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Author Interview--Julie Roy Jeffrey (‘They Cannot Expect . . . That a Loyal People Will Tolerate the Utterance of Such Sentiments’)

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we feature Julie Roy Jeffrey to talk about her new article in Civil War History, “‘They Cannot Expect . . . That a Loyal People Will Tolerate the Utterance of Such Sentiments’: The Campaign against Treasonous Speech during the Civil War” (Civil War History 65:1 (March 2019))

Julie Roy Jeffrey is Professor Emeritus at Goucher College. Her work includes The Great Silent Army of Abolitionism: Ordinary Women in the Abolition Movement.

Author Interview--Adrian Brettle (Confederate Imaginations with the Federals in the Postwar Order)

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we feature Adrian Brettle to talk about his new article in Civil War History, “Confederate Imaginations with the Federals in the Postwar Order.”

Adrian Brettle is currently a lecturer at Arizona State University. He is a graduate of the University of Virginia. He is currently working on A Vastly Different World: Confederate Ambitious Planning for a Postwar Global Role.

Adrian, to start could you tell our readers what your article's argument is and what made you decided to pursue this subject?

Author: 
Michael P. Gray, ed.
Reviewer: 
Thomas F. Curran

Curran on Gray, 'Crossing the Deadlines: Civil War Prisons Reconsidered'

Michael P. Gray, ed. Crossing the Deadlines: Civil War Prisons Reconsidered. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2018. 256 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-341-7.

Reviewed by Thomas F. Curran (Cor Jesu Academy) Published on H-CivWar (April, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

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