Two mythic achievements in the novel form have eluded the creative powers of both the greatest northern and southern writers: the Great American Novel and the Great Civil War Novel. I am convinced that the Great American Novel must also be the Great Civil War Novel. Thomas Wolfe, who wrote "Chickama....
"Thomas Wolfe's Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 4
, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol4/iss3/6