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The Civil War, 1861-1865

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  • Corps Commanders in Blueby Ethan S. Rafuse; Kenneth Noe; Mark A. Snell; Steven Woodworth; Christopher S. Stowe; Brooks D. Simpson; John J. Hennessy; Thomas G. Clemens

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    The outcomes of campaigns in the Civil War often depended on top generals having the right corps commanders in the right place at the right time. Mutual trust and respect between generals and their corps commanders, though vital to military success, was all too rare: Corps commanders were often forced to exercise considerable discretion in the execution... more...

  • A Broken Regimentby Lesley J. Gordon

    LSU Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    A Broken Regiment recounts the tragic history of one of the Civil War's most ill-fated Union military units. Organized in the late summer of 1862, the 16th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry was unprepared for battle a month later, when it entered the fight at Antietam. The results were catastrophic: nearly a quarter of the men were killed or wounded,... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, 1by MobileReference

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government is a book written by Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Davis wrote the book as a straightforward history of the Confederate States of America and as an apologia for the causes that he believed led to and justified the American Civil War. Most... more...

  • The Army Muleby Henry A. Castle

    The Floating Press 2012; US$ 3.99

    What was military life like in the early twentieth century? That question is answered from a number of unique angles in the collection The Army Mule and Other War Sketches. While most military fiction of the era adopted a top-down approach, focusing on the experiences and perceptions of the powerful military leadership, the vignettes in this collection... more...

  • Belligerent Museby Stephen Cushman

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 27.99

    Belligerent Muse: Five Northern Writers and How They Shaped Our Understanding of the Civil War more...

  • Joshua L. Chamberlainby Thomas A. Desjardin

    Down East Books 2014; US$ 9.99

    Joshua Chamberlain is arguably the most well-known figure in Maine history and this highly accessible biography provides a brief look at his life. Filled with photos, maps, and illustrations, this concise history of a Maine icon is ideal for anyone with even just a passing interest in Maine or the Civil War. more...

  • Wo ist Lieutenant Adkins?by Peter Köpf

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 15.70

    Hauptbeschreibung Dass Soldaten aus der DDR in den Westen flüchteten, weiß jeder. Dass Nato-Soldaten in die DDR überliefen, ist weitgehend unbekannt. Dabei hatten die Deserteure oft gute Gründe. Da ist der anscheinend überzeugte Sozialist William D. Adkins aus Indianapolis, der sich willig in die Arme der Stasi begibt, Karriere macht und am Ende... more...

  • Vergelding, waarheidsvinding, verzoeningby M.M. Dolman

    Amsterdam University Press 2005; US$ 13.50

    Hoe kan de internationale gemeenschap adequaat reageren op genocide, misdaden tegen de menselijkheid en oorlogsmisdrijven? Soms wordt in twijfel getrokken of het (internationale) strafrecht het meest geschikte instrument is om belangrijke doeleinden als waarheidsvinding en verzoening te verwezenlijken. De internationale strafrechtspleging ondervindt... more...

  • Stonewall Jackson: A Biographyby Ph.D. Ethan S. Rafuse

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 35.00

    A thorough and effectively executed study, this biography will appeal to anyone interested in Stonewall Jackson and the military history of the Civil War. more...

  • Early New World Monumentalityby Richard L. Burger; Robert M. Rosenswig

    University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 85.00

    In studies of ancient civilizations, the focus is often on the temples, palaces, and buildings created and then left behind, both because they survive and because of the awe they still inspire today. From the Mississippian mounds in the United States to the early pyramids of Peru, these monuments have been well-documented, but less attention has been... more...