation of the news follows the account of the military adventures of the Twenty-Sixth New Jersey Infantry, a nine-month volunteer regiment raised in and around Newark.

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Contents

Preface
7
The Northernmost of the Border States
19
True Patriotism
27
Copyright

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Alan A. Siegel, Alan A. Siegel earned degrees from Rutgers College, Columbia University and Rutgers School of Law. He practices law in Chatham, New Jersey and researches state and local history. Siegel has written eight books and has twice won the New Jersey League of Historical Societies' Certificate of Excellence.

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