New to the Civil War Memory Library, 02/22

J. Michael Butler, Beyond Integration The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980 (University of North Carolina Press, 2016)

Robert Caro, Working (Vintage, 2019).

Ben Cleary, Searching for Stonewall Jackson: A Quest for Legacy in a Divided America (Twelve, 2019).

Alexis Coe, You Never Forget Your First: A Biography of George Washington (Viking, 2020).

Adam Domby, The False Cause: Fraud, Fabrication, and White Supremacy in Confederate Memory (University Press of Virginia, 2020).

Zachary Stuart Garrison, German Americans on the Middle Border: From Antislavery to Reconciliation, 1830-1877 (Southern Illinois University Press, 2020).

Thavolia Glymph, The Women’s Fight: The Civil War Battles for Home, Freedom, and Nation (University of North Carolina Press, 2020).

Constance Hall Jones, The Spirits of Bad Men Made Perfect: The Life and Diary of Confederate Artillerist William Ellis Jones (Southern Illinois University Press, 2020).

Cody Marrs, Not Even Past: The Stories We Keep Telling about the Civil War (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2020).

Nicole Maurantonio, Confederate Exceptionalism: Civil War Myth and Memory in the Twenty-First Century (University Press of Kansas, 2019).

Megan Kate Nelson, The Three-Cornered War: The Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West (Scribner, 2020).

David Zucchino, Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy (Atlantic Monthly Press, 2020).

Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

“Levin’s study is the first of its kind to blueprint and then debunk the mythology of enslaved African Americans who allegedly served voluntarily in behalf of the Confederacy.”–Journal of Southern History

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6 comments… add one
  • Robert Colton Feb 22, 2020 @ 17:59

    Thanks for sharing the books. It is helpful to me in keeping up with new works. I enjoyed your talk on Searching for Black Confederates at the National Archives last September.

    • Kevin Levin Feb 23, 2020 @ 3:00

      Glad to hear these lists are helpful and thanks for the kind words about the NA talk. I appreciate it.

  • 65th NY Guy Feb 22, 2020 @ 13:01

    Thanks for the recommendations.

    • Kevin Levin Feb 23, 2020 @ 2:59

      You bet.

  • Msb Feb 22, 2020 @ 12:06

    Thavolia Glymph’s book looks very inviting. Thanks for this feature; it really helps me keep up with new books.

    • Kevin Levin Feb 23, 2020 @ 2:59

      You will definitely enjoy TG’s book.

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