Re: BOOK: Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A History of the American Civil War

From: Matthew Gaylor (
Date: Fri Feb 02 2001 - 09:43:59 MST

>Subject: Re: BOOK: Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men: A
>History of the American Civil War
>I heard the author, Jeffrey Hummel, speak last summer and counted myself
>lucky to get one of the last of the many copies he was offering for sale.
>Having heard that he had copies to sell on hand, the audience fairly rushed
>Hummel after his talk. He not only gave an excellent presentation but also,
>as I found when I read it soon after, has written an excellent book.

One of my good friends was the college roommate of Jeffrey Hummel and
I was fortunately able to go out to dinner with him a couple of years
ago. I recommend his book highly.

Regards, Matt-

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