Virginia Magazine of History and Biography
Volume 111 / Number 1
Hearts of Darkness: Wellsprings of a Southern Literary Tradition
By Bertram Wyatt-Brown
Reviewed by Joseph M. Flora, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Anne Orthwood's Bastard: Sex and Law in Early Virginia.
By John Ruston Pagan
Reviewed by Helena M. Wall, Pomona College
To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders.
By Bernard Bailyn
Reviewed by Michal J. Rozbicki, Saint Louis University
Slavery at the Home of George Washington.
Edited by Philip J. Schwarz
Reviewed by Henry Wiencek, Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy
Drinking the Waters: Creating an American Leisure Class at Nineteenth-Century Mineral Springs
By Thomas A. Chambers
Reviewed by Daniel Kilbride, John Carroll University
A Single Grand Victory: The First Campaign and Battle of Manassas.
By Ethan S. Rafuse
Reviewed by Michael E. Long, Pasco-Hernando Community College
Divided Hearts: Britain and the American Civil War.
By R. J. M. Blackett
Reviewed by Hugh Dubrulle, Saint Anselm College
Virginians at War: The Civil War Experiences of Seven Young Confederates.
By John G. Selby
Reviewed by Carol Kettenburg Dubbs, Williamsburg, Virginia
Confederate Industry: Manufacturers and Quartermasters in the Civil War.
By Harold S. Wilson
Reviewed by Charles B. Dew, Williams College
They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the American Civil War.
By DeAnne Blanton and Lauren M. Cook
Reviewed by Susannah U. Bruce, Sam Houston State University
The War Was You and Me: Civilians in the American Civil War.
Edited by Joan E. Cashin
Reviewed by Angela Boswell, Henderson State University
An Uncommon Time: The Civil War and the Northern Home Front.
Edited by Paul A. Cimbala and Randall M. Miller
Reviewed by Elizabeth D. Leonard, Colby College
And Keep Moving On: The Virginia Campaign, May–June 1864.
By Mark Grimsley
Reviewed by Stephen D. Engle, Florida Atlantic University
Lee's Last Retreat: The Flight to Appomattox.
By William Marvel
Reviewed by Brooks D. Simpson, Arizona State University
Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Keckly: The Remarkable Story of the Friendship Between a First Lady and a Former Slave.
By Jennifer Fleischner
Reviewed by Jean H. Baker, Goucher College
The Making of Robert E. Lee.
By Michael Fellman
Reviewed by Richard B. McCaslin, High Point University
The Scalawags: Southern Dissenters in the Civil War and Reconstruction.
By James Alex Baggett
Reviewed by Gordon B. McKinney, Berea College
Still Fighting the Civil War: The American South and Southern History.
By David Goldfield
Reviewed by Charles W. Eagles, University of Mississippi
Managing White Supremacy: Race, Politics, and Citizenship in Jim Crow Virginia.
By J. Douglas Smith
Reviewed by Robert A. Pratt, University of Georgia