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Jakes, John. Savannah, or, A Gift for Mr. Lincoln. New York: Dutton, 2004.

A novel of the December 1864 lull in Sherman's March as the Yankees occupy Savannah. Cast as a Christmas story with W.T. Sherman as a type of Scrooge, Savannah is a light, comic, even romantic look at the irrepressibility of the Christmas spirit even at the nadir of wartime.


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