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  Volume 59, Number 1, March 2013

Table of Contents


p. 4

Editors’ Overview

pp. 5-6

Historians’ Forum: The Emancipation Proclamation

pp. 7-31

William Henry Seward and the Onset of the Secession Crisis

pp. 32-66

Sumner and French at Antietam

pp. 67-92

Revisiting Classic Civil War Books: “Why Gone with the Wind Still Matters; or, Why I Still Love Gone with the Wind”

pp. 93-98

Book Reviews and Book Notes

Weirding the War: Stories from the Civil War’s Ragged Edges ed. by Stephen Berry (review)

pp. 99-102

The Civil War in the East: Struggle, Stalemate, and Victory by Brooks D. Simpson (review)

pp. 102-104

Contesting Slavery: The Politics of Bondage and Freedom in the New American Nation ed. by John Craig Hammond and Matthew Mason (review)

pp. 104-105

Colonization and Its Discontents: Emancipation, Emigration, and Antislavery in Antebellum Pennsylvania by Beverly C. Tomek (review)

pp. 106-108

Spain and the American Civil War by Wayne H. Bowen (review)

pp. 108-110

Demon of the Lost Cause: Sherman and Civil War History by Wesley Moody (review)

pp. 110-112

The Notorious “Bull” Nelson: Murdered Civil War General by Donald A. Clark (review)

pp. 112-114

Confederate Outlaw: Champ Ferguson and the Civil War in Appalachia by Brian McKnight (review)

pp. 114-115

Price’s Lost Campaign: The 1864 Invasion of Missouri by Mark A. Lause (review)

pp. 116-117

To the Battles of Franklin and Nashville and Beyond: Stabilization and Reconstruction in Tennessee and Kentucky, 1864–1866 by Benjamin Franklin Cooling (review)

pp. 118-120

Sing Not War: The Lives of Union and Confederate Veterans in Gilded Age America by James Marten (review)

pp. 120-122

War Stories: Suffering and Sacrifice in the Civil War North by Frances M. Clarke (review)

pp. 122-124

The Last Battle of the Civil War: United States versus Lee, 1861–1883 by Anthony J. Gaughan (review)

pp. 124-126

The Original Iron Brigade by Thomas Reed (review)

pp. 126-128

Letters to Virginia: Correspondence from Three Generations of Alexandrians before, during, and after the Civil War ed. by Barb Winters (review)

pp. 128-129

Book Notes

pp. 129-130

Books Received

pp. 130-131

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