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Author: 
Nina Silber
Reviewer: 
Andrew Baker

Baker on Silber, 'This War Ain't Over: Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America'

Nina Silber. This War Ain't Over: Fighting the Civil War in New Deal America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2018. 248 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4654-1.

Reviewed by Andrew Baker (Auburn University) Published on H-CivWar (June, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Panel Review: Lessons (Un)Learned from the Civil War, American Civil War Museum, May 5, 2019

            On the weekend of May 4-5, 2019, the American Civil War Museum held its grand opening, showcasing an all-encompassing exhibit on the war in a new space built around the ruins of the Tredegar Iron Works. The museum combines the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar and the Museum of the Confederacy into one and strives to tell the stories of the Union and Confederacy from multiple perspectives.

Author: 
Philip Gerard
Reviewer: 
Andrew Duppstadt

Duppstadt on Gerard, 'The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina'

Philip Gerard. The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 362 pp. $28.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4956-6.

Reviewed by Andrew Duppstadt (North Carolina Division of State Historic Sites) Published on H-CivWar (May, 2019) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author Interview--Carole Emberton (“Unwriting the Freedom Narrative")

Hello H-CivWar readers,

today we feature Carole Emberton to talk about her Journal of Southern History article "Unwriting the Freedom Narrative: A Review Essay" (JSH 82, May 2016, 377-394).

Carole Emberton is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Buffalo. She is the author of Beyond Redemption: Race, Violence, and the American South after the Civil War (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013).

The interview was conducted by guest editor Patrick Kelly.

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