America's turbulent decade of the 1860s brought dramatic changes to the South. Destruction of property was overwhelming, the collapse of the southern monetary and credit system was complete, and the large capital investment in slaves disappeared.
Haulman, C. A.
"Changes in the Economic Power Structure in Duval County, Florida, During the Civil War and Reconstruction,"
Florida Historical Quarterly: Vol. 52:
2, Article 6.
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