An Interview with Marion Moser Jones


Our interview with Marian Moser Jones, an assistant professor of family science at University of Maryland’s School of Public Health and the author of The American Red Cross: From Clara Barton to the New Deal, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. In this conversation, Jones discusses the origins of the Red Cross in the wake of the Civil War and Barton’s crucial actions during the war itself. Dr. Jones also addresses Clara Barton’s efforts in the immediate aftermath of the war to identify Union dead throughout the South.

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GAUGHAN: The Last Battle of the Civil War (2011)

The Last Battle of the Civil War: United States Versus Lee, 1861-1883 by Anthony J. Gaughan. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2011. Cloth, ISBN: 080713774X. $42.50. Americans were recently shocked…