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The Civil War, 1861-1865

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  • Leadership and Command in the American Civil Warby Steven E. Woodworth

    Savas Publishing 2013; US$ 17.99

    Leadership and Command is a unique collection of five carefully-crafted essays by leading scholars, each dealing with an important and understudied slice of history from the epic events of 1861-1865. Georgia historian Richard McMurry inaugurates this compendium by directing the bright spotlight of scrutiny upon Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston’s... more...

  • Identification Discs of Union Soldiers in the Civil Warby Larry B. Maier; Joseph W. Stahl

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 55.00

    As an iconic symbol of the American GI, the dog tag has gained considerable cultural recognition. This book returns to the origins of the dog tag with an in-depth look at all 49 styles of Civil War era Union identification discs, including detailed photographs and histories for individual discs as well as a general history of the origin and production... 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...

  • Leaders of the American Civil Warby Charles F. Ritter; Jon L. Wakelyn

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 170.00

    Provides an overview of the careers of the great military leaders and the critical political leaders of the American Civil War. Entries consider the leader's character and pre-war experience and their contributions to the war effort. more...

  • Civil War Texasby Ralph A. Wooster

    Texas State Historical Assn Press 2014; US$ 9.95

    Written by one of the deans of Texas history, Civil War Texas provides an authoritative, comprehensive description of Texas during the Civil War as well as a guide for those who wish to visit sites in Texas associated with the war. In one compact volume, the reader or tourist is led on an exciting historical journey through Civil War Texas. Because... more...

  • The Outlaw Youngersby Marley Brant

    Madison Books 1995; US$ 29.99

    A character study of the men, the myths and the legends of the Outlaw Youngers, one of the most notorious gangs in the Wild West. more...

  • Pickett's Chargeby Bruce E. Mowday

    Barricade Books 2013; US$ 9.99

    Pickett's Charge was an infantry assault ordered by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee against Maj. Gen. George G. Meade's Union position on July 3, 1863, the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg. Arguably an avoidable mistake from which the Southern war effort never fully recovered psychologically, much has been written as to why Lee had to make the... more...

  • Manassasby Ethan S. Rafuse

    UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2014; US$ 21.95

    This volume is the essential guide to the Manassas battlefields, site of two of the Civil War?s critical campaigns. Ethan S. Rafuse, a distinguished scholar of the Civil War, provides a clearly organized, thorough, and uniquely insightful account of both campaigns, along with expert analysis and precise directions for armchair traveler and battlefield... more...

  • Military Memoirs of a Confederateby Edward Porter Alexander

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    First published in 1907, Military Memoirs of a Confederate is regarded by many historians as one of the most important and dispassionate first-hand general accounts of the American Civil War. Unlike some other Confederate memoirists, General Edward Porter Alexander had no use for bitter ôLost Cause? theories to explain the South?s defeat. Alexander... more...

  • David Glasgow Farragutby Charles Lee Lewis

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 36.95

    The second volume of this authoritative biography of America?s first admiral examines the last ten years of David Glasgow Farragut?s life, which included the ever-fascinating period of the Civil War. Farragut was as carefully methodical in preparation for battle as he was fearlessly swift in the execution of his plans. In Our First Admiral, the reader... more...