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Armies. Troops

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Spartan Bandby Thomas Reid

    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...

  • True Sons of the Republicby Martin W. Ofele

    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 Heart of Confederate Appalachiaby Gordon B. McKinney; John C. Inscoe

    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...

  • Lee's Tar Heelsby Earl J. Hess

    The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 40.00

    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...

  • Black Soldiers in Blueby John David Smith

    The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 25.00

    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...