May 23 - 2022History
Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War–Era South
By Diane Miller Sommerville
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Sommerville recovers previously hidden stories of individuals exhibiting suicidal activity or aberrant psychological behavior she links to the war and its aftermath. This work adds crucial nuance to our understanding of how personal suffering shaped the way southerners viewed themselves in the Civil War era and underscores the full human costs of war.