Monthly Archives: December 2016

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Review of Sons of the White Eagle in Polish American Journal

I am delighted to share a review of my book Sons of the White Eagle in the American Civil War: Divided Poles in a Divided Nation written by Mary Lanham and published in the Polish American Journal in December 2016. The Polish American Journal is the nation’s largest, independent English language monthly newspaper dedicated to the promotion, preservation and continuance of Polish American culture. Sons of the White Eagle in the American Civil War: Divided Poles in a Divided Nation Walk around the American Civil War section of your library and one could think that every aspect of the war has been covered. You will find specialized books on South Carolina Women in the Confederacy, Civil War Veterans of the Tonawandas, N.Y. and Biographical Sketches of Confederate Participants in the Battle of Picacho Pass, April 15, 1862. So it is only fitting that Mark Bielski has added to the field a Polish perspective of the War Between the States with his Sons of the White Eagle in the American Civil War. This thoroughly researched text with photos, maps, historical documents, an impressive bibliography and index, offers nine personal portraits of Poles who fought for the North, the South, and in one case…

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