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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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  • The American Civil Warby Dorling Kindersley Ltd

    Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2015; Not Available

    A stunning visual history of the American Civil War Visually arresting and comprehensive, The American Civil War comes fully reviewed and updated, covering the history, causes and consequences of the conflict, providing eyewitness accounts by soldiers and civilians, key profiles of military leaders and clear timelines that give an instant... more...

  • The Civil Warby DK Publishing

    DK Publishing 2015; US$ 24.95

    Following Abraham Lincoln's presidential victory in 1861, eleven Southern states withdrew from the Union to form the Confederate States of America, sparking a war between the North and South in which a series of bitterly contested battles and sieges, and countless minor skirmishes, were fought. DK's The Civil War is divided into seven chronological... more...

  • The Adventures of Big-Foot Wallaceby John C. Duval

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95

    The thrilling adventures of traveler, rancher, and fighter “Big-Foot? Wallace in a bygone era of the American frontier. Amid the embroiling conflicts of frontiersmen, Mexicans, and war in Texas, 1837, William “Big-Foot? Wallace left his hometown of Virginia to avenge the deaths of his brother and cousin, soldiers executed by Mexicans. Upon joining... more...

  • Black Historyby Various

    McClelland & Stewart 2015; US$ 9.99

    This collection brings together some of the most important writings by black authors from pre- and post-Civil War America. It includes several significant slave narratives ? those of Frederick Douglass, Sojourner Truth, Booker T. Washington, and Olaudah Equiano ? as well as The Souls of Black Folk and Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man , two books... more...

  • Landscape Turned Redby Stephen W. Sears

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2015; US$ 17.00

    The Civil War battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in the nation's history: in this single day, the war claimed nearly 23,000 casualties. In Landscape Turned Red, the renowned historian Stephen Sears draws on a remarkable cache of diaries, dispatches, and letters to recreate the vivid drama of Antietam... more...

  • My Sixty Years on the Plainsby William T. Hamilton

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.96

    In these days, when the experience of living right up against nature are fast becoming a thing of the past, the story is of special interest. The mountaineers as a class were unique. Life itself had little value in their estimation. They were adventurous and fearless men, who pushed the boundaries of what it meant to be alive and thought nothing of... more...

  • Lee's Sharpshootersby Major W. S. Dunlop

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    Dunlop commanded the sharpshooter battalion that served with and was part of Gregg and McGowan's North Carolina Brigade. Dunlop?s book provides fascinating accounts of the training process, of ordnance tests which certified the Enfield as superior to its competitors, and of marksmanship exercises quite unheard of in regular infantry units. more...

  • The Battle of Gettysburgby L. P. (Comte de Paris) D'Orleans

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2000; US$ 4.95

    The battle of Gettysburg was undoubtedly one of the greatest conflicts of modern times, not only from the number of combatants engaged and the desperate nature of the struggle, but because on the now classic heights of Cemetery Ridge, Culp?s Hill, and the Round Tops the future of the American Republic, for weal or for woe, was fought and won on those... more...

  • Reminiscences of Fort Sumter and Moultrie in 1860 - '61by Abner Doubleday

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    Abner Doubleday was an 1842 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and a veteran of the Mexican War when he was assigned to Fort Moultrie in the summer of 1860. A Captain of Artillery, he served as second in command of the garrison at the historic fort when the curtain rose on the dramatic events leading to the outbreak of the war between... more...

  • Four Years of Fightingby Charles Carleton Coffin

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    When the Great Rebellion had subsided and the power and authority of the U.S. government were settled into States, Charles Coffin, Army Correspondent for four years during the Civil War, wrote of his eyewitness experiences from the first battle at Bull Run to the fall of Richmond. The events he discusses include Fort Donelson, Pittsburg Landing,... more...