A Confession

I have a confession to make. I am a huge fan of Doris Kearns Goodwin’s books. Yes, I say this despite the plagiarism scandal and her recent performance at the Gettysburg 150 commemoration this past July. I do not subscribe to the “three strikes” rule. Goodwin tells exciting stories about our most important political leaders…

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New to the Civil War Memory Library, 11/21

Enrico Dal Lago, William Lloyd Garrison and Giuseppe Mazzini: Abolition, Democracy, and Radical Reform, (Louisiana State University Press, 2013). William C. Harris, Lincoln and the Union Governors, (University of Southern Illinois Press, 2013). Jaime A. Martinez, Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South, (University of North Carolina Press, 2013). Jared Peatman, The Long Shadow of…

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New to the Civil War Memory Library, 06/10

Stephen V. Ash, A Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot That Shook the Nation One Year After the Civil War. Erskine Clark, By the Rivers of Water: A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey. Sarah Greenough and Nancy K. Anderson, Tell It With Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ Shaw Memorial (National Gallery of Art &…

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