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Recalling Deeds Immortal: Florida Monuments to the Civil War

William B. Lees and Frederick P. Gaske

Abstract

Recalling Deeds Immortal presents a detailed and comprehensive review of Florida monuments erected to the memory of the Civil War. Considered are Confederate and Union monuments placed both within the state and beyond its borders by memorial associations, veteran groups, the State of Florida, and individuals to memorialize hallowed ground, the sacrifice of local soldiers who died in the war, and the general sacrifice borne largely by soldiers but also by civilians during the conflict. This book is more than a catalogue, however, as these monuments are presented as part of a national social pro ... More

Keywords: Florida, Civil War, monuments, social memory, Reconstruction, Grand Army of the Republic, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Lost Cause

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780813049960
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049960.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William B. Lees, author
University of West Florida

Frederick P. Gaske, author