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  • Gettysburgby Iain C. Martin

    Sky Pony Press 2013; US$ 16.99

    In the summer of 1863, General Robert E. Lee and the Army of Northern Virginia advanced into Pennsylvania in a daring offensive to win the Civil War in a single campaign. They met the Union Army at a quiet crossroads town called Gettysburg, and engaged in the greatest battle ever fought on American soil. Three days of combat ended on July 3 with Pickett's... more...

  • The Maltby Brothers' Civil Warby Norman C. Delaney

    Texas A&M University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    On December 11, 1863, a US brigadier general and a Confederate artillery captain met on board the packet steamer Diligent on the Mississippi River below Vicksburg. The Confederate officer had not come on board on official business; he was a paroled prisoner of war. The brigadier general was his older brother, who had learned of the younger man?s... more...

  • Mind your businessby Theo Vorster

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2013; US$ 8.99

    Mind your Business is a compilation of the success stories of prominent South African businesspeople, from entrepreneurs to chief executives of multinational business giants. This book is the outgrowth of South African channel kykNet?s popular TV series Sakegesprek met Theo Vorster. After many inquiries from viewers, Theo decided to summarise... more...

  • The North Fights the Civil War: The Home Frontby Matthew J. Gallman

    Ivan R. Dee 1994; US$ 15.99

    A fresh look at how Northern society mobilized to fight the first great modern war. From Gallman's analysis of continuity and change, it seems clear that the conflict was not the great watershed in political, economic, and social development that is often supposed. ?A concise, readable account....Gallman challenges some conventional wisdom while telling... more...

  • The Dunning Schoolby John David Smith; J. Vincent Lowery; Shepherd W. McKinley; James S. Humphreys; William Bland Whitley; Michael W. Fitzgerald; John Herbert Sr. Roper; Fred Arthur Bailey; Paul Ortiz; William Harris Bragg; Eric Foner

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 40.00

    From the late nineteenth century until World War I, a group of Columbia University students gathered under the mentorship of the renowned historian William Archibald Dunning (1857--1922). Known as the Dunning School, these students wrote the first generation of state studies on the Reconstruction -- volumes that generally sympathized with white southerners,... more...

  • Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Menby Jeffrey Hummel; John Majewski

    Open Court 2013; US$ 29.99

    This book combines a sweeping narrative of the Civil War with a bold new look at the war?s significance for American society. Professor Hummel sees the Civil War as America?s turning point: simultaneously the culmination and repudiation of the American revolution. While the chapters tell the story of the Civil War and discuss the issues raised in... more...

  • Summer Lightningby Matt Spruill

    University of Tennessee Press 2013; US$ 32.95

    From August 28 to August 30, 1862, Union and Confederate armies fought for the second time on the Manassas, Virginia, battlefield. The Battle of Second Manassas, or Second Bull Run, was the culmination of General Robert E. Lee?s campaign after the Seven Days to shift the fighting from the vicinity of Richmond to northern Virginia. Lee?s victory placed... more...

  • A Small but Spartan Bandby Zack C. Waters; James C. Edmonds; Robert K. Krick

    University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    A unit that saw significant action in many of the engagements of the Civil War?s eastern theater.   Until this work, no comprehensive study of the Florida units that served in Robert E. Lee?s Army of Northern Virginia (ANV) had been attempted, and problems attend the few studies of particular Florida units that have appeared. Based on more... more...

  • The Battles for Spotsylvania Court House and the Road to Yellow Tavern, May 7--12, 1864by Gordon C. Rhea

    LSU Press 2005; US$ 27.95

    The second volume in Gordon C. Rhea's peerless five-book series on the Civil War's 1864 Overland Campaign abounds with Rhea's signature detail, innovative analysis, and riveting prose. Here Rhea examines the maneuvers and battles from May 7, 1864, when Grant left the Wilderness, through May 12, when his attempt to break Lee's line by frontal assault... more...

  • Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independenceby Heros von Borcke

    J.S. Sanders books 1999; US$ 21.99

    A stirring account of von Borcke's service in the cavalry of the army of Northern Virginia. ?Von Borcke's book is one that no student of Confederate history will forget.??Douglas Southall Freeman. more...