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  Volume 58, Number 4, December 2012

Table of Contents

In Memoriam: Tribute to Michael Fellman

pp. 413-414

Editors’ Overview

p. 415

“It Is Time for the States to Speak to the Federal Government”: The Altoona Conference and Emancipation

pp. 416-450

A Politics of Service: Black Northerners’ Debates over Enlistment in the American Civil War

pp. 451-480

Reviews and Book Notes

American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era by David W. Blight (review)

pp. 481-483

Views from the Dark Side of American History by Michael Fellman (review)

pp. 483-484

The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi by Earl J. Hess (review)

pp. 484-486

Lincoln and the Election of 1860 by Michael S. Green, and: Abraham Lincoln and Horace Greeley by Gregory A. Borchard (review)

pp. 487-489

Lincoln and Citizens’ Rights in Civil War Missouri: Balancing Freedom and Security by Dennis K. Boman, and: Lincoln on Trial: Southern Civilians and the Law of War by Burrus M. Carnahan (review)

pp. 489-492

Polemical Pain: Slavery, Cruelty, and the Rise of Humanitarianism by Margaret Abruzzo (review)

pp. 493-494

The Civil War in Mississippi: Major Campaigns and Battles by Michael B. Ballard (review)

pp. 494-496

Soldiering in the Army of Northern Virginia: A Statistical Portrait of the Troops Who Served under Robert E. Lee by Joseph T. Glatthaar (review)

pp. 496-498

Confederate Invention: The Story of the Confederate States Patent Office and Its Inventors by H. Jackson Knight (review)

pp. 498-500

Decisions at Gettysburg: The Nineteen Critical Decisions That Defined the Campaign by Matt Spruill (review)

pp. 500-502

Moments of Despair: Suicide, Divorce, and Debt in Civil War Era North Carolina by David Silkenat (review)

pp. 502-504

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

pp. 505-506

Captain Joseph Boyce and the First Missouri Infantry, C.S.A. ed. by William C. Winter (review)

pp. 506-507

Albert Taylor Bledsoe: Defender of the Old South and Architect of the Lost Cause by Terry A. Barnhart (review)

pp. 507-508

Brothers to the Buffalo Soldiers: Perspectives on the African American Militia and Volunteers, 1865–1917 ed. by Bruce A. Glasrud (review)

pp. 509-510

Book Notes

pp. 511-512

Hardtack and Saddlesores: New Songs of the Civil War (review)

p. 512

Books Received

p. 513


p. 412

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