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From These Honored Dead: Historical Archaeology of the American Civil War

Clarence R. Geier, Douglas D. Scott, and Lawrence E. Babits

Abstract

One hundred and fifty years have passed since the beginning of events that would spiral into four years of destruction, death, devastation, sacrifice, and hell. On this anniversary, some might say it is time to celebrate the war's end. The authors believe that it is a time to remember and to try to understand. The purpose of this text is neither to assess the motives that moved the Confederate States to secede nor is it to measure the motives of the millions from the North and South who were drawn to battle. Instead, the authors choose to highlight the recent research of historians and histori ... More

Keywords: Civil War, Confederate States, North, South, secession, theater of war, culture of war, battle conduct, battle flow

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780813049441
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049441.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Clarence R. Geier, editor

Douglas D. Scott, editor

Lawrence E. Babits, editor

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Introduction

Clarence R. Geier, Lawrence E. Babits, and Douglas D. Scott

2 Archaeology of the First Battle of Boonville, Missouri, June 17, 1861

Douglas D. Scott, Steven J. Dasovich, and Thomas D. Thiessen

3 Massacre and Battle at Centralia, Missouri, September 27, 1864

Thomas D. Thiessen, Steven J. Dasovich, and Douglas D. Scott

6 “The Sensation of This Week”

John Bedell, and Stephen Potter

8 With Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley

Clarence R. Geier, and Alyson L. Wood

12 Archaeology and Reconstruction of Fort Putnam, Camp Nelson

W. Stephen McBride, Kim A. McBride, and J. David McBride

15 The Tale of a Gun—IX-inch Dahlgren #FP573

Lawrence E. Babits, Christopher F. Amer, Lynn Harris, and Joe Beatty

16 Addressing the Myths

Christopher T. Espenshade