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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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  • Eyewitness to Gettysburgby Stephen G. Hyslop

    National Geographic Society 2013; US$ 3.99

    Author James Robertson, one of America's most respected Civil War scholars and storytellers whose weekly talks about little-known people and events of the Civil War aired for 15 years on National Public Radio, brings history to life here in a collection of unexpected and true stories revealing the events that took place as great events unfolded. He... more...

  • The Modern Library Civil War Bookshelf 5-Book Bundleby Ulysses S. Grant; Harriet Beecher Stowe; Stephen Crane; Jefferson Davis; Abraham Lincoln

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 61.85

    Like no other event in our history, the Civil War divided the nation, redrew our notions of freedom and citizenship, and provided the backdrop for some of the most enduring works in the American literary canon. This Modern Library eBook bundle collects five titles that illuminate that transformative conflict: Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant ,... more...

  • The Curse of Cainby J. Mark Powell; L.D. Meagher

    Tom Doherty Associates 2006; US$ 7.39

    On April 14, 1865 John Wilkes Booth assassinated President Abraham Lincoln at Ford's Theater, or so the history books tell us ... but what if there was a second gunman who actually pulled the trigger? The Curse of Cain Like The Day of the Jackal , The Eagle has Landed , and The Key to Rebecca , The Curse of Cain is the cat and mouse story of... more...

  • Of Duty Well and Faithfully Doneby Clayton R. Newell; Charles R. Shrader; Edward M. Coffman

    UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 75.00

    On the eve of the Civil War, the Regular Army of the United States was small, dispersed, untrained for large-scale operations, and woefully unprepared to suppress the rebellion of the secessionist states. Although the Regular Army expanded significantly during the war, reaching nearly sixty-seven thousand men, it was necessary to form an enormous... more...

  • Jewish Identity in the Reconstruction Southby Anton Hieke

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 137.40

    How far can Jewish life in the South during Reconstruction (1863?1877) indeed be described as German in a period of American Jewry traditionally referred to as ?German Jewish? in historiography? To what extent were Jewish immigrants in the South acculturated to Southern identity and customs? Anton Hieke discusses the experience of Jewish... more...

  • Gettysburg: The Final Furyby Bruce Catton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 15.00

    An incisive look at the turning point of the Civil War, when the great armies of the North and South came to Gettysburg in July 1863?from Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Catton, one of the great historians of the Civil War.   Engaging and authoritative, Catton analyzes the course of events at Gettysburg, clarifying its causes and bringing to life the... more...

  • Chickamauga 1863: Rebel Breakthroughby Alexander Mendoza

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 48.00

    There is renewed interest among Civil War historians and history buffs alike about events west of the Appalachian Mountains and their impact on the outcome of the conflict. In examining the Chickamauga campaign, this book provides a fresh analysis of the foremost Confederate victory in the Western theater. The study opens with a discussion of two... more...

  • The War the Women Livedby Walter Sullivan

    J.S. Sanders books 2003; US$ 18.99

    Selections from the Civil War diaries and memoirs of twenty-three Southern women form an account of the war as it was lived and endured on the domestic front in the South. more...

  • Texas Boys In Grayby Evault Boswell

    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...

  • Damage Them All You Canby George Walsh

    Tom Doherty Associates 2013; US$ 7.39

    "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 and... more...