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Retribution and Reconciliation

Robert Tracy McKenzie

in Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182941
eISBN:
9780199788897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182941.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter focuses on the conclusion of the Civil War in Knoxville and the first couple of years of the troubled peace that followed. The return of Confederate and Union veterans led to numerous ... More


Remembering The Union Soldier and Sailor

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/9780813049960.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The population boom in Florida in the late 19th and early 20th centuries resulted partly from the settlement of many Union veterans in the state, many in the three Union veteran colonies established ... More


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

Barbara A. Gannon

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

In the years after the Civil War, black and white Union soldiers who survived the horrific struggle joined the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR)—the Union army's largest veterans' organization. This ... More


Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past

Dora L. Costa (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116181
eISBN:
9780226116198
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116198.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The twentieth century saw significant increases in both life expectancy and retirement rates—changes that have had dramatic impacts on nearly every aspect of society and the economy. Forecasting ... More


Arthritis: Changes in Its Prevalence during the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Paula Canavese and Robert W. Fogel (eds)

in Health at Older Ages: The Causes and Consequences of Declining Disability Among the Elderly

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226132310
eISBN:
9780226132327
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226132327.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter compares the prevalence of arthritis among Union Army veterans with arthritis among men. It shows that the current prevalence rate of arthritis is lower than it was in the late ... More


The Significance of Lead Water Mains in American Cities Some Historical Evidence

Werner Troesken and Patricia E. Beeson (eds)

in Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116181
eISBN:
9780226116198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116198.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

By the turn of the twentieth century, cities throughout the United States were using lead service mains to distribute water. Despite the fact that many of these mains are still in use and that up to ... More


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