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By Caroline E. Janney

ISBN-10: 0807872253

ISBN-13: 9780807872253

instantly after the Civil warfare, white ladies around the South geared up to retrieve the is still of accomplice infantrymen. In Virginia by myself, those girls' Memorial institutions (LMAs) relocated and reinterred the continues to be of greater than 72,000 infantrymen. not easy the proposal that southern white ladies have been peripheral to the misplaced reason stream till the Eighteen Nineties, Caroline Janney restores those girls because the earliest creators and purveyors of accomplice culture. lengthy earlier than nationwide teams reminiscent of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the United Daughters of the Confederacy have been confirmed, Janney indicates, neighborhood LMAs have been incomes sympathy for defeated Confederates. Her exploration introduces new ways that gender performed an important function in shaping the politics, tradition, and society of the past due nineteenth-century South.

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