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The Civil War, 1861-1865

  • Through the Heart of Dixieby Anne Sarah Rubin

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman's March and American Memory more...

  • South West Secret Agentsby Laura Quigley

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    This amazing book collects together true tales of South West spies in the Second World War from across the West Country and the South West. From the Plymouth rescue operations as the exodus from France began to the secret guerrilla army in Plymstock, the first German spies, the amazing story of Jasper Lawn of N51 and the Helford Flotilla (told here... more...

  • The 2nd Maine Cavalry in the Civil Warby Ned Smith

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

    This book follows the 2nd Maine Cavalry from their muster in the late winter of 1863 through their action against Confederate forces in Louisiana, Florida and Alabama. While giving the details of the many scouting expeditions, raids and battles in which the regiment participated, it also includes the more personal stories of several of the young soldiers... more...

  • The Rebel Yellby Craig A. Warren

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    No aspect of Civil War military lore has received less scholarly attention than the battle cry of the Southern soldier. In The Rebel Yell , Craig A. Warren brings together soldiers' memoirs, little-known articles, and recordings to create a fascinating and exhaustive exploration of the facts and myths about the ?Southern screech.?   Through close... more...

  • Transforming Civil War Prisonsby Paul J. Springer; Glenn Robins

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    During the Civil War, 410,000 people were held as prisoners of war on both sides. With resources strained by the unprecedented number of prisoners, conditions in overcrowded prison camps were dismal, and the death toll across Confederate and Union prisons reached 56,000 by the end of the war. In an attempt to improve prison conditions, President Lincoln... more...

  • The War for a Nationby Susan-Mary Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    The War for a Nation provides a brief introduction to the American Civil War from the perspective of military personnel and civilians who participated in the conflict. Susan-Mary Grant brings the war, its many battles, and those who fought them ? male and female, black and white ? to the center of a riveting narrative that is accessible to general... more...

  • Warlords of Ancient Mexicoby Peter G. Tsouras

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 17.95

    Learn the unbelievable true history of the great warrior tribes of Mexico. More than thirteen centuries of incredible spellbinding history are detailed in this intriguing study of the rulers and warriors of Mexico. Dozens of these charismatic leaders of nations and armies are brought to life by the deep research and entertaining storytelling of... more...

  • The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Siegeby Mark M. Smith

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 20.99

    Historical accounts of major events have almost always relied upon what those who were there witnessed. Nowhere is this truer than in the nerve-shattering chaos of warfare, where sight seems to confer objective truth and acts as the basis of reconstruction. In The Smell of Battle, the Taste of Siege, historian Mark M. Smith considers how all five senses,... more...

  • Civil War Special Forces: The Elite and Distinct Fighting Units of the Union and Confederate Armiesby Robert Broadwater

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00

    This timely addition to Civil War history shares the stories of 25 unique military organizations, showing how past and future collided in the first modern war. more...

  • Jubal Earlyby III Benjamin Franklin Cooling

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 37.99

    In Jubal Early: Robert E. Lee?s Bad Old Man, a new critical biography of Confederate Lieutenant General Jubal Anderson Early, Civil War historian B.F. Cooling III takes a fresh look at one of the most fascinating, idiosyncratic characters in the pantheon of Confederate heroes and villains. more...