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Orphans and Indians: Pennsylvania’s Soldiers’ Orphan Schools and the Landscape of Postwar Childhood

Judith Geisberg

in Children and Youth during the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814796078
eISBN:
9780814763391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796078.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter tells the story of the end of Pennsylvania's Soldiers' Orphan Schools—the first and the most ambitious attempt to care for Civil War orphans—placing the closures within the context of ... More


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