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- Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 24.95
When Abraham Lincoln issued his final Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863, he not only freed the slaves in the Confederate states but also invited freed slaves and free persons of color to join the U.S. Army as part of the U.S. Colored Troops (USCT), the first systematic, large-scale effort by the U.S. government to arm African Americans... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 75.00
The Army of the Potomac fought in numerous battles, large and small, during the Civil War. This reference work compiles information from the Official Records to give a complete look at the numbers behind every battle and major campaign the Army of the Potomac participated in. Organized chronologically by battle, the numbers are broken down by corps,... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 24.95
Most surviving correspondence of the Civil War period was written by members of a literate, elite class; few collections exist in which the woman's letters to her soldier husband have been preserved. Here, in the exchange between William and Emily Moxley, a working-class farm couple from Coffee County, Alabama, we see vividly an often-neglected aspect... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 11.40
Hauptbeschreibung Fast ein Drittel aller Männer, die zwischen 1933 und 1945 geboren wurden, wuchsen kriegsbedingt ohne Vater auf. Anhand der sehr persönlichen Berichte in diesem Band werden die Folgen dieses Verlustes sichtbar: die Schwierigkeit, dem eigenen Leben deutliche Konturen zu geben, der Kampf um Selbstvertrauen und Entscheidungssicherheit.... more...
- Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 17.12
Hauptbeschreibung Dass Soldaten aus der DDR in den Westen flüchteten, weiß jeder. Dass Nato-Soldaten in die DDR überliefen, ist weitgehend unbekannt. Dabei hatten die Deserteure oft gute Gründe. Da ist der anscheinend überzeugte Sozialist William D. Adkins aus Indianapolis, der sich willig in die Arme der Stasi begibt, Karriere macht und am Ende... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
John Perkins Reynolds, a member of the "Salem Zouaves" (Company I, Eighth Massachusetts Infantry), left behind a unique record of one company's service during the early months of the Civil War. His detailed personal diary documents his company's hourly activities each day, forming a rare chronicle of a Union "three-month"... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 19.95
While a political refugee in London, former Confederate general John G. Walker wrote a history of the Civil War west of the Mississippi River. Walker's account, composed shortly after the war and unpublished until now, remains one of only two memoirs by high-ranking Confederate officials who fought in the Trans-Mississippi theater. Edited and expertly... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 33.00
This volume presents carefully selected, and annotated, articles about major-leaguers serving at home and overseas in the U.S. armed forces during World War I. Some continued to play ball in the military. Others fought the Germans in the trenches, in the air and at sea. Several lost their lives in combat or to disease. A few became heroes. From future... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 40.00
America's second oldest higher education institution experienced the full violence of the Civil War, with a wartime destiny of destruction compounded by its strategic location in Virginia's Tidewater region between Union and Confederate lines. This book describes the fate of the College and also explores in-depth the war service of the College's students,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 415.00
Originally published between 1920-1970, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...