Reviews

Author: 
Brian Matthew Jordan, Evan C. Rothera, eds.
Reviewer: 
Jonathan S. Jones

Jones on Jordan and Rothera, 'The War Went On: Reconsidering the Lives of Civil War Veterans'

Brian Matthew Jordan, Evan C. Rothera, eds. The War Went On: Reconsidering the Lives of Civil War Veterans. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2020. xii + 338 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-7198-1.

Reviewed by Jonathan S. Jones (George and Ann Richards Civil War Era Center, The Pennsylvania State University) Published on H-CivWar (January, 2021) Commissioned by Madeleine Forrest (Virginia Military Institute)

Author: 
Mary A. Decredico
Reviewer: 
Robert Kenzer

Kenzer on Decredico, 'Confederate Citadel: Richmond and Its People at War'

Mary A. Decredico. Confederate Citadel: Richmond and Its People at War. New Directions In Southern History Series. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2020. Illustrations. 224 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7925-4

Reviewed by Robert Kenzer (University of Richmond) Published on H-CivWar (November, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Dennis W. Belcher
Reviewer: 
Walter E. Pittman Jr.

Pittman Jr. on Belcher, 'The Union Cavalry and the Chickamauga Campaign'

Dennis W. Belcher. The Union Cavalry and the Chickamauga Campaign. Jefferson: McFarland, 2018. Illustrations, tables, maps. 325 pp. $45.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4766-7082-9.

Reviewed by Walter E. Pittman Jr. (Professor Emeritus, University of West Alabama) Published on H-CivWar (October, 2020) Commissioned by Susan N. Deily-Swearingen (University of New Hampshire)

Author: 
James Tackach
Reviewer: 
Ryan Bixby

Bixby on Tackach, 'Lincoln and the Natural Environment'

James Tackach. Lincoln and the Natural Environment. Concise Lincoln Library Series. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2018. Illustrations. 160 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-3698-2

Reviewed by Ryan Bixby (Three Rivers College) Published on H-CivWar (August, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Clyde A. Milner II, Brian Q. Cannon, eds.
Reviewer: 
Adam Petty

Petty on Milner II and Cannon, 'Reconstruction and Mormon America'

Clyde A. Milner II, Brian Q. Cannon, eds. Reconstruction and Mormon America. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2019. 270 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-6353-6

Reviewed by Adam Petty (The Joseph Smith Papers) Published on H-CivWar (August, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Larry Lowenthal
Reviewer: 
Brianna Kirk

Kirk on Lowenthal, 'A Yankee Regiment in Confederate Louisiana: The 31st Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in the Gulf South'

Larry Lowenthal. A Yankee Regiment in Confederate Louisiana: The 31st Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in the Gulf South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2019. 360 pp. $48.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-7190-5.

Reviewed by Brianna Kirk (University of Virginia) Published on H-CivWar (July, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Steve Inskeep
Reviewer: 
Jennifer Andrella

Andrella on Inskeep, 'Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War'

Steve Inskeep. Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Frémont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity, and Helped Cause the Civil War. New York: Penguin Press, 2020. Illustrations. xxix + 449 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7352-2435-3

Author: 
William A. Link, ed.
Reviewer: 
Michael S. Powers

Powers on Link, 'United States Reconstruction across the Americas'

William A. Link, ed. United States Reconstruction across the Americas. Frontiers of the American South Series. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2019. 136 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-5641-8

Reviewed by Michael S. Powers (Angelo State University) Published on H-CivWar (July, 2020) Commissioned by Madeleine Forrest (Randolph-Macon College)

Author: 
Evan A. Kutzler
Reviewer: 
Thomas F. Curran

Curran on Kutzler, 'Living by Inches: The Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and Feeling of Captivity in Civil War Prisons'

Evan A. Kutzler. Living by Inches: The Smells, Sounds, Tastes, and Feeling of Captivity in Civil War Prisons. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 208 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5378-5

Reviewed by Thomas F. Curran (Cor Jesu Academy) Published on H-CivWar (June, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Thomas J. Brown
Reviewer: 
Rory T. Cornish

Cornish on Brown, 'Civil War Monuments and the Militarization of America'

Thomas J. Brown. Civil War Monuments and the Militarization of America. North Carolina: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 384 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5374-7.

Reviewed by Rory T. Cornish (Winthrop University) Published on H-CivWar (June, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

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Author: 
R. Scott Huffard
Reviewer: 
Chris Fobare

Fobare on Huffard, 'Engines of Redemption: Railroads and the Reconstruction of Capitalism in the New South'

R. Scott Huffard. Engines of Redemption: Railroads and the Reconstruction of Capitalism in the New South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 324 pp. $32.50 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-5281-8

Reviewed by Chris Fobare (Worcester State University) Published on H-CivWar (May, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Charles Postel
Reviewer: 
Virginia Summey

Summey on Postel, 'Equality: An American Dilemma, 1866-1896'

Charles Postel. Equality: An American Dilemma, 1866-1896. New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2019. 400 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8090-7963-6

Reviewed by Virginia Summey (University of North Carolina at Greensboro) Published on H-CivWar (May, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Gary Clayton Anderson
Reviewer: 
Jimmy Sweet

Sweet on Anderson, 'Massacre in Minnesota: The Dakota War of 1862, the Most Violent Ethnic Conflict in American History'

Gary Clayton Anderson. Massacre in Minnesota: The Dakota War of 1862, the Most Violent Ethnic Conflict in American History. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2019. 384 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-6434-2.

Reviewed by Jimmy Sweet (Rutgers University) Published on H-CivWar (April, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Brett Grainger
Reviewer: 
William S. Cossen

Cossen on Grainger, 'Church in the Wild: Evangelicals in Antebellum America'

Brett Grainger. Church in the Wild: Evangelicals in Antebellum America. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2019. 280 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-91937-2.

Reviewed by William S. Cossen (The Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology) Published on H-CivWar (April, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Lawrence L. Hewitt, Thomas Edwin Schott, eds.
Reviewer: 
Zac Cowsert

Cowsert on Hewitt and Schott, 'Confederate Generals in the Trans-Mississippi: Volume 3: Essays on America's Civil War'

Lawrence L. Hewitt, Thomas Edwin Schott, eds. Confederate Generals in the Trans-Mississippi: Volume 3: Essays on America's Civil War. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2019. 374 pp. $64.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-62190-454-0.

Reviewed by Zac Cowsert (West Virginia University) Published on H-CivWar (March, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

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