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Burying the Dead but Not the Past Ladies' Memorial Associations and the Lost Cause

ISBN-10: 0807872253
ISBN-13: 9780807872253
Edition: 2012
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Description: Immediately after the Civil War, white women across the South organized to retrieve the remains of Confederate soldiers. In Virginia alone, these Ladies' Memorial Associations (LMAs) relocated and reinterred the remains of more than 72,000 soldiers.  More...

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Book details

Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 2/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Immediately after the Civil War, white women across the South organized to retrieve the remains of Confederate soldiers. In Virginia alone, these Ladies' Memorial Associations (LMAs) relocated and reinterred the remains of more than 72,000 soldiers. Challenging the notion that southern white women were peripheral to the Lost Cause movement until the 1890s, Caroline Janney restores these women as the earliest creators and purveyors of Confederate tradition. Long before national groups such as the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and the United Daughters of the Confederacy were established, Janney shows, local LMAs were earning sympathy for defeated Confederates. Her exploration introduces new ways in which gender played a vital role in shaping the politics, culture, and society of the late nineteenth-century South.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Patriotic Ladies of the South: Virginia Women in the Confederacy
A Fitting Work: The Origins of Virginia's Ladies' Memorial Associations, 1865-1866
The Influence and Zeal of Woman: Ladies' Memorial Associations during Radical Reconstruction, 1867-1870
A Rather Hardheaded Set: Challenges for the Ladies' Memorial Associations, 1870-1883
The Old Spirit Is Not Dying Out: The Memorial Associations' Renaissance, 1883-1893
Lest We Forget: United Daughters and Confederated Ladies, 1894-1915
Epilogue: A Mixed Legacy
Appendix
Confederate Burials in LMA Cemeteries from Five Virginia Communities
Number of LMA Members in Five Virginia Communities, 1860s
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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