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Hymn of Peace Books

Patrick Gilmore, History of The National Peace Jubilee And Great Musical Festival: Held In The City Of Boston (1871)

The bandleader who conceived and coordinated the music festival wrote a history of the event. A facsimile edition of the 1871 publication was released in 2010.

Drew Gilpin Faust, This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (2008)

Faust, a Harvard history professor, examines how soldiers and civilians responded to the unprecedented scope of death during the Civil War.

Garry Wills, Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words that Remade America (1992)

In this fascinating book, Wills explores Lincoln’s use of a small handful of words to reshape the meaning of America. Central to his argument is Lincoln’s own obsession with death and his awareness that a cemetery filled with recently buried Union and Confederate soldiers provided the backdrop for this philosophical remaking of America.

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