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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CARPENTER: Gaston County, North Carolina, in the Civil War (2016)

Gaston County, North Carolina, in the Civil War by Robert C. Carpenter.  McFarland Books, 2016. Paper, ISBN:  978-1-4766-6244-2. $39.95. In recent years, microhistories have become passé among many scholars. On a…