New to the Civil War Memory Library, 02/23

Robert Elder, Calhoun: American Heretic (Basic Books, 2021).

Kellie Carter Jackson, Force and Freedom: Black Abolitionists and the Politics of Violence (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019).

Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain eds., Four Hundred Years: A Community History of African-America, 1619-2019 (One World, 2021).

John Matteson, A Worse Place Than Hell: How the Civil War Battle of Fredericksburg Changed a Nation (Norton, 2021).

William Marvel, Radical Sacrifice: The Rise and Ruin of Fitz John Porter (University of North Carolina Press, 2021).

Jeremi Suri, The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office (Basic Books, 2017).

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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1 comment… add one
  • Brad Mar 1, 2021 @ 14:18

    The Calhoun book received a good review in today’s New York Times.

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