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Armies. Troops

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  • In the Very Thickest of the Fightby Steve Raymond

    Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    The 78th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment took the field under command of a lackadaisical colonel who was frequently absent and feuded with his own officers and superiors.  Distrusted by senior officers, the 78th became a regiment that was always left behind?until its own officers forced their reluctant colonel to resign.  His replacement was... more...

  • Indiana?s Warby Richard F. Nation; Stephen E. Towne

    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...

  • Inside Connecticut and the Civil Warby Matthew Warshauer

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 21.99

    How a small state struggled, survived, and remains connected to its past more...

  • A Jewish Colonel in the Civil Warby Marcus M. Spiegel; Jean Powers Soman; Frank L. Byrne

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 17.95

    Marcus Spiegel, a German Jewish immigrant, served with the 67th and 120th Ohio Volunteer regiments during the Civil War. He saw action in Virginia, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, where he was fatally wounded in May 1864. These letters to Caroline, his wife, reveal the traumatizing experience of a soldier and the constant concern of a husband... more...

  • Kansas?s Warby Pearl T. Ponce

    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...

  • Kentuckians in Grayby Bruce S. Allardice; Lawrence Lee Hewitt

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00

    Kentuckians in Gray is a comprehensive collection of biographical sketches of key Confederate military personnel from the Bluegrass state. In addition to providing short profiles of lesser-known colonels, lieutenant colonels, and majors, the book vividly details significant players including Tyree H. Bell, Abraham Buford, Thomas James Churchill,... 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...

  • Louisianians in the Western Confederacyby Stuart Salling

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 39.95

    The Louisiana Brigade served the Confederacy in the Army of Tennessee, battling on the western frontier. Commanded by Daniel W. Adams and Randall L. Gibson, the brigade fought from the Battle of Shiloh in April 1862 to the surrender at Meridian in May 1865. This volume follows the formation and history of the individual units, the politics of command,... more...

  • A Regiment of Slavesby Edward G. Longacre

    UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    The 4th United States Colored Troops (USCT) regiment saw considerable action in the eastern theater of operations from late 1863 to mid-1865. The regiment?drawn largely from freedmen and liberated slaves in the Middle Atlantic and New England states?served in Maj. Gen. Benjamin F. Butler?s Army of the James, whose mission was to capture the Confederate... more...

  • Sacred Memoriesby Kelly McMichael

    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...