Reviews

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)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54952

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)

Author: 
Joseph A. Fry
Reviewer: 
Sabrina Cervantez

Cervantez on Fry, 'Lincoln, Seward, and US Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era'

Joseph A. Fry. Lincoln, Seward, and US Foreign Relations in the Civil War Era. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2019. 256 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8131-7712-0.

Reviewed by Sabrina Cervantez (Louisiana State University) Published on H-CivWar (March, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
James A. Davis
Reviewer: 
David K. Graham

Graham on Davis, 'Maryland, My Maryland: Music and Patriotism during the American Civil War'

James A. Davis. Maryland, My Maryland: Music and Patriotism during the American Civil War. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2019. Illustrations. 390 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4962-1072-2.

Reviewed by David K. Graham (Snow College) Published on H-CivWar (March, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Huston Horn
Reviewer: 
Nicholas Yeakley

Yeakley on Horn, 'Leonidas Polk: Warrior Bishop of the Confederacy'

Huston Horn. Leonidas Polk: Warrior Bishop of the Confederacy. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2019. 600 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7006-2750-9.

Reviewed by Nicholas Yeakley (Texas Christian University) Published on H-CivWar (March, 2020) Commissioned by Madeleine Forrest (Randolph-Macon College)

Printable Version: http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=54361

Author: 
Lawrence A. Kreiser Jr.
Reviewer: 
Brian Matthew Jordan

Jordan on Kreiser Jr., 'Marketing the Blue and Gray: Newspaper Advertising and the American Civil War'

Lawrence A. Kreiser Jr. Marketing the Blue and Gray: Newspaper Advertising and the American Civil War. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2019. 256 pp. $47.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-7082-3.

Reviewed by Brian Matthew Jordan (Sam Houston State University) Published on H-CivWar (March, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Jon D. Schaff
Reviewer: 
Thomas C. Mackey

Mackey on Schaff, 'Abraham Lincoln's Statesmanship and the Limits of Liberal Democracy'

Jon D. Schaff. Abraham Lincoln's Statesmanship and the Limits of Liberal Democracy. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2019. 280 pp. $34.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-3737-8.

Reviewed by Thomas C. Mackey (University of Louisville) Published on H-CivWar (February, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Thomas R. Flagel
Reviewer: 
Kevin Caprice

Caprice on Flagel, 'War, Memory, and the 1913 Gettysburg Reunion'

Thomas R. Flagel. War, Memory, and the 1913 Gettysburg Reunion. Kent: Kent State University Press, 2019. 192 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-60635-371-4.

Reviewed by Kevin Caprice (University of Virginia) Published on H-CivWar (February, 2020) Commissioned by Madeleine Forrest (Randolph-Macon College)

Author: 
Kevin M. Levin
Reviewer: 
Kelly D. Mezurek

Mezurek on Levin, 'Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth'

Kevin M. Levin. Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War's Most Persistent Myth. Civil War America Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. Illustrations. 240 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5326-6.

Reviewed by Kelly D. Mezurek (Walsh University) Published on H-CivWar (February, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Stephen V. Ash
Reviewer: 
Michael E. Woods

Woods on Ash, 'Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital'

Stephen V. Ash. Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 296 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5098-2.

Reviewed by Michael E. Woods (Marshall University) Published on H-CivWar (January, 2020) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

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