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Moments of Despair: Suicide, Divorce, and Debt in Civil War Era North Carolina

David Silkenat

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834602
eISBN:
9781469603353
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877951_silkenat
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

During the Civil War era, black and white North Carolinians were forced to fundamentally reinterpret the morality of suicide, divorce, and debt as these experiences became pressing issues throughout ... More


Outraged Manhood of Our Age: The Postwar Antipornography Campaign

Judith Giesberg

in Sex and the Civil War: Soldiers, Pornography, and the Making of American Morality

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631271
eISBN:
9781469631295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631271.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In February 1865, Congress passed the first ever federal antipornography law as a war measure intended to preserve the morality and secure the fighting strength of men serving in the U.S. Army. But ... More


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