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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


The Religion of the Lost Cause, Reloaded

James Hudnut-Beumler

in Strangers and Friends at the Welcome Table: Contemporary Christianities in the American South

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640372
eISBN:
9781469640396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640372.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter examines the ways the ancestral memory of Civil War service by such groups as the Sons of Confederate Veterans became hotly contested in the second decade of the 21st Century. What for ... More


Turning Camp Slaves into Black Confederate Soldiers

Kevin M. Levin

in Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653266
eISBN:
9781469653280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653266.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

By the 1990s, photographs of uniformed black men as well as pension applications in which the distinction between slave and soldier was sometimes clouded were perceived as evidence that there were ... More


Introduction

Kevin M. Levin

in Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469653266
eISBN:
9781469653280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653266.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The introduction begins by discussing Edmund Ruffin, a pro-secession Virginian who published Anticipations of the Future, to Serve as Lessons for the Present Time, a novel in which the South secedes ... More


From “Lawrence County Negro” to National Hero: The Commemoration of Jesse Owens in Alabama

Barclay Key

in Destination Dixie: Tourism and Southern History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042374
eISBN:
9780813043494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042374.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

In a poignant essay about Jesse Owens—the world-renowned athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympics—Barclay Key illustrates the difficulty of memorializing black historical figures ... More


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