Reviews

Author: 
Allison M. Johnson, ed.
Reviewer: 
Patrick Browne

Browne on Johnson, 'The Left-Armed Corps: Writings by Amputee Civil War Veterans'

Allison M. Johnson, ed. The Left-Armed Corps: Writings by Amputee Civil War Veterans. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2022. 416 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-7707-5; $40.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8071-7746-4

Author: 
Michael S. Green
Reviewer: 
Kathie Beebe

Beebe on Green, 'Lincoln and Native Americans'

Michael S. Green. Lincoln and Native Americans. Concise Lincoln Library Series. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2021. 176 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8093-3825-2.

Reviewed by Kathie Beebe (Florida State University) Published on H-CivWar (November, 2022) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

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Author: 
David K. Thomson
Reviewer: 
Aaron L. Chin

Chin on Thomson, 'Bonds of War: How Civil War Financial Agents Sold the World on the Union'

David K. Thomson. Bonds of War: How Civil War Financial Agents Sold the World on the Union. Civil War America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2022. 288 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6660-0; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6661-7

Author: 
William Garrett Piston
Reviewer: 
Donald Elder

Elder on Piston, '"We Gave Them Thunder" Marmaduke's Raid and the Civil War in Missouri and Arkansas'

William Garrett Piston. "We Gave Them Thunder" Marmaduke's Raid and the Civil War in Missouri and Arkansas. Little Rock: University of Arkansas Press, 2021. 354 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-73462-901-9

Author: 
Fergus M. Bordewich
Reviewer: 
Chris Fobare

Fobare on Bordewich, 'Congress at War: How Republican Reformers Fought the Civil War, Defied Lincoln, Ended Slavery, and Remade America'

Fergus M. Bordewich. Congress at War: How Republican Reformers Fought the Civil War, Defied Lincoln, Ended Slavery, and Remade America. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2020. Illustrations. xx + 450 pp. $32.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-451-49444-3

Author: 
James Bailey Blackshear, Glen Sample Ely
Reviewer: 
Christopher Rein

Rein on Blackshear and Ely, 'Confederates and Comancheros: Skullduggery and Double-Dealing in the Texas–New Mexico Borderlands'

James Bailey Blackshear, Glen Sample Ely. Confederates and Comancheros: Skullduggery and Double-Dealing in the Texas–New Mexico Borderlands. Norman: University of Oklahoma, 2021. ix + 276 pp. $32.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8061-7560-7

Author: 
Matthew E. Stanley
Reviewer: 
Matthew Hild

Hild on Stanley, 'Grand Army of Labor: Workers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War'

Matthew E. Stanley. Grand Army of Labor: Workers, Veterans, and the Meaning of the Civil War. The Working Class in American History Series. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2021. 322 pp. $19.95 (e-book), ISBN 978-0-252-05264-4; $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-08573-4; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-04374-1.

Reviewed by Matthew Hild (Georgia Institute of Technology) Published on H-CivWar (February, 2022) Commissioned by G. David Schieffler (Crowder College)

Author: 
Alice L. Baumgartner
Reviewer: 
Patrick Kelly

Kelly on Baumgartner, 'South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War'

Alice L. Baumgartner. South to Freedom: Runaway Slaves to Mexico and the Road to the Civil War. New York: Basic Books, 2020. Maps. xi + 365 pp. $32.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-5416-1778-0

Reviewed by Patrick Kelly (UTSA) Published on H-CivWar (January, 2022) Commissioned by Niels Eichhorn

Author: 
Diana Dretske
Reviewer: 
Timothy Roberts

Roberts on Dretske, 'The Bonds of War: A Story of Immigrants and Esprit de Corps in Company C, 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry'

Diana Dretske. The Bonds of War: A Story of Immigrants and Esprit de Corps in Company C, 96th Illinois Volunteer Infantry. Engaging the Civil War series. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2021. 276 pp. $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3820-7

Author: 
Thomas F. Curran
Reviewer: 
Caroline Newhall

Newhall on Curran, 'Women Making War: Female Confederate Prisoners and Union Military Justice'

Thomas F. Curran. Women Making War: Female Confederate Prisoners and Union Military Justice. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2020. 274 pp. $26.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8093-3803-0

Author: 
Kevin Waite
Reviewer: 
Luke Ritter

Ritter on Waite, 'West of Slavery: The Southern Dream of a Transcontinental Empire'

Kevin Waite. West of Slavery: The Southern Dream of a Transcontinental Empire. The David J. Weber Series in the New Borderlands History. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2021. Illustrations. xv + 372 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-4696-6319-7; $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-6318-0. 

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