Arkansas Civil War Heritage: A Legacy of Honor

Arkansas Civil War Heritage: A Legacy of Honor

by Dr. W. Stuart Towns

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781626191921
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 11/19/2013
Series: Civil War
Pages: 160
Sales rank: 1,273,211
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author


W. Stuart Towns, PhD is a historian that lives in Forrest City, Arkansas. He is a retired professor of communications and rhetoric and retired Army Reserves Captain. He has published four other books on Southern rhetoric and public history.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements 7

Introduction 9

1 Creating and Sustaining the Heritage of the Civil War Across the South: The Big Picture 15

2 "In the Tender Spring-Time": Confederate Memorial Day in Arkansas 26

3 On the Monument Trail: Building the Heritage in Stone 40

4 Still Telling War Stories: Gathering Around the Campfires 107

5 Keeping the Heritage Alive: Arkansas's Civil War Heritage in the Twenty-First Century 126

Appendix: Sesquicentennial Historical Markers Completed 141

For Further Reading 143

Notes 145

Index 155

About the Author 159

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