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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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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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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

THE CAMBRIDGE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WARFARE

By: Parker Geoffrey Edited By

Price: $70.00

Publisher: BCA London: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016012


This text provides a detailed and highly visual account of war in the West from antiquity to the 20th century. It is a very well researched and uniquely presented work and a reference point for those interested in the battles, campaigns, strategies and fighting techniques which have shaped our world. View more info

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IN SEARCH OF CONFEDERATE ANCESTORS; THE GUIDE

By: Segars J. H.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Southern Heritage Press, USA: 1993

Seller ID: 2018008


Journal of Confederate History Series Vol. IXA guide for those wanting to research Confederate heritage and history. View more info

CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELDS Discovering America's Hallowed Ground

By: Shaara Jeff

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York: 2006

Edition: 1st US

Inscription: Special Preservation Edition and Signed By Author

Seller ID: 2012404


From Antietam to Gettysburg to Vicksburg and to the many destinations in between Jeff Shaara's Guide to the Civil War Battlefields is the ideal book for both the casual tourist as well as the enthusiast. Packed with features including narratives of the war's crucial battles, intriguing historical footnotes about each site, photogrfaphs of the locations, detailed maps of the battle scenes and fascinating sidebars with related points of interest. View more info