New to the Civil War Memory Library, 04/21

forthcoming, September 2015
forthcoming, September 2015

Terry Alford, Fortune’s Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth (Oxford University Press, 2015).

Lisa T. Frank, The Civilian War: Confederate Women and Union Soldiers During Sherman’s March (Louisiana State University Press, 2015).

Gary Gallagher and J. Matthew Gallman eds., Lens of War: Exploring Iconic Photographs of the Civil War (University of Georgia Press, 2015).

Earl J. Hess, Civil War Infantry Tactics: Training, Combat, and Small-Unit Effectiveness (Louisiana State University Press, 2015).

Ari Kelman and Jonathan Fetter-Vorm, Battle Lines: A Graphic History of the Civil War (Hill and Wang, 2015).

Kevin Kruse, One Nation Under God: How Corporate America Invented Christian America (Basic Books, 2015).

Note: Cold Harbor to the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign, which contains an essay of mine on the Crater now has a cover.

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 04/06

After AppomattoxNote: You can now pre-order, Gary W. Gallagher and Caroline E. Janney eds., Cold Harbor to the Crater: The End of the Overland Campaign [(University of North Carolina Press, 2015) Includes an essay of mine on the Crater.]

Greg Downs, After Appomattox: Military Occupation and the Ends of War (Harvard University Press, 2015).

Ted Maris-Wolf, Family Bonds: Free Blacks and Re-enslavement Law in Antebellum Virginia (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).

Louis P. Masur, Lincoln’s Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion (Oxford University Press, 2015).

William Marvel, Lincoln’s Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).

Justin S. Solonick, Engineering Victory: The Union Siege of Vicksburg (Southern Illinois University Press, 2015).

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 03/14

61f03J7UMJLJeanette T. Greenwood, First Fruits of Freedom: The Migration of Former Slaves and Their Search for Equality in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1862-1900 (University of North Carolina Press, 2010).

William Hassler ed., One of Lee’s Best Men: The Civil War Letters of General William Dorsey Pender (University of North Carolina Press, 1999).

Joseph M. Beilein and Matthew C. Hulbert eds., The Civil War Guerrilla: Unfolding the Black Flag in History, Memory, and Myth (University Press of Kentucky, 2015).

James McPherson, The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters (Oxford University Press, 2015).

Brian Craig Miller, Empty Sleeves: Amputation in the Civil War South (University of Georgia Press, 2015).

Adam Rothman, Beyond Freedom’s Reach: A Kidnapping in the Twilight of Slavery (Harvard University Press, 2015).

Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds, and Frank J. Williams eds., Exploring Lincoln: Great Historians Reappraise Our Greatest President (Fordham University Press, 2015).

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 02/19

Dean An Agrarian RepublicThomas J. Brown, Civil War Canon: Sites of Confederate Memory in South Carolina, (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).

James Conroy, Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln And The Hampton Roads Peace Conference Of 1865 (Lyons Press, 2014). Lincoln Prize Finalist

Adam W. Dean, An Agrarian Republic: Farming, Antislavery Politics, and Nature Parks in the Civil War Era, (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).

Harold Holzer, Lincoln and the Power of the Press: The War for Public Opinion, (Simon & Schuster, 2014). Lincoln Prize Winner

R. Douglas Hurt, Agriculture and the Confederacy: Policy, Productivity, and Power in the Civil War South, (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).

Patrick A. Lewis, For Slavery and Union: Benjamin Buckner and Kentucky Loyalties in the Civil War, (University Press of Kentucky, 2015).

Richard M. Reid, African Canadians in Union Blue: Volunteering for the Cause in the Civil War, (Kent State University Press, 2015).

Richard Wightman, Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History, (Norton, 2015).

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 01/25

Mourning LincolnThe following list includes advanced reader copies, books sent directly from the author or books purchased through my Amazon affiliate account. I am currently reading Martha Hodes’s new book and I can’t recommend it enough. She is a wonderful storyteller.

Megan L. Bever & Scott A. Suarez eds., The Historian behind the History: Conversations with Southern Historians (University of Alabama Press, 2014).

Eric Foner, Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad (Norton, 2015).

Donald Frazier, Thunder Across the Swamp: The Fight for the Lower Mississippi, February-May 1863 (State House Press, 2011).

Donald Frazier, Fire in the Cane Field: The Federal Invasion of Louisiana and Texas, January 1861–January 1863 (State House Press, 2009).

Donald Frazier ed., Love and War: The Civil War Letters and Medicinal Book of Augustus V. Ball (State House Press, 2010).

David T. Gleeson ed., The Civil War as Global Conflict: Transnational Meanings of the American Civil War (University of South Carolina Press, 2014).

Martha Hodes, Mourning Lincoln  (Yale University Press, 2015).

Jason Sokol, All Eyes are Upon Us: Race and Politics from Boston to Brooklyn (Basic Books, 2014).

Daniel R. Weinfeld ed., After War Times: An African American Childhood in Reconstruction-Era Florida (University of Alabama Press, 2014).