If you would like to check it out, the New York State Historical Association has graciously granted me the opportunity to offer my blog readers a limited-time opportunity to obtain a free copy of this issue. All you have to do is send an email request to firstname.lastname@example.org, and they will email you a PDF copy. Here is the full table of contents:
F. Daniel Larkin, Thomas D. Beal, William S. Walker
"Purveying Patriotic Pageantry: The Civil War Sanitary Fairs in New York"
"Love at War: The Civil War Courtship of John L. Hoster and Josephine Cole"
Stephen H. Light
Review Essay: Race in Nineteenth-Century New York City by Scott Nichols, including:
Peterson, Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York CityBooks Reviewed
Hodges, David Ruggles: A Radical Black Abolitionist and the Underground Railroad in New York City
Alexander, African or American? Black Identity and Political Activism in New York City, 1784-1861
Spann, Gotham at War: New York City, 1860-1865, Reviewed by Thomas D. Beal
Dobak, Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops 1862-1867, Reviewed by Hari Jones
Seraile, Angels of Mercy: White Women and the History of New York's Colored Orphan's Asylum, Reviewed by Edythe Ann Quinn