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The Resurrection

William Marvel

in A Place Called Appomattox

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628394
eISBN:
9781469628493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628394.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Ladies Memorial Association of Appomattox memorializes the Confederate dead, lobbying for their interment and decorating their graves in the Memorial Day tradition. The Freedmen's Bureau ... More


Lessons of War: Three Civil War Veterans and the Goals of Postwar Education

Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai

in So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823264476
eISBN:
9780823266609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823264476.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

In this essay, Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai argues that the American Civil War strengthened rather than weakened three college-educated individuals’ commitment to lessons about gentlemanly character. ... More


The Nation's Greatest Hero Should Rest in the Nation's Greatest City

Joan Waugh

in Wars within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832752
eISBN:
9781469605838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898444_waugh.15
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter considers the construction of Ulysses S. Grant's famous tomb on Riverside Drive in New York City. It reveals that Grant's death precipitated wrangling about where the tomb should be ... More


Epilogue: We Do Not Intend to Give Up

Jessica Ziparo

in This Grand Experiment: When Women Entered the Federal Workforce in Civil War-Era Washington, D.C.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635972
eISBN:
9781469635989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635972.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Epilogue details the plight of the Spinner Memorial Association to have a statue of General Francis Elias Spinner erected on the grounds of the Treasury Department. Three early female federal ... More


Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause

Caroline E. Janney

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831762
eISBN:
9781469602226
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882702_janney
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Immediately after the Civil War, white women across the South organized to retrieve the remains of Confederate soldiers. In Virginia alone, these Ladies' Memorial Associations (LMAs) relocated and ... More


Cities of the Dead: Contesting the Memory of the Civil War in the South, 1865-1914

William A. Blair

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828960
eISBN:
9781469603582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876237_blair
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Exploring the history of Civil War commemorations from both sides of the color line, this book places the development of memorial holidays, Emancipation Day celebrations, and other remembrances in ... More


Introduction

Caroline E. Janney

in Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831762
eISBN:
9781469602226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882702_janney.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book describes how historians and contemporary Americans have tended to forget the role the Ladies' Memorial Associations (LMAs) played in crafting a positive memory of the Confederacy. When ... More


The Old Spirit Is Not Dying Out: The Memorial Associations' Renaissance, 1883–1893

Caroline E. Janney

in Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831762
eISBN:
9781469602226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882702_janney.9
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses a strange occurrence in the spring of 1883; although the Hollywood Memorial Association (HMA) had made plans to decorate the graves, a newly formed veterans' organization, the ... More


Lest We Forget: United Daughters and Confederated Ladies, 1894–1915

Caroline E. Janney

in Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831762
eISBN:
9781469602226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882702_janney.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter discusses the new Confederate women's organization, the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC or Daughters), which entered the memorial scene in 1894. The birth and overwhelming ... More


Epilogue A Mixed Legacy

Caroline E. Janney

in Burying the Dead but Not the Past: Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831762
eISBN:
9781469602226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882702_janney.11
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book concludes by focusing on the recession of Ladies' Memorial Associations (LMAs) from the southern landscape, leaving only three known associations in Virginia: those in Fredericksburg, ... More


Conclusion

Richard M. Reid

in Freedom for Themselves: North Carolina's Black Soldiers in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831748
eISBN:
9781469602264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837276_reid.13
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This book concludes with what can be considered the most famous Memorial Day address in American history. In this speech, Oliver Wendell Holmes attempted to give meaning to the sacrifices of the ... More


Introduction

William A. Blair

in Cities of the Dead: Contesting the Memory of the Civil War in the South, 1865-1914

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828960
eISBN:
9781469603582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876237_blair.4
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to examine the political implications of commemorating the Civil War, specifically Emancipation Day and Memorial Day, in the former ... More


Memorial Day in Black and White

Barbara A. Gannon

in The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834527
eISBN:
9781469603124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877708_gannon.10
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter shows how differently the Memorial Day of today is celebrated from the way that the GAR observed it. On the last Monday in May, the dead of all American wars are honored with long ... More


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