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What the Civil War Can Teach Us About Treating Today’s Veterans

A new book from Sam Houston State University Professor Brian Jordan examines the challenges Union veterans faced at the completion of the Civil War, and how those challenges continue for today’s men and women in the armed forces. We talk with Dr. Jordan about his book, Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War. […]

Marching Home Civil War Veterans Book CoverA new book from Sam Houston State University Professor Brian Jordan examines the challenges Union veterans faced at the completion of the Civil War, and how those challenges continue for today's men and women in the armed forces.

We talk with Dr. Jordan about his book, Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War.

He explains how he'd like it to serve in today's dialogue about veterans issues.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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