Tag Archives: Confederate States of America

Book Review: A Great Civil War

A Great Civil War:  A Military And Political History, 1861-1865, by Russell F. Weigley It just so happens that the political and military aspects of the Civil War (and just about any other subject) happen to be my own favorite … Continue reading

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Book Review: Engraved On The Heart

Engraved On The Heart:  A Novel, by Tara Johnson [Note:  This novel was provided free of charge by Tyndale House Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is precisely the sort of Civil War romantic fiction that I … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Civil War

The Politically Incorrect Guide To The Civil War, by H.W. Crocker III This book suffers from all of the problems that one would expect from a book that tries to take up the side of the Confederacy.  None of this … Continue reading

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Book Review: Blood On The Moon

Blood On The Moon:  The Assassination Of Abraham Lincoln, by Edward Steers Jr I must admit that although I read a great many books about Abraham Lincoln, I must admit that his assassination has not been the part of his … Continue reading

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Book Review: Our One Common Country

Our One Common Country:  Abraham Lincoln And The Hampton Roads Peace Conference Of 1865, by James B. Conroy The author states in the acknowledgements section at the end of this book that no one had ever written a book on … Continue reading

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Monuments Men: The Case For Removal

[Note:  Although I had not planned to originally talk about this issue, the proliferation of vandalism of various monuments to Confederate war heroes of the American Civil War has prompted me to add my own thoughts to the matter.  As … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Railroads Of The Confederacy

The Railroads Of The Confederacy, by Robert C. Black III I love a book with a happy ending, although given the difference between the depth of coverage about the first year of the Civil War and the remaining three, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: In The Presence Of Mine Enemies

In The Presence Of Mine Enemies:  The Civil War In The Heart Of America:  1869-1863, by Edward L. Ayers Although I have some questions about the author’s framing of his narrative, which stops abruptly just before the Battle of Gettysburg, … Continue reading

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Book Review: April 1865

April 1865: The Month That Saved America, by Jay Winik This book has been on my radar to read for a long time. I am no stranger to reading books or pondering about the end of the Civil War [1] … Continue reading

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Book Review: As Southern As It Gets

As Southern As It Gets:  1,071 Reasons To Never Leave The South, by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/Thomas Nelson Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] Although I grew up … Continue reading

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