At War with King Alcohol is a “persuasively argued” yet “quite readable” volume that connects alcoholic consumption with 19th-c. concepts of masculinity & emergent prohibition laws.
Payne, Brendan J.
"At War with King Alcohol: Debating Drinking and Masculinity in the Civil War,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 25
Available at: https://repository.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol25/iss2/12