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The Civil War, 1861-1865

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  • Victory at Gettysburgby Glenn W. LaFantasie

    Indiana University Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    The Civil War generation saw its world in ways startlingly different from our own. Glenn W. LaFantasie examines the lives and experiences of several key personalities who gained fame during the war. As a turning point in the war, Gettysburg had a different effect on each person.Victory at Gettysburg captures the human drama of the war and shows how... more...

  • A Short History of the Civil War at Seaby Spencer C. Tucker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 29.99

    While fighting on land continues to hold center stage, recently much more attention has been focused on the Civil War at sea. And for good reason. Naval operations decided the outcome of the war as the North exploited its significant naval and maritime advantage to turn the war on land in its favor. In A Short History of the Civil War at Sea , Spencer... more...

  • The Prairie Boys Go to Warby Rhonda M. Kohl

    Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 39.95

    Cavalry units from Midwestern states remain largely absent from Civil War literature, and what little has been written largely overlooks the individual men who served. The Fifth Illinois Cavalry has thus remained obscure despite participating in some of the most important campaigns in Arkansas and Mississippi. In this pioneering examination... more...

  • Mr. Lincoln's Brown Water Navyby Gary D. Joiner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 25.99

    A new expanded edition of Michael MannionOs best-selling handbook for post-abortion counseling. New chapters include: 'Abortion and Men', which confirms the significance of menOs influence on womenOs decisions to seek or not to seek abortions; OItOs Safe to Come Home,O where he writes of the Church that seeks to be an agent of healing for all. more...

  • The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstructionby Steven E. Woodworth

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 28.99

    The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstruction brings alive this decisive period in American history by taking the reader beyond the realm of generals, presidents, and the other towering figures of history and introducing fourteen individuals who represent the variety of people who made up the great mass of the nation in the middle of the... more...

  • Union Heartlandby Ginette Aley; Joseph L. Anderson; Brett Barker; William C. Davis; Nicole Etcheson; Michael P. Gray; R. Douglas Hurt; Julie A. Mujic

    Southern Illinois University Press 2013; US$ 39.50

    The Civil War has historically been viewed somewhat simplistically as a battle between the North and the South. Southern historians have broadened this viewpoint by revealing the “many Souths” that made up the Confederacy, but the “North” has remained largely undifferentiated as a geopolitical term. In this welcome collection,... more...

  • As If It Were Gloryby Michael E. Stevens

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 17.99

    In this powerful and moving memoir, Robert Beecham tells of his Civil War experiences, both as an enlisted man in the fabled Iron Brigade of the Army of the Potomac and as an officer commanding a newly raised African-American unit. Written in 1902, Beecham recounts his war experiences with a keen eye toward the daily life of the soldier, the suffering... more...

  • Both Prayed to the Same Godby Robert J. Miller; James M. McPherson

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99

    Both Prayed to the Same God offers a popular yet scholarly overview of the most-ignored aspect of the American Civil War_the absolutely crucial role that religion played before, during, and after this deadliest of American wars. This fascinating book outlines how religion and faith paved the way to division, were the greatest forces maintaining wartime... more...

  • Beneath a Northern Skyby Steven E. Woodworth

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 21.99

    Of all the places and events in this nation's history, Gettysburg may well be the name best known to Americans. In Beneath a Northern Sky, eminent Civil War historian Steven E. Woodworth offers a balanced and thorough overview of the entire battle, its drama, and its meaning. From Lee's decision to take his heretofore successful Army of Northern Virginia... more...

  • Behind the Gunsby Thaddeus C Brown; Samuel J Murphy; William G Putney; Clyde C Walton

    Southern Illinois University Press 2000; US$ 18.00

    Much has been written of the infantry and the cavalry during the Civil War, but little attention has been paid the artillery. Through the battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge in 1863 and the Atlanta Campaign of 1864 and with General Sherman?s forces on the famous March to the Sea, the acts of a courageous fighting group are vividly recounted... more...