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Civil War: Untold Tales of the Blue and Gray (Armchair Reader)

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: West Side Publishing: 2008

Seller ID: 2208652


2008 Trade Paperback. 467 pp. Civil War, Untold Tales of the Blue and Gray, from the popular Armchair Reader series, has plenty to offer readers who are fascinated by the politics, military strategies, and human tragedies of the War Between the States. This book is a compilation of unique and intriguing articles on topics ranging from Civil War battles and armaments to Union and Confederate generals and foot soldiers, along with obscure but important details and hard-to-... View more info

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Annual Report of the Superintendent of Soldiers' Orphans of Pennsylvania, for the Year 1883.

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Lane S. Hart, State Printer: 1883

Seller ID: 2266875


Front and rear blanks removed, 'Compliments of Wm. B. Bigelow, House Reps' written in pencil on front endpaper. 1883 Hard Cover. 78 pp. 8vo. An annual report giving information about orphanages in Pennsylvania for children of soldiers who died in the American Civil War. Illustrated with sixteen engravings of orphanages, including the Bridgewater School which is labeled in the illustration index as 'colored'. View more info

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Typed Letter with Cover, Invitation to 15th Annual Reunion of the Survivors of the 3d [3rd] NY Cavalry at Newport House, Irondequoit Bay, on Wednesday, June 12th, 1895.

By: 3d New York Cavalry Association

Price: $75.00

Publisher: 3d New York Cavalry Association: 1895

Seller ID: 2182148


Tear along left edge repaired on verso, two horizontal folds, faint stain on verso (appears to be from glue of envelope). 1895 Single Sheet. An invitation to the 15th annual reunion of the 3rd New York Cavalry, which fought for the Union in the American Civil War, mainly in North Carolina and Virginia under the banner of the Army of the Potomac. Included is the original mailing envelope, which is stamped 'Returned to Writer' on June 3, 1895, about two weeks after it was ... View more info

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A Condensed History of the 143d Regiment New York Volunteer Infantry, of the Civil War 1861-1865. Together with a Register or Roster of All the Members of the Regiment, and the War Record of Each Member, as Recorded in the Adjutant-General's Office, at Albany, N.Y. [143rd]

By: A Committee of the 143d Regiment Association

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Newburgh Journal Printing House and Book-Bindery: 1909

Seller ID: 2067971


Binding a bit shaken, ink name, address, & date on front flyleaf, note about previous owner affixed to front endpaper explains his relation to a Civil War veteran, additional photograph tipped in following dedication page with labels related to same veteran added, tear to one photograph. 1909 Hard Cover. 239 pp. 8vo. Purple blind-stamped cloth, gilt titles. Includes two black & white photographs of groups of soldiers, and several individual photographs of officers. View more info

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Gone West

By: A Soldier Doctor; H.M.G.; M.M.H.; Kendall, Frederick W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2200879


First edition. Partial cup ring stain on front board, edges toned and a bit rubbed. 1919 Hard Cover. 103 pp. Memoirs of a former American Civil War soldier, transcribed by an amanuensis during World War I. An interesting mix of spirit writing and military history. View more info

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The Chickamauga Campaign: December 1862 - November 1863

By: Abbazia, Patrick

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Combined Books: 1988

Seller ID: 2195160


Light edge wear. 1988 Soft Cover. A detailed history of one of the turning points of the Civil War. View more info

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Lee at Appomattox and Other Papers

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Houghton, Mifflin and Company / The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1902

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203546


First edition. Corners rubbed with 1/4 inch tear to spine head, hinges just beginning to weaken, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1902 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 387 pp. 8vo. A collection of five historical essays, including: Lee at Appomattox; The Treaty of Washington: Before and After; The British 'Change of Heart'; An Undeveloped Function; A Plea for Military History. Index follows text.Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY AMERICAN CIVIL WAR RO... View more info

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Doctors in Blue: The Medical History of the Union Army in the Civil War

By: Adams, George Worthington

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Press of Morningside: 1985

Seller ID: 2208435


Facsimile with a printed reproduction of the author's signature. Spine lightly toned. 1985 Trade Paperback. xii, 253 pp. The Civil War has been the subject of an extensive literature, yet its medical aspects have not received any adequate historical attention. In part, however, this lack has now been remedied by Doctors in Blue which offers a comprehensive picture of health and medical care in the Union Armies. Mr. Adams, who is professor of history at Colorado College, ... View more info

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The Blue and The Gray

By: Allen, Thomas B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 1993

Seller ID: 2179091


Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 1993 Large Hardcover. What unifies a diverse nation? What justifies the formation of a new one? What sustains democracy and law in the range of the guns? What peace can follow the loss of 600,000 lives? Six chapters cover the conflict chronologically. Key characters in the saga are examined in biographical sketches throughout the volume, and a picture-and-text portfolio on a major social or technological theme accompanies each chapter... View more info

