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Author Neff, John R.
Title Honoring the Civil War dead : commemoration and the problem of reconciliation / John R. Neff.
Imprint Lawrence : University Press of Kansas, [2005]
©2005

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E641 .N44 2005    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  E641 .N44 2005    AVAILABLE  
Author Neff, John R.
Series Modern war studies
Modern war studies. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n86714675
Subject Soldiers' monuments -- United States -- History.
Soldiers' monuments -- Southern States -- History.
Nationalism -- United States -- History.
Nationalism -- Southern States -- History.
Reconciliation -- History -- 19th century.
Reconciliation -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933.
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
Description xiv, 328 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-315) and index.
Contents "This mysterious providence" : Americans' initial responses to Civil War death -- "A heroic, eminent death" : the national dimensions of Lincoln's assassination -- "One interminable grave-yard" : northern dominance in the commemoration of the soldier dead -- "Death in a far-off, stranger's land" : southern creation and commemoration -- "Something like a national act" : the uneasy synthesis of American nationalism -- The congregation of the dead.
ISBN 0700613668 (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC # 57003752
Table of Contents
 Introduction : "all care for the dead is for the sake of the living" : the loyal and the rebel dead1
1"This mysterious providence" : Americans' initial responses to Civil War death16
2"A heroic, eminent death" : the national dimensions of Lincoln's assassination66
3"One interminable grave-yard" : northern dominance in the commemoration of the dead103
4"Death in a far-off, stranger's land" : southern creation and commemoration142
5"Something like a national act" : the uneasy synthesis of American nationalism179
6The congregation of the dead222
App. ANational cemeteries created for the Civil War soldier dead, 1861-1875243
App. BNumerical abstract of the commission for marking graves of confederate dead, 1906-1912249


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