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).

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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