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CONFEDERATE MOBILE

By: Bergeron Arthur W. Jr.

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Louisiana University Press, USA: 2000

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012379


"An indispensable and thoroughly researched volume on Mobile's role in the Confederacy" "In most standard texts on the Civil War, Mobile appears only in reference to the famout Battle of Mobile Bay. It is thus refreshing to find a work that illuminates the complete war years of this major southern city. " View more info

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THE HISTORY AND BATTLEFIELDS OF THE CIVIL WAR

By: Bowen John

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Grange Books, London: 1996

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2016024


This book is packed with everything you would ever want to know about the Americal Civil War including the genesis of the war, the development and use of tactics and weapons, the roles of the commanders, the maritime war and the war's painful aftermath. The text has over 350 colour and black and white illustrations, artists' sketches, photographs and much more. View more info

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THE CIVIL WAR DIARY OF WILLIAM R. DYER A Member of Forrest's Escort

By: Bradshaw Wayne

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Wayne Bradshaw, USA: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 2012382


Most Civil War Generals commanded an "Escort" or "Bodyguard" (usually 100 men) which provided personal protection, acted as messengers and scouts etc. Fortunately William R. Dyer a member of Nathan Bedford Forrest's Escort, kept a diary as he rode through Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky and Mississippi with The Wizard of the Saddle. Dyer's diary gives insight into duty at Forrest's side describing events from his unique perspective. View more info

The Town That Started the Civil War

By: Brandt, Nat

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Laurel: 1991

Seller ID: 013323


Brandt, former editor of Publishers Weekly , introduces readers to a little-known event that occurred in the college town of Oberlin, Ohio, a stop on the Underground Railroad. Slave-hunters incurred the resentment of the townspeople, a wrath that came to a boil one day in August 1858 when runaway slave John Price was abducted by these bounty hunters. Outraged, Oberlin College professors and students, in company with white and free-black townspeople, rescued Price and hid... View more info

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JUBAL EARLY'S RAID ON WASHINGTON1864

By: Cooling B.F.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: The Nautical and Aviation Publishing Company of America, Baltimore: 1995

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2012363


For the Civil War historian and buff alike, this text provides a fresh interpretation of this fascinating episode in American history. Includes four campaign maps by W.J. Clipson, over 50 photographs and illustrations, appendices, bibliography, notes and index. View more info

BATTLE FLAG, THE BLOODY GROUND

By: Cornwell Bernard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London: 2004

Seller ID: 888001


Omnibus edition, Includes two stories of the American Civil War. Book in good condition View more info

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IN THE SADDLE Exploits of the 5th Georgia Cavalry During the Civil War

By: Daiss Timothy

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Schiffer Military History, Atglen, Pa: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012356


A touching story of a memorable Civil War unit and covers the first days of the war, the middle war with its exhausting battles, skirmishes and cavalry raids and the end of the war with depleted ranks, death and surrender. Includes many b/w illustrations of historical interest. View more info

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VIRGINIA AT WAR 1861

By: Davis William and Robertson James I. Jr. Edited By

Price: $55.00

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012352


Although nine of the former British colonies joined the United States before Virginia, the fate of the new republic depended heavily on the Commonwealth. With four of the first five American presidents and many other founding fathers and framers of the Constitution calling Virginia their home, the roots of American democracy are firmly planted within the borders of the Old Dominion. View more info

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DUEL BETWEEN THE FIRST IRONCLADS

By: Davis William C.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Louisiana University Press, USA: 1981

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2012433


"Using letters, diaries and memoirs of men who lived through the peic battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack and of those who witnessed it from afar, the author documents and analyses this famous confrontation of the first two modern warships. A well researched and presented text. View more info

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The Civil War : An American Iliad as Told By Those Who Lived it

