Books

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 08/13

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: […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library 07/23

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 […]

New To the Civil War Memory Library, 05/17

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 […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 04/21

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 […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 04/06

Note: 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) […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 03/14

Jeanette 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., […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 02/19

Thomas 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 […]

New to the Civil War Memory Library, 01/25

The 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 […]

What Have You Read This Year?

I would love to know what book(s) have made an impression on you this year. Feel free to share titles that go beyond the field of Civil War history and […]