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Response to Deborah Willis's “The Black Civil War Soldier: Conflict and Citizenship”

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1 Willis, Deborah, “A Search for Self: The Photograph and Black Family Life,” in Hirsch, Marianne, ed., The Familial Gaze (Hanover: University Press of New England, 1999), 107–23, 107.

2 Willis, Deborah, Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present (New York: Norton, 2000), xviii.

3 Ibid., xvii, xviii.

4 Robin D. G. Kelley, “Foreword,” in Willis, Reflections in Black, ix–xi, x.

5 Sontag, Susan, On Photography (New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1977), 15.

6 Willis, Deborah, “Introduction: Picturing Us,” in Willis, , ed., Picturing Us: African American Identity in Photography (New York: New Press, 1994), 3–26, 3.

7 Ibid., original emphasis.

8 Willis, Deborah and Krauthamer, Barbara, Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2013).

9 Morrison, Toni, Beloved (London: Picador, 1987), 190.

10 Morrison, Toni, Jazz (London: Vintage, 2005), ix.

11 Van Der Zee, James, Dodson, Owen and Billops, Camille, “Soldiers,” in Van Der Zee, , Dodson, and Billops, , The Harlem Book of the Dead (New York: Morgan & Morgan, 1978), 5863 .

12 Whalan, Mark, The Great War and the Culture of the New Negro (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2008), xviii.

13 Jordan, June, Dry Victories (New York: Avon Books, 1972), n.p.

14 Ibid., 20–24.

15 Ibid., 106.

16 Ibid., 107.

17 Ibid., 107, n.p.

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