1. The Best Station of Them All: The Savannah Squadron, 1861-1865 by Maurice Melton (U of Ala Pr, 2012).
This large tome promises to be the first complete military and social history of the Confederate Navy's Savannah Squadron.
2. This Terrible Struggle for Life: The Civil War Letters of a Union Regimental Surgeon edited by Dennis W. Belcher (McFarland, 2012).
Thomas S. Hawley M.D. was the regimental surgeon of the 11th Missouri. His letters describe his role in, and observations of, many campaigns fought in Missouri, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. Editor Dennis Belcher has also authored a regimental history of the 11th.