University Press of Florida
Between Service and Citizenship The idea of the citizen soldier, particularly members of local militia units, has always been at the center of the ideal of American citizenship. Military service allowed men to claim citizenship based on their efforts to defend their community. Ironically, the peopl....
"Show Thyself A Man: Georgia State Troops, Colored, 1865-1905,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 19
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol19/iss1/10