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- 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...
- 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...
- LSU Press 2012; US$ 25.95
John R. Lundberg?s compelling new military history chronicles the evolution of Granbury?s Texas Brigade, perhaps the most distinguished combat unit in the Confederate Army of Tennessee. Named for its commanding officer, Brigadier General Hiram B. Granbury, the brigade fought tenaciously in the western theater even after Confederate defeat seemed certain.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 35.00
The 18th North Carolina Regiment has the dubious distinction of firing the volley at Chancellorsville, Virginia, that mortally wounded General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson. This tragic accident has overshadowed the regiment's otherwise valiant service during the Civil War. One of Robert E. Lee's "fighting regiments," the 18th... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 26.49
This book is a compilation of Diaries and Trench Mortar Memories contributed by various members of the 32nd Divisional Artillery, and apart from anything else it goes some way to make up for the lack of a full divisional history. The 32nd Division landed in France in November 1915 without its artillery which had been transferred to the 31st Division.... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2010; US$ 16.99
Ulysses S. Grant is often accused of being a cold?hearted butcher of his troops. In Ulysses S. Grant: A Victor, Not a Butcher , historian Edward H. Bonekemper III proves that Grant?s casualty rates actually compared favorably with those of other Civil War generals. His perseverance, decisiveness, moral courage, and political acumen place him among... more...
- Savas Beatie 2005; US$ 22.95
The celebrated Chicago Mercantile Battery was organized by the Mercantile Association, a group of prominent Chicago merchants, and mustered into service in August of 1862. The Chicagoans would serve in many of the Western Theaters most prominent engagements until the war ended in the spring of 1865. The battery accompanied General William T.... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 40.00
The Civil War experience of the 10th Minnesota Volunteer Regiment resembles that of few other regiments. On the day the 10th Minnesota first mustered at Fort Snelling in August 1862, the Sioux Indian War broke out in western Minnesota. Soldiers who signed up to fight the Confederacy instead found themselves marching to defend the frontier and spending... more...