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Demobilization, Disability, and the Competing Imagery of the Wounded Warrior and the Citizen-Soldier

John A Casey

in New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265398
eISBN:
9780823266708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265398.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

In this chapter army demobilization and the civilian response to returning soldiers are examined. Veterans wanted to believe they would easily reintegrate into peacetime life. Civilians were anxious ... More


“Citizen-Soldiers of Massachusetts”: New Bedford's Volunteers in the Civil War

Earl F. Mulderink III

in New Bedford's Civil War

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823243341
eISBN:
9780823243389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823243341.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on volunteers who fought for New Bedford in the Civil War while representing their home, state, and country. These men were known as “citizen-soldiers,” the predominantly white ... More


In the Shadow of Vietnam: Liberal Nationalism and the Problem of War

Gary Gerstle

in Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807830109
eISBN:
9781469602332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869710_kazin.9
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores how liberal filmmakers, historians, and politicians sought to reclaim the ideal of the citizen soldier and celebrate his exploits in the years after the Vietnam War, one ... More


Lamb-Like Warriors: The Quakers’ Church Militant

Sarah Crabtree

in Holy Nation: The Transatlantic Quaker Ministry in an Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255767
eISBN:
9780226255934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255934.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter two examines the tension between the Friends' ideal of peace and the militant metaphors employed by Quaker ministers. Male and female Society members declared themselves holy warriors, called ... More


Epilogue

Steven J. Ramold

in Across the Divide: Union Soldiers View the Northern Home Front

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814729199
eISBN:
9780814760178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814729199.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book concludes by focusing on the end of antagonism between Union soldiers and Northern civilians that arose during the Civil War. The differences in opinion between the soldiers of the Union ... More


Citizen Soldiers: Emancipation and Military Service in the Revolutionary French Caribbean

Laurent Dubois

in Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109009
eISBN:
9780300134858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109009.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

During the 1790s, a global conflict erupted between France and Britain. Taking advantage of the conflicts within the French colonies, the British achieved one victory after another. They invaded ... More


A French Way of Warfare

Michael A. Bonura

in Under the Shadow of Napoleon: French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709429
eISBN:
9780814723173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709429.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter provides an overview of the fundamental elements of the French combat method. Since the French Revolution had unleashed new ideas that fundamentally altered French culture, and at the ... More


The Combat Soldier: Infantry Tactics and Cohesion in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries

Anthony King

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199658848
eISBN:
9780191752483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658848.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

How are soldiers able to fight together in combat and why are they willing to do so? The phenomenon of small-group cohesion on the battlefield has long fascinated social scientists, philosophers, and ... More


Excavating Modernity: The Roman Past in Fascist Italy

Joshua Arthurs

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449987
eISBN:
9780801468841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449987.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The cultural and material legacies of the Roman Republic and Empire in evidence throughout Rome have made it the “Eternal City.” Too often, however, this patrimony has caused Rome to be seen as ... More


Children in the Ottoman Literature of Defeat: From War Victims to the Citizen–Soldiers of the Future

Eyal Ginio

in The Ottoman Culture of Defeat: The Balkan Wars and their Aftermath

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190264031
eISBN:
9780190638498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264031.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The nation had to be reconstructed from scratch, and educating the children was the main way to shape the new generation to cope better with the challenges of the future. Chapter 4 studies the ... More


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