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Civil War Almanac
Completed listings. This Almanac offers concisely the era's basic facts, covering as it does the coming of the war, the war itself, and the postwar epoch generally labeled "Reconstruction. But the meat of the work lies in its two-hundred pages of entries for "The War Years.
For this alone, the book's usefulness as a reference work is assured. An added section on "Weapons of the Civil War" ranges over a bewildering array of pistols and revolvers, through rifles, muskets, and machine guns, to conclude with an informed discussion of heavy artillery. Naval warfare, engagements, and developments fill an eleven-page section.
American Civil War
Finally the presumed leading actors on the Civil War era's stage are treated in capsule biographies. But who are or who are not significant, I suppose, is a matter of editorial judgment. Fifteen pages of pictures and maps add color to an otherwise stern volume. Taken on all sides, this work will without doubt prove handy and useful for all students of the Civil War era.
Edited by James C. Klotter and Peter J.
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Frankfort: The Kentucky Historical Society, Several months before Holman Hamilton died in June , some of his doctoral graduates from the University of Kentucky began to plan a Festschrift in his honor. They decided that contributions should take the form of biographical essays, deal with Kentucky, the adopted state of their mentor, and attempt, in readability and interest, to clothe Clio in the style which Hamilton always insisted that she deserved.
Clark, who was instrumental in Hamilton's transition from journalist to professional historian, provides a sparkling introduction that recaptures some of the salient points in Hamilton's academic career, with personal glimpses that only Clark could give. Hamilton arrived on the Kentucky campus in as a graduate student, already approaching mid Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
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