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  • A Short History of the Civil War at Seaby Spencer C. Tucker

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 35.99

    While fighting on land continues to hold center stage, recently much more attention has been focused on the Civil War at sea. And for good reason. Naval operations decided the outcome of the war as the North exploited its significant naval and maritime advantage to turn the war on land in its favor. In A Short History of the Civil War at Sea , Spencer... more...

  • As If It Were Gloryby Michael E. Stevens

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 17.99

    In this powerful and moving memoir, Robert Beecham tells of his Civil War experiences, both as an enlisted man in the fabled Iron Brigade of the Army of the Potomac and as an officer commanding a newly raised African-American unit. Written in 1902, Beecham recounts his war experiences with a keen eye toward the daily life of the soldier, the suffering... more...

  • Both Prayed to the Same Godby Robert J. Miller; James M. McPherson

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 39.99

    Both Prayed to the Same God offers a popular yet scholarly overview of the most-ignored aspect of the American Civil War_the absolutely crucial role that religion played before, during, and after this deadliest of American wars. This fascinating book outlines how religion and faith paved the way to division, were the greatest forces maintaining wartime... more...

  • Beneath a Northern Skyby Steven E. Woodworth

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 25.99

    Of all the places and events in this nation's history, Gettysburg may well be the name best known to Americans. In Beneath a Northern Sky , eminent Civil War historian Steven E. Woodworth offers a balanced and thorough overview of the entire battle, its drama, and its meaning. From Lee's decision to take his heretofore successful Army of Northern... more...

  • Lincoln's Sacred Effortby Lucas E. Morel

    Lexington Books 2000; US$ 39.99

    Lucas Morel examines what the public life of Abraham Lincoln teaches about the role of religion in a self-governing society. Lincoln's understanding of the requirements of republican government led him to accommodate and direct religious sentiment toward responsible self-government. As a successful republic requires a moral or self-controlled people,... more...

  • Mr. Lincoln's Brown Water Navyby Gary D. Joiner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 31.99

    Mr. Lincoln's Brown Water Navy: The Mississippi Squadron describes the Civil War as fought on the rivers of the West. The ironclads and gunboats protected army forces and convoyed much needed supplies to far-flung Federal forces. They patrolled thousands of miles of rivers and fought battles that were every bit as harrowing as land engagements.... more...

  • The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstructionby Steven E. Woodworth

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 34.99

    The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstruction brings alive this decisive period in American history by taking the reader beyond the realm of generals, presidents, and the other towering figures of history and introducing fourteen individuals who represent the variety of people who made up the great mass of the nation in the middle of the... more...

  • The Men of Secession and Civil War, 1859-1861by James L. Abrahamson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 33.99

    This compelling, highly readable book focuses on the men who shaped the events that led to secession and the Civil War. Secessionists tore at the bonds that bound Americans to one another and their government as they maligned Northerners and found sinister intent in federal policy. But equally as adamant on the opposite side were the determined abolitionists... more...

  • Abraham Lincolnby Brett F. Woods

    Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95

    The most comprehensive portrait of noteworthy public figures can generally be seen in their personal letters and journal entries. Lincoln’s wartime correspondence is no exception, and the letters he penned to his Civil War generals—through one of the most critical episodes in American history—are of singular importance.While Abraham... more...

  • The Badax Tigersby Thomas P. Nanzig

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 23.99

    Badax Tigers is a rich chronicle of the experiences of Company C of the 18th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the entire Civil War. Seen through the eyes of Private Thomas Jefferson Davis, this is an extraordinarily complete picture of a typical Federal volunteer company in the Civil War. Davis's letters, supplemented by newspaper articles... more...