Posts Tagged: Cremation

Disposing the dead: The cremation debate in the 19th century

By Lisa Haushofer In her insightful book, “This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War,” Drew Faust shows how the Civil War forever changed America’s experience of death. Never before had the country seen such a large fatality

Disposing the dead: The cremation debate in the 19th century

By Lisa Haushofer In her insightful book, “This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War,” Drew Faust shows how the Civil War forever changed America’s experience of death. Never before had the country seen such a large fatality