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- Taylor Trade Publishing 2015; US$ 9.99
Behind Enemy Lines provides a new perspective on the familiar aspects of Civil War history, including shadowy agents, women using their feminine wiles, and vengeful crusades. Popular historian Wilmer L. Jones reveals that, by subverting the methods of traditional warfare, small and sometimes unorganized groups as well as intrepid spies, daring... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 23.99
The battle of Bentonville, the only major Civil War battle fought in North Carolina, was the Confederacy's last attempt to stop the devastating march of William Tecumseh Sherman's army north through the Carolinas. Despite their numerical disadvantage, General Joseph E. Johnston's Confederate forces successfully ambushed one wing of Sherman's army on... more...
- Open Road Media 2012; US$ 9.99
A thrilling Civil War history of Morgan?s Raiders, the Confederate cavalrymen who spread terror through the North In this vibrant and thoroughly researched Civil War study, Dee Brown tells the story of Morgan?s Raiders, the Kentucky cavalrymen famed and feared for their attacks on the North. In 1861, Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan and his... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2016; US$ 38.99
This vivid history of the Civil War era reveals how unexpected bonds of union forged among diverse peoples in the Ohio-Kentucky borderlands furthered emancipation through a period of spiraling chaos between 1830 and 1865. Moving beyond familiar arguments about Lincoln's deft politics or regional commercial ties, Bridget Ford recovers the potent religious,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 19.99
Did preoccupations with family and work crowd out interest in politics in the nineteenth century, as some have argued? Arguing that social historians have gone too far in concluding that Americans were not deeply engaged in public life and that political historians have gone too far in asserting that politics informed all of Americans' lives, Mark... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 26.95
This unusual and moving chronicle covers some of the most important battles of the Civil War?Sharpsburg (Antietam), Gettysburg, and Chancellorsville?through the stories of the two brigades who confronted each other on the bloody fields of battle. Drawing on original source material, Jeffry Wert reconstructs the drama and terrors of war through the... more...
- Dover Publications 2014; US$ 14.95
Formed in 1866, the African-American army units known as Buffalo Soldiers acquired near-mythical status for their fortitude and courage. At the outbreak of the Spanish-American War in 1898, the Buffalo Soldiers were among the first units to depart for Cuba. Dr. T. G. Steward, who served as chaplain of the Twenty-fifth Infantry for 16 years, wrote this... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 10.95
A legend in his own lifetime, William Tecumseh Sherman conducted one of modern history's most brilliant military campaigns. His scorched earth tactics?crushing the enemy's strategic, economic, and psychological resources?broke the backbone of the Confederacy, hastening the end of the American Civil War and forever changing the nature of warfare. These... more...
- 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...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2014; US$ 18.00
Sears describes the series of controversial events that define this crucial battle, including General Robert E. Lee's radical decision to divide his small army--a violation of basic military rules--sending Stonewall Jackson on his famous march around the Union army flank. Jackson's death--accidentally shot by one of his own soldiers--is one of the... more...