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Newspapers, Magazines, Books on the Civil War

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'Escape Across the Potomac': Daring cavalry ride  
'Faith in the Fight': A scrupulously look at Chaplains  
'How I found the Strong': Fictional tale through eyes of young boy  
'Stonewall's Gold': A priceless novel  
'When in the Course of Human Event's': Why the South was right, North wrong  
Alexandria's citizens and city share similar story  
Antietam: The People Behind The Scenes  
Authors inflate role of leaders' wives  
Battlefield dispatches bring conflict home  
Battles to create and conduct the Civil War Centennial  
Bloody battles leave soil rich for literature  
C&O Canal during Wartime  
Civil War's Inevitability  
Collection lets writers surprise readers  
Combat, politics and valiant deeds  
Conflict of lasting interest to novelists  
Custer's Glory in Terrible End  
Diary: A 'you are there' small-town chronicle  
Disproving many historical 'facts'  
Elle Churchill Semple: Put geographic history on U.S. map  
Fairfax Court House, Civil War Mecca  
Faith in their hearts, battle at hand  
Faith motivated men's bravery in battle  
Flawed look at how artists painted the conflict  
Forgotten Tales of Rebel Travels  
Four novels that don't make history a casualty  
Fractious South became its own enemy  
General obscure but heroic  
Gettysburg's impact not complete at battle's end  
Guerrilla Warfare Collapsed Southern Civil Society  
Hearing is believing on field of battle  
Henry Clay Work: Composer's tribute poorly received  
Henry Clay: The Craft of Compromise  
History also found off battlefield  
Hollywood's always changing 'Reel War'  
Imboden's 'Procession of Misery”  
Industrialization and its role in armed conflict  
Jackson Defies Odds in Shenandoah  
James Brothers: Book gangs up on myths  
Jesse James: Guerrilla fighter  
Lee's letters give fresh insight  
Lincoln's body theft: An imperfect plan  
Lincoln's Navy Vital to Union: Part 1  
Lincoln's Navy Vital to Union: Part 2  
Maryland memorial part of reporter's legacy  
Military records include Rebels  
Mississippi River the site of crucial campaigns  
Mrazek's intriguers pack gun carriages, beef  
Neglected pages show conflict as it was imagined  
New books on warfare  
Old Dominion During the War: Seven essays take a look  
Research unveils reality behind family story  
Review: 'Baseball in Blue and Gray: The National Pastime During The Civil War'  
Review: 'Reading the Man: A Portrait of Robert E. Lee Through His Private Letters'  
Review: A decision that turned the battle at Gettysburg  
Review: An effortful yet rewarding read  
Review: Charting armies at Gettysburg  
Review: Fateful Stuart Gettysburg ride carefully probed  
Review: Lincoln's Pre-Inaugural Crisis  
Review: Name 'Fighting Joe' well deserved  
Review: Nation struggling with suffering, death  
Review: Struggle behind scenes of Gettysburg  
Review: Travel with the Cavalry on Gettysburg Retreat  
Review: Union's Thomas Gets Due Credit  
Richmond spinster a blue angel  
Robert E. Lee and Sister Aimee  
Shining a bright light on old deeds  
Slave’s Quest for Murderer, Freedom  
Soldier's paintings capture the drama of conflict  
Songs unify South, reflect changing ideas  
Songs, poems of war mostly forgotten  
Songwriter George F. Root Finally Gets His Due  
South and why they lost: The enemy within  
South's 'Secret Service' activities  
Telegraph transforms news-writing style  
Union Navy aided by escaped slaves  
Union navy's history: Too shallow  
Union ranks: A firsthand view  
Union's experimental cavalry drives lance into doubter's hearts  
War letters: Civility with pen survives even in battle  
Wartime reporters: A feisty "Brigade"  
Whitman: A better man due to Civil War  
Writers struggle for right words to express North-South conflict  
Writers' military experience colors later work  
 
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