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“A War between Classes”: The 5th New Hampshire versus the 1st Texas

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In this post for the H-CivWar Author's Blog, Hugh Dubrulle of Saint Anselm College discusses one question relevant to his work on how the 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry dealt with trauma: what was it about the regiment's social composition and culture that allowed it to suffer huge losses and keep fighting? In responding to this question, Dubrulle compares the social composition of the 5th New Hampshire to another famed Civil War regiment, the 1st Texas.

The Ever-Evolving Dissertation – Researching how Unionism was Enforced

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In this inaugural post for the H-CivWar Author's Blog, Daniel Farrell, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Cincinnati, introduces his dissertation project, emphasizing how early-stage research projects can quickly take on new directions.

Studying Civil War Trauma through the 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry

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In this post for the H-CivWar Author's Blog, Hugh Dubrulle introduces his research on the 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry and how individual soldiers in the regiment, along with the unit as a whole, dealt with trauma during the Civil War.

 

Documenting the Life of an Elusive African American Civil War Spy

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To begin H-CivWar's new author's blog, in which contributors will document our triumphs and tribulations as we work on our current book projects, public humanities scholar Dr. Lois Leveen introduces us to her work documenting the life of the elusive African America Civil War spy most often (erroneously) referred to as Mary Bowser.