The title character of this haunting historical novel is Carrie McGavock, whose farmhouse was commandeered as a Confederate field hospital before the tragic battle at Franklin, Tennessee, in November 1864. That day, 9,000 soldiers perished.
Truth is Stranger than Fiction in Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy by Karen Abbott
Entertaining nonfiction about 4 trail-blazing women spies during the Civil War...favorite nonfiction of 2014 so far! http://www.sarahsbookshelves.com/books-to-read/truth-stranger-fiction-liar-temptress-soldier-spy-karen-abbott/
Civil War Recipes: Receipts from the Pages of Godey's Lady's Book Civil War Recipes reproduces, in their original wording, receipts that appeared in the pages of Gody's Lady's Book during the decade of the Civil War. Editors Lily May Spaulding and John Spaulding have added annotations to assist those cooks who might not know, for example, that “buscuits” often referred to what we now call “cookies.” They also provide a brief overview of the technical state of cooking in America before....
What caused the Civil War? While slavery did have an important part to play, there were other causes that fed the fight between North and South. Here is a detailed look at the five major causes of the Civil War