Soldier Life in The American Civil War

The lecture looks at soldier life in the “first modern war”. It looks at uniforms, rations, camp life, new technology and its impact on men in the field and in battle. We also address medical/nursing care, disease, prisoner of war conditions, women in the civil war and the aftermath of the war on the veterans and its long term impact on the USA

DELIVERY MODE

  • Face-to-Face

SUGGESTED READING

  • Bruce Catton: A Stillness at Appomattox (USA 1953), Mr Lincoln's Army (USA 1951), This Hallowed Ground (USA 1952)
  • Shelby Foote: The Civil War a Narrative [4 volumes] (USA 1958)

COURSE OUTLINE

  • The causes and reasons leading to the outbreak of the war in 1861
  • Uniforms and Rations, Camp life, Transport and Supply
  • New Technology, Weapons, Fortifications
  • Battle, Prison Camps, Women in the Civil War
  • The aftermath of the war to 1870 and the lasting social and political impact of the war on the USA
$39 Limited

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10 Sep

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