New to the Civil War Memory Library, 01/18

Daina R. Berry, The Price For Their Pound of Flesh: The Value of the Enslaved, from Womb to Grave, in the Building of a Nation (Beacon Press, 2017).

Bradley R. Clampitt, Occupied Vicksburg (Louisiana State University Press, 2016).

Bernard Fall, Hell In A Very Small Place: The Siege of Dien Bien Phu (Da Capo reprint, 1985). → [Vietnam Library]

Jane Kamensky, A Revolution in Color: The World of John Singleton Copley (Norton, 2016).

David Waldstreicher and Matthew Mason, John Quincy Adams and the Politics of Slavery (Oxford University Press, 2016).

Thomas J. Ward, Out in the Rural: A Mississippi Health Center and Its War on Poverty (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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