"In these essays, Thomas A. DeBlack explores the post-war lives of both Union and Confederate soldiers who played prominent roles in Civil War Arkansas. Cherisse Jones-Branch delves into the lives of black Arkansans during the war and Reconstruction. Jeannie Whayne discusses the many ways the Civil War affected the state’s economic development, while Kelly Houston Jones investigates the Civil War’s impact on Arkansas women. Mary Jane Warde examines the devastating effects of the Civil War on Native Americans in Arkansas and the Indian Territory. Elliott West scrutinizes Civil War Arkansas from a continental perspective, and Carl Moneyhon considers the evolution of how we remember the Civil War."
For CWBA reviews of some of Christ's earlier work, see also:
• “The Earth Reeled and Trees Trembled”: Civil War Arkansas, 1863-1864 (2007).
• Civil War Arkansas 1863: The Battle for a State (2010).
• The Die Is Cast: Arkansas Goes to War, 1861 (2010).
• "This Day We Marched Again": A Union Soldier's Account of War in Arkansas and the Trans-Mississippi (2014).
• I Do Wish This Cruel War Was Over: First-Person Accounts of Civil War Arkansas from the Arkansas Historical Quarterly (2014).