Saturday, February 25, 2023

Coming Soon (March '23 Edition)

**NEW RELEASES1** Scheduled for MAR 2023:

Delivered Under Fire: Absalom Markland and Freedom's Mail by Candice Hooper.
American Catholics and the Quest for Equality in the Civil War Era by Robert Curran.
Colonel Hans Christian Heg and the Norwegian American Experience by Odd Lovoll.
General Grant and the Verdict of History: Memoir, Memory, and the Civil War by Frank Varney.
Private No More: The Civil War Letters of John Lovejoy Murray, 102nd United States Colored Infantry ed. by Sharon Hepburn.
To Hell or Richmond: The 1862 Peninsula Campaign by Crenshaw & Gruber.
Sand, Science, and the Civil War: Sedimentary Geology and Combat by Scott Hippensteel.
"No One Wants to be the Last to Die": The Battles of Appomattox, April 8-9, 1865 by Calkins, w/ Dunkerly, Schroeder, and Bage.
Man of Fire: William Tecumseh Sherman in the Civil War by Derek Maxfield.
Medicine, Science, and Making Race in Civil War America by Leslie Schwalm.
Yankee Commandos: How William P. Sanders Led a Cavalry Squadron Deep Into Confederate Territory by Stuart Brandes.
Searching for Irvin McDowell: The Civil War’s Forgotten General by Simione & Schmiel.

Comments: The authors of the McDowell bio (previously reviewed here) tell me that the SB edition is "much enhanced, with considerably more attention to the trials of Porter and McDowell." The Hooper book is available now (see its late-February Booknotes entry). Lots of SB originals and reprints coming out this month, the new titles listed above. Given the pattern of soft street dates, there's a good chance the Brandes book's March release is a placeholder, but you never know.

1 - These monthly release lists are not meant to be exhaustive compilations of non-fiction releases. They do not include non-revised/expanded reprints of previously published books, special editions not distributed to reviewers, and digital-only titles. Works that only tangentially address the war years are also generally excluded. Inevitably, one or more titles on this list will get a rescheduled release (and they do not get repeated later), so revisiting the past few "Coming Soon" posts is the best way to pick up stragglers.