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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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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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Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the ...

Caroline E. Janney - History - 2012 - 304 pages
Immediately after the Civil War, white women across the South organized to retrieve the remains of Confederate soldiers. In Virginia alone, these Ladies' Memorial Associations ...
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American Civil War, Volume 2

Steven E. Woodworth - History - 2008
Provides historical information on the battlefield and homefront experience and the political, economic, social, and cultural life of the North and South during the War ...
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Civil War Journal: The Legacies

William C. Davis, Brian Pohanka, Don Troiani - History - 1998 - 515 pages
"In many arenas, the Civil War changed things both in military and civilian life," William C. Davis observes. "The roles in society of women and minorities were altered ...
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Cities of the Dead: Contesting the Memory of the Civil War in the South ...

William Alan Blair - History - 2004 - 250 pages
This volume gathers 11 essays (7 in English, 4 in German) that examine strategies for establishing cultural legitimacy and claiming authority in a variety of medieval and early ...
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The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture

Alice Fahs, Joan Waugh - History - 2004 - 286 pages
The Civil War retains a powerful hold on the American imagination, with each generation since 1865 reassessing its meaning and importance in American life. This volume collects ...
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