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The Civil War, 1861-1865

  • Fighting for the Confederacyby

    The University of North Carolina Press 1989; US$ 28.99

    Fighting for the Confederacy: The Personal Recollections of General Edward Porter Alexander more...

  • The American Civil Warby COLE KINGSEED (RET.)

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 50.00

    Defining the United States as a people and a nation, the Civil War was the bloodiest war in its history. Concise topical chapters are bolstered by biographies, primary documents, maps, illustrations, and an annotated bibliography. more...

  • Historical Record of 22nd Derajat Pack Batteryby 22nd Derajat Pack Battery

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 10.99

    This unit was raised at Dera Ghazi Khan (India) on 18th May 1849 as 2nd Punjab Light Field Battery becoming in 1851 No3 Punjab Horse Light Field Battery, Punjab Frontier Force (PFF). After many changes of designation it became in the 1903 Indian Army reorganisation (under Kitchener) No 22 (Derajat) Mountain Battery (Frontier Force) and finally, in... more...

  • The End of American World Orderby Amitav Acharya

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95

    The age of Western hegemony is over. Whether or not America itself is declining, the post-war liberal world order underpinned by US military, economic and ideological primacy and supported by global institutions serving its power and purpose, is coming to an end. But what will take its place? A Chinese world order? A re-constituted form of American... more...

  • Civil War Kids 150by Del Garry Adelman

    Lyons Press 2012; US$ 11.99

    The Civil War lasted four years, cost 600,000 lives, and happened under our very feet. Today, 150 years after it began, the Civil War is still a topic of extreme interest for history buffs and school children alike. In fact, few historical events are so consistently taught and dissected in today?s school programs as this great war. The Civil War Kids... more...

  • Miss Lizzie's Warby Rosemary Agonito

    Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    As the Civil Warágoundáon, an underground Unionist movement flourished in the heart of the Confederacy led by Elizabeth Van Lew, a wealthy and well connected member of Richmond?s elite, who risked everything to help save the Union and became General Ulysses S. Grant?s spy in Richmond. This compelling story highlights a critical piece of Civil War... more...

  • Hospital Sketchesby Louisa May Alcott

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Although best known as a writer of fiction who produced such classics as Little Women, Louisa May Alcott lived a fascinating life that included a stint as a Civil War nurse. This collection includes several essays, letters, and other pieces that outline Alcott's experiences serving to the needs of the war wounded. It's a fascinating account... more...

  • How the South Could Have Won the Civil Warby Bevin Alexander

    Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    Could the South have won the Civil War? To many, the very question seems absurd. After all, the Confederacy had only a third of the population and one-eleventh of the industry of the North. Wasn?t the South?s defeat inevitable? Not at all, as acclaimed military historian Bevin Alexander reveals in this provocative and counterintuitive new look at... more...

  • Military Memoirs of a Confederateby Edward Porter Alexander

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    First published in 1907, Military Memoirs of a Confederate is regarded by many historians as one of the most important and dispassionate first-hand general accounts of the American Civil War. Unlike some other Confederate memoirists, General Edward Porter Alexander had no use for bitter ôLost Cause? theories to explain the South?s defeat. Alexander... 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...