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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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History of the War of the Union, Civil, Military & Naval, in Three Volumes

By: Duyckinck, E.A. [Evert Augustus]

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Johnson, Fry & Company: 1862

Seller ID: 2294653

Condition: Good


Some binding repair, boards and edges rubbed with some drying of leather, ink name and address on front flyleaf. 1862 Full-Leather. Complete in three volumes, published individually from 1862-1865. ii, 620; 660; 642 pp. 4to. Original dark brown leather, black stamped decorations, gilt titles, all edges gilt Engraved plates from photographs and paintings by Alonzo Chappel throughout. A contemporary account of the American Civil War. View more info

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Strange Battles of the Civil War

By: Garrison, Webb Jr.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bristol Park: 2008

Seller ID: 2283558

ISBN: 0884864308

Condition: Very Good


Faint sticker remnant. 2008 Hard Cover. Although the results of many Civil War battles were in favor of the anticipated victor, in many instances the hows and whys and whos were very different than what had been planned. On many occasions the combat was accompanied by various unique and strange elements. In this engaging survey of twenty-three battles of the American Civil War, several of these peculiarities are highlighted. These intriguing tales include naval engagements, naval battles against land forces, cover-ups and scapegoats, unexpected combat and military blunders. 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

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The Medal Collector: A Guide to Naval, Military, Air-Force and Civil Medals and Ribbons, with Eight Plates in Colour and Numerous Other Illustrations

By: Johnson, Stanley C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dodd Mead and Company: 1921

Seller ID: 1723631

Condition: Very Good


Front hinge weak, owner bookplate & pencil name on front endpapers, boards lightly rubbed. 1921 Hard Cover. 320 pp. 8vo. Color plates and black & white illustrations of numerous military medals and ribbons. A helpful guide for the militaria collector. View more info

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Charleston Blockade: The Journals of John B. Marchand, U.S. Navy, 1861-1862

By: Marchand, John B.; Symonds, Craig L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Naval War College Press: 1976

Seller ID: 2208436

Condition: Very Good


Wrappers lightly toned. 1976 Trade Paperback. xiii, 287 pp. Students of the American Civil War, whose ranks are legion, have paid vigorous attention to the many facets of the Union blockade of the Southern Confederacy. Questions of its strategic and economic impact are frequently debated, as are the important problems of logistics and diplomacy. Relatively little attention, however, has been paid to the participants themselves. The men who served on the blockading ships of the U.S. Navy performed the most tedious, if not the most perilous, task of the war. This volume is about one of them: Com... View more info

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Civil War Naval Chronology 1861-1865

By: Naval History Division

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Naval History Division: 1961

Seller ID: 2182573

Condition: Very Good


Contains 1861-1863, appears to be volumes 1 through 3 of a six-volume set bound together. Light foxing to front endpaper. 1961 Soft Cover. A month-by-month account of the Naval battles and movements that defined the Civil War. View more info

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Hunters in the Shallows: A History of the PT Boat

By: Nelson, Curtis L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brassey's Inc: 2003

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2273429

ISBN: 1574886010

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Remainder mark. 2003 Trade Paperback. x, 242 pp. Provides a comprehensive critical analysis of a vessel long neglected by naval scholars - Highlights the involvement that FDR, Douglas MacArthur, John F. Kennedy, and others had with the PT Hunters in the Shallows examines the development of the small torpedo boat in U.S. naval history from Lt. William Cushing's heroic Civil War attack on the Confederate ram Albemarle in 1864 in a forerunner of the PT to the type's zenith in World War II. Curtis L. Nelson takes readers inside the scandalous 1939 Elco deal to manufacture PTs, desc... View more info

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Men and Ships of the Civil War

By: Rye, Scott

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Longmeadow Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283504

ISBN: 0681102640

Condition: Good


First edition. Foxing to top page ridge. 1995 Hard Cover. A ship-by-ship history of the Civil War. View more info

Image for History of the Confederate States Navy from its Organization to the Surrender of its Last Vessel. Its Stupendous Struggle with the Great Navy of the United States; the Engagements Fought in the Rivers and Harbors of the South, and upon the High Seas; Blockade-Running, First Use of Iron-Clads and Torpedoes, and Privateer History.

