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Memorial of the Centennial Celebration of the Battle of Oriskany, August 6, 1877

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Oneida Historical Society: 1878

Seller ID: 2264266

Condition: Good


Edges rubbed, hinges starting, light stain, rear endpaper missing. 1878 Hard Cover. 199 pp. The Battle of Oriskany, fought on August 6, 1777, was one of the bloodiest battles in the North American theater of the American Revolutionary War and a significant engagement of the Saratoga campaign. An American party trying to relieve the siege of Fort Stanwix was ambushed by a party of Loyalists and allies of several Native American tribes, primarily Iroquois. This was one of the few battles in the war in which almost all of the participants were North American: Loyalists and allied Indians fought a... 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

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

Image for 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]

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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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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Studies Military and Diplomatic, 1775-1865

By: Adams, Charles Francis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Books for Libraries Press, Freeport: 1971

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2134860

Condition: Near Fine


1971 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 424 pp. 8vo. 1971 reissue of 1911 original. Charles Francis Adams II (May 27, 1835 – May 20, 1915) was a member of the prominent Adams family. He served as a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War. After the war, he was a railroad regulator and executive, president, successively, of the Union Pacific Railroad, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the American Historical Association. His writings and addresses both on problems of railway management and on historical subjects frequently gave rise to widespr... 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

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.Keywords: MILITARY HISTORY AMERICAN CIVIL WAR ROBERT E LEE SURRENDER APPOMATTOX 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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Eisenhower, in Two Volumes: Volume One [I, 1]: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume Two [II, 2]: The President (The Library of the Presidents)

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: The Easton Press: 1987

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2274910

Condition: Near Fine


Publisher's inserts and blank bookplate laid in. 1987 Full-Leather. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Original brown full leather, gilt titles and decorations, all edges gilt, ribbon marker bound in. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives... View more info

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Eisenhower: Volume I: Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, 1890-1952; Volume II: The President

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1985

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2281563

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printings. Spine and back corner of volume 2 lightly creased. 1985 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 637, [3]; 750, [2] pp. Numerous photographs. The complete two-volume biography of the general who became the 34th President of the United States. Stephen E. Ambrose draws upon extensive sources, an unprecedented degree of scholarship, and numerous interviews with Eisenhower himself to offer the fullest, richest, most objective rendering yet of the soldier who became president. He gives us a masterly account of the European war theater and Eisenhower'... 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

Condition: Good


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

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Two Biographies by African-American Women: Biography of an American Bondman, by His Daughter. [with] Life and Public Services of Martin R. Delany, Sub-Assistant Commissioner Bureau Relief of Refugees, Freedmen, and of Abandoned Lands, and Late Major 104th U.S. Colored Troops (The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers)

By: Andrews, William L.; Brown, Josephine; Rollin, Frank A.; Gates, Henry Louis

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203185

ISBN: 0195062043

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. 1991 Hard Cover. xliii, 104, 367 pp. The book contains the biography of an American bondman William Wells Brown, which was written by his daughter Josephine Brown. It also presents the precedent-setting biography of Martin R. Delany, which helped to introduce an analytical approach to biography writing in African-American letters. An unabashed success story of one man's military career during the Civil War and his subsequent work in the Freedman's Bureau during Reconstruction, this book, written at a crucial juncture in American history, creates a vivid portrait of a man who co... 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

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.Keywords: CIVIL WAR PICTORIAL HISTORY AMERICAN HISTORY MILITARY US AMERICANA 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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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

ISBN: 1855322633

Condition: Near Fine


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 photographs and illustrations included. View more info

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The Right to Fight: A History of African-Americans in the Military

By: Astor, Gerald

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1719206

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. 1988 Large Softcover. 529pp. From the birth of the United States, African American men and women have fought and died in defense of a nation that has often denied them many fundamental rights of citizenship. Now Gerald Astor has chronicled their efforts and accomplishments in this critically acclaimed survey. From Crispus Attucks, the first casualty of the American Revolution, to fighters on both sides of the Civil War, Astor moves to the postwar Indian campaigns and the infamous Brownsville riot. He also documents the prejudices and grievous wrongs that have kept Afr... 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

Condition: Near Fine


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 offers intimate impressions and anecdotes from generals and soldiers alike, and strategies of war leaders such as Sherman, Lee, a... 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

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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The Black Flower: A Novel of the Civil War

By: Bahr, Howard

Price: $5.00

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

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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Colonel Greatheart

By: Bailey, H.C.; Ralph, Lester

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1908

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2204119

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Ink name on front endpaper. 1908 Hard Cover. 472 pp. This is an unusual story of the English Civil War. There is a good account of the Battle of Newbury, and many historic figures appear: Cromwell (very prominent), Ireton, Prince Rupert, Charles I, Fairfax, and Lambert. The setting for this tale of men and arms is taken from the stirring days of the Bavaliers and the Roundheads, of Puritans and the so-called malignants; but the machines of war are rather in the background, while in the spotlight is a witching woman, a conqueror of hearts and a marker of destinies. The story tell... 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

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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Fort Sumter: National Monument South Carolina

