List of Top 200 Civil War Books & Articles Includes Three Authors and Five Titles from Department


The Civil War Era Studies Program at Gettysburg College has updated their list of the Top Two Hundred Civil War Books and Articles in nine categories.  Five works from our department made the list.

70. George C. Rable, The Confederate Republic: A Revolt Against Politics (1994).

71. George C. Rable, Civil Wars: Women and the Crisis of Southern Nationalism (1989).

165. Glenn Brasher, The Peninsula Campaign and the Necessity of Emancipation: African Americans and the Fight for Freedom (2012).

179. Howard M. Jones, Union in Peril: The Crisis over British Intervention in the Civil War (1992).

180. Howard M. Jones, Abraham Lincoln and a New Birth of Freedom: The Union and Slavery in the Diplomacy of the Civil War (1999).

The list includes Grady McWhiney & Perry D. Jamieson, Attack and Die: Civil War Military Tactics and the Southern Heritage (1984).
McWhiney was a member of the department when that work was published originally.