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Reviews of the following books: Mainers in the Civil War by Harry Gratwick; The 22nd Maine Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War: A History and Roster by Ned Smith; Write Quick: War and a Woman's Life in Letters 1835-1867 Edited by Ann Fox Chandonnet and Robert Gibson Pevear; Civil War Senator: William Pitt Fessenden and the Fight to Save the American Republic by Robert J. Cook; Lincoln's Friend: Leonard Swett by Robert S. Eckley; We Are in His Hands Whether We Live or Die: The Letters of Brevet Brigadier General Charles Henry Howard edited by David K. Thomson; Fanny & Joshua: The Enigmatic Lives of Frances Caroline Adams and Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain by Diane Monroe Smith; This Birth Place of Souls:The Civil War Nursing Diary of Harriet Eaton edited with an Introduction by Jane E. Schultz; Army at Home: Women and the Civil War on the Northern Home Front by Judith Giesberg; A Visitation of God: Northern Civilians Interpret the Civil War by Sean A. Scott; Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 by James Oakes; War Upon the Land: Military Strategy and the Transformation of Southern Landscapes during the American Civil War by Lisa M. Brady; Remembering the Civil War: Reunion and the Limits of Reconciliation by Caroline E. Janney