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Title The Civil War veteran : a historical reader / edited by Larry M. Logue and Michael Barton.
Publication Info. New York : New York University Press, c2007.
Open Library Cover
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Description ix, 457 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 441-451) and index.
Contents pt. 1. Transition to peace -- By rail and boat / Dixon Wecter -- Confederate demobilization / William B. Holberton -- Did the Confederacy change Southern soldiers? / Michael Barton -- Ghost dance / Gaines M. Foster -- pt. 2. Problems of readjustment -- The Civil War and the crime wave / Edith Abbott -- Conventional wisdom versus reality / Eric H. Monkkonen -- The veteran wins through / Dixon Wecter -- Southern poor boys / R.B. Rosenburg -- Opiate addiction as a consequence of the Civil War / David T. Courtwright -- Exempt from the ordinary rules of life / James Marten -- Post-traumatic stress / Eric T. Dean, Jr. -- USCT veterans in post-Civil War North Carolina / Richard Reid -- pt. 3. Governments provide aid -- America's first social security system / Theda Skocpol -- "I do not suppose Uncle Sam looks at the skin" / Donald R. Shaffer -- Civil War pensions for native and foreign-born Union Army veterans / Peter Blanck and Chen Song -- Establishing a federal entitlement / Patrick J. Kelly -- Living monuments / R.B. Rosenburg -- The fate of the Civil War veteran / Eric T. Dean, Jr. -- pt. 4. Veterans fight their own battles -- Veterans in politics / Mary R. Dearing -- What sorts of men joined the Grand Army of the Republic? / Stuart C. McConnell -- The reality of veterans' voting / Larry M. Logue -- The Confederate celebration / Gaines M. Foster -- A generation of defeat / David H. Donald -- An activist minority / Larry M. Logue -- Twice a child / R.B. Rosenburg -- Collective resistance in soldiers' homes / Larry M. Logue -- pt. 5. Veterans shape the collective memory -- The patriotic boom / Stuart C. McConnell -- A respect for Confederate history / Gaines M. Foster -- Binding the wounds of war / Carol Reardon -- Quarrel forgotten or a revolution remembered? / David W. Blight -- Black veterans recall the Civil War / W. Fitzhugh Brundage.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Social aspects.
Veterans -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Veterans -- Confederate States of America -- History.
African American veterans -- History -- 19th century.
Added Author Logue, Larry M., 1947-
Barton, Michael.
ISBN 0814752039 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814752047 (paper : alk. paper)
9780814752036 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814752043 (paper : alk. paper)