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Armies. Troops

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  • Heroes for All Timeby Dione Longley; Buck Zaidel

    Wesleyan University Press 2015; US$ 31.99

    Compelling first-hand accounts of the war, lavishly illustrated with rare period photos more...

  • Texas Dividedby James Marten

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    The Civil War hardly scratched the Confederate state of Texas. Thousands of Texans died on battlefields hundreds of miles to the east, of course, but the war did not destroy Texas's farms or plantations or her few miles of railroads. Although unchallenged from without, Confederate Texans faced challenges from within -- from fellow Texans who opposed... 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...

  • 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...

  • From Tragedy to Triumph: The Story of John Tartaglioby John Tartaglio; Andrew Chapin

    No Limits Publishing 2013; US$ 5.99

    In 24 hours, a rare bacterial infection turned healthy 17-year-old John Tartaglio into a double-leg amputee, but 15 hours and 59 minutes is all that it took for him to reclaim the life that he had left behind. This is his story of perseverance over a heartbreaking circumstance as incomprehensible as it is seemingly insurmountable. Amputated up to... more...

  • The Brave Men of Company Aby Edward S. Cooper

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2015; US$ 69.99

    In this book the story of Company A is told through the real-time, unfiltered correspondence of the soldiers who fought to end slavery and preserve the United States. This allows readers to develop a personal connection with the men of Company A as they learn the fate, good and tragic, of the men featured throughout the book. more...

  • Civil War Washingtonby Susan C. Lawrence

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00

    While it is impossible to re-create the tumultuous Washington DC of the Civil War, Civil War Washington sets out to examine the nation?s capital during the Civil War along with the digital platform ( civilwardc.org ) that reimagines it during those turbulent years. Among the many topics covered in the volume is the federal government?s experiment... more...

  • The First Louisiana Special Battalionby Gary Schreckengost

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 35.00

    From the little-known Filibuster Wars to the Civil War battlefield of Gaines' Mill, this volume details the fascinating story of one of the South's most colorful military units, the 1st Louisiana Special Battalion, aka Wheat's Tigers. Beginning with a brief look at the Filibuster Wars (a set of military attempts to annex Latin American... more...

  • The Great Missouri Raidby Michael J. Forsyth

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    In 1864, General Sterling Price with an army of 12,000 ragtag Confederates invaded Missouri in an effort to wrest it from the United States Army's Department of Missouri. Price hoped his campaign would sway the 1864 presidential election, convincing war-weary Northern voters to cast their ballots for a peace candidate rather than Abraham Lincoln.... 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...