Race And Reunion: The Civil War In American Memory, By David Blight
Why did the Union want this war on equal rights for slaves, to only not enforce these policies in reunion with the South? Blight, glances into the remembrance of the Civil War experience both sides and how the idea of reuniting the United States, Northern and Southern to heal at the same time while assimilating reconciliation between these two groups to only deflate the major civil rights conflict of the Civil War.
The North and African Americans in the South embraced those who fought for liberty and Equality, however as time passed reconstruction withdrawn in the North. The article, Continuing the War: White and Black Violence During Reconstruction by Steven Hahn explains the lack of support in the North from Democrat President Johnson, with military disbanding back home