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The Last Days of the Confederacy in Northeast Georgia (2015)

Author: Ray Chandler

Reviewed by: Chris Mackowski

After Appomattox (2015)

Author: Gregory P. Downs

Reviewed by: Justin Behrend

Rebels Against the Confederacy (2014)

Author: Barton A. Myers

Reviewed by: Margaret M. Storey


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