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Newly Published: The Last Civil War Veterans

New on our bookshelf today:

The Last Civil War Veterans: The Lives of the Final Survivors, State by State
Frank L. Grzyb

It really matters very little who died last,” wrote Civil War historian William Marvel, “but for some reason we seem fascinated with knowing.” Drawing on a wide range of sources including correspondence with descendants, this book covers the last living Civil War veterans in each state, providing details of their wartime service as soldiers and sailors and their postwar lives as family men, entrepreneurs, politicians, frontier pioneers and honored veterans.