By Brian Craig Miller
nonetheless, amputation was once a stark truth for plenty of squaddies. On their go back, southern amputees remained depending on their spouses, friends, and dilapidated country governments to reconstruct their shattered manhood and meet the demanding situations caused by their newfound disabilities. It used to be during this context that accomplice sufferers dependent their remedy judgements on how comrades, households, and society could view the empty sleeve. during this hugely unique and deeply researched paintings, Miller explores the ramifications of amputation at the Confederacy either in the course of and after the Civil warfare and sheds mild on how dependency and incapacity reshaped southern society.
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Empty Sleeves: Amputation in the Civil War South (Uncivil Wars) by Brian Craig Miller