Brings together 1,000 focused biographies of Americans who affected how the United States made, supported, perceived, and protested its major wars from the Revolution to Gulf War II. Inventors and scientists, nurses and physicians, reformers and clerics, civil rights and labor leaders, financiers and economist, artists and musicians have all been soldiers on the home front.
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About the Author
BENJAMIN F. SHEARER is retired Vice President of Student Affairs at Neumann College. Along with Barbara Shearer he is the co-author of State Names, Seals, Flags, and Symbols, 3rd edition (Greenwood Press, 2002) and the award-winning he Uniting States: The Story of Statehood for the Fifty United States (Greenwood Press, 2004).
Table of ContentsVolume 1
Appendix 1: Quick Reference Alphabetical List of Biographical Entries
Appendix 2: Quick Reference List of Biographical Entries by War
Appendix 3: Quick Reference List of Biographical Entries by Categories/Occupations