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  Volume 2, Number 3, September 2012

Table of Contents

Editor's Note

Editor’s Note

pp. 305-306

Robert Fortenbaugh Memorial Lecture

“I Only Knew What Was in My Mind”: Ulysses S. Grant and the Meaning of Appomattox

pp. 307-336


The North American Crisis of the 1860s

pp. 337-368

“Only Murder Makes Men”: Reconsidering the Black Military Experience

pp. 369-393

“I Yield to No Man an Iota of My Convictions”: Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and the Limits of Reconciliation

pp. 394-420

Review Essay

Reading the Sesquicentennial: New Directions in the Popular History of the Civil War

pp. 421-435

Book Reviews

On the Make: Clerks and the Quest for Capital in Nineteenth-Century America (review)

pp. 436-438

Born Southern: Childbirth, Motherhood, and Social Networks in the Old South (review)

pp. 438-440

Evangelicalism and the Politics of Reform in Northern Black Thought, 1776–1863 (review)

pp. 440-442

Secession as an International Phenomenon: From America’s Civil War to Contemporary Separatist Movements (review)

pp. 442-444

Lincoln and the Triumph of the Nation: Constitutional Conflict in the American Civil War (review)

pp. 445-447

War No More: The Antiwar Impulse in American Literature, 1861–1914 (review)

pp. 447-450

Civil War Citizens: Race, Ethnicity, and Identity in America’s Bloodiest Conflict (review)

pp. 450-452

Border War: Fighting over Slavery before the Civil War (review)

pp. 452-454

Last to Leave the Field: The Life and Letters of First Sergeant Ambrose Henry Hayward, 28th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (review)

pp. 454-456

Shooting Soldiers: Civil War Medical Photography by R. B. Bontecou, and: Doctored: The Medicine of Photography in Nineteenth-Century America (review)

pp. 456-459

Tasting Freedom: Octavius Catto and the Battle for Equality in Civil War America (review)

pp. 459-460

The Promises of Liberty: The History and Contemporary Relevance of the Thirteenth Amendment (review)

pp. 460-463

Undaunted Radical: The Selected Writings and Speeches of Albion W. Tourgée (review)

pp. 463-465

Articulating Rights: Nineteenth-Century American Women on Race, Reform, and the State (review)

pp. 465-467

The Color of the Land: Race, Nation, and the Politics of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832–1929 (review)

pp. 468-469

American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era (review)

pp. 470-472

Books Received

Books Received

pp. 473-474

Notes on Contributors


p. 475

Research Areas


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