Thoughts on Civil War Fiction

Civil War Fiction

Books about the Civil War continue to be churned out. I think the War Between the States must be one of the most popular topics to write about. Through the years, I

2 thoughts on “Thoughts on Civil War Fiction

  1. Great list and one I concur with for the most part. (I wasn’t swept away by Cold Moutain, but was glad that I had read it).

    By the way, I am also the author of historical fiction set during the Civil War, “Shades of Gray: A Novel of the Civil War in Virginia.” If you ever find time to read it, I’d love to hear what you think.

  2. This is a great list. I was suprised at how many I’ve actually read, since I don’t really read Civil War fiction all that often. Andersonville gave me nightmares for days after I’d read it.

    One book I really enjoyed that’s not on your list was David H. Jones’ Two Brothers. His attention to detail in describing the brothers’ lives really appealed to the historian in me.

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