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Battle at Bull Run: A History of the First Major Campaign of the Civil War

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc., New York: 1977

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2188883

Condition: Good


Book club edition. Foxed throughout.Good. 1977 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 298 pp. Two great, untested armies were readying for the first—and what many believed would be the last—major conflict between North and South. On the eve of July 21, 1861, one Northerner wrote: “The sky is perfectly clear, the moon is full and bright, and the air was still as if it were not within a few hours to be disturbed by the roar of cannon and the shouts of contending men.” So optimistic were the people in Washington that a crowd of civilians came from the city with pi... View more info

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Portraits of the Civil War

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Smithmark: 1999

Seller ID: 2172738

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 1999 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. PORTRAITS OF THE CIVIL WAR presents portrait images, some never-before-published, made from surviving photographic glass plate negatives of the Civil War period. Spellbinding photographs of these legend-makers, unsung heroes and camp followers are accompanied by mini-biographies, bringing the war vividly to life. Few books have focused exclusively on the revealing and fascinating portraits of the many individuals, famous or not, who participated in the glory and tragedy of this historic con... View more info

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Civil War Parks: The Story Behind the Scenery

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: KC Publications: 1984

Seller ID: 2187383

Condition: Very Good


1984 Edition. Light edge wear. We have more books available by this author!. Few could say with certainty just when it was that North and South began to think of themselves as adversaries, or to define the cause of their animosity. That is the way with controversies of long standing. View more info

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Touched By Fire: A Photographic Portrait of The Civil War - Volume One

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1985

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2170985

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 1985 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. Includes photographs and information on the soldiers and battles of the Civil War. View more info

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The Civil War in Photographs

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: SevenOaks: 2008

Seller ID: 2170982

ISBN: 1862004986

Condition: Very Good


Very light rubbing to wrappers. 2008 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. In 1861, the art of photography came of age just as Civil War erupted and tore the United States apart. As a result, more than 2,000 photographers covered the conflict, making it the first historical event captured fully by the camera. Noted historian William C. Davis has chosen the finest of these images, enhancing the pictures with illuminating text that places them in context. Many of these evocative photos are rarely seen, and portray not only the battles and their tragic aftermath, but also the ... View more info

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Battle at Bull Run: A History of the First Major Campaign of the Civil War

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 1981

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202869

ISBN: 0807108677

Condition: Very Good


1st printing. General light wear. 1981 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xiii, 298 pp. The first major history ever written on the first battle of the Civil War, this narrative describes the chaotic fighting by courageous amateurs that nearly resulted in Confederate independence.Tells the story of the first major conflict between North and South, which also served as an early example of the strategic use of railroads. Includes some of the first war photographs ever taken.Keywords: WILLIAM DAVIS BATTLE AT BULL RUN HISTORY FIRST MAJOR CAMPAIGN CIVIL WAR AMERICAN AMER... View more info

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The Commanders of the Civil War (Rebels & Yankees)

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chrysalis Books: 2004

Seller ID: 2187017

Condition: Very Good


Tear to upper jacket spine.Good. 2004 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. Maps on endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color and sepia photographs. Brief biographical sketches of numerous commanders from both the Union and Confederate armies during the American Civil War. View more info

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The Commanders of the Civil War (Rebels & Yankees)

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Salamander: 1990

Seller ID: 2172047

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 1990 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 256 pp. Maps on endpapers. Profusely illustrated with color and sepia photographs. Brief biographical sketches of numerous commanders from both the Union and Confederate armies during the American Civil War. View more info

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Lone Star Rising: The Revolutionary Birth of the Texas Republic

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 2273768

ISBN: 1585445320

Condition: Very Good


Front wrapper very lightly bumped, a few light spots on page ridges. 2004 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. xi, 354 pp. In the whirlwind of revolutions in the Americas, the Texas Revolution stands at the confluence of northern and southern traditions. On the battlefield and in the political aftermath, settlers from the United States struggled with those who brought revolutionary ideas from Latin America and arms from Mexico. In the midst of the conflict stood the Tejanos who had made Texas home for generations. This masterpiece of narrative and analysis, first publ... View more info

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Rebels & Yankees Three Volume Set: Commanders; Battlefields; Fighting Men

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Salamander Books: 1999

Seller ID: 2283556

ISBN: 1840651059

Condition: Very Good


Complete in three volumes. Lacks slipcase. Light edge wear. 1999 Soft Cover. We have more books available by this author!. An outstanding three-volume set highlights the leaders, soldiers, and battlefields of the American Civil War. View more info

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Jefferson Davis: The Man and His Hour

By: Davis, William C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288324

ISBN: 0060167068

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. No jacket. A few very faint stains on page ridge. 1991 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 784 pp. Drawing on many new sources, distinguished Civil War scholar William C. Davis here delves into the life of one of the most controversial public figures of the nineteenth century. He vividly details Davis' childhood in Mississippi, his military experience at West Point and on the western frontier, his brilliant record in the Mexican War, his stint as a hardworking secretary of war under Franklin Pierce, and his career as an impassioned defender of slavery i... View more info

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Civil War Journal: The Leaders

By: Davis, William C.; Pohanka, Brian C.; Troiani, Don

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Rutledge Hill Press: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2170932

ISBN: 1558534377

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. An exceptional copy.Near Fine. 1997 Hard Cover. This is the first book in a series of three developed from the popular History Channel series Civil War Journal. The Leaders explores the Federals and Confederates who had the greatest influence on how the war was fought. Illustrated and indexed. View more info

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Fighting Men of the Civil War (Rebels & Yankees)

By: Davis, William C.; Pritchard, Russ A. (Technical Advisor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gallery Books: 1989

Seller ID: 2172048

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed.Very Good. 1989 Large Hardcover. 256 pp. They fought for honor, leaving a trail of death from Bull Run to Atlanta. Here is a pictorial record of the soldiers of the Civil War. From daily life to prison life, personal experiences add a poignant epitaph to an epic conflict. View more info

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Civil War Album: Complete Photographic History of the Civil War

By: Davis, William C.; Wiley, Bell L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tess Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2166459

Condition: Very Good


Light foxing to top page ridge edge and front endpaper. 2000 Large Hardcover. 931, [1] pp. Contains thousands of photographs, all with captions, as well as essays and other information on the Civil War. View more info

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Civil War Album: Complete Photographic History of the Civil War

By: Davis, William C.; Wiley, Bell L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Tess Press: 2000

Seller ID: 2265243

Condition: Near Fine


2000 Large Hardcover. 931, [1] pp. Contains thousands of photographs, all with captions, as well as essays and other information on the Civil War. View more info

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Great Battles of the Civil War

By: Graham, Martin; Skoch, George; Davis, William C.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Beekman House: 1989

Seller ID: 2172046

Condition: Very Good


Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 1989 Large Hardcover. 96 pp.The American Civil War (1861–1865) was a civil war in the United States of America. Eleven Southern slave states declared their secession from the U.S. and formed the Confederate States of America (the Confederacy). Led by Jefferson Davis, they fought against the U.S. federal government (the Union), which was supported by all the free states and the five border slave states in the north. In the presidential election of 1860, the Republican Party, led by Abraham Lincoln, had campaigned against the expansion of slavery beyond the... View more info