Chandra Manning’s What This Cruel War Was Over: Soldiers, Slavery, and the Civil War has won the Organization of American Historian’s Avery O. Craven Award. The book is now out in paperback.
Congratulations to Chandra Manning
Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth
“Levin’s study is the first of its kind to blueprint and then debunk the mythology of enslaved African Americans who allegedly served voluntarily in behalf of the Confederacy.”–Journal of Southern History