*** My Favorite 2013 Books ***
Battle/Campaign Histories:Trans-Mississippi Theater:
Milliken's Bend: A Civil War Battle in History and Memory by Linda Barnickel.
Kennesaw Mountain: Sherman, Johnston, and the Atlanta Campaign by Earl Hess.
Richmond Must Fall: The Richmond-Petersburg Campaign, October 1864 by Hampton Newsome.
General History:Standing Firmly by the Flag: Nebraska Territory and the Civil War, 1861-1867 by James E. Potter.
Social-Cultural History:The Fishing Creek Confederacy: A Story of Civil War Draft Resistance by Richard A. Sauers and Peter Tomasak.
Political History:James Buchanan and the Coming of the Civil War edited by John W. Quist and Michael J. Birkner.
Unit History:The Indiana Jackass Regiment in the Civil War: A History of the 21st Infantry / 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment, with a Roster by Phillip E. Faller.
Essay Collection:Confederate Generals in the Trans-Mississippi - Volume 1: Essays on America's Civil War edited by Lawrence Lee Hewitt with Arthur W. Bergeron, Jr. and Thomas E. Schott.
Biographical Treatment:The Maltby Brothers' Civil War by Norman C. Delaney.
Naval History:The Fight for the Yazoo, August 1862-July 1864: Swamps, Forts and Fleets on Vicksburg's Northern Flank by Myron J. Smith, Jr.
Edited Letters/Memoir/Diary:A Civil War Correspondent in New Orleans: The Journals and Reports of Albert Gaius Hills of the Boston Journal edited by Gary L. Dyson.
Guide Book or Map Study:A Field Guide to Gettysburg: Experiencing the Battlefield through Its History, Places, and People by Carol Reardon and Tom Vossler.
Self-Published Study:Morgan's Cavalry 1861-1862 by Lanny Kelton Smith.
Local History:The Civil War on Hatteras: The Chicamacomico Affair and the Capture of the U.S. Gunboat Fanny by Lee Thomas Oxford.
Reference Book:The Gettysburg Campaign in Numbers and Losses: Synopses, Orders of Battle, Strengths, Casualties, and Maps, June 9 - July 14, 1863 by J. David Petruzzi and Steven Stanley.
Classic Reprint:Los Angeles in Civil War Days, 1860-1865 by John W. Robinson.
[yes, I know some of these are 2012 titles but it's the only fair way to account for end-of-year releases]