“WE HAVE THE WAR UPON US: THE ONSET OF THE CIVIL WAR, NOVEMBER 1860-APRIL 1861” By William J. Cooper, Knopf ($30). Blaming “Inflexible” Lincoln Misleading, Wrong More than 150 years after Confederate forces fired on Fort Sumter, historians continue to debate the causes of the Civil War. Some claim that the conflict was the inevitable […] ↓ Read the rest of this entry…