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- Savas Publishing 2013; US$ 17.99
The second of three volumes. The Civil Wars Peninsula Campaign (March through July 1862) was the first large-scale Union operation in Virginia to capture the Confederate capital at Richmond. The operation was organized and led by Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, whose amphibious turning operation was initially successful in landing troops at the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 39.99
Americans in the middle decades of the nineteenth century were a people with boundless energy capable of heroic deeds, monumental achievements, and tragic errors. In The Civil War Generation, his newest volume in The Representative Americans series, noted scholar Norman K. Risjord uses biographical sketches to create a composite portrait of the United... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 20.00
Whether one things of him as dashing cavalier or shameless horse thief, it is impossible not to regard John Hunt Morgan as a fascinating figure of the Civil War. He collected his Raiders at first from the prominent families of Kentucky, though later the exploits of the group were to attract a less elite class of recruits. Morgan was able to lead these... more...
- LSU Press 2014; US$ 39.95
A collection of ten new essays from some of our finest Civil War historians working today, Gateway to the Confederacy offers a reexamination of the campaigns fought to gain possession of Chattanooga, Tennessee. Each essay addresses how Americans have misconstrued the legacy of these struggles and why scholars feel it necessary to reconsider one of... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 19.95
In 1979 Robert Penn Warren returned to his native Todd Country, Kentucky, to attend ceremonies in honor of another native son, Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, whose United States citizenship had just been restored, ninety years after his death, by a special act of Congress. From that nostalgic journey grew this reflective essay on the... more...
Prime Suspect - The True Story of John Cannan, The Only Man the Police Want to Investigate for the Murder of Suzy LamplughJohn Blake Publishing 2008; US$ 11.99
'Under that veneer of charm there lies a most evil, violent and horrible side to your character. You should never be at liberty outside of prison walls.' - Mr Justice Drake, Exeter Crown Court, 28 April 1989Before being sentenced to three life terms for the murder of Bristol newlywed Shirley Banks in April 1989, John Cannan boasted of over a hundred... more...
- UNP - Nebraska Paperback 2013; US$ 17.95
Marcus Spiegel, a German Jewish immigrant, served with the 67th and 120th Ohio Volunteer regiments during the Civil War. He saw action in Virginia, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana, where he was fatally wounded in May 1864. These letters to Caroline, his wife, reveal the traumatizing experience of a soldier and the constant concern of a husband... more...
- 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. Johnstons... more...
- 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...