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Dying for a good cause with faith on your side for

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dying for a good cause with faith on your side for the sake of the family and the reuniting in and with a higher power. Faust expresses how Soldiers would attempt to create the illusion for the traditional burial in the absence of family members by placing photos around themselves to represent the “Good Death.” Soldier during the Civil War expressed their feelings of the “Good Death” to other Soldiers in the event they were killed hoping their thoughts were carried onto family members. The overall thought of the “Good Death” continued on and is even represented by Soldiers today on the battlefield. Faust supports this concept by stating: “And notions of the good death, the art of dying, had come down through Christian tradition over a number of decades and centuries, and this included the notion that the way one died had a predictive aspect to it, that you could tell whether someone was likely to go to heaven.” (Faust. 2008) Describe American burial customs before the Civil War, The temple (body) for the dead before the Civil War was considered to be cared for as for surviving identity. The body is represented in two senses: the body is to be promised for eternal
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