Tag: bibliography

  • An Excellent Primer?: Writing the Civil War

    While browsing through the Civil War book offerings on eBay last week, I ran across (and eventually purchased) Writing the Civil War: The Quest to Understand edited by James McPherson and William J. Cooper, Jr. The inside cover flap has the following: In Writing the Civil War, fourteen distinguished historians present a wide-ranging discussion of […]

  • 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign Bibliography

    One thing I completely forgot about when reading Struggle for the Shenandoah: Essays on the 1864 Valley Campaign (edited by Gary Gallagher) was the usual “Bibliographic Note” at the end of each volume. In these areas, Gallagher and his fellow essayists choose the books most pertinent to the campaign they have just covered. These lists […]