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The Blue and The Gray

By: Allen, Thomas B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 1993

Seller ID: 2182605


Edge wear to jacket. Map of Civil War battlefields laid in.Good. 1993 Large Hardcover. What unifies a diverse nation? What justifies the formation of a new one? What sustains democracy and law in the range of the guns? What peace can follow the loss of 600,000 lives? Six chapters cover the conflict chronologically. Key characters in the saga are examined in biographical sketches throughout the volume, and a picture-and-text portfolio on a major social or technological th... View more info

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Fighting Confederates

By: Anders, Curt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208270


First edition. Jacket lightly rubbed. 1968 Hard Cover. An exciting, action-packed account of the careers of the great military commanders of the confederate states of America. View more info

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By Sea and by River: The Naval History of the Civil War

By: Anderson, Bern

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Da Capo Paperback: 1962

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2206404


Spine creased, faint stain to top page ridge. 1962 Trade Paperback. xiv, 303, [viii] pp. Less bloody and less known than the land campaigns of the Civil War, the naval battles—and especially the naval blockade of the South—were crucial factors in the outcome of the war. The spectacular battle between the Monitor and the Merrimack marked the debut of ironclads, a revolution in naval warfare. Ships supported McClellan's Peninsula Campaign and Grant's conquest of the Mi... View more info

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The North Reports the Civil War

By: Andrews, J. Cutler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Press: 1955

Seller ID: 2265931


Lacks jacket. Spine toned, pink stain and a few faint spots to boards, faint stain on page ridges, top page ridge faintly foxed. 1955 Hard Cover. x, 813 pp. Andrews presents the drama of the Civil War as seen through the eyes of reporters’ own diaries, dispatches, and printed news stories. View more info

A Pictorial History of the Civil War Years

By: Angle, Paul M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 1522122


Moderately rubbed with light spotting to boards.Good. 1967 Large Hardcover. 242 pp. Maps on endpapers. A rare gallery of over 350 pictures, many never before published, gathered from sources North and South. A compact and masterly history of the war, year by year, accompanied by remarkable photographs and period documents. A very collectible volume for the professional or amateur historian of the Civil War. CONTENTS: The Long Road to Secession; 1861 - War Comes; 1861 - T... View more info

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A Pictorial History of the Civil War Years

By: Angle, Paul M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1980

Seller ID: 2208432


Pages very faintly toned. 1980 Soft Cover. 242 pp. With an Introduction by William C. Davis. More than 350 illustrations plus a concise text survey the years 1860 to 1865, from the secession of South Carolina to Lincoln's assassination.Keywords: CIVIL WAR PICTORIAL HISTORY AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY US AMERICANA View more info

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Chickamauga 1863: The River of Death (Campaign Series #17)

By: Arnold, James R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Osprey Military: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2186687


1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. Chickamauga--an Indian name meaning 'River of Death'--was one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War. Fought in the densely wooded terrain just south of Chattanooga, this was to be the greatest western-theatre battle of the conflict, a hard-fought victory for the Confederates that halted the advance of Rosecrans' Union Army of the Cumberland into Tennessee. Colored and black and white ... View more info

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Chickamauga 1863: The River of Death (Campaign Series No. 17)

By: Arnold, James R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing Ltd.: 1998

Seller ID: 2194924


1998 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 96 pp. Osprey's examination of the battle at Chickamagua, one of the decisive campaigns of the American Civil War (1861-1865). By the Autumn of 1863 the Confederacy was in dire straits. In a colossal gamble, Confederate President Jefferson Davis stripped forces from all the major Confederate armies to reinforce the Army of Tennessee in a last ditch attempt to crush the Union. On 19th September the Confed... View more info

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The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Civil War

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alpha Books: 1998

Seller ID: 2206391


Light general wear. 1998 Soft Cover. xxiv, 407 pp. ...a comprehensive overview of America's bloodiest war. From the first shots fired at Fort Sumter to Lee's surrender at Appomattox, this book offers fascinating stories of the men and women who fought bravely and often died for a cause they believed in. The book features a clear chronology of major events, detailed explanations of key battles such as Gettysburg, Chattanooga, and Chancellorsville. Author Alan Axelrod offe... View more info

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Orphan Hero: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Babb, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Yucca: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2157294


First Edition. An exceptional copy. Fine. 2015 Hard Cover. 443 pp. Told by his stepmother that he alone had been responsible for the death of his mother, abandoned by the earlier departure of his father for the California 1849 goldfields, and threatened with being locked in a cage with his stepmother’s psychotic brother, eight-year-old Benjamin Franklin “B .F.” Windes decides to abandon home and trail his father’s path. Thus begins a trip of constant struggle wit... View more info

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Faith in God and Generals: An Anthology of Faith, Hope, and Love in the American Civil War

By: Baehr, Ted; Wales, Susan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Broadman & Holman Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2172707


