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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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Life of Gen. R. E. Lee [General Robert Edward Lee]

By: Cooke, J.E.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Archive Society: 1995

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2300249

Condition: Fine


Modern facsimile of 1871 original. Still encased in shrink wrap. 1995 Hard Cover. Grey boards with gilt page ridges. Marbled endpapers. John Esten Cooke’s A Life of General Robert E. Lee is a biography of the venerable commander of the army of the Confederate States of America. Offered a commission in the Union army by President Lincoln in 1861, the distinguished career officer and combat engineer opted instead to follow his home state of Virginia out of the Union. Lee quickly developed a reputation as a gifted battlefield tactician, defeating larger Northern forces again and again, although... View more info

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Robert E. Lee

By: Earle, Peter

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Saturday Review Press: 1973

Seller ID: 2208642

Condition: Good


Former library copy--usual marks; front endpaper missing, pages lightly toned. Former library copy--usual marks; jacket lightly toned. 1973 Hard Cover. 224 pp. A narrative of Robert E. Lee and his time in the Civil War. 16 Colored plates; 100 black and white illustrations. View more info

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A Memoir of the Last Year of the War for Independence, in the Confederate States of America, Containing an Account of the Operations of His Commands in the Years 1864 and 1865

By: Early, Jubal A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Archive Society: 1996

Seller ID: 2300248

Condition: Near Fine


1996 facsimile of 1867 original. A nice copy. 135 pp. Grey boards with gilt page ridges. Marbled endpapers. Jubal Anderson Early (November 3, 1816 – March 2, 1894) was a Virginia lawyer and politician who became a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Trained at the United States Military Academy, Early resigned his U.S. Army commission after the Second Seminole War and his Virginia military commission after the Mexican–American War, in both cases to practice law and participate in politics. Accepting a Virginia and later Confederate military commission as the American Civil W... View more info

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War Memoirs: Autobiographical Sketch and Narrative of the War Between the States (Civil War Centennial Series)

By: Early, Jubal Anderson; Vandiver, Frank E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1960

Seller ID: 2262476

Condition: Good


Former school library copy--usual markings. No jacket. 1960 Hard Cover. xlviii, 496 pp. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jubal Anderson Early (November 3, 1816 – March 2, 1894) was a Virginia lawyer and politician who became a Confederate general during the American Civil War. Trained at the United States Military Academy, Early resigned his U.S. Army commission after the Second Seminole War and his Virginia military commission after the Mexican-American War, in both cases to practice law and participate in politics. Accepting a Virginia and later Confederate military commission as the American Civil War b... View more info

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Ulysses S. Grant (American Crisis Biographies)

By: Edmonds, Franklin Spencer

Price: $45.00

Publisher: George W. Jacobs & Company: 1915

Seller ID: 2276839

Condition: Good


No jacket, hinges previously mended, front hinge starting again, bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, ink name and pencil note on front endpapers, pencil marks on rear endpaper. 1915 Hard Cover. 376 pp. A biography of Ulysses S. Grant. Ulysses S. Grant (born Hiram Ulysses Grant;[a] April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was the 18th President of the United States, Commanding General of the Army, soldier, international statesman, and author. During the American Civil War Grant led the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy with the supervision of President Abraham Lincoln. During the Reconstr... View more info

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A Rebel's Recollections

By: Eggleston, George Cary

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University Press: 1996

Edition: First printing.

Seller ID: 2191539

ISBN: 0807121258

Condition: Good


First printing. Ripple to laminate on fore-edge. 1996 Trade Paperback. 187 pp. Originally published in 1875, George Cary Eggleston's memoir, which proved immensely popular among readers throughout the country, is a nostalgic, often amusing collection of essays based on the author's Civil War experiences. Eggleston describes life in Virginia before the war, offers glowing assessments of the men who made up the Confederate army and the women who stood behind them, satirizes the Confederacy's finances and its army's red tape, and recollects the war's end. He provides compelling portraits of his h... View more info

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Lee [General Robert E.]

