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11 Best Books on the American Civil War

From James McPherson’s definitive history to Tony Horwitz’s adventures among obsessives, here are the 11 best books on the Civil War in time for the 150th anniversary. The Best Civil War Books  by Malcolm Jones The Daily Beast In his introductory note … Continue reading

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Civil war lit

How the War between the States changed American literature By Craig Fehrman, Boston Globe April 10, 2011 One April night in 1861, almost exactly 150 years ago, Walt Whitman decided to go to the opera. After watching a performance of Verdi, … Continue reading

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