Several new releases have been received from publishers over the last few weeks and I'd like to bring you up to date on them.
Florida Civil War Blockades: Battling for the Coast--From The History Press. Authors Nick Wynne and Joe Crankshaw discuss the Union's attempt to shut down over 1,500 miles of coastline.
Forrest's Fighting Preacher: David Campbell Kelley of Tennessee--From The History Press. Author Michael R. Bradley brings us the life of Nathan Bedford Forrest's second in command. Kelley returned to preaching after the war and also helped to establish Vanderbilt University.
Genius of Place: The Life of Frederick Law Olmsted (A Merloyd Lawrence Book)--From DaCapo Press. Author Justin Martin treats us to the life of Frederick Law Olmsted "abolitionist, conservationist, and designer of Central Park".
The Civil War: A Visual History--From Parragon Press. Letters, speeches, and memoirs mixed with images from photographers, sketch artists, and reporters all in a gift book type format to be released in time for holiday giving.