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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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  • "...the real war will never get in the books"by Louis P. Masur

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 34.99

    This volume brings together the thoughts and considerations of 14 of America's most sensitive writers of the Civil War era. Taken from essays, journal entries and diaries, these writings present an interior view of the war. 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...

  • North Americaby Anthony Trollope

    ReadHowYouWant 2008; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Each edition has been optimized for maximum readability, using our patent-pending conversion technology. We are partnering with leading publishers around the globe to create accessible editions of their titles. Our... more...

  • Gettysburgby Noah Andre Trudeau

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 15.99

    America's Civil War raged for more than four years, but it is the three days of fighting in the Pennsylvania countryside in July 1863 that continues to fascinate, appall, and inspire new generations with its unparalleled saga of sacrifice and courage. From Chancellorsville, where General Robert E. Lee launched his high-risk campaign into the North,... more...

  • The Civil War Income Tax and the Republican Party, 1861-1872by Christopher Shepard

    Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 23.95

    Few people realize that the economic principle of income tax elimination among Republicans can be traced back at least to the Civil War and Reconstruction. The author brings to life the multifaceted debate and traces the anti-tax view back to Alexander Hamilton. This book shows that current attacks by members of the Republican Party on the income tax... more...

  • Eight Weeks in Washington, 1861by Richard J. Tofel

    St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 5.99

    This is a historical look at Abraham Lincoln's transition to the Presidency. more...