By: Freeman, Douglas Southall; McPherson, James M.; Harwell, Richard

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2299150

ISBN: 0684829533

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Minor wear to corners. 1997 Trade Paperback. xxiii, 601, [1] pp. Abridgment of the classic 4-volume set, with new foreword by Jame M. McPherson and new introduction by Richard Harwell. Douglas Southall Freeman’s Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Robert E. Lee was greeted with critical acclaim when it was first published in 1935. This reissue chronicles all the major aspects and highlights of the general’s military career, from his stunning accomplishments in the Mexican War to the humbling surrender at Appomattox. More than just a military leader, Lee embodied all the con... View more info

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Lee [General Robert E.]

By: Freeman, Douglas Southall; McPherson, James M.; Harwell, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: 8th Printing

Seller ID: 2296349

ISBN: 0684829533

Condition: Near Fine


Eighth printing. Remainder mark on page base. 1997 Trade Paperback. xxiii, 601 pp. Abridgment of the classic 4-volume set, with new foreword by Jame M. McPherson and new introduction by Richard Harwell. Douglas Southall Freeman’s Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of Robert E. Lee was greeted with critical acclaim when it was first published in 1935. This reissue chronicles all the major aspects and highlights of the general’s military career, from his stunning accomplishments in the Mexican War to the humbling surrender at Appomattox. More than just a military leader, Lee embodied all the... View more info

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Reminiscences of the Civil War

By: Gordon, General John B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Archive Society: 1995

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2300256

Condition: Very Good


1995 facsimile of 1903 original. Highlighting on three pages only. Gilt page ridges lightly scuffed. 474 pp. Grey boards with gilt page ridges. Marbled endpapers. John Brown Gordon was one of the toughest Confederate generals in the Civil War. He was wounded multiple times during the Seven Days Battles and at Antietam, where he was hit 4 times and continued to fight until a bullet slammed him in the face, passing through his cheek and out his jaw. Robert E. Lee described Gordon to Jefferson Davis as characterized by splendid audacity.” Although he was a tough fighter, Gordon was a good write... View more info

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Reminiscences of the Civil War, with Portraits

By: Gordon, John B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1904

Seller ID: 2275016

Condition: Good


Former library copy - usual marks. 1904 Hard Cover. x, 474 pp. An autobiography of the life of General John B. Gordon. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: John Brown Gordon (February 6, 1832 – January 9, 1904) was an attorney, a planter, general in the Confederate States Army, and politician in the postwar years. By the end of the Civil War, he had become one of Robert E. Lee's most trusted generals.[1] After the war, Gordon strongly opposed Reconstruction during the late 1860s. A member of the Democratic Party, he was elected by the state legislature to serve as a U.S. Senator, from 1875 to 1881, and again f... View more info

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General Lee (Great Commanders)

By: Lee, Fitzhugh

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Archive Society: 1995

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2300244

Condition: Very Good


1995 facsimile of 1894 original. Highlighting. 433 pp. Grey boards with gilt page ridges. Marbled endpapers. Fold-out map follows text. Written by Robert E. Lee's nephew, Fitzhugh Lee. Fitzhugh fought in several battles alongside Robert E. Lee. View more info

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From Manassas to Appomattox: Memoirs of the Civil War in America

By: Longstreet, James

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Archive Society: 1995

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2300243

Condition: Very Good


1995 facsimile of 1896 original. Highlighting on just a couple pages. Spine creased, a few scuffs to gilt page ridges. 690 pp. Grey boards with gilt page ridges. Marbled endpapers. For a comprehensive, readable, insightful account of the Civil War from one of its most important and controversial generals, few contemporary memoirs match the power and detail of Longstreet's From Manassas to Appomattox. The reputation of Confederate General James Longstreet-second-in-command to and intimate friend of Robert E. Lee-has undergone dramatic swings over the course of history. Revered by his men and re... View more info

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Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever

By: O'Reilly, Bill; Dugard, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2260537

ISBN: 0805093079

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Minor sticker residue on front jacket corner. 2011 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 324 pp. The anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history—how one gunshot changed the country forever. In the spring of 1865, the bloody saga of America's Civil War finally comes to an end after a series of increasingly harrowing battles. President Abraham Lincoln's generous terms for Robert E. Lee's surrender are devised to fulfill Lincoln's dream of healing a divided nation, with the former Confederates allowed to reintegrate in... View more info

