New To the Civil War Memory Library, 02/27

Marching MastersDavid Brion Davis, The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation (Knopf, 2014).

Tammy Ingram, Dixie Highway: Road Building and the Making of the Modern South, 1900-1930 (University of North Carolina Press, 2014).

Martin P. Johnson, Writing the Gettysburg Address (University of Kansas Press, 2013).

Lorien Foote, The Gentlemen and the Roughs: Violence, Honor, and Manhood in the Union Army (New York University Press, 2010).

Colin Woodward, Marching Masters: Slavery, Race, and the Confederate Army during the Civil War (University of Virginia Press, 2014).

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6 comments… add one
  • Brad Feb 28, 2014 @ 7:58

    The Woodward book seems like it might be very interesting.

    • Kevin Levin Feb 28, 2014 @ 8:08

      Absolutely. I read the dissertation.

  • Brad Feb 28, 2014 @ 15:24

    Thanks for the rec.

    Nice new look of the website, by the way πŸ™‚

    • Kevin Levin Feb 28, 2014 @ 16:27

      Thanks for the feedback. I am very pleased with the new look and functionality.

  • The other Susan Jun 6, 2014 @ 14:22

    I’ve clearly been reading your blog too much because when designing my homepage I totally just ripped off your flag in the clouds idea. πŸ˜€
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    • Kevin Levin Jun 6, 2014 @ 16:10

      No worries. I get ideas from other sites all the time. πŸ™‚

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