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Monuments Erected After The Civil War Centennial

William B. Lees and Frederick P. Gaske

in Recalling Deeds Immortal: Florida Monuments to the Civil War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813049960
eISBN:
9780813050423
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049960.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Although the golden era of Civil War monument construction preceded the Civil War Centennial, monuments have continued to be placed in the Florida and other state landscapes at a relatively steady ... More


Never Surrender: Remembering (and Forgetting) Civil War Surrenders

David Silkenat

in Raising the White Flag: How Surrender Defined the American Civil War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649726
eISBN:
9781469649740
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649726.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter seeks to situate how surrenders fit into the memorialization and memory of the Civil War. It argues that surrender sites, unlike battlefields, proved challenging to commemorate. This ... More


The Problem of Failure in American History

Natalie J. Ring and Sarah E. Gardner (eds)

in The Lost Lectures of C. Vann Woodward

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190863951
eISBN:
9780197537169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863951.003.0016
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

C. Vann Woodward’s lecture compares two commemorations of the Civil War fifty years apart, one in 1911 and the other in 1961. The first one reflected sectional reunification predicated on a shared ... More


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