Tag Archives: American History

Alan’s War.

By Emmanuel Guibert. Roaring Books Press. English edition 2008. New York.   The quality of the illustrations first caught my attention when I scanned the graphic novel shelves in our local library branch. I anticipated that a war biography might … Continue reading

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Grant and Sherman; the Friendship that Won the Civil War. Charles B Flood. Harper, 2006.

A highly readable and rich exposition of the development of Union strategy during the American Civil War and how Grant and Sherman rose from near-obscurity and failure to become the major military leaders of that conflict on the Union side. … Continue reading

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Lincoln’s Autocrat; the Life of Edwin Stanton. William Marvel. The University of North Carolina Press 2015

I listened to this as a full text talking book on a free library service called “Hoopla” over 20+ hours in June and July.  ) This is a long and impressive biography of a strange and powerful 19c American public … Continue reading

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