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The Civil War, 1861-1865

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  • Recollections of the Civil Warby Charles A. Dana

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99

    As the Civil War seemed to spin out of control, President Lincoln sought more insight into the conditions on the front lines. Because he did not have full confidence in the controversial approach that General Grant had taken, Lincoln sent renowned journalist Charles Dana to keep an eye on things and report back. Recollections of the Civil War offers... more...

  • Stonewall's Prussian Mapmakerby Richard Brady Williams

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 44.99

    Stonewall's Prussian Mapmaker: The Journals of Captain Oscar Hinrichs more...

  • A Connecticut Yankee in Lincoln?s Cabinetby Gideon Welles; J. Ronald Spencer

    Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    The Civil War through the eyes of a key member of Lincoln?s cabinet more...

  • West Wind, Flood Tideby Jack Friend

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    One of history's greatest naval engagements and the Civil War's bloodiest is examined for both its political ramifications and influence on naval tactics and ship design. more...

  • That Furious Struggleby Christopher Mackowski; Kristopher White

    Savas Beatie 2014; US$ 7.99

    Authors Chris Mackowski and Kristopher D. White have worked for years to compile this remarkable story of one of the war's greatest battles. escribes the series of controversial events that define this crucial battle, including General Robert E. Lee's radical decision to divide his small army--a violation of basic military rules--sending Stonewall... more...

  • Warlords of Ancient Mexicoby Peter G. Tsouras

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 17.95

    Learn the unbelievable true history of the great warrior tribes of Mexico. More than thirteen centuries of incredible spellbinding history are detailed in this intriguing study of the rulers and warriors of Mexico. Dozens of these charismatic leaders of nations and armies are brought to life by the deep research and entertaining storytelling of... more...

  • Hospital Sketchesby Louisa May Alcott

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Although best known as a writer of fiction who produced such classics as Little Women, Louisa May Alcott lived a fascinating life that included a stint as a Civil War nurse. This collection includes several essays, letters, and other pieces that outline Alcott's experiences serving to the needs of the war wounded. It's a fascinating account... more...

  • Life in Dixie During the War 1861-1865by Mary A. H. Gay

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    The "official" account of the Civil War is well known by many, but this sweeping narrative often overlooks the experiences and impressions of individuals. Life in Dixie During the War offers up a fascinating first-hand account of what it was like to actually live through this tumultuous period in American history. According to some, this... more...

  • The Rebel Yellby Craig A. Warren

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    No aspect of Civil War military lore has received less scholarly attention than the battle cry of the Southern soldier. In The Rebel Yell , Craig A. Warren brings together soldiers' memoirs, little-known articles, and recordings to create a fascinating and exhaustive exploration of the facts and myths about the ?Southern screech.?   Through close... more...

  • The War for a Nationby Susan-Mary Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    The War for a Nation provides a brief introduction to the American Civil War from the perspective of military personnel and civilians who participated in the conflict. Susan-Mary Grant brings the war, its many battles, and those who fought them ? male and female, black and white ? to the center of a riveting narrative that is accessible to general... more...