Books

Stephen V. Ash, Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital (University of North Carolina Press, 2019). Judkin Browning and Timothy Silver, An Environmental History of the Civil War (University of North Carolina Press, 2020). Jo Ann Daly Carr, Such Anxious Hours: Wisconsin Women’s Voices From the Civil War (The University of Wisconsin Press Read more

In case you missed the latest update, I recently learned that UNC Press has ordered a second printing of Searching for Black Confederates. I still have signed/personalized copies available for purchase if you are interested. Anne C. Bailey, The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History (Cambridge University Press, 2017). Kathleen Read more

Update: A number of you have asked about the availability of signed/personalized copies of Searching for Black Confederates. If you are interested send me a message through this blog’s contact form and I will share the details. Charles W. Eagles, Civil Rights Culture Wars: The Fight over a Mississippi Textbook (University of North Carolina Press Read more

Searching for Black Confederates hits bookstores in just a couple of weeks. Secure your copy today by ordering direct from UNC Press, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and IndieBound. Book tour dates can be found here. Jeff Forrett, Williams’ Gang: A Notorious Slave Trader and His Cargo of Black Convicts (Cambridge University Press, 2019). Alejandro De Read more

A reminder that you can now pre-order Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth at your preferred online retailer: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, UNC Press. Click here for information about my Fall book tour. S. Jonathan Bass, Blessed are the Peacemakers: Martin Luther King, Jr., Eight White Religious Leaders, and the Read more

Update: You can now pre-order Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and IndieBound. Amazon is offering a pretty good discount on the list price so secure your copy today. John Conroy, Lincoln’s White House: The People’s House in Wartime (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017). Michael J. Larson Read more

Update: You can now pre-order Searching For Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and IndieBound. Emerson Baker, A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience (Oxford University Press, 2016). Philip Gerard, The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina (University of North Carolina Read more

James J. Broomall, Private Confederacies: The Emotional Worlds of Southern Men as Citizens and Soldiers (University of North Carolina Press, 2019). Greg Grandin, The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America (Metropolitan Books, 2019). Hampton Newsome, The Fight for the Old North State: The Civil War Read more

Update: The book blurbs are beginning to come in for Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth. I am honored to have Professor Brundage write in support of this project: “When parents discover that their school children are learning about black Confederates, when history buffs read a display at a historic site Read more