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  • Last to Leave the Fieldby Timothy J. Orr

    University of Tennessee Press 2011; US$ 52.00

    Revealing the mind-set of a soldier seared by the horrors of combat even as he kept faith in his cause, Last to Leave the Field showcases the private letters of Ambrose Henry Hayward, a Massachusetts native who served in the 28th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Hayward’s service, which began with his enlistment in the summer of 1861 and... more...

  • Hungarian Émigrés in the American Civil Warby Istvan Kornel Vida

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00

    After the suppression of the Hungarian Revolution in 1848 and 1849, thousands of Hungarians fled to the United States, an influx dubbed the Kossuth Emigration after failed revolutionary leader Lajos Kossuth. During the American Civil War, many of these Kossuth emigres joined the ranks of the Union or Confederate armies. The book explores their motivations... more...

  • The Sixteenth Mississippi Infantryby Robert G. Evans

    University Press of Mississippi 2002; US$ 50.00

    They fought in the Shenandoah campaign that blazed Stonewall Jackson's reputation. They fought in the Seven Days' Battles and at Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg, in the Wilderness campaign, and at Spotsylvania. At the surrender they were beside General Robert E. Lee in Appomattox. From the beginning of the war to its very... more...

  • John Dooley's Civil Warby Robert Emmett Curran

    University of Tennessee Press 2011; US$ 59.00

    Among the finer soldier-diarists of the Civil War, John Edward Dooley first came to the attention of readers when an edition of his wartime journal, edited by Joseph Durkin, was published in 1945. That book, John Dooley, Confederate Soldier , became a widely used resource for historians, who frequently tapped Dooley’s vivid accounts of Second... more...

  • By the Noble Daring of Her Sonsby Jonathan C. Sheppard

    University of Alabama Press 2012; US$ 49.95

    Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 By the Noble Daring of Her Sons is a tale of ordinary Florida citizens who, during extraordinary times, were called to battle against their fellow countrymen.   Over the past twenty years, historians have worked diligently to explore Florida’s role in the... more...

  • The Civil War In Kentuckyby Kent Masterton Brown

    Da Capo Press 2007; US$ 29.95

    Top scholars contribute to this book of essays on the complex series of battles and political maneuvers for control of Kentucky during the Civil War. more...

  • Divided Loyaltiesby James Finck

    Savas Beatie 2012; US$ 18.95

    On May 16, 1861, the Kentucky state legislature passed an ordinance declaring its neutrality, which the state’s governor, Beriah Magoffin, confirmed four days later.  Kentucky’s declaration and ultimate support for the Union stood at odds with the state’s social and cultural heritage. After all, Kentucky was... more...

  • The Civil War Journal of Private Heyward Emmell, Ambulance and Infantry Corpsby Jim Malcolm

    Fairleigh Dickinson 2011; US$ 74.99

    The Civil War Journal of Private Heyward Emmel is a primary source documenting one man's experiences on the front line of the American Civil War. For three years, first as an infantryman in the 7th Regiment, New Jersey Volunteers, and later as a stretcher bearer in the Ambulance Corps, Emmell reports on virtually all the major campaigns of the Army... more...

  • Defeating Leeby Jr. Lawrence A. Kreiser

    Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 18.99

    Fair Oaks, the Seven Days, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Cold Harbor, Petersburg?the list of significant battles fought by the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac, is a long and distinguished one. This absorbing history of the Second Corps follows the unit's creation and rise to prominence, the battles that earned it a reputation for hard fighting,... more...

  • From Selma to Appomattoxby Lawrence R. Laboda

    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...