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

By: N/A

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Lane S. Hart, State Printer: 1883

Seller ID: 2266875

Condition: Good


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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The Civil War Jigsaw Book: Four 96-Piece Jigsaws

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Five Mile Press: 2006

Seller ID: 2296518

ISBN: 1741249945

Condition: Near Fine


Complete. One-inch tear along spine. 2006 Large Hardcover. As well as historic photographs throughout, this book features four 96-piece jigsaw puzzles of paintings dating from this [American Civil War] period. View more info

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Homefront: The Erie Canal in the Civil War

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Erie Canal Museum: 1987

Seller ID: 2296576

ISBN: 1883582024

Condition: Near Fine


Minor pink stain on rear wrapper. 1987 Stapled Binding. 52 pp. CONTENTS: Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Erie Canal in the Context of the Civil War; The Erie Canal During the Civil War; The Erie Canal's Role in the Underground Railroad; The Trent Affair and the Military Defense of New York State; Canal Town Life Was Changed by the Civil War; Museum Exhibition Label Text and Illustrations. 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: $125.00

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

Seller ID: 2067971

Condition: Good


Binding a bit shaken, ink name, address, & date on front flyleaf (Walter Weddaugh, Loch Sheldrake, Sullivan Co., New York), 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 which identify each soldier by name, and several individual photographs of officers. View more info

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The Chickamauga Campaign: December 1862 - November 1863

By: Abbazia, Patrick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Combined Books: 1988

Seller ID: 2195160

ISBN: 0914373153

Condition: Very Good


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: $20.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203546

Condition: Very Good


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. 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: $5.00

Publisher: Press of Morningside: 1985

Seller ID: 2208435

Condition: Very Good


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, discusses the medical confusion, administrative and professional, which prevailed at the outbreak of the war, and goes on to ... View more info

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The Confederate Brass-Framed Colt & Whitney

By: Albaugh, William A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William A. Albaugh and Edward N. Simmons: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2271018

Condition: Good


First edition. Rebound as a hardcover with original front wrapper bound in. Three Confederate bills mounted on front endpaper and wrapper, small Georgia gun repair shop sticker on front wrapper corner, map of downtown Atlanta mounted on front endpaper, owner bookplate on front endpaper, call numbers on spine but no other library marks. 1955 Hard Cover. [vii], 105 pp. A history of a famous and collectible revolver that was manufactured in Georgia and used by the Confederacy during the American Civil War. Illustrated with photographs of surviving examples, parts, a drawing of a Confederate sword... View more info

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Military Memoirs of a Confederate: A Critical Narrative

By: Alexander, E. P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Archive Society: 1995

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2300254

Condition: Near Fine


1995 facsimile of 1907 original. A very nice copy. 634 pp. Grey boards with gilt page ridges. Marbled endpapers. “First published in 1907, Military Memoirs of a Confederate is regarded by many historians as one of the most important and dispassionate first-hand general accounts of the American Civil War. Unlike some other Confederate memoirists, General Edward Porter Alexander had no use for bitter “Lost Cause” theories to explain the South’s defeat. Alexander was willing to objectively evaluate and criticize prominent Confederate officers, including Robert E. Lee. The result is a clea... View more info

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The Blue and The Gray

By: Allen, Thomas B.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 1993

Seller ID: 2179091

ISBN: 0870448765

Condition: Very Good


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: $5.00

Publisher: National Geographic: 1993

Seller ID: 2182605

ISBN: 0870448765

Condition: Very Good


Tears to jacket edges. 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 theme accompanies each chapter. View more info

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Battle-Fields of the South, From Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with Sketches of Confederate Commanders, and Gossip of the Camps (Collector's Library of the Civil War)

By: An English Combatant

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time Life Books: 1984

Seller ID: 2301060

ISBN: 0809443910

Condition: Near Fine


Ex Libris bookplate and publisher slip laid in. 1984 Full-Leather. xxvii, 517 pp. Blue boards with gilt title on spine and front board. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. View more info

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Fighting Confederates

By: Anders, Curt

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Putnam: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2208270

Condition: Near Fine


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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The Generals: Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee

By: Anderson, Nancy Scott

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283488

ISBN: 0394521064

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink inscription. 1988 Hard Cover. Traces the careers of Grant and Lee from West Point and the Mexican War, through the war between the states, to their first face-to-face meeting at Appomattox, View more info

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A Pictorial History of the Civil War Years

By: Angle, Paul M.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1980

Seller ID: 2208432

Condition: Very Good


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. 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: 2283533

ISBN: 0385185510

Condition: Good


Spine creased, faint sticker remnant. 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. View more info

