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De Bow's ReviewThe Antebellum Vision of a New South$
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John F. Kvach

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780813144207

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: May 2014

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813144207.001.0001

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War Tests De Bow’s Theories and Patience

War Tests De Bow’s Theories and Patience

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(p.127) 6 War Tests De Bow’s Theories and Patience
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De Bow's Review
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John F. Kvach

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813144207.003.0007

This chapter analyzes how De Bow viewed the American Civil War. As a leading secessionist he hoped for an important job in the new government of the Confederate States of America. He became an agent for the Produce Loan Office, which attempted to raise money for the southern war effort. His new job and the lack of printing supplies meant that he had to stop publishing the Review in 1862. De Bow immediately recognized flaws in many of the industrial and commercial innovations he had helped promote in the South. By 1864 he realized that southern defeat had become inevitable, and he spent the last years of the war moving from place to place, avoiding northern armies, and trying to raise money for the southern cause. At the end of the war he pledged his loyalty to the United States and began to rebuild the editorial offices of the Review.

Keywords:   American Civil War, Confederate States of America, Produce Loan Office, Southern Home Front, Confederate Industry

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