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Making and remaking Pennsylvania's Civil War

Author: William Alan Blair; William Pencak
Publisher: University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ten essays in this volume cover events on the battlefield but also seek to understand the motivations of soldiers and the impact of war on civilians. The essays also employ interdisciplinary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William Alan Blair; William Pencak
ISBN: 0271020792 9780271020792
OCLC Number: 43884886
Description: xix, 332 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Keystone Confederates : Pennsylvanians who fought for Dixie / Christian B. Keller --
Avenue of dreams : patriotism and the spectator at Philadelphia's Great Central Sanitary Fair / Elizabeth Milroy --
"We were enlisted for the war" : ladies' aid societies and the politics of women's work during the Civil War / Rachel Filene Seidman --
"The world will little note nor long remember" : gender analysis of civilian responses to the Battle of Gettysburg / Christina Ericson --
The Avery Monument : the elevation of race in public sculpture and the Republican Party / Henry Pisciotta --
The Civil War letters of Quartermaster Sergeant John C. Brock, 43rd regiment, United States Colored Troops / edited by Eric Ledell Smith --
Sites of memory, sites of glory : African-American Grand Army of the Republic posts in Pennsylvania / Barbara A. Gannon --
"A disgrace that can never be washed out" : Gettysburg and the lingering stigma of 1863 / Jim Weeks --
"Magnificence and terrible truthfulness" : Peter F. Rothermel's The Battle of Gettysburg / Mark Thistlethwaite --
The brothers' war : Gettysburg the movie and American memory / William Blair.
Responsibility: edited by William Blair and William Pencak.
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