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Living monuments : Confederate soldiers' homes in the New South

Author: R B Rosenburg
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1993.
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"While battlefield parks and memorials erected in town squares and cemeteries have served to commemorate southern valor in the Civil War, Confederate soldiers' homes were actually 'living monuments' to the Lost Cause, housing the very men who made that cause their own. R. B. Rosenburg provides the first account of the establishment and operation of these homes for disabled and indigent southern veterans, which had  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rosenburg, R.B. (Randall Britt), 1956-
Living monuments.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)653354658
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R B Rosenburg
ISBN: 0807821098 9780807821091 0807849553 9780807849552
OCLC Number: 27683131
Description: xiii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Johnny Reb: Hero and Symbol --
Southern Poor Boys --
The Sacred Duty --
The Home That Grady Built --
A Discipline for Heroes --
Inside the Walls --
Twice a Child --
Patterns of Change and Decline.
Responsibility: R.B. Rosenburg.

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Impressively researched and convincingly argued, "Living Monuments" makes a major contribution to our understanding of the Lost Cause and the evolution of social welfare policy in the South.(Gaines Read more...

 
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