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  • Lincoln's Secret Spyby Jane Singer; John Stewart

    Lyons Press 2015; US$ 25.99

    History remembers William Alvin Lloyd as the subject of Totten vs. United States ?which set precedent for espionage law?but was he a total fraud? Lincoln's Secret Spy is a high-spirited historical caper about a notorious scoundrel who may have been Abraham Lincoln's secret agent in the Confederacy. more...

  • Empty Sleevesby Brian Craig Miller

    University of Georgia Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The Civil War acted like a battering ram on human beings, shattering both flesh and psyche of thousands of soldiers. Despite popular perception that doctors recklessly erred on the side of amputation, surgeons labored mightily to adjust to the medical quagmire of war. And as Brian Craig Miller shows in Empty Sleeves , the hospital emerged as the first... more...

  • Lone Star Blue and Grayby Robert Wooster; Ralph Wooster

    Texas State Historical Assn Press 2015; Not Available

    Ralph A. Wooster was named Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus by Lamar University in 2006. Author or editor of eleven books, including Civil War Texas : A History and a Guide (TSHA, 1999), Wooster is also co-author of Texas & Texans , a widely used seventh grade history text now in its sixth edition. He is a fellow and past president... more...

  • The Progressive Era: A Reference Guideby Francis Sicius

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 58.00

    The progressive impulse that energized the United States between 1890 and 1920 forever altered the nature of American government and its relation to its citizens. This book was written to reveal the challenges Americans faced during the Progressive Era and to show how their responses helped transform the nation. Combining a narrative on the era with... more...

  • The North Reports the Civil Warby J Cutler Andrews

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1955; US$ 39.95

    Andrews presents the drama of the Civil War as seen through the eyes of reporters? own diaries, dispatches, and printed news stories. more...

  • Glory Was Not Their Companionby Paul Taylor

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 29.95

    Recruited primarily from the gentle farmlands of central New York, the men of the Twenty-Sixth New York Volunteer Infantry were among the first to answer their nation's call during the Civil War. Death soon wrapped its cold arms around the regiment, whose losses were great. More often than not the Twenty-Sixth was placed in difficult or impossible... more...

  • The Civil War Soldierby Michael Barton; Larry M. Logue

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 28.00

    This excellent collection of selections from leading scholars on who the soldiers were, how they lived, and why they fought is a fine introduction to years of research that seeks to answer that question. more...

  • Captives in Grayby Roger Pickenpaugh

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95

    Perhaps no topic is more heated, and the sources more tendentious, than that of Civil War prisons and the treatment of prisoners of war (POWs). Partisans of each side, then and now, have vilified the other for maltreatment of their POWs, while seeking to excuse their own distressing record of prisoner of war camp mismanagement, brutality, and incompetence.... more...

  • Civil War Nurse Narratives, 1863-1870by Daneen Wardrop

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 55.00

    Civil War Nurse Narratives, 1863?1870 , examines the first wave of autobiographical narratives written by northern female nurses and published during the war and shortly thereafter, ranging from the well-known Louisa May Alcott to lesser-known figures such as Elvira Powers and Julia Wheelock. From the hospitals of Washington, DC, and Philadelphia,... more...

  • To Live and Die in Dixieby David Zimring

    University of Tennessee Press 2014; US$ 59.95

    According to the 1860 census, nearly 350,000 native northerners resided in a southern state by the time of the Civil War. Although northern in birth and upbringing, many of these men and women identified with their adopted section once they moved south. In this innovative study, David Ross Zimring examines what motivated these Americans to change... more...