New to the Civil War Memory Library, 10/13

Kelly MezurekStephen D. Engle, Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln and the Union’s War Governors (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).

Lorien Foote, The Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy (University of North Carolina Press, 2016).

Matthew Hulbert, The Ghosts of Guerrilla Memory: How Civil War Bushwhackers Became Gunslingers in the American West (University of Georgia Press, 2016).

Kelly Mezurek, For Their Own Cause: The 27th United States Colored Troops (Kent State University Press, 2016).

David Silkenat, Driven from Home: North Carolina’s Civil War Refugee Crisis (University of Georgia Press, 2016).

Ronald White, American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant (Random House, 2016).

Ted Widmer ed., The New York Times Disunion: A History of the Civil War (Oxford University Press, 2016).

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

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