Monthly Archives: May 2010

Ron Coddington Interview

I recently reviewed Faces of the Civil War: An Album of Union Soldiers and Their Stories by Ron Coddington. Ron has placed a really neat timeline of the writing process for the Union book on his web site.  Check it … Continue reading

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Historical Markers of Williamson County Tennessee, Revised

Williamson County, Tennessee historian Rick Warwick published the initial volume of Historical Markers of Williamson County Tennessee in 1999. In the past eleven years the county has added an additional 69 two-sided highway markers and 14 Tennessee Civil War Trail … Continue reading

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Faces of the Civil War: An Album of Union Soldiers and Their Stories

One of my favorite books in my sizeable Civil War library is Faces of the Civil War: An Album of Union Soldiers and Their Stories by Ron Coddington. This volume was published in 2004 by Johns Hopkins Press and the … Continue reading

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Brady Civil War photos pop in this oversized book

I was near a Books-a-Million store this past weekend and I always like checking the bargain table for Civil War books. I was not disappointed. I picked up a copy of Wayne Youngblood’s Mathew B. Brady: America’s First Great Photographer … Continue reading

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Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg

Booknote: this book has not been reviewed yet.  Want to be the lead reviewer? Receding Tide: Vicksburg and Gettysburg- The Campaigns That Changed the Civil War. By Edwin C. Bearss. From the publisher: It’s a poignant irony in American history … Continue reading

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Nelson County: A Portrait of the Civil War

Booknote: this book has not been reviewed yet.  Want to be the lead reviewer? Nelson County: A Portrait of the Civil War (Civil War Series: Kentucky), Arcadia Publishing, 1999. From the publisher: The occupation of Bardstown and Nelson County, Kentucky, … Continue reading

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Civil War Battles: The Maps of Jedediah Hotchkiss

Booknote: This book has not been reviewed yet.Darrin Dickey (darrin@pastigo.com) is one of the panel reviewers. We still need a lead-reviewer for this book. Civil War Battles: The Maps of Jedediah Hotchkiss. Author: Chester G Hearn. Thunder Bay Books, 16o … Continue reading

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