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Civil War, War Humor

Civil War, War Humor

Chapter:
(p.82) (p.83) Chapter Three Civil War, War Humor
Source:
Civil War Humor
Author(s):
Cameron C. Nickels
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781604737479.003.0004

This chapter discusses Civil War humor focusing on soldiers and soldiering. Humor was used to deal with a wide range of subjects including death, injury, draftees, the enemy’s generals, battles, camp life, and the lack of provisions.

Keywords:   soldiers, soldiering, Civil War, humor

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