For the Glory of the Union: Myth, Reality, and the Media in Civil War New Jersey
American newspapers during the War Between the States were intensely partisan and reported the war news with strong biases. This intriguing study in the manipulation of the news follows the account of the military adventures of the Twenty-Sixth New Jersey Infantry, a nine-month volunteer regiment raised in and around Newark.
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