The won cause : black and white comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic / Barbara A. Gannon

Author(s): Gannon, Barbara A
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Subjects: United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Veterans
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Societies, etc
United States--Race relations--History--19th century
Grand Army of the Republic--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2011
Series: Civil War America
Civil War America
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: xiv, 282 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2010045628
ISBN: 9780807834527 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0807834521 (cloth : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents: The only association where black men and white men mingle on a foot of equality -- Comradeship tried : the GAR in the South -- The African American post -- The black GAR circle -- Heirs of these dead heroes : African Americans and the battle for memory -- Memorial Day in black and white -- Where separate Grand Army posts are unknown, as colored and white are united : the integrated post -- Community, memory, and the integrated post -- Comrades bound by memories many -- And if spared and growing older -- Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseparable : what they remembered they won -- The won cause at century's end -- A story of a slaveholding society that became a servant of freedom : the won cause in the twentieth century -- Epilogue: all one that day if never again : the final days of the GAR -- Appendix 1: African American posts -- Appendix 2: Integrated GAR posts
OCLC Number: 668197670
ISBN/ISSN: 9780807834527
0807834521