By: Eisenschiml, Otto & Newman, Raph

Price: $32.00

Publisher: USA, Konecky & Konecky: 1992

Seller ID: 012200


Eisenschiml, though trained as a chemist, developed an abiding interest in US history & has authored some dozen or so works. This book is about the American Civil War. More than any other conflict the Civil War tore at the fabric of American Life. There was no way to stand outside the conflict; it changed everyone's life. Out of this shattering ordeal came many strange and interesting stories. The Civil War; An American Iliad give us these stories in the participants own... View more info

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THE CONFEDERATE READER

By: Harwell Richard B. Edited By

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Konecky and Konecky USA: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012360


A very well researched and presented account of the Civil War from 1860 through 1865. View more info

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VICKSBURG 47 Days of Siege

By: Hoehling A.A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books U.S.A.: 1996

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012350


This is a social history of the siege of Vicksburg. It is the story of real people who cannbe be relegated to the impersonal limbo of footnotes, and whose ordeals and emotional reactions to the challenges are timeless in depth, implication and likelihood of repetition. View more info

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THE DAY RICHMOND DIED

By: Hoehling A.A.and Mary

Price: $35.00

Publisher: A.S. Barnes & Company Inc. US: 1981

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012414


This text is the first full length account of the last days of the capital of the Confederacy. The Authors have documented this climactic drama, seen through the eyes of about 200 people who were in Richmond at the time of its fall, the book depicts what it was like for an American city to be assaulted and then captured. B/W photographs support the text. View more info

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NO GREATER CALLING A Chronological Record of Sacrifice and Heroism During the Western Indian Wars, 1865-1898

By: Johnson Eric S.

Price: $52.00

Publisher: Schiffer Military History, Atglen, Pa: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012384


Very well researched and presented. Includes b/w photographs View more info

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CONFEDERATE CORSAIR The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read

By: Jones Robert A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books USA: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012353


Union and Confederate navies battled for command of the seas, rivers, bays and harbours, desperately struggling to control the vital waterways that provided supplies and access to both soldiers and civilians. One of the little known heroes of this maritime legacy is Confederate Lieutentant Charles W. "Savez" Read. Included are a number of b/w photographs of historical interest. View more info

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SEASON OF FIRE The Confederate Strike on Washington

By: Judge Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: USA, Rockbridge Publishing Company: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012383


Well researched and presented account of Early's invasion of the North and the battle of Monocacy. The author makes effective and often poignant use of diaries, letters and memoirs of soldiers who risked and gave their lives for the beliefs. Includes maps, line drawings and photographs. View more info

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THE ARMY OF ROBERT E. LEE

By: Katcher Philip

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour Press Uk: 1996

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012361


Very well researched and presented. Text supported by many b/w photographs of historical interest. View more info

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ATLANTA 1864 Last Chance for the Confederacy

By: McMurry Richard M.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lincoln and London, University of Nebraska Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Thus

Seller ID: 2012348


This concise volume by McMurry closely examines this significant military campaign, places the struggle in its social and political contexts and includes useful topical appendices and a bibliographical essay. View more info

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Civil War Sea Battles: Seafights and Shipwrecks in the War Between the States

By: Miller, Edward Stokes

Price: $35.00

Publisher: USA, Combined Books: 1995

Seller ID: 012948


Civil War Sea Battles: Seafights and Shipwrecks in the War Between the States by Miller is just a whisker over 500g & 252 pages, green paper over black cloth, gilt spine titling. bw photos & line art throughout. Unknown to the general public, detailed logbooks of most Civil War vessels have survived and now lie in the National Archives. Using research from these and other official records, the author has written detailed accounts of the most important events in Civil War... View more info

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THE GROWTH OF THE AMERICAN REPUBLIC Volume One.

By: Morison Samuel Eliot, Commager Henry Steele, Leuchtenburg William E.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press New York: 1970

Seller ID: 011853


A very comprehensive text covering the period from the Indian culture to 1877 . Very well researched and presented history of the American Republic. View more info