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New Jersey’s Civil War Odyssey: An Anthology of Civil War Tales, from 1850 to 1961.
Edited by Joseph Bilby. Forty-eight untold and long-forgotten stories of New Jerseyans and how they coped with the Civil War and its memory. Includes accounts of New jersey Civil War political myths, Jewish Jerseymen in the ranks, a Confederate general from Elizabeth, the 12th Infantry “Holding the Line at Gettysburg,” wartime base ball, the Hoboken bounty-jumper sting, the “Great Reunion” at Deckertown, strange tales of monuments, a National Cemetery full of Confederates, the Centennial Commission’s principled stand against racism, and much more. All proceeds go to the New Jersey Civil War 150 Committee and its projects.  Published spring 2011. Hard bound, 168 pages. ISBN 0-944413-78-4. $20 plus $4 postage.
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