A Book to Read and Love: This Republic of Suffering - Death and the American Civil War - Drew Gilpin Faust - Summary and Review

A short summary of This Republic of Suffering:

The butcher's bill of the Civil War, dying a good death, and creation of the military funeral.

"Look to the past to help create the future"

Questions to ponder while reading This Republic of Suffering:

How do you feel about the Civil War?

Do we honor the dead better now?

My thoughts about This Republic of Suffering:

Everyone who died was once someone.

Interesting view into our nation's past.

We have an obligation to honor our soldier's deaths.




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