Civil War Era Studies
Over at Cosmic America, Keith Harris beat me to the punch on this one. But Jake can attest to the fact that, since the "news" of the revision of Civil War dead up by 130,000 broke, I have been grumbling on and off.
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Rudy, John M., "Dead is Dead: Why 20% Doesn't Matter" (2012). Interpreting the Civil War: Connecting the Civil War to the American Public. 142.