New to the Civil War Memory Library, 09/08

Andrew TorgetJohn A. Casey Jr., New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture (Fordham University Press, 2015).

Kathleen DuVall, Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution (Knopf, 2015).

Lisa T. Frank, The Civilian War: Confederate Women and Union Soldiers during Sherman’s March (Louisiana State University Press, 2015).

Tiya Miles, The House on Diamond Hill: A Cherokee Plantation Story (University of North Carolina Press, 2012).

Andrew Torget, Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850 (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).

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  • Ben Railton Sep 8, 2015 @ 18:00

    Hi Kevin,

    John Casey is a friend and my colleague on the Northeast MLA Board. If and when you have any thoughts on his book, I’m sure he would love to hear them and I can pass them along. Thanks!

    Ben

    • Kevin Levin Sep 8, 2015 @ 18:06

      Thanks for the offer. Hope I have a chance to read it soon.

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