Bodies in blue : disability in the Civil War north /

Disabled soldiers and veterans occupied a difficult space in the Civil War North. The realities of living with a disability were ever at odds with the expectations of manhood. Disability made it difficult for soldiers to adhere to the particular masculine standards of the Union Army, yet when soldie...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Handley-Cousins, Sarah, 1984- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Athens : University of Georgia Press, [2019]
Series:Uncivil wars.
Table of Contents:
  • Gather the invalids
  • Army of the walking sick
  • The United States government is entitled to all of you
  • The disabled lion of Union
  • Man or mercenary
  • The long, long years of misery.