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- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
The first major battle in the Western theatre of the American Civil War (1861-1865), Shiloh came as a horrifying shock to both the American public and those in arms. For the first time they had some idea of the terrible price that would be paid for the preservation of the Union. On 6 April 1862 General Albert Sidney Johnston caught Grant and Sherman... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 16.99
The power of words has rarely been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln was asked to memorialize the gruesome battle. Instead, he gave the whole nation "a new birth of freedom" in the space of a mere 272 words. His entire life and previous training, and his deep political experience went into this, his revolutionary... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00
This classic work by Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Catton, one of the great historians of the Civil War, takes an incisive look at the turning point of the war, when the great armies of the North and South came to Gettysburg in July 1863. Engaging and authoritative, Catton analyzes the course of events at Gettysburg, clarifying its causes and bringing... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
In 1864, Petersburg, Virginia became the setting for one of the last great campaigns of the American Civil War (1861-1865) and the longest siege in American History. After his failure to capture Richmond in the Spring, General Ulysses S. Grant decided to strangle the life out of the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia by surrounding the city of Petersburg... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 48.00
"Readers interested in the Civil War in the West will welcome Mendoza's new history of Chickamauga, the second bloodiest battle of the American Civil War. In clear, straightforward prose, Mendoza examines the colorful personalities who led the two armies, their successes and failures, and the strategies they adopted to gain control of north Georgia... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2000; US$ 16.99
Based on a 1912 publication about Texans who fought for the South in the Civil War, Texas Boys in Gray presents a collection of fascinating remembrances of those who were there. Sometimes humorous and sometimes heartbreaking, the experiences of these men are documented as a tribute to Texas war veterans. more...
- Tom Doherty Associates 2013; US$ 27.99
"Damage them all you can," the patrician Lee exhorts, and his Southern army, ragtag in uniform and elite in spirit, responds ferociously in one battle after another against their Northern enemies--from the Seven Days and the Valley Campaign through Chancellorsville and Gettysburg, from the Wilderness to Spotsylvania to the final siege of Richmond... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 13.95
For General George B. McClellan, the dejected Union troops who poured into Washington fresh from defeat at Bull Run on Monday, July 22, 1861, were to provide the raw material which he would train, equip, organize and ultimately transform from a mere mob into an effective fighting force. In October 1861, the Army of the Potomac officially came into... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95
From one of our most distinguished historians, a new examination of the vitally important years of Emancipation and Reconstruction during and immediately following the Civil War?a necessary reconsideration that emphasizes the era?s political and cultural meaning for today?s America. In Forever Free, Eric Foner overturns numerous assumptions... more...