Civil War Alabama
Author: Christopher Lyle McIlwain Sr.
Foreword by G. Ward Hobbs
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
Price: $59.95 (Hardcover)
Tuscaloosa attorney Chris McIlwain, for 25 years, has been practicing law all day and in the evenings and weekends researching the Civil War in Alabama. He read journals and diaries, the military records and, most especially, the many, many newspapers published all over Alabama during the conflict.
The result of this Herculean effort is, so far, three books.