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A Finger in Lincoln’s Brain: What Modern Science Reveals about Lincoln, His Assassination, and Its Aftermath. E. Lawrence Abel. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-Clio, 2015. ISBN 978-1-4408-3118-8, 269 pp., hardcover, $48.00.
The Historian behind the History: Conversations with Southern Historians. Ed. Megan L. Bever and Scott A. Suarez. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2014. ISBN 978-0-8173-1851-2, 216 pp., cloth, $49.95.
Sherman’s Ghosts: Soldiers, Civilians, and the American Way of War. Matthew Carr. New York: New Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-59558-955-2, 336 pp., hardcover, $26.95.
Fought Like Devils: The Confederate Gunboat McRae. Neil P. Chatelain. Bloomington, IN: Authorhouse, 2014. ISBN 978-1-4969-1531-3, 168 pp., paper, $14.50.
Calamity in Carolina: The Battles of Averasboro and Bentonville, March 1865. Daniel T. Davis and Phillip S. Greenwalt. El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie, 2015. ISBN 978-1-61121-245-7, 168 pp., paper, $12.95. [End Page 108]
The Vicksburg Campaign: Strategy, Battles, and Key Figures. Kevin Dougherty. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2015. ISBN 978-0-7864-9797-3, 224 pp., paper, $39.95.
To the Bitter End: Appomattox, Bennett Place, and the Surrenders of the Confederacy. Robert M. Dunkerly. El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie, 2015. ISBN 978-1-61121-252-5, 192 pp., paper, $12.95.
The Great Missouri Raid: Sterling Price and the Last Major Confederate Campaign in Northern Territory. Michael J. Forsyth. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2015. ISBN 978-0-7864-7695-4, 292 pp., paper, $39.95.
Appomattox: The Last Days of Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia. Michael E. Haskew. Minneapolis, MN: Zenith Press, 2014. ISBN 978-0-7603-4817-8, 256 pp., hardcover, $30.00.
Faces Like Devils: Bald Knobber Vigilantes in the Ozarks. Matthew J. Hernando. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2015. ISBN 978-0-8262-2041-7, 336 pp., cloth, $60.00.
For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775–1861. Ricardo A. Herrera. New York: New York University Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-4798-1994-2, 272 pp., cloth, $55.00.
The Lost Papers of Confederate General John Bell Hood. Ed. Stephen M. Hood. El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie, 2015. ISBN 978-1-61121-182-5, 312 pp., cloth, $32.95.
The Siege of Petersburg: The Battles for the Weldon Railroad, August 1864. John Horn. El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie, 2015. ISBN 978-1-61121-216-7, 384 pp., cloth, $32.95.
To the Gates of Atlanta: From Kennesaw Mountain to Peach Tree Creek, 1–19 July 1864. Robert D. Jenkins Sr. Macon, GA: Mercer University Press, 2015. ISBN 978-0-8814-6527-3, 402 pp., cloth, $35.00.
Virginia Women: Their Lives and Times, Volume 1. Ed. Cynthia A. Kierner and Sandra Gioia Treadway. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2015. ISBN 978-0-8203-4263-4, 392 pp., paper, $34.95.
Rebels in Paradise: Sketches of Northampton Abolitionists. Bruce Laurie. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-62534-118-1, 184 pp., paper, $22.95.
Heroes for All Time: Connecticut Civil War Soldiers Tell Their Stories. Dione Longley and Buck Zaidel. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2015. ISBN 978-0-8195-7116-8, 342 pp., hardcover, $55.00.
The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth. Scott Martelle. Chicago, IL: Chicago Review Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-6137-3018-8, 244 pp., cloth, $26.95.
Lincoln’s Autocrat: The Life of Edwin Stanton. William Marvel. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2015. ISBN 978-1-4696-2249-1, 624 pp., cloth, $35.00.
Lincoln and Liberty: Wisdom for the Ages. Ed. Lucas E. Morel. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015. ISBN 978-0-8131-5101-4, 376 pp., cloth, $40.00. [End Page 109]
Thieves’ Road: The Black Hills Betrayal and Custer’s Path to Little Bighorn. Terry Mort. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books, 2015. ISBN 978-1-61614-960-4, 336 pp., cloth, $25.00.
The Chickamauga Campaign: From the Crossing of the Tennessee River through the Second Day, August 22–September 19, 1863. David A. Powell. El Dorado Hills, CA: Savas Beatie...


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