The Civil War Soldiers War with Nature
Written on:June 23, 2011
The impact of the weather on the Civil War soldier has not been properly addressed, notes Dr. Kathryn Shively Meier in an excellent article in the latest issue of the Journal of the Civil War Era. Meier’s piece, “No Place for the Sick.” Nature’s War on Civil War Soldiers Mental and Physical Health in the 1862 Peninsula and Shenandoah Valley Campaigns, addresses the impact of weather and the environment on…Read more...
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