“1865 Alabama: From Civil War to Uncivil Peace”
Author: Christopher Lyle McIlwain, Sr.
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Price: $59.95 (Cloth)
Christopher McIlwain, a practicing Tuscaloosa attorney, has been researching Alabama in the Civil War for over 25 years.
He has gone deeply into such primary sources as letters, diaries, drafts of legislation before the Alabama legislature and, especially, the editorial pages of the many Alabama newspapers during the years 1861-1865.