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02.07.18 : Coulter, E. Merton, The Confederate States of America, 1861-1865, published in 1950.

Notes Concerning the Author

E. Merton Coulter (1890-1981) was born to a middle-class family in North Carolina.  He received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina and did post graduate work at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.  He came to the University of Georgia as a associate professor of history in 1919 and remained there for the entirety of his career.

Our Review

This is a fact=-filled scholarly treatment by one of the South’s foremost historians.  It makes a nice companion of academic reading for Robert Selph Henry’s more popular The Story of the Confederacy.

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