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Earl J. Hess. Fighting for Atlanta: Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War. Civil War America Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 408 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4342-7.
Reviewed by Thomas Army (University of Massachusetts Amherst) Published on H-CivWar (March, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)
Hello H-CivWar readers,
today, we are joined by Diane Miller Sommerville. She is an Associate Professor of History at Binghamton University. Her publications include Rape and Race in the Nineteenth-Century South. She recently published Aberration of Mind: Suicide and Suffering in the Civil War Era South. Please also see Katie Thompson review of Aberration of Mind.
Robert J. Wynstra. At the Forefront of Lee’s Invasion: Retribution, Plunder, and Clashing Cultures on Richard S. Ewell’s Road to Gettysburg. Civil War Soldiers and Strategies Series. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. 384 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-354-7.