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Veterans’ Policy and Veteran Organizations, 1917–1929

Stephen R. Ortiz

in Beyond the Bonus March and GI Bill: How Veteran Politics Shaped the New Deal Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814762134
eISBN:
9780814762561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814762134.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the development of veterans' policy and the establishment of the World War I veterans' organizations between 1917 and 1929. It recounts the creation of the progressive-minded ... 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


Southern Cross, North Star: The Politics of Irreconciliation

Christopher Phillips

in The Rivers Ran Backward: The Civil War and the Remaking of the American Middle Border

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780195187236
eISBN:
9780199378180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187236.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The middle border’s postwar political struggles and development of exclusivist war memories and meanings ended the region’s former white consensus. The willingness of white residents to resort to ... 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


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