The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2011 - History - 282 pages
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In the years after the Civil War, black and white Union soldiers who survived the horrific struggle joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)--the Union army's largest veterans' organization. In this thoroughly researched and groundbreaking study, Barba
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The World African Americans Made in the Grand Army of the Republic
13
The World Black and White Veterans Made Together
83
Brothers Ever We Shall Be Black and White Comradeship in the GAR
115
The Won Cause A Meaning for Their Suffering
143
All One that Day If Never Again The Final Days of the GAR
196
APPENDIX 1 African American GAR Posts
201
APPENDIX 2 Integrated GAR Posts
209
Notes
221
Bibliography
253
Index
271
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Mahmoud Hamad holds a joint appointment at Cairo University, Egypt, and Drake University, USA, as Assistant Professor of Politics. Twice a Fulbright scholar, he is an expert on Middle East politics, democratization, and comparative judicial politics.Khalil al-Anani is a leading academic expert on Islamist movements, Egyptian politics, and democratization in the Middle East. A Senior Fellow at the Middle East Institute in Washington, DC, he is the author of many books in Arabic and English, including Unpacking the Muslim Brotherhood: Religion, Identity, and Politics (forthcoming), The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt: Gerontocracy Fighting against Time (2007), and Political Islam in the Middle East: Past, Present, and Future (2007). He writes a bi-monthly column in the pan-Arab newspaper Al-Hayat and in the Cairo-based Al-Ahram Weekly and is a frequent commentator on Arab and international television channels, including CNN, PBS, Al Jazeera and BBC.

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