Here is a list of recent acquisitions, including a few titles that I picked up while in Milwaukee for the annual meeting of the OAH.  I probably should refrain from accumulating more books at least through the middle of the summer.  More on this later. :-)

Mark H. Dunkelman, Marching With Sherman: Through Georgia and the Carolinas With the 154th New York, (LSU Press, 2012).

Allen C. Guelzo, Fateful Lightning: A New History of the Civil War and Reconstruction (Oxford University Press, 2012).

Christian McWhirter, Battle Hymns: The Power and Popularity of Music in the Civil War (University of North Carolina Press, 2012).

Megan Kate Nelson, Ruin Nation: Destruction and the American Civil War (University of Georgia Press, 2012).

Mark J. Stegmaier ed., Henry Adams in the Secession Crisis: Dispatches to the Boston Daily Advertiser, December 1860-march 1861 (LSU Press, 2012).

Yael A. Sternhell, Routes of War: The World of Movement in the Confederate South (Harvard University Press, 2012).

Brian Steel Wills, George Henry Thomas: As True As Steel (University of Kansas Press, 2012).

7 thoughts on “New to the Civil War Memory Library, 04/23

      1. Glad to hear. I was wincing imagining you trying to lug all those books through an airport as carry on luggage. 😉

        BTW, I am going to read your review of GB’s book in the The Atlantic, but I’m reviewing it too so for obvious reasons I’m holding off until I’m finished and have finished my review. I’ll be curious to compare notes afterward. A very timely book.


        1. On that note, I was surprised to find a really good used book store in the Milwaukee airport. The American history section took up one entire wall and included an entire set of bound volumes of Confederate Veterans. Can’t imagine lugging that onto the plane. :-)

  1. I’ve seen many of this books listed or adverstised in Civil War History, and elsewhere, and most of them look pretty interesting.

    Having too many books and too little time is a continuing problem.


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