The Memory of the Civil War in American Culture

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Abolitionists: and U.S. history textbooks, 69, 73; and Memorial Day, 94, 114; and Fort Sumter celebration, 96; and Lincoln's death, 97; and Calhoun's tomb, 140; and Dickinson, 158, 170; and woman's movement, 161; and Republican Party, 163
Acton, Lord, 56–57
Adams, Franklin P., 80
Adams, William Taylor, 79
Addonizio, Hugh, 240
Adult war novels, 79, 89, 91, 261, 263
African Americans: and racist agendas, 4; as soldiers, 11, 94, 96, 222, 223–24, 231, 236 (n. 41), 239; and Reconstruction, 15; deemphasized in Civil War history, 22; literary depictions of, 86–91; and Memorial Day, 94, 98–99, 104, 112–13, 114, 115, 124–25 (n. 8), 127 (n. 38); and fall of Charleston, 9596; and Lincoln's death, 97; and burying of Union dead, 97–98; place in Confederate narrative, 106–7; and Jackson monument, 109–10; and education, 143, 213, 220, 225; and Calhoun monument, 148, 149, 156 (n. 57); and Dickinson, 160, 170–71; suffrage of, 161, 162, 173, 180, 181, 191; and secession, 182; and election of 1896, 190, 191, 201; and McKinley, 19091; and Republican Party, 207; in Missouri, 220, 221–22, 224–28; and Civil War's meanings, 237; lack of freedom for, 243; and life magazine, 244; and Confederate flag, 260
Alger, Horatio, Jr., 80, 81
Alger, Russell, 202, 204
All Saints' Day, 101, 105
Altgeld, John Peter, 192, 193–94, 197
American Negro Emancipation Centennial Authority of Chicago, 248
American Revolution, 41
Americans for Democratic Action, 240
American Woman Suffrage Association, 161
Anderson, Robert, 96, 97
Andrews, Eliza Frances, 53–54
Anthony, Susan B., 157, 161, 162, 163, 166
Appomattox Court House, 13, 30, 42, 54
Army of Northern Virginia, 40–41, 42, 44, 47, 51, 53, 54–55, 57, 5859
Army of the Potomac, 54–55
Arnold, Matthew, 16, 56
Ashby, LeRoy, 187
Association of Mexican War Veterans, 114
Association of Women Students, 227
Atkinson, Brooks, 243


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