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- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 44.99
The history of the Jeff Davis Artillery is the story of a company of Alabamians who fought with valor and distinction for the Confederacy during more than three and a half years of active service. As part of the Army of Northern Virginia, these soldiers played an integral part in most of the major campaigns of the Eastern Theatre, participating in... more...
- University of North Texas Press 2005; US$ 15.96
Thomas Reid traces the Civil War history of the 13th Texas Cavalry, a unit drawn from 11 counties in East Texas. Reid researched letters, documents, and diaries gleaned from more than one hundred descendants of the soldiers, answering many questions relating to their experiences and final resting places. more...
- Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 50.00
As mass immigration swept unprecedented numbers of Europeans to America in the mid-nineteenth century, these ethnic Americans would fight for the preservation of their new home country and contribute substantially to the Union victory. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 24.00
From the valleys of the French Broad and Catawba Rivers to the peaks of the Blue Ridge and Great Smoky Mountains, the people of western North Carolina responded to the war in dramatically different ways. Men and women, masters and slaves, planters and yeomen, soldiers and civilians, Confederates and Unionists, bushwhackers and home guardsmen, Democrats... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 45.95
The Pettigrew-Kirkland-MacRae Brigade was one of North Carolina's best-known and most successful units during the Civil War. Formed in 1862, the brigade spent nearly a year protecting supply lines before being thrust into its first major combat at Gettysburg. There, James Johnston Pettigrew's men pushed back the Union's famed Iron Brigade in vicious... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 47.50
Inspired and informed by the latest research in African American, military, and social history, the fourteen original essays in this book tell the stories of the African American soldiers who fought for the Union cause. An introductory essay surveys the history of the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT) from emancipation to the end of the Civil War. Seven... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 44.95
In an examination of the effects of the Civil War on the rural Southern home front, Mark V. Wetherington looks closely at the experiences of white "plain folk"--mostly yeoman farmers and craftspeople--in the wiregrass region of southern Georgia before, during, and after the war. Although previous scholars have argued that common people in the South... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2008; US$ 51.75
Vivid and lively letters from a young Confederate in Lee’s Army. In the spring of 1861 a 22-year-old Alabamian did what many of his friends and colleagues were doing—he joined the Confederate Army as a volunteer. The first of his family to enlist, William Cowan McClellan, who served as a private in the 9th Alabama Infantry regiment,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95
This is the first book-length work on wartime race relations in Tennessee, and it stresses the differences within the slave community as well as Military Governor Andrew Johnson’s role in emancipation. In Tennessee a significant number of slaves took advantage of the disruptions resulting from federal invasion to escape servitude and... more...