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The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life

Dava Guerin and Terry Bivens

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813180021
eISBN:
9780813180038
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180021.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The Eagle on My Arm details the journey to recovery of Vietnam veteran Patrick Bradley. Enlisting at the age of eighteen, Bradley was mortified by the scenes in the North Vietnam jungles, and found ... More


Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations

Allison Varzally

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630915
eISBN:
9781469630939
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630915.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book examines the migrations of Vietnamese adoptees and Amerasians since 1965 to answer questions about gendered power relations, obligations to refugees, and constructions of family during an ... More


Survive or Die

Dava Guerin and Terry Bivens

in The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813180021
eISBN:
9780813180038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180021.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter Patrick begins counting bald eagles in the Canadian wilderness. He must survive on his own, except for occasional supply drops. Readers learn about his survival techniques such as his ... More


New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture

John Casey

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265398
eISBN:
9780823266708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265398.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

New Men examines the reentry into civilian life of Civil War soldiers and exposes a growing gap between how former soldiers saw themselves and the representations of them created by ... More


Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Stephen R. Ortiz (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This anthology compiles some of the best new work on the formation and impact of veterans’ policy, the politics of veterans’ issues, and veterans’ political engagement over the course of the ... More


Introduction

John A Casey

in New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823265398
eISBN:
9780823266708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265398.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This section explains the argument of the book and situates its claims within existing scholarship on the United States Civil War. The difference between this conflict and earlier national wars is ... More


Bureau Expansion, Bureau Courts, and the Black Code: The J. B. Kiddoo Era, Summer 1866–November 1866

Christopher B. Bean

in Too Great a Burden to Bear: The Struggle and Failure of the Freedmen's Bureau in Texas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823268757
eISBN:
9780823271771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823268757.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the Bureau’s expansion and renewal. Kiddoo could now offer agents salaries. Kiddoo shied from those with no military experience, believing those with martial experience more ... More


Federal Manpower Needs and the U.S. Army's Veteran Reserve Corps

Paul A. Cimbala

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

During the Civil War, the US Army ran short on manpower. Conscription helped, but so did keeping some less-able men, those weakened by wounds or sickness, in the Invalid Corps (later Veteran Reserve ... More


Avian Veteran Alliance Takes Flight

Dava Guerin and Terry Bivens

in The Eagle on My Arm: How the Wilderness and Birds of Prey Saved a Veteran's Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813180021
eISBN:
9780813180038
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180021.003.0016
Subject:
History, Military History

After the success of the Bay Pines experiment, Patrick and Kaleigh Hoyt, a woman with PTSD who also comes to the park, decide to formalize the effort and start a non-profit called The Avian Veteran ... More


Apprentice Lawyer and Politician

Gordon B. McKinney

in Henry W. Blair's Campaign to Reform America: From the Civil War to the U.S. Senate

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813140872
eISBN:
9780813141367
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140872.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Capitalizing on his reputation as a war hero, Blair established a lucrative business securing pensions for veterans and their dependents. He served three terms in the state legislature where he ... More


Forgetting Korea: The Korean War in popular memory, 1953–2014

Grace Huxford

in The Korean War in Britain: Citizenship, selfhood and forgetting

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526118950
eISBN:
9781526138958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118950.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter suggests that the awkward nature, purpose and outcome of the Korean War led to its relative neglect in British history and popular culture, unlike in the United States where both its ... More


Challenges of Participating in Research About Living with Mild Cognitive Impairment Among Disabled Veterans

Christine Schneider and Eva Kahana

in Research Involving Participants with Cognitive Disability and Difference: Ethics, Autonomy, Inclusion, and Innovation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198824343
eISBN:
9780191863165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824343.003.0009
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter provides insights from an ongoing study of elderly veterans’ experiences of living with newly diagnosed mild cognitive impairment (MCI). Recruitment for this qualitative study was ... More


Camp Slaves and Pensions

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/9781469653266.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Around 2,800 former camp slaves received pensions from former Confederate states. Although the total number was relatively small, these men remained a potent symbol within the Lost Cause narrative, ... More


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