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Kevin Caprice reviews War, Memory, and the 1913 Gettysburg Reunion for H-CivWar

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Don’t miss this excellent review of War, Memory, and the 1913 Gettysburg Reunion by Thomas R. Flagel. Reviewed by Keven Caprice for H-CivWar.
“With this work, Flagel has added a new level of insight to the field of Civil War memory, and his microhistorical approach to the personal nature of memory is a welcome addition. His focus on […]


H-Net reviews Paul Taylor’s The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known

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Cecily Zander reviews Paul Taylor’s “The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known”: The North’s Union Leagues in the American Civil War on
“Joining the growing tide of literature concerned with understanding nationalism in the Civil War-era North, Paul Taylor’s The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known: The North’s Union Leagues in the American Civil War offers a detailed analysis […]


Civil War History Journal writer James Brookes interviewed on H-CivWar

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From H-CivWar, don’t miss this insightful interview with James Brookes regarding his Civil War History article “‘The Last and Most Precious Memento’: Photographic Portraiture and the Union Citizen-Soldier” (CWH September 2019, Volume 65, No. 3).
I argue that portrait photographs were significant vessels of personal identity during the Civil War. Much like letters, they were used by soldiers and civilians as […]


At the Forefront of Lee’s Invasion wins Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable award for 2018’s best book on Gettysburg Campaign

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FROM:   Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable
RE:  Annual Distinguished Book Award
The Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable is pleased to announce that its annual award for the best book published on the Gettysburg Campaign in 2018  goes to Robert J. Wynstra for his work  At the Forefront of Lee’s Invasion: Retribution, Plunder, and Clashing Cultures on Richard S. […]


Emerging Civil War reviews Crossing the Deadlines: Civil War Prisons Reconsidered

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Emerging Civil War reviews Crossing the Deadlines: Civil War Prisons Reconsidered edited by Michael P. Gray.
“This outstanding volume is a great read and engaging exploration of a field of Civil War study too often neglected.”—Emerging Civil War
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Untouched by the Conflict

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Untouched by the Conflict by White and Glenn. Kent State University Press

Nearly three million white men of military age remained in the North during the Civil War, some attending institutions of higher learning. College life during the Civil War has received little close attention, however, in part because of the lack of published collections of letters and diaries by students during the war. In Untouched by the Conflict, Jonathan W. White and Daniel Glenn seek to fill that gap by presenting the unabridged letters of Singleton Ashenfelter, a student at Dickinson College in Pennsylvania, to his closest friend at home near Philadelphia.


Georgiann Baldino writes of a “A House Once More Divided” at History News Network

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A Family and Nation Under Fire author Georgiann Baldino writes of “A House Once More Divided” at the History News Network.
“Abraham Lincoln and supporters like Joseph Medill taught that politics must not violate human rights. Immoral behavior must never be subject to a majority vote. Robert Todd Lincoln explained his father’s views on democracy eloquently […]


A Family and Nation under Fire is 2018 Foreword INDIES finalist

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Congratulations to Georgiann Baldino. Her book A Family and Nation under Fire: The Civil War Letters and Journals of William and Joseph Medill is a 2018 Foreword INDIES finalist in the History (adult non-fiction) category.
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Penitentiaries, Punishment, and Military Prisons wins Honorable Mention in Civil War Monitor‘s “Best Civil War Books of 2018”

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Congratulations to KSU Press author Angela M. Zombek for receiving Honorable Mention in the Civil War Monitor‘s “Best Civil War Books of 2018.”
Honorable Mention: Prisons remain an understudied topic in Civil War studies. In Penitentiaries, Punishments, and Military Prisons: Familiar Responses to an Extraordinary Crisis During the American Civil War (Kent State University Press), Angela M. Zombek compares […]


KSU Press author Bradley Keefer speaks on Civil War re-enactment in New York Times article

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Kent State University Press author Bradley Keefer gets the last word in this New York Times article regarding the uncertain future of Civil War Re-enactors.


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