Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War by Catherine Clinton

By Catherine Clinton

Over a decade in the past, the book of Divided homes ushered in a brand new box of scholarship on gender and the Civil struggle. Following in its wake, conflict Scars showcases insights from award-winning historians in addition to rising students. This quantity depicts the ways that gender, race, nationalism, faith, literary tradition, sexual mores, or even epidemiology underwent radical modifications from whilst americans went to conflict in 1861 via Reconstruction. studying the interaction between such phenomena as racial stereotypes, sexual violence, trauma, and notions of masculinity, conflict Scars represents the simplest new scholarship on women and men within the North and South and highlights how lives have been remodeled through this period of tumultuous switch.

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Weekly Anglo-African, November 26, 1864, p. 1, c. 6. 58. Weekly Anglo-African, July 16, 1864, p. 1, cs. 5–6. 59. Rock’s speech at Syracuse, October 6, 1864, in Ripley, op. , Black Abolitionist Papers, 5:304–306. 60. Hayden speech in An Account of the Labors of the Ladies’ Charitable Association of Boston, In Recognition of, an Homage to, the Declaration of Independence (Boston, 1876), 11. It should come as no surprise that Hayden was citing Nell, Colored Patriots of the American Revolution. 3 “OH, I PASS EVERYWHERE” Catholic Nuns in the Gulf South during the Civil War Virginia Gould On April 8, 1863, Marie Hyacinth LeConnait, the mother superior of the Daughters of the Cross in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, wrote to her mother and father in Plounez, France.

2, cs. 3–5. 47. Liberator, June12, 1863, p. 4, cs. 3–6. 48. In Memoriam. Robert Morris, Sr. d. [1883]), pamphlet, Printed Materials Collection, MHS, 39. 40 BATTLE SCARS 49. Weekly Anglo-African, August 13, 1863, p. 2, c. 6–p. 3, c. 1. 50. Redpath to Watkins, March 4, 1862, James Redpath Correspondence, 1861–1862, Schomburg Center, New York Public Library. 51. Weekly Anglo-African, February 28, 1863, p. 2, c. 6. 52. Luis F. Emilio, A Brave Black Regiment: History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, 1863–1865 (1894; reprint, New York: Arno Press, 1969), 13.

Rock’s speech at Syracuse, October 6, 1864, in Ripley, op. , Black Abolitionist Papers, 5:304–306. 60. Hayden speech in An Account of the Labors of the Ladies’ Charitable Association of Boston, In Recognition of, an Homage to, the Declaration of Independence (Boston, 1876), 11. It should come as no surprise that Hayden was citing Nell, Colored Patriots of the American Revolution. 3 “OH, I PASS EVERYWHERE” Catholic Nuns in the Gulf South during the Civil War Virginia Gould On April 8, 1863, Marie Hyacinth LeConnait, the mother superior of the Daughters of the Cross in Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, wrote to her mother and father in Plounez, France.

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