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  • Books Received
Allendorf, Donald, Your Friend, As Ever, A. Lincoln: How the Unlikely Friendship of Gustav Koerner and Abraham Lincoln Changed America (Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 2014).
Bahde, Thomas, The Life and Death of Gus Reed: A Story of Race and Justice in Illinois during the Civil War and Reconstruction (Athens: Ohio University Press, 2014).
Blaufarb, Rafe and Liz Clarke, Inhuman Traffick: The International Struggle against the Transatlantic Slave Trade, A Graphic History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015).
Brewster, Todd, Lincoln’s Gamble: The Tumultuous Six Months that Gave America the Emancipation Proclamation and Changed the Course of the Civil War (New York: Scribner, 2014).
Cameron, Christopher, To Plead Our Own Cause: African Americans in Massachusetts and the Making of the Antislavery Movement (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2014).
Carden, Allen, Freedom’s Delay: America’s Struggle for Emancipation, 1776-1865 (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2014).
Cooling III, Benjamin Franklin, Jubal Early: Robert E. Lee’s “Bad Old Man” (New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014).
Cothran, Boyd, Remembering the Modoc War: Redemptive Violence and the Making of American Innocence (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2014).
Craig, Berry, Kentucky Confederates: Secession, Civil War, and the Jackson Purchase (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2014).
Criblez, Adam, Parading Patriotism: Independence Day Celebrations in the Urban Midwest, 1826-1876 (DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2013).
Danbom, David B., Sod Busting: How Families Made Farms on the 19th-Century Plains (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014).
Desmond, Jerry R., Turning the Tide at Gettysburg: How Maine Saved the Union (Lanham, MD: Down East Books, 2014).
Donohoe, Patricia A., ed., The Printer’s Kiss: The Life and Letters of a Civil War Newspaperman and His Family (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2014).
Downey, Arthur T., The Creole Affair: The Slave Rebellion That Led the U.S. and Great Britain to the Brink of War (New York: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014).
Escott, Paul D., Lincoln’s Dilemma: Blair, Sumner, and the Republican Struggle over Racism and Equality in the Civil War Era (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2014).
Etulain, Richard W., The Life and Legends of Calamity Jane (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2014).
Gaff, Alan D. and Donald H. Gaff, eds., A Corporal’s Story: Civil War Recollections of the Twelfth Massachusetts (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2014).
Hayes, Charles H., Civil War Limericks (Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing Company, 2014).
Hubbell, John T., ed., On Lincoln (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2014). [End Page 189]
Lemnitzer, John Martin, Power, Law and the End of Privateering (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).
Moore, William F. and Jane Ann Moore, Collaborators for Emancipation: Abraham Lincoln and Owen Lovejoy (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2014).
Peraino, Kevin, Lincoln in the World: The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power (New York: Crown Publishers, 2013).
Smith, John David, ed., Race and Recruitment (Kent: Kent State University Press, 2013). [End Page 190]


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