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The Civil War, 1861-1865

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  • The American Indian Frontierby William Christie Macleod

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Originally published between 1920-1970, The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of decisive historical discovery. The aim of the general editor, C.K. Ogden, was to summarize the most up to date findings and theories of historians,... more...

  • Tara Revisitedby Catherine Clinton

    Abbeville Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95

    Cutting through romantic myth, this captivating volume combines period photographs and illustrations with new documentary sources to tell the real story of southern women during the Civil War. Drawing from a wealth of poignant letters, diaries, slave narratives, and other accounts, Catherine Clinton provides a vivid social and cultural history of... more...

  • Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil Warby Tim Rowland; J.W. Howard

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War is an entertaining look at the Civil War stories that don?t get told, and the misadventures you haven?t read about in history books. Share in all the humorous and strange events that took place behind the scenes of some of the most famous Civil War moments. Picture a pedestal in a public park with no... more...

  • 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...

  • Brigades of Gettysburgby Bradley M. Gottfried

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 17.95

    Using a wealth of first-hand accounts, author Bradley M. Gottfried pieces together each brigade?s experience at Gettysburg. Whether stories of forced marches, weary troops, or the bitter and tragic end of the battle, you?ll experience every angle of this epic battle. Learn what happened when the guns stopped firing and the men were left with only... more...

  • Dixie Victoriousby Peter G. Tsouras

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    Ever wondered what would have happened if the Confederates had won the Civil War? This book not only says that it could have happened, but it also goes into detail to show you just how easily it could have?you?re in for a shock! Written by military historian Peter G. Tsouras, Dixie Victorious examines a number of convincing scenarios, real battles,... more...

  • Lee's Last Campaignby Clifford Dowdey

    Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 14.95

    By May 1864, General Robert E. Lee had been transformed from a young soldier into a gray-haired patriarch of the Confederate cause. As Lee struggled to keep his ragged soldiers alive, he faced pressure from two fronts. Grant?s Union Army not only had superior numbers, but a steadfast infra-structure or railroads and industrialized supply routes.... 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...

  • Sherman Invades Georgiaby John R. Scales

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    A longtime Special Forces officer with a Ph.D. in systems engineering presents a new perspective on one of the legendary campaigns of the Civil War, General William T. Sherman's invasion of Georgia. Unlike most Civil War books that either treat individual battles and campaigns in a historical sense and give short shrift to planning, or study campaign... more...

  • Commanding Lincoln's Navyby Stephen R. Taaffe

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 37.95

    The Union Navy played a vital role in winning the Civil War by blockading Confederate ports, cooperating with the Union Army in amphibious assaults, and controlling the Mississippi River and its tributaries. President Lincoln understood, however, that the Navy was not as important, militarily and politically, to the war effort as the Army, so he delegated... more...