Thursday, June 9, 2011

Mountaineers Are Always Free

Many excellent books detail various West(ern) Virginia Civil War themes and events, but disappointingly few have emerged over the past decade or so. However, I did discover notice of an upcoming work by Mark Snell titled West Virginia and the Civil War: Mountaineers Are Always Free. It will apparently be published by The History Press at the end of August although their website does not list it yet and some searches note a transposition of title and subtitle from what I have here. I also learned that "Mountaineers Are Always Free" [Montani Semper Liberi] is the WV state motto.

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