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Raising the White FlagHow Surrender Defined the American Civil War$
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David Silkenat

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781469649726

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649726.001.0001

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Never Surrender

Never Surrender

Remembering (and Forgetting) Civil War Surrenders

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(p.270) 10 Never Surrender
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Raising the White Flag
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David Silkenat

Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649726.003.0011

This chapter seeks to situate how surrenders fit into the memorialization and memory of the Civil War. It argues that surrender sites, unlike battlefields, proved challenging to commemorate. This began in 1865 with Robert Anderson's return to Fort Sumter and the rise of the Lost Cause. Focusing on Fort Sumter, Vicksburg, Appomattox Courthouse, and Bennett Place, the chapter looks at the monuments built on these sites and how they were commemorated during the Civil War Centennial and Sesquicentennial.

Keywords:   memory, Lost Cause, Fort Sumter, Vicksburg, Appomattox Courthouse, Bennett Place, Civil War Centennial, Civil War Sesquicentennial, surrender sites, commemorate

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