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The Aftermath of Battle: The Burial of the Civil War Dead By Kathleen Thompson,

  • Title: The Aftermath of Battle: The Burial of the Civil War Dead
  • Author: Kathleen Thompson
  • ISBN: 9781611211894
  • Page: 404
  • Format: Paperback
  • The clash of armies in the American Civil War left hundreds of thousands of men dead, wounded, or permanently damaged Skirmishes and battles could result in casualty numbers as low as one or two and as high as tens of thousands The carnage of the battlefield left a lasting impression on those who experienced or viewed it, but in most cases the armies quickly moved on toThe clash of armies in the American Civil War left hundreds of thousands of men dead, wounded, or permanently damaged Skirmishes and battles could result in casualty numbers as low as one or two and as high as tens of thousands The carnage of the battlefield left a lasting impression on those who experienced or viewed it, but in most cases the armies quickly moved on to meet again at another time and place When the dust settled and the living armies moved on, what happened to the dead left behind Unlike battle narratives, The Aftermath of Battle The Burial of the Civil War Dead picks up the story as the battle ends The burial of the dead was an overwhelming experience for the armies or communities forced to clean up after the destruction of battle In the short term action, bodies were hastily buried to avoid the stench and the horrific health concerns of massive death in the long term, families struggled to reclaim loved ones and properly reinter them in established cemeteries.Visitors to a battlefield often wonder what happened to the dead once the battle was over In this easy to read overview that will complement any Civil War library, author Meg Thompson provides a look at the aftermath of battle and the process of burying the Civil War dead.The Aftermath of Battle is part of the Emerging Civil War Series offering compelling, easy to read overviews of some of the Civil War s most important stories The masterful storytelling is richly enhanced with hundreds of photos and illustrations.
    The Aftermath of Battle The Burial of the Civil War Dead The clash of armies in the American Civil War left hundreds of thousands of men dead wounded or permanently damaged Skirmishes and battles could result in casualty numbers as low as one or two and a

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    1. If you read lots of Civil War books or visit battlefields, you need to read this book With respect and good historical knowledge, the author thoroughly answers the challenging question What did they do with all the bodies This is an informative, fast paced non fiction book detailing the Civil War s effects on the American attitude toward mourning and death Though telling historical truth, the text is not filled with overly gruesome imagery Masterfully, it covers a wide range of topics relating t [...]

    2. Note Meg Groeling is the author of this book rather than Kathleen Thompson who is listed on.The Emerging Civil War Series aims to provide readers with a basic understanding of some of the most important issues and battles of the American Civil War The books in the series are short, accessibly written, and amply illustrated The books are geared to a non specialist audience of readers who may not have extensive knowledge of the Civil War but who want to learn In learning any subject, the best cour [...]

    3. One of the most cited numbers of the American Civil War is the amount of casualties which occurred in the entirety of the conflict While the number of casualties throughout the war is important, one of unanswered questions in people s minds are what happened to all of the bodies after the numerous battles While there are some answers to those questions, there are many opportunities to understand the process and location of some of the Civil War dead In The Aftermath of Battle, Meg Groeling help [...]

    4. Gettysburg PA, July 4, 1863 Heavy rain Both armies left town, heading south Thousands of dead men, horses, and mules remained in deep mud, a mile long swath along the western slope of Cemetery Ridge What do you do Apparently not much Men were buried in shallow graves at or near where they died horsed burned loose arms, legs, feet, hands were burned The debris of battle was still evident on November 19 when President Lincoln gave his Gettysburg Address No one was prepared for the scale of death a [...]

    5. The Aftermath of Battle The burial of the Civil War DeadBy Meg GroelingSavas Beatie192 pagesAs researchers, historians, hobbyists and enthusiast of the War Between the States it is rare that a journal, study or book that comes along that has an impact on what we know and how we view this time in history I personally have studied the war for most of my life, the stories, the movements, the battlefields and yes the suffering that went along with it.What this book brought to the table was a clear v [...]

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