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This Republic of Suffering

Drew Gilpin Faust - History - 2008 - 368 pages
More than 600,000 soldiers lost their lives in the American Civil War. An equivalent proportion of today's population would be six million. In This Republic of Suffering, Drew ...
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U. S. Grant: American Hero, American Myth

Joan Waugh - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 384 pages
At the time of his death, Ulysses S. Grant was the most famous person in America, considered by most citizens to be equal in stature to George Washington and Abraham Lincoln ...
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Burying the Dead But Not the Past (Large Print 16pt)

Caroline E. Janney - History - 2009 - 682 pages
Immediately after the Civil War, white women across the South organized to retrieve and rebury the remains of Confederate soldiers scattered throughout the region. In Virginia ...
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Public Commemoration of the Civil War and Monuments to Memory: The Triumph ...

Edward T. O'Connell - 2008 - 383 pages
Although the Confederacy was defeated in battle it emerged on the field at Gettysburg as victorious in memory. The constructed image and public memory of Robert E. Lee makes ...
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No Holier Spot of Ground: Confederate Monuments & Cemeteries of South Carolina

Kristina Dunn Johnson - History - 2009 - 159 pages
The monuments of South Carolina bear on their weathered faces and cracked tablets a history of honor and of memory embodied in stone. Whether revealing the lost graves of ...
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Across the Bloody Chasm: The Culture of Commemoration Among Civil War Veterans

M. Keith Harris - History - 2014 - 232 pages
Long after the Civil War ended, one conflict raged on: the battle to define and shape the war's legacy. Across the Bloody Chasm deftly examines Civil War veterans ...
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Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War

Elizabeth R. Varon - History - 2013 - 320 pages
Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House evokes a highly gratifying image in the popular mind -- it was, many believe, a moment that transcended politics, a moment of ...
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