Cimbala, Paul.

Veterans North and South. - Santa Barbara : ABC-CLIO, 2015. - 1 online resource (230 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; Series Foreword; Introduction; Chapter One: The End of the War; Chapter Two: Going Home; Chapter Three: Facing Postwar Adjustment; Chapter Four: The Useful Consequences of Service; Chapter Five: Sons and Families; Chapter Six: Rebuilding and Building Families; Chapter Seven: Making Ends Meet at Old Homes and New; A photo essay follows; Chapter Eight: Overcoming Lost Time and Physical Disabilities; Chapter Nine: Confederate Veterans Resurgent; Chapter Ten: Union Veterans in the Era of Reconstruction Chapter Eleven: Remembering a Meaningful ExperienceNotes; Bibliographical Essay; Index

Nothing transforms ""dry, boring history"" into fascinating and engaging stories like learning about long-ago events through the words of those who lived them. What was it like to witness-and participate in-the horrors of a war that lasted four years and claimed over half a million lives, and then emerge as a survivor into a drastically changed world? Veterans North and South: The Transition from Soldier to Civilian after the American Civil War takes readers back to this unimaginable time through the words of Civil War soldiers who fought on both sides, illuminating their profound, life-chang

9780313038211 64.75 (NL)

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Social aspects.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans.
Veterans--Confederate States of America.
Veterans--United States--History--19th century.
Veterans--United States--Social conditions--19th century.

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