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Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered

By: Axelrod, Alan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lyons Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2298751

ISBN: 0762761490

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. A very nice copy. 2011 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 311 pp. Generals South, Generals North highlights twenty-four commanders—twelve each from the Confederacy and the Union. Best-selling author and military historian Alan Axelrod presents a biography of each, narrates the major engagements in which each fought (emphasizing tactical leadership and outcome produced), and explores each man’s ever-controversial reputation. His consequent rankings are based on both historical and modern-day sources. View more info

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Orphan Hero: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Babb, John

Price: $15.00  $12.00

Publisher: Yucca: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2157294

ISBN: 1631580493

Condition: Fine


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 with disease, severe weather, hardship, Indian attack, and death on his lone journey across much of what is now the United State... 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: $5.00

Publisher: Broadman & Holman Publishers: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2172707

ISBN: 0805427287

Condition: Very Good


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  $4.00

Publisher: Picador: 1997

Seller ID: 2206464

ISBN: 0312265077

Condition: Near Fine


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 into pages of history. Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY CIVIL WAR HISTORICAL FICTION View more info

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The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Bahr, Howard

Price: $6.00  $4.80

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

Seller ID: 2206465

ISBN: 1877853747

Condition: Near Fine


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 Hood's Army of Tennessee. That army literally disappears in a hail of rifle and cannon fire from the Union entrenchments. Bushr... View more info

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The Sweet Hell Inside: A Family History

By: Ball, Edward

Price: $8.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2194689

ISBN: 068816840X

Condition: Good


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 servants whose skin was darker than theirs. It also launched the family into a generation of glory as painters, performers, and pho... 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: $50.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2185079

ISBN: 0917012445

Condition: Very Good


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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Digging into Custer's Last Stand

By: Barnard, Sandy; Pohanka, Brian

Price: $15.00

Publisher: AST Press: 2003

Seller ID: 2302558

ISBN: 0974540919

Condition: Near Fine


Some edges of map tapped. 2003 Trade Paperback. xiv, 188 pp. Little Bighorn Battlefield Map: Archaeological Finds and Historical Locations laid in. Summary of the major archaeological projects at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument, site of Custer's Last Stand, between the 1980s-2000s. View more info

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The Divided Union: The Story of the Great American War 1861-65

By: Batty, Peter

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Salem House: 1987

Seller ID: 2283560

ISBN: 0881622346

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1987 Hard Cover. Offers a fresh look at the Civil War, discusses the social, economic, and political aspects of the war, and assesses its influences in modern America. 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: $75.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2260977

Condition: Very Good


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 father, who survived him. View more info

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The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer (Collector's Library of the Civil War)

By: Beatty, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time Life Books: 1983

Seller ID: 2301050

ISBN: 0809442582

Condition: Near Fine


Ex Libris bookplate laid in. 1983 Full-Leather. vii, 401 pp. Blue boards with gilt title on spine and front board. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. John Beatty (December 16, 1828 – December 4, 1914) was an American banker and statesman from Sandusky, Ohio. He served as a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. View more info

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So Fell the Angels

By: Belden, Thomas Graham and Marva Robins

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1956

Seller ID: 2295944

Condition: Very Good


Light stain on jacket rear panel, jacket rubbed. 1956 Hard Cover. 401 pp. The story of Chase, Lincoln's ambitious Chief Justice, his bold designing daughter, and the husband who could finance her plans. View more info

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John Brown's Body

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $5.00  $4.00

Publisher: Elephant Paperbacks: 1990

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2296439

ISBN: 092958726X

Condition: Good


General wear to wrappers, page ridges lightly toned. 1990 Trade Paperback. xv, 336 pp. One of the most widely read poems of our time, John Brown's Body is Stephen Vincent Benét's masterful retelling of the Civil War. A book of great energy and sweep, it swings into view the entire course of that terrible and decisive war, lighting up the lives of soldiers, leaders, and civilians, North and South, amidst the conflict. Generations of readers have found the book a compelling and moving experience. View more info

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John Brown's Body (International Collectors Library)

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $8.00  $6.40

Publisher: International Collectors Library: 1955

Seller ID: 2300978

Condition: Very Good


Two chips to spine head. 1955 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, 336 pp. Original red leatherette hardcover binding with gold lettering & design, gilt top page ridge, red ribbon marker. John Brown's Body (1928) is an epic American poem written by Stephen Vincent Benét. Its title references the radical abolitionist John Brown, who raided the federal armory at Harpers Ferry in Virginia in October 1859. He was captured and hanged later that year. Benét's poem covers the history of the American Civil War.[1][2] It won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1929. It was writt... View more info