First Edition. Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 2003 Hard Cover. Ron Maxwell, producer of the acclaimed movie Gettysburg and director of Gods & Generals, has encouraged the creation of this anthology that captures and explores one of the major themes of Gods & Generals—devout, godly men and women on both sides of the Civil War fervently believed that their cause was not only just but that they enjoyed God's favor. View more info

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The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Bahr, Howard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Picador: 1997

Seller ID: 2206464


Light sticker adhesive to rear wrapper. 1997 Trade Paperback. 266 pp. The Black Flower is the gripping Story of a young Confederate rifleman named Bushrod Carter. When Bushrod is wounded, he is taken to a makeshift hospital where he comes under the care of Anna, who has already lost two potential romances to battle. Bushrod and Anna's attempt to forge a bond n the midst of pathos and horror is a powerful reminder that the war that divided America will not vanish quietly ... View more info

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The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Bahr, Howard

Price: $6.00

Publisher: The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Company of America: 2012

Seller ID: 2206465


Sticker to rear wrapper. 2012 Trade Paperback. 266 pp. This powerful story of a young rifleman's agony during the Battle of Franklin in 1864 ranks with the foremost novels of the Civil War. It has already won praise for it's originality and power in the New York Times Book Review, The Los Angeles Times, The Boston Globe, Southern Living and many other journals. The black flower symbolizes the rifleman's sense of doom in the midst of Union cannons firing upon John Bell Ho... View more info

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The Sweet Hell Inside: A Family History

By: Ball, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194689


First edition. Spine cocked, ink name and date on front endpaper, remainder mark.Very Good. 2001 Hard Cover. xv, 384 pp. 'The Sweet Hell Inside' recounts the lives of the Harleston family of South Carolina, the progeny of a Southern gentleman and his slave who cast off their blemished roots and achieved affluence in part through a surprisingly successful funeral parlor business. Their wealth afforded the Harlestons the comfort of chauffeurs, tailored clothes, and servant... View more info

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A Long Shadow: Jefferson Davis and the Final Days of the Confederacy

By: Ballard, Michael B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University Press of Mississippi: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203426


First edition. A fine copy.Fine. 1986 Hard Cover. xi, 200 pp. A Long Shadow is a fascinating narrative account of the fall of the Confederacy told from the perspective of Jefferson Davis, his official entourage, and his family as they tried to hold the government together while staying one step ahead of their Union Army pursuers.The martyred Davis is one of the most enduring symbols of the Lost Cause of the Confederacy. Michael B. Ballard maintains that this image began ... View more info

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History of the Rhode Island Combat Units in the Civil War (1861-1865)

By: Barker, Harold R.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2185079


First edition. Jacket rubbed.Very Good. 1964 Hard Cover. A history of all active units based out of Rhode Island during the Civil War. View more info

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Fort Sumter: National Monument South Carolina

By: Barnes, Frank

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S. Park Service: 1962

Seller ID: 1718276


1962 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. A history of Fort Sumter from its construction to its role in the Civil War. View more info

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The Life of George Dashiell Bayard, Late Captain, U.S.A., and Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Killed in the Battle of Independence, Dec. 1862.

By: Bayard, Samuel J.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260977


First edition. Hinges reinforced with cloth tape, minor loss from spine head, boards rubbed, single page in appendix loosening. 1874 Hard Cover. ix, 337 pp. 8vo. A biography of a West Point graduate and career soldier who served as a brigadier general in the American Civil War. Bayard died from an injury sustained from Confederate artillery shrapnel during the Battle of Fredericksburg. This account of his early life, education, and military career was written by his fath... View more info

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Fields of Honor: Pivotal Battles of the Civil War

By: Bearss, Edwin C.; McPherson, James (Introduction)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: National Geographic, Washington D.C.: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2186982


2007 Trade Paperback. xvii, 448 pp. Illustrated with detailed maps and archival images, this 448-page volume presents a unique narrative of the Civil War's most critical battles, translating Bearss' inimitable delivery into print. As he guides readers from the first shots at Fort Sumter to Gettysburg's bloody fields to the dignified surrender at Appomattox, his engagingly plainspoken but expert account demonstrates why he stands beside Shelby Foote, James McPherson, and ... View more info

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May I Quote You, General Chamberlain?: Observations & Utterances of the North's Great Generals

By: Bedwell, Randall

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Cumberland House: 1998

Seller ID: 2166789


An exceptional copy. 1998 Trade Paperback. A collection of quotations by Joshua L. Chamberlain, the highly respected Union general from Maine who relinquished a peaceful life as a college professor to become a leader of men in battle. View more info

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The Great Revival in The Southern Armies

By: Bennett, W.W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sprinkle Publications: 1989

Seller ID: 2206585


Lacks jacket, tiny smudge to front endpaper. 1989 Hard Cover. Author was a Confederate Chaplain; record of waves of spiritual awakening among the ordinary soldiers and high ranking officers during the Civil War. View more info