ECW Podcast: Hawai’i in the American Civil War

Aloha! On the latest edition of the Emerging Civil War Podcast, we spend some time at the island kingdom of Hawai’i during the age of the American Civil War. As author Paul Taylor explains, America’s civil war left its fingerprints all over Hawai’ian history even though the country itself was neutral in the war.

Paul is the author of “Ke Kaua Ma America”: The Impact of the American Civil War on the Kingdom of Hawaii, a digital booklet available from Amazon.

Plus, he gives us a sneak-peak at his upcoming book, ‘Tis Not Our War: Avoiding Military Service in the Civil War North, coming in June from Stackpole Books.

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