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Start Over You searched for: Subject Poor -- Southern States Remove constraint Subject: Poor -- Southern States Subject Working class whites -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century Remove constraint Subject: Working class whites -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century Subject Social classes -- Southern States Remove constraint Subject: Social classes -- Southern States Collection Poor white trash [manuscript], circa 1870-1889 Remove constraint Collection: Poor white trash [manuscript], circa 1870-1889 Creator Tidball, John C. (John Caldwell), 1825-1906 Remove constraint Creator: Tidball, John C. (John Caldwell), 1825-1906

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Career military officer, noted for his service in the horse artillery in the Union Army cavalry during the Civil War. Collection comprises Tidball's manuscript (5 pgs.) on poor whites in the South. He divided his study regionally, discussing working class whites on the Georgia coast versus those in the southern Alleghenies. He outlined the impact of slavery, the Civil War, and the Reconstruction period on this class of people. Includes a one-page transcription.

Collection comprises Tidball's manuscript (5 pgs.) on poor whites in the South. He divided his study regionally, discussing working class whites on the Georgia coast versus those in the southern Alleghenies. He outlined the impact of slavery, the Civil War, and the Reconstruction period on this class of people. Includes a one-page transcription.