Patriotic Gore

Patriotic Gore - Lighting rod of sacrifice and grievances...

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Patriotic Gore Civil War Deaths: Union: 360,000 Confederate: 258,000 Total:618,000—more than a tenth of the total male population “Dixie” “Battle Hymn of the Republic” Monuments to Northern Heroes: Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Gen William Tecumseh Sherman Monuments to Southern Heroes: Robert E. Lee Monuments to the common man Randolph Rogers, The Sentinel Extra Points: Brother against brother Gettysburg Address—Second dec of ind Assassination of Lincoln.
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Unformatted text preview: Lighting rod of sacrifice and grievances Sherman monument. Golden, expensive, flowing. All about victory. Robert E Lee also on horse. Way of understanding war from Southern Perspective. Following a noble leader, and we did the best we could do Most monuments across north and south are to common man Silent Sam Robert Gould Shaw Allegorical figure leading troops on both sides to battle and victory...
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