Author: 
Robert L. Bee, ed.
Reviewer: 
Wolfgang Hochbruck

Hochbruck on Bee, 'The Boys from Rockville: Civil War Narratives of Sgt. Benjamin Hirst, Company D, 14th Connecticut Volunteers'

Robert L. Bee, ed. The Boys from Rockville: Civil War Narratives of Sgt. Benjamin Hirst, Company D, 14th Connecticut Volunteers. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1998. xxviii + 224 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57233-005-4.

Reviewed by Wolfgang Hochbruck (University of Stuttgart, Germany) Published on H-CivWar (February, 1999)

Author: 
John Y. Simon, Michael E. Stevens, eds.
Reviewer: 
Clarissa W. Confer

Confer on Simon and Stevens, 'New Perspectives on the Civil War: Myths and Realities of the National Conflict'

John Y. Simon, Michael E. Stevens, eds. New Perspectives on the Civil War: Myths and Realities of the National Conflict. Madison, Wi.: Madison House, 1998. xiv + 172 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-945612-62-9.

Reviewed by Clarissa W. Confer (Pennsylvania State University) Published on H-CivWar (February, 1999)

Author: 
Abner Doubleday
Reviewer: 
Samuel Watson

Watson on Doubleday, 'My Life in the Old Army: The Reminiscences of Abner Doubleday from the Collections of the New York Historical Society'

Abner Doubleday. My Life in the Old Army: The Reminiscences of Abner Doubleday from the Collections of the New York Historical Society. Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 1998. xi + 403 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87565-185-9.

Reviewed by Samuel Watson (Department of History, University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX) Published on H-CivWar (February, 1999)

Of Audiences and Editing

Author: 
David Grimsted
Reviewer: 
James M. Denham

Denham on Grimsted, 'American Mobbing 1828-1861: Toward the Civil War'

David Grimsted. American Mobbing 1828-1861: Toward the Civil War. New York and Oxford, England: Oxford University Press, 1998. xviii + 372 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-511707-3.

Reviewed by James M. Denham (Department of History, Florida Southern College) Published on H-CivWar (February, 1999)

Author: 
James J. Hartley Davidson, Garber A., ed.
Reviewer: 
Shannon Morris

Morris on Davidson and A., 'The Civil War Letters of the Late 1st Lieutenant James J. Hartley 122nd Ohio Infantry Regiment'

James J. Hartley Davidson, Garber A., ed. The Civil War Letters of the Late 1st Lieutenant James J. Hartley 122nd Ohio Infantry Regiment. Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 1998. 160 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7864-0543-5.

Reviewed by Shannon Morris (Department of Foreign Languages, Marion Harding High School, Marion, OH) Published on H-Ohio (February, 1999)

Author: 
Ed Lentz
Reviewer: 
Mansel G. Blackford

Blackford on Lentz, 'As It Were: Stories of Old Columbus'

Ed Lentz. As It Were: Stories of Old Columbus. Dublin: Red Mountain Press, 1998. 189 pp. $12.20 (paper), ISBN 978-0-9667950-0-4.

Reviewed by Mansel G. Blackford (Department of History, The Ohio State University) Published on H-Ohio (February, 1999)

As It Were: Stories of Old Columbus

Author: 
Loris C. Troyer
Reviewer: 
Frank J. Byrne

Byrne on Troyer, 'Portage Pathways'

Loris C. Troyer. Portage Pathways. Kent, Ohio and London, England: Kent State University Press, 1998. ix + 370 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-87338-600-5.

Reviewed by Frank J. Byrne (Department of History, Ohio State University) Published on H-Ohio (February, 1999)

Remembering Bygone Days in Portage County

Author: 
Mark Kupovetsky, Evgenii Starostin, Marek Web, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey Veidlinger

Veidlinger on Kupovetsky and Starostin and Web, 'Dokumenty istorii i kultury evreev v arkhivakh Moskvy (Jewish Documentary Sources in Moscow Archives)'

Mark Kupovetsky, Evgenii Starostin, Marek Web, eds. Dokumenty istorii i kultury evreev v arkhivakh Moskvy (Jewish Documentary Sources in Moscow Archives). Moscow: Russian State University for the Humanities, 1997. 503 pp. ISBN 978-5-7281-0211-3.

Reviewed by Jeffrey Veidlinger (Department of History, Indiana University, Bloomington) Published on H-Russia (February, 1999)

Author: 
Martin McCauley
Reviewer: 
Roger Chapman

Chapman on McCauley, 'Russia, America and the Cold War, 1949-1991'

Martin McCauley. Russia, America and the Cold War, 1949-1991. London and New York: Longman, 1998. v + 154 pp. $11.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-582-27936-0.

Reviewed by Roger Chapman (Bowling Green State University) Published on H-Russia (February, 1999)

Bare Bones and Bones to Pick: The Ideology of Summarizing the Cold War

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