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- Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 16.00
The Sword of Lincoln is the first authoritative single-volume history of the Army of the Potomac in many years. From Bull Run to Gettysburg to Appomattox, the Army of the Potomac repeatedly fought -- and eventually defeated -- Robert E. Lee and his Army of Northern Virginia. Jeffry D. Wert, one of our finest Civil War historians, brings to life... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2008; US$ 29.99
Cavalryman of the Lost Cause is the first major biography in decades of the famous Confederate general J. E. B. Stuart. Based on research in manuscript collections, personal memoirs and reminiscences, and regimental histories, this comprehensive volume reflects outstanding Civil War scholarship. James Ewell Brown Stuart was the premier cavalry... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2011; US$ 16.00
From the time Robert E. Lee took command of the Army of Northern Virginia on June 1, 1862, until the Battle of Gettysburg thirteen months later, the Confederate army compiled a record of military achievement almost unparalleled in our nation?s history. How it happened?the relative contributions of Lee, his top command, opposing Union generals, and... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 27.99
George Armstrong Custer has been so heavily mythologized that the human being has been all but lost. Now, in the first complete biography in decades, Jeffry Wert reexamines the life of the famous soldier to give us Custer in all his colorful complexity. Although remembered today as the loser at Little Big Horn, Custer was the victor of many cavalry... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 20.00
General James Longstreet fought in nearly every campaign of the Civil War, from Manassas (the first battle of Bull Run) to Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chickamauga, Gettysburg, and was present at the surrender at Appomattox. Yet, he was largely held to blame for the Confederacy's defeat at Gettysburg. General James Longstreet sheds new light on the... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 28.95
Jeffry D. Wert re-creates the last day of the bloody Battle of Gettysburg in astonishing detail, taking readers from Meade's council of war to the seven-hour struggle for Culp's Hill -- the most sustained combat of the entire engagement. Drawing on hundreds of sources, including more than 400 manuscript collections, he offers brief excerpts from the... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 23.99
No single battalion was more feared during the Civil War than the 43rd Battalion of Virginia Cavalry. As one contemporary said, ?They had?all the glamour of Robin Hood?all the courage and bravery of the ancient crusaders.? Better known as Mosby?s Rangers, they were an elite guerrilla unit that operated with stunning success in northern Virginia and... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 26.95
This unusual and moving chronicle covers some of the most important battles of the Civil War?Sharpsburg (Antietam), Gettysburg, and Chancellorsville?through the stories of the two brigades who confronted each other on the bloody fields of battle. Drawing on original source material, Jeffry Wert reconstructs the drama and terrors of war through the... more...