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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 55.00
As an iconic symbol of the American GI, the dog tag has gained considerable cultural recognition. This book returns to the origins of the dog tag with an in-depth look at all 49 styles of Civil War era Union identification discs, including detailed photographs and histories for individual discs as well as a general history of the origin and production... more...
- Texas State Historical Assn Press 2013; US$ 9.95
War memorials are symbols of a community?s sense of itself, the values it holds dear, and its collective memory. They inform us more, perhaps, about the period in which the memorials were erected than the period of the war itself. Kelly McMichael, in her book, Sacred Memories: The Civil War Monument Movement in Texas , takes the reader on a... more...
- Texas State Historical Assn Press 2014; US$ 9.95
Written by one of the deans of Texas history, Civil War Texas provides an authoritative, comprehensive description of Texas during the Civil War as well as a guide for those who wish to visit sites in Texas associated with the war. In one compact volume, the reader or tourist is led on an exciting historical journey through Civil War Texas. Because... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 49.95
"Lesley Gordon's 'microhistory' of the Sixteenth Connecticut Volunteers is as compelling as it is revealing. Not content merely to describe the wartime experiences of these men, Gordon proposes new ways to understand how Civil War soldiers first survived then relived the conflict, both collectively and individually, for decades thereafter. This is... more...
- Ohio University Press 2009; US$ 14.99
Indiana?s War is a primary source collection featuring the writings of Indiana?s citizens during the Civil War era. Using private letters, official records, newspaper articles, and other original sources, the volume presents the varied experiences of Indiana?s participants in the war both on the battlefield and on the home front. Starting in the... more...
- Ohio University Press 2011; US$ 14.99
When the Civil War broke out in April 1861, Kansas was in a unique position. Although it had been a state for mere weeks, its residents were already intimately acquainted with civil strife. Since its organization as a territory in 1854, Kansas had been the focus of a national debate over the place of slavery in the Republic. By 1856, the ideological... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00
This timely addition to Civil War history shares the stories of 25 unique military organizations, showing how past and future collided in the first modern war. more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 17.99
Steve Raymond, a retired newspaper editor, is author of nine previous books. A member of the Civil War Trust and Puget Sound Civil War Roundtable, he also reviews books on history for the Seattle Times and is a member of the National Book Critics Circle. He and his wife, Joan, live on Whidbey Island in Puget Sound. more...