New To the Civil War Memory Library, 09/24

Rebel YellBarbara Berenson, Boston and the Civil War: Hub of the Second Revolution (History Press, 2014).

Graham Dozier ed., A Gunner in Lee’s Army: The Civil War Letters of Thomas Henry Carter (University of North Carolina Press, 2014).

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

James McPherson, Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief (Penguin, 2014).

Ethan Rafuse, Manassas: A Battlefield Guide (Bison, 2014).

Heather Cox Richadson, To Make Men Free: A History of the Republican Party (Basic, 2014).

Craig Warren, The Rebel Yell: A Cultural History (University of Alabama Press, 2014).

Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

“Levinโ€™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

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4 comments… add one
  • jfepperson Sep 24, 2014 @ 5:24

    OK, I am confoozed—we have two entries for the same title, with different authors. The image suggests the second one is coorrect, so what did McPherson really write? (If you need a professional editor for the blog, I’m available and very affordable ๐Ÿ˜‰ )

  • Mark R. Cheathem Sep 24, 2014 @ 4:56


    You have James McPherson as the author of The Rebel Yell.


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