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Recalling Deeds Immortal Florida Monuments to the Civil War

William B. Lees Frederick P Gaske; Project Muse Content Provider

Gainesville : University Press of Florida 2015

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  • Title:
    Recalling Deeds Immortal Florida Monuments to the Civil War
  • Author: William B. Lees
  • Frederick P Gaske; Project Muse Content Provider
  • Subjects: Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; Historic sites -- Florida -- History -- Guidebooks; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments; Florida -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Monuments; Electronic books
  • Contents: Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Figures; Preface and Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Reconstruction and Beyond: Different Memories; The War's End in Florida; Johnston's Surrender and Lincoln's Reconstruction; Radical Reconstruction Comes to Florida; Economic and Human Cost of War for Florida; ANew Crisis of Human Loss; Florida's Reconstruction-Era Monuments; 2. Remembering Confederate Sacrifice and Valor after Reconstruction; Monuments Erected by Ladies' Memorial Associations after Reconstruction; Monuments Erected through the Generosity of Private Individuals
    United Daughters of the Confederacy Community MonumentsUnited Confederate Veterans Monuments; Monument Raised by Crestview Lions Club, 1958; 3. Remembering the Union Soldier and Sailor; Union Veterans Move to Florida; Union Community Monuments in Florida; 4. Remembering Hallowed Ground; Florida Places; Beyond Florida Borders; 5. Monuments Erected after the Civil War Centennial; Starke, 1968; Jacksonville Evergreen Cemetery, 1973; Tampa Oaklawn Cemetery, 1975, 1996, and One Unknown Date; Bartow, 1982; Fort Meade, 1983; Crawfordville, 1987; Olustee Battlefield, 1991; Clearwrwater, 1993
    Chattahoochee, 1994Madison, 1996; Fort Myers, 1998; Havana, 1999; St. Cloud, 2000; Jacksonville, 2001; White Springs, 2002; Kissimmee, 2002; Alachua, 2002; Sebastian, 2004; Dade City, 2006; St. Cloud, 2006; Lakeland, 2007; Oxford, 2007; Perry, 2007; Marianna, 2007; Old Town, 2007; Plant City, 2007; Tullahoma, Tennessee, 2008; Tampa, 2008; Trenton, 2010; Green Cove Springs, 2011; Ormond Beach, 2011; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
    One hundred and fifty years ago, Florida was shaken by battle, blockade, economic deprivation, and the death of native sons both within and far outside its borders. Today, tributes to the valor and sacrifice of Florida's soldiers, sailors, and civilians can be found from the Panhandle to the Keys. Authors Lees and Gaske look at the diversity of Civil War monuments built in Florida between Reconstruction and the present day, elucidating their emblematic and social dimensions. Most monuments built in Florida honor the Confederacy, praising the valor of Southern soldiers and often extolling the ;Description based upon print version of record.
  • Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida
  • Creation Date: 2015
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (392 p.).
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0-8130-5042-1;ISBN0-8130-4875-3
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 894789866
  • NZ MMS ID: 9913748347702931
  • IZ MMS ID: 9913667529102961$$IUWG

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