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The Civil War, 1861-1865

  • From These Honored Deadby Clarence R. Geier; Douglas D. Scott; Lawrence E. Babits

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 39.95

    Presenting the best current archaeological scholarship on the American Civil War, From These Honored Dead shows how historical archaeology can uncover the facts beneath the many myths and conflicting memories of the war that have been passed down through generations. By incorporating the results of archaeological investigations, the essays in this... more...

  • Winnie Davisby Heath Hardage Lee

    Potomac Books Inc. 2014; US$ 29.95

    Varina Anne ôWinnieö Davis was born into a war-torn South in June of 1864, the youngest daughter of Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his second wife, Varina Howell Davis. Born only a month after the death of beloved Confederate hero General J.E.B. Stuart during a string of Confederate victories, WinnieÆs birth was hailed as... more...

  • General Henry Lockwood of Delawareby Colonel Lloyd J. Matthews

    University of Delaware 2014; US$ 119.99

    Based on a treasure trove of newly discovered information, General Henry Lockwood of Delaware: Shipmate of Melville, Co-builder of the Naval Academy, Civil War Commander offers the first comparative study of Lockwood?s seminal influence on the emergence of the U.S. Naval Academy. Colonel Matthews shines new light on the Civil War commander, with... more...

  • Hidden Heroesby Rajeev Ramchand; Terri Tanielian; Michael P. Fisher; Christine Anne Vaughan; Thomas E. Trail; Caroline Epley; Phoenix Voorhies; Michael William Robbins; Eric Robinson; Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar

    RAND Corporation 2014; US$ 9.95

    Little has been reported about ?military caregivers??the population of those who care for wounded, ill, and injured military personnel and veterans. This report summarizes the results of a study designed to describe the magnitude of military caregiving in the United States today, as well as to identify gaps in the array of programs, policies, and initiatives... more...

  • The 72nd New York Infantry in the Civil Warby Rick Barram

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 39.95

    This is the story of the men who fought and died in the 72nd New York Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War. Part of Dan Sickles' famed Excelsior Brigade, the 72nd New York served in all the major actions associated with the III Corps, losing one-fourth or more of the regiment in three different engagements. The narrative of the war is told in... more...

  • Rebel Raiderby James A. Ramage

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 19.95

    "The first full biography of the famous Confederate cavalry leader from Kentucky. It provides fresh, unpublished information on all aspects of Morgan's life and furnishes a new perspective on the Civil War. In a highly original interpretation, Ramage portrays Morgan as a revolutionary guerrilla chief. Using the tactics of guerrilla war and making... more...

  • William S. Rosecrans and the Union Victoryby David G. Moore

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    This is the first biography of Union General William S. Rosecrans in more than fifty years. It tells the story of his military successes and the important results that led to the Union victory in the Civil War: winning the first major campaign of the war in West Virginia in 1861; victories in northeastern Mississippi that made the Vicksburg Campaign... more...

  • Cushing of Gettysburgby Kent Masterson Brown

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 32.00

    " Kent Brown's stunning account of the career of Lt. Alonzo Hereford Cushing offers valuable insights into the nature of the Civil War and the men who fought it. Brown's vivid descriptions of the heat and exhaustion of forced marches, of the fury of battle, have seldom been matched in Civil War literature. more...

  • Military Leadership Lessons of the Charleston Campaign, 1861-1865by Kevin Dougherty

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    This is an exploration of the Charleston Campaign in the Civil War through the lens of leadership. Part One, "Understanding Charleston," contains a discussion of leadership, a campaign overview, and a brief introduction to the key participants. Part Two, "Leadership Vignettes," includes 21 scenarios that span the actions of the... more...

  • “By the Blood of Our Alumni”by Robert Poirier

    Savas Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Norwich University, the nation’s oldest private military college, graduated hundreds of officers into the Federal armies who participated in the long and bloody war to crush the Southern Rebellion of 1861-1865. Robert Poirier’s "By the Blood of Our Alumni": Norwich University Citizen Soldiers in the Army of the Potomac is their... more...