Title: The Rhode Island Home Front in the Civil War Era, Editors: Frank J. Williams and Patrick T. Conley, © 2013
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Scope and Contents: The Rhode Island Home Front in the Civil War Era is a collaborative effort by Chief Justice (ret.) Frank J. Williams and Chairman of the Rhode Island Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission, along with co-authors, University of Rhode Island Professor Maury Klein; Roger Williams University Professor Jim Tackach; Naval War College Professor Mac Owens; with co-editors Frank J. Williams and Patrick T. Conley, Esq. It contains an introduction and four chapters that examine various aspects (political, economic, social relations, literary) of the Civil War's effect on Rhode Island - and the effect of Rhode Island's actions on the events of the Civil War.