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- The University Press of Kentucky 2011; US$ 25.00
Kentucky and Tennessee were mirror images of one another during the Civil War. Both were slave states with large numbers of Union and Confederate sympathizers. Kentuckians and Tennesseans suffered the same hardships as the armies waged war in their homeland. Bound to each other and to the South by their common culture, economy, and values, the people... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 34.95
In the wake of America's Civil War, hundreds of thousands of men who fought for the Confederacy trudged back to their homes in the Southland. Some -- due to lingering effects from war wounds, other disabilities, or the horrors of combat -- were unable to care for themselves. Homeless, disabled, and destitute veterans began appearing on the sidewalks... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 40.00
The fascinating third book in the Virginia at War series focuses on the Virginia experience at mid-conflict. The collection provides a comprehensive overview of the conflict's impact on children, religion, and newly freed slaves. Also included are essays that probe the South's view of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War careers of the Hatfields and... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 22.50
?George W. Nichols?s aptly titled Soldier?s Story is one of the classic narratives of frontline infantry service in the Army of Northern Virginia. Nichols?s 61st Georgia fought in the renowned brigade commanded in turn by General Alexander r. Lawton, General John B. Gordon, and General Clement A. Evans. Nichols framed his account without sentimental... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 24.95
?The well-written and candid letters of a reasonably articulate Southern officer, who paints a lucid picture of everyday life in the Confederate army in a little-known theater? Williams?s letters, personally written and shot through with his sharp sense of humor and folksy artwork, provide an excellent account of a long neglected theater of the American... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 45.00
Organized at Indianapolis in December 1861, the 47th Indiana Volunteer Infantry's Civil War service spanned the Mississippi Valley and the Gulf South. From Louisville to New Orleans and on to Mobile, General James R. Slack and the 47th Indiana took the war to the inland waterways and southern bayous, fighting in many of the Civil War's most... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
Named for Massachusetts governor John Albion Andrew--who prevented these two companies from joining the nationalized Berdan's sharp-shooters so that their families could continue to receive state aid--the Andrew Sharpshooters often transferred from unit to unit as the need for their unique, long-range shooting skills changed. This first chronicle... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1998; US$ 21.00
William Henry Harrison Clayton was one of nearly 75,000 soldiers from Iowa to join the Union ranks during the Civil War. Possessing a high school education and superior penmanship, Clayton served as a company clerk in the 19th Infantry, witnessing battles in the Trans-Mississippi theater. His diary and his correspondence with his family in Van Buren... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2003; US$ 29.95
William Vermilion (1830-1894) served as a captain in Company F of the 36th Iowa Infantry from October 1862 until September 1865. Although he was a physician in Iconium in south central Iowa at the start of the war, after it ended he became a noted lawyer in nearby Centerville; he was also a state senator from 1869 to 1872. Mary Vermilion (1831-1883)... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 16.00
" The Civil War scene in Kentucky, site of few full-scale battles, was one of crossroad skirmishes and guerrilla terror, of quick incursions against specific targets and equally quick withdrawals. Yet Kentucky was crucial to the military strategy of the war. For either side, a Kentucky held secure against the adversary would have meant easing of supply... more...