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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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  • Deeds of Daring by the American Soldierby D. M. Kelsey

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    At a time when the passion of the Civil War consumed every American heart came Deeds of Daring . A thrilling collection of dramatic short stories by D. M. Kelsey about the experiences of soldiers from both the North and South. These thrilling narratives of personal adventure tell tales of heroic bravery, hand to hand battles, narrow escapes and events... more...

  • A History of the Andrews Railroad Raid into Georgia in 1862by William Pittenger

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    Based on the original 1863 true story, Daring and Suffering , this 1887 version of the Andrews Railroad raid by Union soldiers embraces a full and accurate account of this secret journey to the heart of the confederacy. Pittenger, the author, recalls his story of the secret raid to cut the rail link between Marietta and Chattanooga, his capture and... more...

  • Capturing a Locomotiveby William Pittenger

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2000; US$ 4.95

    Unlike other books from this time period dealing with historical aspects of the Civil War, Capturing a Locomotive focuses not only on the well known battles but rather portrays the personal accounts of the Union soldiers who carried out the mission into Confederate territory. The story details the dangerous capture of a railway train, the exciting... more...

  • Look Away!by William C. Davis

    Free Press 2002; US$ 30.95

    William C. Davis, one of America's best Civil War historians, here offers a definitive portrait of the Confederacy unlike any that has come before. Drawing on decades of writing and research among an unprecedented number of archives, Look Away! tells the story of the Confederate States of America not simply as a military saga (although it is that),... more...

  • Civil War, A to Zby Clifford L. Linedecker

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 7.99

    With hundreds of entries, as well as photographs, drawings, and a handy time line of events, Civil War, A to Z encompasses everything about this historic conflict . . . from Appomattox to Zouaves. This encyclopedic illustrated reference features facts both familiar and engagingly new, organized in an easy-to-follow alphabetical format. Ranging from... more...

  • Mrs. Lincoln and Mrs. Kecklyby Jennifer Fleischner

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.99

    A vibrant social history set against the backdrop of the Antebellum south and the Civil War that recreates the lives and friendship of two exceptional women: First Lady Mary Todd Lincoln and her mulatto dressmaker, Elizabeth Keckly. ?I consider you my best living friend,? Mary Lincoln wrote to Elizabeth Keckly in 1867, and indeed theirs was a close,... more...

  • Receding Tideby Edwin C. Bearss

    National Geographic Society 2010; US$ 28.00

    It?s a poignant irony in American history that on Independence Day, 1863, not one but two pivotal Civil War battles ended in Union victory, marked the high tide of Confederate military fortune, and ultimately doomed the South?s effort at secession. But on July 4, 1863, after six months of siege, Ulysses Grant?s Union army finally took Vicksburg and... more...

  • Partners In Commandby Joseph Glatthaar

    Free Press 1998; US$ 20.95

    Explores the productive friendships of such contrasting personalities as Grant and Sherman and Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, bringing to life the struggle between McClellan and Lincoln and Jefferson Davis and Joseph E. Johnston. more...

  • Works of Abraham Lincolnby Abraham Lincoln

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 4.99

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an author biography.This Collection Includes:Inaugural addressesFirst Inaugural Address (1861) Second Inaugural Address (1865) State... more...

  • All for the Unionby Elisha Hunt Rhodes

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    All for the Union is the eloquent and moving diary of Elisha Hunt Rhodes, who enlisted into the Union Army as a private in 1861 and left it four years later as a 23-year-old lieutenant colonel after fighting hard and honorably in battles from Bull Run to Appomattox. Anyone who heard these diaries excerpted on the PBS-TV series The Civil War will recognize... more...