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  • 10 best novels about the US Civil War

    It was 150 years ago this week that Confederate troops fired on a federal fort in Charleston harbor and began the violent four-year struggle in which Americans raised arms against Americans. The history books can tell us much about the trauma of war, but for those who prefer the emotional truths that can be conveyed by a good novel, here are 10 classic stories of the US Civil War.
    04/13/2011 01:24 pm

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  • The Man Who Saved the Union

    H.W. Brand's biography of America's sometimes overlooked 18th president is a good read for history buffs or anyone who enjoys a life story well-told.

  • 'Shiloh 1862' and 'The Long Road to Antietam'

    Writer Winston Groom illuminates the personal side of a battle in 'Shiloh,' while Richard Slotkin's 'Antietam' is an eye-opening view of an engagement and a war.

  • Clamoring for the future, Savannah has to first deal with the wreck of the CSS Georgia

    A scuttled Civil War battleship at the bottom of the Savannah River is just one of many complicating factors in Savannah’s bid to become a port able to handle 1,200-foot mega tankers expected to start moving through the Panama Canal in 2014.

  • Chapter & Verse Lincoln's close call with electoral defeat

    'Decided on the Battlefield' by David Alan Johnson tells how Abraham Lincoln nearly lost it all.

  • Grant’s Final Victory

    Charles Bracelen Flood offers a fascinating coda to a remarkable life in this brisk, well-told history of the final months and days of Ulysses S. Grant.
    10/19/2011 07:05 am

  • Chris Christie sources say he still may run

    After issuing many denials, Chris Christie still may enter the GOP presidential nomination race, several people close to him tell the AP. If he does, conservatives may not be entirely happy with his record.
    10/01/2011 06:06 pm

  • 10 best novels about the US Civil War

    It was 150 years ago this week that Confederate troops fired on a federal fort in Charleston harbor and began the violent four-year struggle in which Americans raised arms against Americans. The history books can tell us much about the trauma of war, but for those who prefer the emotional truths that can be conveyed by a good novel, here are 10 classic stories of the US Civil War.
    04/13/2011 01:24 pm

  • Opinion On its 150th anniversary, US Civil War matters more than ever

    The conflict between North and South stands as one of the only civil wars in human history that did not end in monarchy or dictatorship. Its lessons hold enduring value for the modern struggle to defend liberal democratic principles without compromising them in times of existential crisis.
    12/30/2010 09:14 am

  • Southern Storm

    The truth behind the legend of General Sherman’s march to the sea.
    09/04/2008 01:00 am

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