As I mentioned last week, Cold Harbor to the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign edited by Gary Gallagher and Caroline Janney is now available online.
Ira Berlin, The Long Emancipation: The Demise of Slavery in the United States (University of Georgia Press, 2015).
Greg Downs and Kate Masur eds., The World the Civil War Made (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).
Kristin L. Gallas and James DeWolf Perry eds., Interpreting Slavery at Museums and Historic Sites (Rowan & Littlefield, 2015).
Tiya Miles, Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).
K. Stephen Prince, Radical Reconstruction: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford/St. Martin’s Press, 2015).
Christian G. Samito, Lincoln and the Thirteenth Amendment (Southern Illinois University Press, 2015).
Ben Wright and Zachary Dresser eds., Apocalypse and the Millennium in the American Civil War Era (Louisiana State University Press, 2013).
John 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).
All of these books – except the new biography of Dana, which is quite good – are connected to my ongoing research project on Silas Chandler.
Jeffrey Amestoy, Slavish Shore: The Odyssey of Richard Henry Dana Jr. (Harvard University Press, 2015).
Joan Cashin, A Family Venture: Men and Women on the Southern Frontier (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994).
Herbert C. Covey and Dwight Eisnach eds, How the Slaves Saw the Civil War: Recollections of the War through the WPA Slave Narratives (Praeger, 2014).
Adam Rothman, Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep South (Harvard University Press, 2005).
Timothy Smith, Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front (University of Mississippi Press, 2010).
Kimberly Wallace Sanders, Mammy: A Century of Race, Gender, and Southern Memory (University of Michigan Press, 2009).
Charles Sydnor, Slavery in Mississippi (1933, re-published by University of South Carolina Press, 2013).
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Between the World and Me (Spiegel and Grau, 2015).
Elizabeth A. De Wolfe, The Murder of Mary Bean and Other Stories (Kent State University Press, 2010).
Harold Holzer and Norton Garfinkle, A Just and Generous Nation: Abraham Lincoln and the Fight for American Opportunity (Basic, 2015).
Hilda Kean and Paul Martin eds., The Public History Reader (Routledge, 2013).
Sanford Levinson, Written in Stone: Public Monuments in Changing Societies (Duke University Press, 1998).
Matthew Mason, Katheryn P. Viens, and Conrad E. Wright eds., Massachusetts and the Civil War: The Commonwealth and National Disunion (University of Massachusetts Press, 2015).
Marla R. Miller, Betsy Ross and the Making of America (Henry Holt, 2010).
Eric Rauchway, Murdering McKinley: The Making of Theodore Roosevelt’s America (Hill and Wang, 2003).
Update: As of today I have 8 copies of my Crater book available at the heavily discounted price of $25 (includes shipping). Click here for more information.
Richard Dunn, A Tale of Two Plantations: Slave Life and Labor in Jamaica and Virginia (Harvard University Press, 2014).
Lorien Foote and Kanisorn Wongsrichanalai eds., So Conceived and So Dedicated: Intellectual Life in the Civil War Era North (Fordham University Press, 2015).
J. Matthew Gallman, Defining Duty in the Civil War: Personal Choice, Popular Culture, and the Union Home Front (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).
Earl Hess, The Battle of Ezra Church and the Struggle for Atlanta (Unviersity of North Carolina Press, 2015).
David Larson, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania (Crown, 2015).
David McCullough, The Wright Brothers (Simon & Schuster, 2015).