Civil War Librarian: July 2014
4 New Section: Documents. Includes Henry E. Jacob's recollections of November 19, 1863; John Hay's description of the Address; Ward Hill Lamon's recollections of the Address; Woodrow Wilson's 1913 address, FDR's 1938 speech at Peace Light Memorial. 5 Two advertisements: inside front cover- Adams County Historical Society; last pag- University of Nebraska Press' series This Hallowed Ground which consists of seven guides to the Civil War battlefields. 7 Total page count: 74. University of Nebraska Press.
Civil War Librarian: New and Noteworthy--Soldiering For Freedom: Recruiting, Training, and Using in Combat African Americans
A recent installment in its publisher's "How Things Worked" series, independent scholar Bob Luke. Univ of North Carolina–Charlotte) attempt not to break new ground, but to familiarize a wide readership with the findings of current scholarship on black soldiers in the Union Army. For the most part, their succinct book admirably achieves this aim.". The book's five chapters then branch out to provide a wider introduction to the service of blacks in the Civil War.". Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom). Insid...