Wars within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War

Wars within a War: Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War

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Author/Contributor(s): Waugh, Joan ; Gallagher, Gary W
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Date: 12/01/2010
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW
Comprised of essays from twelve leading scholars, this volume extends the discussion of Civil War controversies far past the death of the Confederacy in the spring of 1865. Contributors address, among other topics, Walt Whitman's poetry, the handling of the Union and Confederate dead, the treatment of disabled and destitute northern veterans, Ulysses S. Grant's imposing tomb, and Hollywood's long relationship with the Lost Cause narrative. The contributors are William Blair, Stephen Cushman, Drew Gilpin Faust, Gary W. Gallagher, J. Matthew Gallman, Joseph T. Glatthaar, Harold Holzer, James Marten, Stephanie McCurry, James M. McPherson, Carol Reardon, and Joan Waugh.