History of the Confederate States Navy from its Organization to the Surrender of its Last Vessel. Its Stupendous Struggle with the Great Navy of the United States; the Engagements Fought in the Rivers and Harbors of the South, and upon the High Seas; Blockade-Running, First Use of Iron-Clads and Torpedoes, and Privateer History.

By: Scharf, J. [John] Thomas

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Rogers & Sherwood: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2187992

Condition: Good


First edition. Appears to have been recased using the original boards and backstrip, which were likely trimmed at that point (they are flush with the page edges). A few light creases and spots to backstrip, minor loss from board corners. 1887 Hard Cover. x, 824 pp. 8vo. Original drab boards, paper spine label. A history of naval warfare during the American Civil War, by a former Confederate officer, who was among the first American historians to use newspapers as an authoritative source. Still considered an authoritative source, despite the expected prejudice in favor of the Confederacy. Howes... View more info

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Naval Strategies in the Civil War: Confederate Innovations and Federal Opportunism

By: Simson, Jay W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cumberland House: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2283505

ISBN: 1581821956

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faintly rubbed. 2001 Trade Paperback. One of the most overlooked aspects of the American Civil War is the naval strategy played out by the U.S. Navy and the fledgling Confederate Navy, which may make this the first book to compare and contrast the strategic concepts of the Southern Secretary of the Navy Stephen R. Mallory against his Northern counterpart, Gideon Welles. Both men had to accomplish much and were given great latitude in achieving their goals. View more info

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The Confederate Navy: A Pictorial History

By: Stern, Philip Van Doren

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2277990

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Light stain along edge of front jacket flap, jacket edges rubbed with a few small chips and small tears. Spine slightly cocked, faint stain to page ridge. 1962 Large Hardcover. We have more books available by this author!. 252 pp. At the beginning of the Civil War, the Confederate Navy was a very small collection of nearly anything that would float -- mostly small, unmilitary vessels and a few captured Union ships; there was not one real warship in the fleet. The North had men-of-war and a large fleet of merchant ships that could be armed quickly. As a result, the North was soon... View more info

Image for The Pictorial History of the Great Civil War: Its Causes, Origins, Conduct and Results. Embracing Full and Authentic Accounts of Its Battles by Land and Sea, with Graphic Descriptions of Heroic Deeds Achieved by Armies and Individuals; Narratives of Personal Adventure; Thrilling Incidents; Daring Exploits; Wonderful Escapes; Life in Camp, Field, and Hospital; Adventures at Sea; Blockade Life, Etc., Etc., Containing Carefully Prepared Biographies of the Leading Generals and Naval Commanders of Both the North and the South.

The Pictorial History of the Great Civil War: Its Causes, Origins, Conduct and Results. Embracing Full and Authentic Accounts of Its Battles by Land and Sea, with Graphic Descriptions of Heroic Deeds Achieved by Armies and Individuals; Narratives of Personal Adventure; Thrilling Incidents; Daring Exploits; Wonderful Escapes; Life in Camp, Field, and Hospital; Adventures at Sea; Blockade Life, Etc., Etc., Containing Carefully Prepared Biographies of the Leading Generals and Naval Commanders of Both the North and the South.

By: Wilson, John Laird

Price: $175.00

Publisher: The National Publishing Co. / J.R. Jones: 1881

Seller ID: 2291645

Condition: Very Good


Hinges beginning to weaken, edges a bit rubbed, spine gilt mostly rubbed away, pencil name on front endpaper. 1881 Hard Cover. iv, 976, [4] pp. Green cloth, black titles and decorations, gilt embellishments on front board and spine. A fairly early history of the American Civil War, illustrated with engravings of battles and portraits of many leading generals. View more info