New to the Civil War Memory Library, 09/08

Andrew TorgetJohn A. Casey Jr., New Men: Reconstructing the Image of the Veteran in Late-Nineteenth-Century American Literature and Culture (Fordham University Press, 2015).

Kathleen DuVall, Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution (Knopf, 2015).

Lisa T. Frank, The Civilian War: Confederate Women and Union Soldiers during Sherman’s March (Louisiana State University Press, 2015).

Tiya Miles, The House on Diamond Hill: A Cherokee Plantation Story (University of North Carolina Press, 2012).

Andrew Torget, Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850 (University of North Carolina Press, 2015).

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!

2 comments… add one
  • Ben Railton Sep 8, 2015 @ 18:00

    Hi Kevin,

    John Casey is a friend and my colleague on the Northeast MLA Board. If and when you have any thoughts on his book, I’m sure he would love to hear them and I can pass them along. Thanks!

    Ben

    • Kevin Levin Sep 8, 2015 @ 18:06

      Thanks for the offer. Hope I have a chance to read it soon.

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