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Living monuments : Confederate soldiers' homes in the New South / R.B. Rosenburg.


Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1993] .
ISBN 0807849553, 9780807849552, 9780807821091, 0807821098

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Subjects Geschichte 1880-1920.
Heim.
Soldiers' homes -- Confederate States of America.
Soldiers' homes -- Southern States -- History -- 19th century.
Soldiers' homes.
Southern States.
USA -- Südstaaten.
United States -- Confederate States of America.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Veterans.
United States, Southern States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States, Southern States -- Military history.
United States.
Veteran.
Veterans.
Description xiii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1993]
©1993
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-231) and index.
Summary "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 their heyday between the 1880s and the 1920s" -- publisher website (December 2007).
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.
Genre History.
Geographic Area Southern States
United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)27683131
(OCoLC)ocm27683131
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Rosenburg, R. B. 1956-
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