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Sing not war : the lives of Union and Confederate veterans in Gilded Age America

Author: James Alan Marten
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2011.
Series: Civil War America (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Sing Not War, James Marten explores how the nineteenth century's "Greatest Generation" attempted to blend back into society and how their experiences were treated by non-veterans. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Alan Marten
ISBN: 9780807834763 0807834769 9781469622026 1469622025
OCLC Number: 671573398
Description: xii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Toil on, heroes --
Melt away ye armies : endings and beginnings --
Maimed darlings : living with disability --
Saner wars : veterans, veteranhood, and commerce --
Regiments so piteous : soldiers' homes, communities, and manhood --
Another gathering army : pensions and preference --
Sad, unnatural shows of war : veterans' identity and distinctiveness.
Series Title: Civil War America (Series)
Responsibility: James Marten.
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"No other book combines the cultural and social history of Civil War veterans, north and south, like Marten's "Sing Not War". Beautifully written and deeply researched, this book captures a fresh Read more...

 
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