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- University of Iowa Press 1998; US$ 21.00
William Henry Harrison Clayton was one of nearly 75,000 soldiers from Iowa to join the Union ranks during the Civil War. Possessing a high school education and superior penmanship, Clayton served as a company clerk in the 19th Infantry, witnessing battles in the Trans-Mississippi theater. His diary and his correspondence with his family in Van Buren... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 10.99
This unit was raised at Dera Ghazi Khan (India) on 18th May 1849 as 2nd Punjab Light Field Battery becoming in 1851 No3 Punjab Horse Light Field Battery, Punjab Frontier Force (PFF). After many changes of designation it became in the 1903 Indian Army reorganisation (under Kitchener) No 22 (Derajat) Mountain Battery (Frontier Force) and finally, in... more...
A Finger in Lincoln's Brain: What Modern Science Reveals about Lincoln, His Assassination, and Its AftermathABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
In this book, E. Lawrence Abel sheds much-needed light on the fascinating details surrounding the death of Abraham Lincoln, including John Wilkes Booth's illness that turned him into an assassin, the medical treatment the president is alleged to have received after he was shot, and the significance of his funeral for the American public. The author... more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.29
The age of Western hegemony is over. Whether or not America itself is declining, the post-war liberal world order underpinned by US military, economic and ideological primacy and supported by global institutions serving its power and purpose, is coming to an end. But what will take its place? A Chinese world order? A re-constituted form of American... more...
- Lyons Press 2012; US$ 11.99
The Civil War lasted four years, cost 600,000 lives, and happened under our very feet. Today, 150 years after it began, the Civil War is still a topic of extreme interest for history buffs and school children alike. In fact, few historical events are so consistently taught and dissected in today?s school programs as this great war. The Civil War Kids... more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 15.99
As the Civil War gound on, an underground Unionist movement flourished in the heart of the Confederacy led by Elizabeth Van Lew, a wealthy and well connected member of Richmond?s elite, who risked everything to help save the Union and became General Ulysses S. Grant?s spy in Richmond. This compelling story highlights a critical piece of Civil War... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99 US$ 1.73
Travel back in time to the midst of Civil War-torn America and get a first-hand glimpse into how progressive American thinkers were conceptualizing race relations and grappling with the issue of how African-Americans would fare in the aftermath of the war. This thought-provoking essay from writer and pastor William Aikman is a compelling document of... more...