New to the Civil War Memory Library, 04/20

Update: You can now pre-order Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and IndieBound. Amazon is offering a pretty good discount on the list price so secure your copy today.

John Conroy, Lincoln’s White House: The People’s House in Wartime (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017).

Michael J. Larson and John David Smith eds., Dear Delia: The Civil War Letters of Captain Henry F. Young, Seventh Wisconsin Infantry (The University of Wisconsin Press, 2019).

Peter C. Luebke, ed., The Autobiography of Rear Admiral John A. Dahlgren (Naval Institute Press, 2018).

Erik Mathisen, The Loyal Republic: Traitors, Slaves, and the Remaking of Citizenship in Civil War America (University of North Carolina Press, 2018).

D.J. Mulloy, Enemies of the State: The Radical Right in America From FDR to Trump (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018).

Mark Peterson, The City-State of Boston: The Rise and Fall of an Atlantic Power, 1630-1865 (Princeton University Press, 2019).

John Reeves, The Lost Indictment of Robert E. Lee: The Forgotten Case Against an American Icon (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018).

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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