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The Civil War, 1861-1865

  • 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...

  • The 21st North Carolina Infantryby Lee W. Sherrill Jr.

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    The 21st North Carolina Troops (11th North Carolina Volunteers) was one of only two Tar Heel Confederate regiments that in 1865 could boast "From Manassas to Appomattox." The 21st North Carolina was the only North Carolina regiment with Stonewall Jackson during his 1862 Valley Campaign and remained with the same division throughout the war.... more...

  • Civil War Biographies from the Western Watersby Myron J. Smith Jr.

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 75.00

    From 1861 to 1865, the Civil War raged along the great rivers of the Ohio and Mississippi valleys. While various Civil War biographies exist, none have been devoted exclusively to participants in the Western river war as waged down the Mississippi to the mouth of the Red River, and up the Ohio, the Tennessee and the Cumberland. Based on the Official... more...

  • Their Last Full Measureby Joseph Wheelan

    Da Capo Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    In the tradition of Jay Winik?s national bestseller April 1865, the dramatic and surprising story of the last 150 days of the Civil War, to be published on the 150th anniversary of the war?s final months more...

  • The Great Missouri Raidby Michael J. Forsyth

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 39.95

    In 1864, General Sterling Price with an army of 12,000 ragtag Confederates invaded Missouri in an effort to wrest it from the United States Army's Department of Missouri. Price hoped his campaign would sway the 1864 presidential election, convincing war-weary Northern voters to cast their ballots for a peace candidate rather than Abraham Lincoln.... more...

  • Surgeon at War 1939 - 1945: The Second World War Seen From Operating Tables Behind The Front Lineby Stanley Aylett; Holly Aylett

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 13.11

    Stanley Aylett?s remarkable account of six years? service as a front-line surgeon with the British Army is that rare thing: a complete narrative from the first week of the Second World War until months after the fi nal capitulation of Nazi Germany. That war was the last Western conflict in which military surgeons performed operations immediately... more...

  • Sherman's Ghostsby Matthew Carr

    New Press, The 2015; US$ 26.95

    “To know what war is, one should follow our tracks,? General William T. Sherman once wrote to his wife, describing the devastation left by his armies in Georgia. Sherman?s Ghosts is an investigation of the "tracks" left by the wars fought by the American military in the 150 years since Sherman's infamous “March to the Sea.? Sherman?s Ghosts opens... more...

  • The Civil War Guerrillaby Joseph M. Jr. Beilein; Matthew C. Hulbert; Christopher Phillips; Victoria E. Bynum

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00

    Most Americans are familiar with major Civil War battles such as Manassas (Bull Run), Shiloh, and Gettysburg, which have been extensively analyzed by generations of historians. However, not all of the war's engagements were fought in a conventional manner by regular forces. Often referred to as "the wars within the war," guerrilla combat touched states... more...

  • Gettysburgby Mark Grimsley; Brooks D. Simpson

    UNP - Bison Original 2015; US$ 19.95

    Little Round Top, the Railroad Cut, Pickett?s Charge?these are the turning points within the most important battle of the Civil War. Even careful students of Gettysburg, however, can find themselves disoriented when visiting the site itself. Here, finally, is a convenient guide for serious student and casual visitor alike that makes plain the sweep... more...

  • Gentleman and Soldierby Edward G. Longacre

    UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 22.95

    Winner of the Douglas Southall Freeman History Award, Gentleman and Soldier is the first biography in more than fifty years of Wade Hampton III (1818?1902), a Confederate general whose life provides a unique, sweeping insight into the entire history of the Civil War in the South. Hampton was a leading citizen of South Carolina before the war and... more...