By: Barnes, Frank

Price: $3.00

Publisher: U.S. Park Service: 1962

Seller ID: 1718276

Condition: Very Good


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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John Brown's Body: A Poem

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent; Freeman, Douglass Southall

Price: $8.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1948

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261480

Condition: Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass. Slipcase repaired, rear hinge weakening, owner bookplate on front endpaper, spine and slipcase edge toned. 1948 Hard Cover. xvi, [2], 454 pp. 8vo. Introduction by Douglas Southall Freeman, fourteen color illustrations by John Steuart Curry. One of the most widely read poems of our time -- a masterful retelling of the American Civil War. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898, Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania, United States -- March 13, 1943) was an American author, poet, short story writer and novelist. He is best known for his narrat... View more info

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Memoirs of the Pages to the Tsars

By: Berry, Thomas E.; Marbach, Peter; Lyons, Marvin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Gilbert's Royal Books: 2005

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2290614

ISBN: 0973783915

Condition: Near Fine


First paperback printing. Edges lightly rubbed. 2005 Trade Paperback. 283, [3] pp. The history of the Corps des Pages in Russia dates back to the days of Peter the Great. Each of his successors made changes or improvements up until the end of the monarchy in 1917. In 1759, during the reign of Empress Elizabeth, the Corps des Pages became a formal educational institution. In 1802, the Corps des Pages was given a charer by Emperor Alexander I. The Corps des Pages was a military-educational institution which prepared young men to serve the Tsar and his family at Court. Many would go on to serve i... View more info

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They Fought Like Demons: Women Soldiers in the Civil War

By: Blanton, DeAnne; Cook, Lauren M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage Civil War Library: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2266415

ISBN: 1400033152

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Faint smudge on front wrapper, spine lightly creased and lightly rubbed. 2003 Trade Paperback. xiii, 277 pp. “Albert Cashier” served three years in the Union Army and passed successfully as a man until 1911 when the aging veteran was revealed to be a woman named Jennie Hodgers. Frances Clayton kept fighting even after her husband was gunned down in front of her at the Battle of Murfreesboro. And more than one soldier astonished “his” comrades-in-arms by giving birth in camp. This lively and authoritative book opens a hitherto neglected chapter of Civil War history, tell... View more info

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Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution

By: Bobrick, Benson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2260791

ISBN: 0684810603

Condition: Near Fine


2nd printing. An exceptional copy. 1997 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 553 pp. George Washington at Valley Forge, Benedict Arnold's treason at West Point, Corwallis's defeat at Yorktown--these are the characters and events most Americans remember from their high-school history lessons about the Revolutionary War. Yet the war itself is so removed from us in time, its villains and heroes so remote, that it fails to grasp the place in popular imagination occupied by the Civil War, the two World Wars, or even Vietnam. Benson Bobrick's fresh account of the Revolutionary W... View more info

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The American Civil War

By: Book Studio

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Book Studio: 2007

Seller ID: 2187388

ISBN: 1906024022

Condition: Near Fine


An exceptional copy. 2007 Soft Cover. An interesting and interactive guide to the Civil War, with different information brought up by spinning a paper wheel. View more info

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A Civil War Treasury of Tales, Legends and Folklore

By: Botkin, B.A.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Promontory Press: 1993

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2260534

ISBN: 0883940493

Condition: Very Good


Jacket lightly rubbed. 1993 Hard Cover. This book contains a rich sampling of Civil War storytelling of all types--personal narratives, anecdotes, hero tales, legends, historical traditions, yarns, tall tales, jests, strange tales, fables. Culled from a wide variety of contemporary sources--letters, diaries, newspapers, periodicals, pamphlets--and from the great body of Civil War reminiscences and regimental histories, over 330 stories have been arranged both chronologically and by subject to form a story of the history of the war.... The voices are those of Abe Lincoln and Robert E. Lee, of s... View more info

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The Great Rebellion: Its Secret History, Rise, Progress, and Disastrous Failure.

By: Botts, John Minor

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1866

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2285908

Condition: Very Good


First edition (Sabin 6828). Pencil name on front flyleaf, one gathering sprung but holding firmly, minor blemishes to corners. 1866 Hard Cover. xxviii, [29]-402, 2, 2, [6] pp. 12mo. Green cloth, gilt titles and rules, brown endpapers. A contemporary account of the American Civil War, written by a Virginian politician who supported the Unionist cause, despite his ownership of slaves who worked on his plantation. He was imprisoned for his beliefs in 1862. View more info

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Regimental History of the First New York Dragoons (Originally the 130th N.Y. Vol. [Volunteer] Infantry) During Three Years of Active Service in the Great Civil War

By: Bowen, J.R.; Flint, J.N.

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Published by the Author: 1900

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2265410

Condition: Good


Former library copy, with their stamp on page ridges, stamp and bookplate inside. Front free endpaper removed, boards a bit soiled, spine toned. 1900 Hard Cover. x, 464, [2] pp. 8vo. A history of the cavalry regiment in the Union Army during the American Civil War, which fought in 64 battles, and captured 19 pieces of artillery and four Confederate battle flags. View more info