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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, c2005.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  E641 .N44 2005    Available  ---
Description xiv, 328 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Modern war studies
Modern war studies.
Bibliography 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.
Subject United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Influence.
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 -- Politics and government -- 1865-1933.
Southern States -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.
ISBN 0700613668 (cloth : alk. paper)