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The Civil War, 1861-1865

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  • Civil War Nurse Narratives, 1863-1870by Daneen Wardrop

    University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 55.00

    Civil War Nurse Narratives, 1863?1870 , examines the first wave of autobiographical narratives written by northern female nurses and published during the war and shortly thereafter, ranging from the well-known Louisa May Alcott to lesser-known figures such as Elvira Powers and Julia Wheelock. From the hospitals of Washington, DC, and Philadelphia,... more...

  • Civil War Pharmacyby Michael Flannery

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 83.95

    Examine a previously unexplored aspect of Civil War military medicine! Here is the first comprehensive examination of pharmaceutical practice and drug provision during the Civil War. While numerous books have recounted the history of medicine in the Civil War, little has been said about the drugs that were used, the people who provided and prepared... more...

  • Civil War Sitesby Civil War Preservation Trust

    Insider's Guide 2007; US$ 16.99

    This guide is the perfect Civil War buff travel companion, with exact directions and brief descriptions of all the important battle sites of the era. more...

  • The Civil War Soldierby Michael Barton; Larry M. Logue

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 23.80

    This excellent collection of selections from leading scholars on who the soldiers were, how they lived, and why they fought is a fine introduction to years of research that seeks to answer that question. more...

  • Civil War Special Forces: The Elite and Distinct Fighting Units of the Union and Confederate Armiesby Robert Broadwater

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00

    The Civil War, of course, pitted North against South. It also pitted ancient ways of war against new, technology-inspired weaponry and tactics. In surveying the war's elite fighting units, this work covers both. The book showcases novel weapons and unorthodox strategies, including machine gunners, rocket battalions, chemical corps, the Union balloon... 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...

  • Civil War Washingtonby Susan C. Lawrence

    UNP - Nebraska 2015; US$ 55.00

    While it is impossible to re-create the tumultuous Washington DC of the Civil War, Civil War Washington sets out to examine the nation?s capital during the Civil War along with the digital platform ( civilwardc.org ) that reimagines it during those turbulent years. Among the many topics covered in the volume is the federal government?s experiment... more...

  • Civil War and Reconstructionby David C. King

    Wiley 2004; US$ 22.95

    A rare first-hand glimpse of the Civil War through the words of those who were there This exciting new addition to the American Heritage American Voices series offers young readers insights into the culture and ideas of the Civil War era through a variety of primary sources. The book includes major historical documents, such as the Gettysburg Address,... more...

  • The Civil War for Kidsby Janis Herbert

    Chicago Review Press 1999; US$ 13.99

    History explodes in this activity guide spanning the turmoil preceding secession, the first shots fired at Fort Sumter, the fierce battles on land and sea, and finally the Confederate surrender at Appomattox. Making butternut dye for a Rebel uniform, learning drills and signals with flags, decoding wigwag, baking hardtack, reenacting battles, and... more...

  • The Civil War in the East: Struggle, Stalemate, and Victoryby Brooks Simpson

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 38.00

    For all the literature about Civil War military operations and leadership, precious little has been written about strategy, particularly in what has become known as the eastern theater. Yet it is in this theater where the interaction of geography and logistics, politics and public opinion, battlefront and home front, and the conduct of military operations... more...