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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Nov 2022 9:23 p.m. PST

"In the immediate aftermath of the American Civil War, chaplain and editor William Oland Bourne hosted two writing contests. In doing so, he collected over 300 pieces of writing or poetry from soldiers that had to learn to write left-handed after the loss of the ability to use their right arms through disabling wound or amputation. These writings not only showcased their re-learned penmanship, but also included accounts of their service, wounding, recovery, and mindset as they struggled in the postwar world of 1865-1867. In this volume, Allison M. Johnson, Assistant Professor of English at San Josť State University, has selected dozens of particularly poignant submissions, showing their lives and their struggles to the reader…"


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