Tag: new civil war books

  • In the Review Queue: The Battle of the Crater: A Complete History

    The “In the Review Queue” series provides TOCWOC – A Civil War Blog readers with a brief look at books Brett Schulte is planning to review here on the blog.  These will be very similar to Drew Wagenhoffer’s “Booknotes” series at Civil War Books and Authors. After having recently finished several other reviews of McFarland […]

  • February 2009 Civil War Book Notes

    Those that can’t write, Review! February 2009 James Durney ***************************************** Jacquie LeBel’s question on TOCWOC – A Civil War Blog has inspired this month’s column.  He is newly retired and wishes to study the Civil War but he is unsure where to begin.  I have seen this question many times and always try to respond […]

  • January 2009 Book Notes

    Those that can’t write, Review! January 2009 James Durney *************************************************************** Book News We have a number of promising books due in 2009.  The good news is that our choices for reading material are numerous and seem limited only by the depth of our pockets or the willingness of the local library is to buy Civil […]

  • October 2008 Book Notes

    Those that can’t write, Review! October 2008 James Durney *************************************************************** Book News I have been able to find very few new books on the war. Most publishers seem to be on vacation after an active August/September. We may have to wait until Christmas for an active schedule again. There are a number of good new […]

  • May 2008 Book Notes

    Those that can’t write, review! May 2008 James Durney Book News First, let me correct something from the April column, The Maryland Campaign of September 1862: Ezra A. Carman’s Definitive Study of the Union and Confederate Armies at Antietam is not close to a thousand pages as reported but just under 600 pages. However, it […]

  • April 2008 Book Notes

    Those that can’t write, review! April 2008 James Durney Savas Beatie has announced One Continuous Fight the Retreat from Gettysburg and the Pursuit of Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia, July 4-14, 1863 by Eric Wittenberg, J. David Petruzzi and Michael Nugent for May 2008. The 576-page book will contain 40 photos and 18 maps. Wittenberg […]

  • My Top Five Most Influential Civil War Books of the Past Twenty Years

    Update: Welcome to TOCWOC for those of you who have found this page through a Google Search! TOCWOC is the place to go to find the best new Civil War Books. If you enjoy what you’re about to read below, feel free to Subscribe to TOCWOC’s RSS feed.  Be sure to check out the Civil […]