Sunday, December 30, 2007

Spring/Summer university press pickings

A few Spring/Summer 08 online catalogs are out. The list is not exhaustive, just those university presses with the information publicly available [the book lists below don't include the reprints or paperback reissues of earlier hardcover titles]:

  • Battle: The Nature and Consequences of Civil War Combat.
  • Henry Hotze, Confederate Propagandist.
  • Unfurl Those Colors!: McClellan, Sumner, and the Second Army Corps in the Antietam Campaign.
  • Guide to Missouri Confederate Units (I got an early look at rough drafts of the artillery and cavalry sections of Jim McGhee's manuscript. This will be a very valuable reference work).
  • Guide to the Atlanta Campaign: Rocky Face Ridge to Kennesaw Mountain.
  • Grant’s Lieutenants: From Chattanooga to Appomattox.
  • Encyclopedia of Civil War Shipwrecks.
  • Saddle Bag and Spinning Wheel: Being the Civil War Letters of George W. Peddy, M.D., Surgeon, 56th Georgia Volunteer Regiment, CSA.
North Carolina:
  • Wade Hampton: Confederate Warrior to Southern Redeemer.
  • Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten: How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War.
  • Lincoln and the Decision for War: The Northern Response to Secession.
  • Freedom for Themselves: North Carolina's Black Soldiers in the Civil War Era.
  • Three Days in the Shenandoah: Stonewall Jackson at Front Royal and Winchester.
South Carolina:
  • Vital Rails: The Civil War History of the Charleston & Savannah Railroad.
  • Guardian of Savannah: Fort McAllister, Georgia, in the Civil War and Beyond.
Texas A&M (Consortium):
  • Planting The Union Flag In Texas: The Campaigns of Major General Nathaniel P. Banks in the West.
  • As It Was: Reminiscences of a Soldier of the Third Texas Cavalry and the Nineteenth Louisiana Infantry.
  • Fire in the Cane Field: The Federal Invasion of Louisiana and Texas, January 1861–January 1863.

1 comment:

  1. Drew,

    General Benjamin H. Grierson's Civil War Memoirs are scheduled for publication in October 2008:"A Just and Righteous Cause: Benjamin Grierson's Civil War Memoir", Southern Illinois University Press, Bruce J. Dinges & Shirley A. Leckie, editors.




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