Book of the Week


Confederate Slave Impressment in the Upper South
by Jaime Amanda Martinez

"Martinez challenges the standard critiques of slave impressment with fresh and substantial evidence. An original contribution to Civil War scholarship."
--George Rable
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Large-Print Editions

UNC Press is pleased to offer some of our best-selling and award-winning Civil War books in easy-to-read, large-print format. Set in 16-point type, these books have been designed to make some of our most requested titles accessible to a larger number of readers than ever before.

Look for more large-print editions from UNC Press in the coming seasons.


The Civil War in the West: Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi - Large-print edition - by Earl J. Hess

The Civil War in the West
Victory and Defeat from the Appalachians to the Mississippi

By Earl J. Hess

An operational study of the Western theater

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Border War
Fighting over Slavery before the Civil War

By Stanley Harrold

A comprehensive study of the border clashes preceding the Civil War

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Disunion!
The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859

By Elizabeth R. Varon

The most provocative word in the political vocabulary of antebellum America

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Reluctant Rebels
The Confederates Who Joined the Army after 1861

By Kenneth W. Noe

A fresh look at why Confederates fought and ultimately lost the war

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The Long Shadow of the Civil War
Southern Dissent and Its Legacies

By Victoria E. Bynum

The inner civil war and its aftermath

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Covered with Glory
The 26th North Carolina Infantry at the Battle of Gettysburg

By Rod Gragg

“One of the most dramatic combat narratives ever written.”–Military.com

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West Pointers and the Civil War
The Old Army in War and Peace

By Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh

Ushering in the transformation from militia to professional standing army

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Fields of Blood
The Prairie Grove Campaign

By William L. Shea

A detailed examination of the battles tactical and strategic elements

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A Savage Conflict
The Decisive Role of Guerrillas in the American Civil War

By Daniel E. Sutherland

The boon and bane of irregular warfare

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Wars within a War
Controversy and Conflict over the American Civil War

Edited By Joan Waugh and Gary W. Gallagher

A sampler of the best scholarship on the Civil War and its memory

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Causes Won, Lost, and Forgotten
How Hollywood and Popular Art Shape What We Know about the Civil War

By Gary W. Gallagher

Versions of history we learn at the movies

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The Civil War as a Theological Crisis

By Mark A. Noll

All sides believing God was on their side

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Lee’s Last Retreat
The Flight to Appomattox

By William Marvel

The myths of Lee’s final campaign

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Mothers of Invention
Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War

By Drew Gilpin Faust

An award-winning portrait of women in the Confederacy

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Andersonville
The Last Depot

By William Marvel

The real tragedy of the notorious Confederate prison camp

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Lee Considered
General Robert E. Lee and Civil War History

By Alan T. Nolan

A rigorous reexamination of longstanding myths about Lee and the Civil War

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I Rode with Stonewall

By Henry Kyd Douglas

The war experiences of the youngest member of Jackson’s staff

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