United States Civil War

America's War

Edward Ayers

Published under the dual auspices of the American Library Association and the National Endowment for the Humanities, this Civil War anthology [has] about 30 writings …  Editor Ayers, a reputable scholar in Civil War studies, categorizes his selections into several topics for participants to debate: reaction to the secession crisis of 1860-61; the experience of war as exemplified by the 1862 Battle of Shiloh; and the end of slavery.


The Civil War and Emancipation 150 Years On by Edward L. Ayers, University of Richmond: 

The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War:  http://valley.lib.virginia.edu/

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