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

A 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 revisit our February 2016 conversation with Dr. Jordan about his book, Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their […]

Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaMarching Home Civil War Veterans Book CoverA 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 revisit our February 2016 conversation 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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