New to the Civil War Memory Library, 09/01

Heading back into the classroom tomorrow, but I hope to make time to get through these new releases at some point. Best of luck to all of you who are preparing for a new school year as well.

Heart of Dixie

Edward E. Baptist, The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism (Basic Books, 2014).

Todd Brewster, Lincoln’s Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months that Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War (Scribner, 2014).

George Kimball, A Corporal’s Story: Civil War Recollections of the Twelfth Massachusetts (University of Oklahoma Press, 2014).

James Oakes, The Scorpion’s Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War (Norton, 2014).

Anne S. Rubin, Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman’s March and American Memory (University of North Carolina Press, 2014).

Jonathan White, Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln (Louisiana State University Press, 2014).

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

Purchase your copy today!

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