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Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever

By: O'Reilly, Bill; Dugard, Martin

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Company: 2011

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2266438

ISBN: 0805093079

Condition: Near Fine


Fourth printing. Light sticker adhesive on jacket front, jacket edges lightly rubbed. Light pencil mark on top page ridge. 2011 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 324 pp. The anchor of The O'Reilly Factor recounts one of the most dramatic stories in American history—how one gunshot changed the country forever. In the spring of 1865, the bloody saga of America's Civil War finally comes to an end after a series of increasingly harrowing battles. President Abraham Lincoln's generous terms for Robert E. Lee's surrender are devised to fulfill Lincoln's dream of healing a di... View more info

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The Court Martial of Robert E. Lee: A Historical Novel

By: Savage, Douglas

Price: $7.00  $5.60

Publisher: Combined Books: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2275463

ISBN: 0938289268

Condition: Near Fine


Top edge of jacket front lightly bumped. Otherwise an excellent cpoy. 1993 Hard Cover. 475 pp. Should legendary general Robert E. Lee have been called to account for his controversial actions during the fateful battle of Gettysburg? Although a work of fiction, The Court Martial of Robert E. Lee is written exclusively from historical sources, including all of Robert E. Lee's 1,000 surviving letters and dispatches. View more info

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General Lee: His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865, with Personal Reminiscences

By: Taylor, Walter H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Archive Society: 1995

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2300246

Condition: Very Good


1995 facsimile of 1906 original. Gilt page ridges scuffed. We have more books available by this author!. 314 pp. Grey boards with gilt page ridges. Marbled endpapers. The crucial Civil War battles in the East-from First Manassas to Antietam to Gettysburg-are described from the point of view of General Robert E. Lee's staff officer, Walter Taylor. Originally published in 1906, General Lee: His Campaigns in Virginia, 1861-1865 is rich in reminiscences. Working closely with Lee, Taylor prepared reports, delivered messages, and saw the general every day. As postwar controversies swirled, he was of... View more info

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Robert E. Lee and the Southern Confederacy, 1807-1870

By: White, Henry Alexander

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Archive Society: 1995

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2300257

Condition: Very Good


1995 facsimile of 1898 original. Highlighting on a few pages. 467 pp. Grey boards with gilt page ridges. Marbled endpapers. A full-scale standard biography, covering the role of Robert E. Lee in the development of the Southern Confederacy. View more info

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The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner (Collector's Library of the Civil War)

By: Wilkinson, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time Life Books: 1984

Seller ID: 2301046

ISBN: 080944254X

Condition: Fine


Ex Libris bookplate and publisher's slip laid in. 1984 Full-Leather. 252 pp. Blue boards with gilt title on spine and front board. All edges gilt. Marbled endpapers. John Wilkinson was born in Norfolk, Virginia on November 6, 1821.[1] He was a Lieutenant and Captain in the Confederate States Navy (CSN) during the American Civil War. He was commander of several blockade runners, including the CSS Robert E. Lee and the CSS Chickamauga. For the CSS Robert E. Lee, he persuaded the owner in Scotland to sell it to the CSN for the same price that they had just bought her for.[2] Wilkinson died on Dec... View more info

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The Long Arm of Lee; or, the History of the Artillery of the Army of Northern Virginia. With a Brief Account of the Confederate Bureau of Ordnance, in Two Volumes

By: Wise, Jennings Cropper

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Archive Society: 1995

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 2300252

Condition: Near Fine


1995 facsimile of 1915 original. Gilt page ridges of volume one lightly scuffed. Two volume set. Grey boards with gilt page ridges. Marbled endpapers. Originally published in 1915, when Jennings Cropper Wise was commandant of the Virginia Military Institute, The Long Arm of Lee has never been surpassed as an authoritative study of the Confederate artillery in the Civil War. Volume 1 described the organization and tactics of the field batteries of General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia from the time of the Battle of Bull Run through the Maryland invasion. Volume 2, beginning with an ... View more info