New to the Civil War Memory Library, 08/19

David B. Allison, Controversial Monuments and Memorials: A Guide for Community Leaders (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018).

Millington W. Bergeson-Lockwood, Race Over Party: Black Politics and Partisanship in Late Nineteenth-Century Boston (University of North Carolina Press, 2018).

Louis P. Nelson and Claudrena N. Harold eds., Charlottesville 2017: The Legacy of Race and Inequity (University Press of Virginia, 2018).

Timothy B. Smith, Altogether Fitting and Proper: Civil War Battlefield Preservation in History, Memory, and Policy, 1861-2015 (University of Tennessee Press, 2017).

Bonus: Here are three soon-to-be-released Civil War titles that I cannot wait to read.

Peter S. Carmichael, The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought and Survived in Civil War Armies (University of North Carolina Press, 2018).

Aaron Sheehan-Dean, The Calculus of Violence: How Americans Fought the Civil War (Harvard University Press, 2018).

Jason Phillips, Looming Civil War: How Nineteenth-Century Americans Imagined the Future (Oxford University Press, 2018).

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