Title

"Like a Cord through the Whole Country": Union Bonds and Financial Mobilization

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-2016

Abstract

Given their broadly acknowledged importance to the Union war effort—“The Yankees did not whip us in the field, we were whipped in the Treasury Department,” one Confederate leader famously groused—it is odd that the Federal bond drives have not received more scrutiny from historians.

Comments

David K. Thomson is Visiting Assistant Professor of History, Sacred Heart University, 2016-2017.

DOI

10.1353/cwe.2016.0068