Drawn With the Sword: Reflections on the American Civil War. By James M. McPherson. Oxford University Press, 1996. 253 Pages. $25.00.
Ken Burns's The Civil War: Historians Respond Edited by Robert Brent Toplin. Oxford University Press, 1996. 204 Pages. $24.00.
Lee the Soldier. Edited by Gary W. Gallagher. University of Nebraska Press, 1996. 620 Pages. $45.00. Reviewed by Dr. Charles E.
White, Infantry School Historian.
These books illustrate three reasons why popular interest in the American Civil War endures. Each is a collection of essays, lectures, speeches, and special studies in short form that have not become books. Most works like this never …