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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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  • The Peninsula - McClellan's Campaign of 1862by Alexander S. Webb

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    'On every page ... there is abundant evidence that the author is not so much concerned about the reputation of the commanding general, as about historical truth. It is needless to say that, investigated in this spirit, both campaigns [MacClellan's and Pope's]prove to be total failures... In attempting to fix the responsibility of these defeats, we... more...

  • The Army Under Popeby John Codman Ropes

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    'On every page ... there is abundant evidence that the author is not so much concerned about the reputation of the commanding general, as about historical truth. It is needless to say that, investigated in this spirit, both campaigns prove to be total failures... In attempting to fix the responsibility of these defeats, we believe that ... they are... more...

  • The Antietam and Fredericksburgby Francis Winthrop Palfrey

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    On September 17, 1862, the single bloodiest day of the Civil War, the Army of the Potomac under George B. McClellan clashed with Lee's invading Army of Northern Virginia at Antietam Creek. General Francis W. Palfrey (1831-1889), then lieutenant colonel of the 20th Massachusetts and later a founding member of the Military Historical Society of Massachusetts,... more...

  • Chancellorsville and Gettysburgby Abner Doubleday

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    Doubleday served under General Patterson in the Shenandoah Valley, June-August 1861. He was appointed Brigadier General, United States Volunteers, February 3, 1862 and led the 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, III Corps at Second Bul Run and took command of the Division on August 30 when General Hatch was wounded. He again led the Division at South Mountain,... more...

  • The Army of the Cumberlandby Henry M. Cist

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    Henry Martyn Cist was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, 20 February, 1839. In April, 1861, he enlisted as a private in the 6th Ohio infantry. He was promoted to second lieutenant in the 52nd Ohio infantry, and then to adjutant of the 74th Ohio, and was post-adjutant of Camp Chase during the confinement of the prisoners captured at Fort Donelson. In 1862... more...

  • Atlantaby Jacob D. Cox

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    Jacob Dolson Cox was born in Montreal, Canada, 27 October, 1828. He served in the Atlanta campaign, and under General Thomas in the campaigns of Franklin and Nashville. On 14 March, 1865, he fought the battle of Kingston, North Carolina, and then united his force with General Sherman's army. At the close of the war he resigned his command, and entered... more...

  • The March to the Sea - Franklin and Nashvilleby Jacob D. Cox

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    Cox's account of the March to the Sea shows why the march stunned the world: without any supply lines to the North, Sherman's army crushed Georgia and South Carolina and ruthlessly annihilated whatever war-making capacity was left in those states. After more than a century, Cox's account is still valued as a masterful chronicle of this grim, final... more...

  • The Shenandoah Valley in 1864by George E. Pond

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    The Army series covers causes and battles from the " Outbreak of Rebellion" to "Chancellorsville and Gettysburg" and on the "Virginia Campaign of '64 and '65. A volume of Statistical Records completes the Army set. The three volumes about the Navy include "The Blockade and the Cruisers", "The Atlantic... more...

  • The Virginia Campaign of '64 and '65by Andrew A. Humphreys

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    As chief of staff of the Army of the Potomac, and later as the fiery commander of the Union 2nd Corps, Humphreys is able to provide a concise and insightful account of the battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania Court House, and Cold Harbor; the siege of Petersburg; the capture of Richmond; and the surrender of Lee. Especially invaluable is Humphreys's... more...

  • Statistical Record of the Armies of the United Statesby Frederick Phisterer

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    This volume in the series The Army in the Civil War covers Union forces only. Both macro and micro statistical analysis is available. A chronological list of engagements and battles is given and a final section has a list of Union officers. more...