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“The real war will never get in the books.”
— Walt Whitman, Specimen Days

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Chris Mackowski: “Gods and Generals: A Conversation with Jeff Shaara“—Web Exclusive

Stephen Davis: “The Delicious If: MacKinlay Kantor’s If the South Had Won the Civil War and Alternative HistoryWeb Exclusive

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ECW Posts about Specific Works of Civil War-Related Literature:

ECW Posts about Shelby Foote:

ECW Posts about Gone with the Wind:

ECW Posts about The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead:

ECW Posts about Alternative Fiction:

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