Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Private ConfederaciesThe Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

James J. Broomall

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9781469651989

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2020

DOI: 10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651989.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA PRESS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.northcarolina.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright University of North Carolina Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in NCSO for personal use.date: 27 July 2021

Conclusion

Conclusion

Chapter:
(p.153) Conclusion
Source:
Private Confederacies
Author(s):

James J. Broomall

Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651989.003.0008

The evidence of period diaries contrasted with post-war writings shows that Confederate veterans’ attempts at emotional expression were vastly altered by their wartime experiences. The public face of the Civil War became increasingly sanitized and reductive, while the privately expressed emotions became at once masked by public heroism and confused by private doubts and sadness.

Keywords:   Confederate veterans, Southern men – emotions, Perceptions of war

North Carolina Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .