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SOLDIER'S HEART: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers.
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SOLDIER'S HEART: Being the Story of the Enlistment and Due Service of the Boy Charley Goddard in the First Minnesota Volunteers.

By Paulsen, Gary.

New York:: Delacorte,, (1998). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. A short novel for older children. Based on a true story, this tells what the Civil War was like, battle by battle, for boys and young men like Charley - who was 15 and lied about his age in order to enlist. At the end of the Battle of Gettysburg only 47 out of the 1000 men in the 1st Minnesota were left standing. Author's note. Brief bibliography. 106 pages.

$17.50

THE COMPLETE CIVIL WAR JOURNAL AND SELECTED LETTERS OF THOMAS WENTWORTH HIGGINSON.
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THE COMPLETE CIVIL WAR JOURNAL AND SELECTED LETTERS OF THOMAS WENTWORTH HIGGINSON.

By [Higginson, Thomas] Looby, Christopher, editor.

Chicago:: University of Chicago Press,, (1999). Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.. Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. ) "As the colonel of the first regiment of black men in the Union army during the Civil War, Higginson was an early, articulate, and powerful crusader for civil rights, and his journal and letters, collected for the first time in this volume, present some of the most extraordinary documents of the Civil War. [He] was a politically engaged intellectual at the forefront of radical antislavery, labor, and feminist causes. Born in 1823 to a formerly wealthy but still prominent Brahmin family, he became one of America's leading social activists and a prominent writer, minister, and reformer. With the publication in 1869 of his classic Army Life in a Black Regiment, which drew on this journal, Higginson became one of the most important chroniclers of the Civil War." Introduction by Looby, extensive footnotes, chronology. xix, 348 pp.

$24.50

GETTYSBURG: An Alternate History.
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GETTYSBURG: An Alternate History.

By Tsouras, Peter G.

Mechanicsburg, PA & London:: Stackpole Books / Greenhill Books, , (1997). Fine in fine dust jacket.. First printing. "Everyone interested in the American Civil War comes up against the controversies surrounding the bitter three-day battle of Gettysburg in July 1863. What if J. E. B. Stuart had arrived on the battlefield before the second day? What if Ewell had pressed hard on the heels of the Union rout on the first day? What if Pickett's charge had been stronger and better led? What if the Army of the Potomac had been commanded by a more aggressive counter-attacker than Meade? Gettysburg presents some of these possibilities as though they were the reality, and explores the impact they would have on the battle and on the course of the war. The alternate events are anchored firmly in the context of the actual events, and are all within the scope of what was genuinely possible." Illustrated with photographs and battlefield maps. 320 pp.

$21.50

THE BATTLEFIELD AND BEYOND: Essays on the American Civil War .
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THE BATTLEFIELD AND BEYOND: Essays on the American Civil War .

By Jewett, Clayton E., editor.

Baton Rouge:: Louisiana State University Press,, (2012). Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. A collection of essays which "shed new light on the defining issues of the Civil War era. Orville Vernon Burton, Leonne M. Hudson, and Daniel E. Sutherland delve into the master-slave relationship, the role of blacks in the army, and the nature of southern violence. Herman Hattaway, Paul D. Escott, and Judith F. Gentry offer innovative perspectives on the influential leadership of President Jefferson Davis, Lieutenant-General Stephen D. Lee, and General Edmund Kirby Smith. Other contributors consider politicians and the public: Michael J. Connolly and Clayton E. Jewett investigate how despotism contributed to Confederate defeat; David E. Kyvig and Alan M. Kraut examine the war's impact on the Constitution and racial relationships with Jews; and Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Kenneth Nivison, and Emory M. Thomas discuss the critical function of memory in our understanding of Lincoln's assassination. The essays . . expose our nation's continuing struggles with race, individual rights, terrorism, and the economy.. . 150 years after the nation's most defining conflict its consequences still resonate." A title in the series "Conflicting Worlds: New Dimensions of the American Civil War" under the editorship of T. Michael Parrish. Notes at the end of each selection and notes on contributors. 341 pp.

$34.50

CHICKAMAUGA 1863: The River of Death.
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CHICKAMAUGA 1863: The River of Death.

By Arnold, James.

London & Toronto: : Osprey Military, , (1997) . Fine in glossy illustrated boards.. Hardcover. A title in the Classic Battles series. A detailed account of one of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War, a hard-fought victory for the Confederates. Illustrated throughout in both black and white and full-color. Maps. 96 pp.

$24.50

THE MARCH TO THE SEA AND BEYOND: Sherman's Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns.
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THE MARCH TO THE SEA AND BEYOND: Sherman's Troops in the Savannah and Carolinas Campaigns.

By Glatthaar, Joseph T.

New York & London:: New York University Press,, 1985.. Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (previous owner's name, short tear on back cover of dj.). First printing. General William Sherman ended the Civil War but introduced "total war", that swept through the South - told here from the perspective of a common solider. Maps and black and white photographs and sketches throughout the book. Three appendices, Abbreviations for Repositories, Notes, Bilibography, Index. ix, 318 pp.

$18.00

GATE OF HELL: Campaign for Charleston Harbor, 1863.
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GATE OF HELL: Campaign for Charleston Harbor, 1863.

By Wise, Stephen R.

Columbia, SC:: University of South Carolina Press, , (1994). Near fine in a fine dust jacket (prev owner's name, but otherwise appears unread, A tight copy).. Hardcover. An account of the combined Union army and naval assault on Charleston which included the Battle for Ft. Wagner and the use of black troops. Numerous maps and photographs. Appendix: The Roll of Battle. Notes, bibliography, index. xii, 312pp.

$23.50

FROM FORT HENRY TO CORINTH (The Army in the Civil War, Volume II)
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FROM FORT HENRY TO CORINTH (The Army in the Civil War, Volume II)

By Force, M.F.

New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, (1885.). Exlibrary, but with relatively few markings and overall very good condition . Subscription edition. Frontispiece of Buell, with tissue guard. Maps. Index. Bound in the original quarter leather over marble boards, marbled endpapers. Spine lettered and decorated in gold, top edge gilt. vii, 204 pp.

$29.50

THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY IN 1864 (The Army in the Civil War, Volume XI)
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THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY IN 1864 (The Army in the Civil War, Volume XI)

By Pond, George E.

New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, (1885.). Exlibrary, but with relatively few markings and overall very good condition (some pages still unopened). Subscription edition. An account of Hunter's Lynchburg campaign, Sheridan's march to Strasburg and more, based in large part on field dispatches. . Frontispiece of Sheridan, with tissue guard. Maps. Index. Bound in the original quarter leather over marble boards, marbled endpapers. Spine lettered and decorated in gold, top edge gilt. ix, 287 pp.

$29.50

THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARRIAGE OF JOHN J. AND SARAH ANN KNOX, OCT 7TH, 1873 together with SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JOHN J. KNOX WILLIAMS, Oldest Grandson of John J. and Sarah A. Knox, Who Fell in Defence of His Country at the Battle of Chapin's Farm, September 29-30, 1864.
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THE SIXTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE MARRIAGE OF JOHN J. AND SARAH ANN KNOX, OCT 7TH, 1873 together with SKETCH OF THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JOHN J. KNOX WILLIAMS, Oldest Grandson of John J. and Sarah A. Knox, Who Fell in Defence of His Country at the Battle of Chapin's Farm, September 29-30, 1864.

By Knox, Rev. Charles E.

New York:: Edward O Jenkins, 1873.. Near fine in dark green cloth with gilt stamping on the front cover. Uncommon. . First edition. Printed "For Private Circulation". Includes an account of the celebration of the sixtieth wedding anniversary (the cover has simply "The Diamond Wedding" on it) of the marriage of John and Sarah Knox of Knoxville, in upstate New York, followed by "A sketch of the military life of Captain Williams with the 117th New York Infantry Regiment, prepared by Rev. Knox from Williams' letters and read at the celebration." This sketch includes 7 small maps and much interesting information about troop movements, descriptions of battles, daily life, and more. The first part consists of 44 pages, illustrated with engravings of the old homestead, the family tree and the church. The Civil War sketch is from page 45-106 followed by a list of members of the family present. INSCRIBED by one of the family members "for Mrs Ewing, your cousin, Mrs Anderson" (perhaps the one of the sisters who prepared the family tree) 107 pp. .

$150.00

THE ANTIETAM AND FREDERICKSBURG (The Army in the Civil War, Volume V)
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THE ANTIETAM AND FREDERICKSBURG (The Army in the Civil War, Volume V)

By Palfrey, Francis Winthrop.

New York:: Charles Scribner's Sons,, (1885.). Exlibrary, but with relatively few markings and overall very good condition. . Subscription edition. A detailed first hand account of the campaigns of the East in the summer of 1962. Frontispiece of Burnside, with tissue guard. Maps. Index. Bound in the original quarter leather over marble boards, marbled endpapers. Spine lettered and decorated in gold, top edge gilt. x, 228 pp.

$34.50

DUEL BETWEEN THE FIRST IRONCLADS.
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DUEL BETWEEN THE FIRST IRONCLADS.

By Davis, William C.

Garden City, NY:: Doubleday, Doran & Co., Inc.,, 1975.. Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (prev owner's name). First edition. A detailed account of the famous Civil War battle at sea between the Union's "Monitor" and the Confederacy's Virginia, the redesigned and rebuilt U.S.S. Merrimack. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Documentation, sources, index. x, 201 pp.

$21.00

BLOODY DAWN: The Story of the Lawrence Massacre.
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BLOODY DAWN: The Story of the Lawrence Massacre.

By Goodrich, Thomas.

Kent, Ohio:: Kent State University Press,, (1991.). Very near fine in a like dustjacket. (prev owner's name stamp.). Hardcover. "On August 21, 1863, William Quantrill led 400 Confederate irregulars to a rise on the outskirts of Lawrence, Kansas. . . . The attack began at dawn. When it was over, more than 150 townsmen were dead and most of the settlement burned to the ground." Illustrated with 3 maps and 24 black and white photographs and illustrations. Notes, bibliography, index. 207 pp.

$19.50

LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF ARMY LIFE: or, Pen Pictures from the Battlefield, the Camp, and the Hospital
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LIGHTS AND SHADOWS OF ARMY LIFE: or, Pen Pictures from the Battlefield, the Camp, and the Hospital

By Lyle, Rev. W. W. [William Wallace], 1828-1893.

Cincinnati,: R. W. Carrol & Co.,, 1865.. Good overall in original embossed green cloth - some fraying to the ends of the spine, rubbing to the lettering, other shelfwear, offsetting to the title page and some very light scattered foxing. Pages are supple, binding is still sturdy and book is easily readable. . First edition. When Lyle first came to America in 1848, he immediately joined the hated abolitionists and at the time war broke out, he was the pastor of a prominent anti-slavery church in Troy, Ohio. In 1862, 862, he received the commission of Chaplain in the Eleventh Ohio Infantry, and remained with that regiment until it was mustered out at the close of its three years' service. The regiment saw hard service in Western Virginia and was afterward transferred to the Army of the Potomac, under Gens. Pope and McClellan, participating in the second battle of Bull Run and in those of Frederick, South Mountain and Antietam. Having also studied the medical profession as an avocation, Lyle was doubly useful as an effective helper in taking care of the wounded, Lyle was consequently recognized officially in this capacity and was placed on field hospital work through the remainder of the service from the time of the battle of Bull Run. This book contains a vivid first hand account of the many battles he was present at, as well as discussing the needs of the soldiers- both spiritual and physical. xii, 403 pp, plus 4 pp publisher's ads

$75.00

THE LAST FULL MEASURE.
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THE LAST FULL MEASURE.

By Shaara, Jeff.

New York:: Ballantine,, (1998.). Very good in a near fine dust jacket (spine slightly cocked).. First printing. A novel of the last two years of the Civil War, one which completes the trilogy begun by Michael Shaara with the Pulitzer prize winning novel 'The Killer Angels.' SIGNED on the title page. Maps, afterword, x, 560 pp.

$35.00

COLD MOUNTAIN.
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COLD MOUNTAIN.

By Frazier, Charles.

New York:: Atlantic Monthly Press,, (1997.). Very good in fine dust jacket. (gift inscription partially blacked out on half title page.). First printing (first state.) The author's first book, a powerful historical novel set in the South during the Civil War. The early comments about this book include terms like 'heartbreakingly beautiful, so magificent, spare and eloguent, utterly convincing down to the last haunting detail.' Winner of the National Book Award, and basis for the critically acclaimed and award winning film of the same title. Map endpapers. 356 pp.

$40.00

WHERE MY HEART IS TURNING EVER: Civil War Stories and Constitutional Reform 1861-1876.
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WHERE MY HEART IS TURNING EVER: Civil War Stories and Constitutional Reform 1861-1876.

By Diffley, Kathleen (Mark Twain, John W. De Forest and Rebecca Harding Davis.)

Athens:: University of Georgia Press,, (1992.). Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.). First printing. Looks at more than 300 short narratives published throughout the country,in 16 different magazines, stories that either confronted or evaded the Civil War and its aftermath. Diffley divides these stories into three broad genres - Old Homestead, Romance and Adventure. Included in this book are three examples of these stories: Mark Twain 'A True Story Repeated Word for Word as I Heard It.' De Forest 'Parole de Honneur' and Rebecca Harding Davis 'How the Widow Crossed the Lines.' Illustrated, bibliography, index. xlvii, 236 pp.

$30.00

THE LAST FULL MEASURE.
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THE LAST FULL MEASURE.

By Shaara, Jeff.

New York:: Ballantine,, (1998.). Good in a good dust jacket (a copy with signs of reading wear.).. First printing. A novel of the last two years of the Civil War, one which completes the trilogy begun by Michael Shaara with the Pulitzer prize winning novel 'The Killer Angels.' Maps, afterword, x, 560 pp.

$14.50

GODS AND GENERALS.
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GODS AND GENERALS.

By Shaara, Jeff.

New York:: Ballantine,, (1996.). Good in a good dust jacket (a copy with signs of reading wear.).. First printing. A novel of the years just before the Civil War and up the Battle of Gettysberg, a prequel to Michael Shaara's Pulitzer prize winning novel 'The Killer Angels.' Maps, afterword, x, 498 pp.

$16.00

THE MILITARY ANNALS OF TENNESSEE:  CONFEDERATE: First Series.  Embracing a Review of Military Operations, with Regimental Histories and Memorial Rolls, Compiled from Original and Official Sources
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THE MILITARY ANNALS OF TENNESSEE: CONFEDERATE: First Series. Embracing a Review of Military Operations, with Regimental Histories and Memorial Rolls, Compiled from Original and Official Sources

By Lindsley, John Berrien. M.D., D,D. (1822-1897.)

Nashville: : J. M. Lindsley & Co, Publishers,, 1886.. Very good condition overall in original brown cloth stamped with black decorations, gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt panel on the front cover. Some fraying to the ends of the spine, and bumping to the corners, and overall age-toning to the pages, but the binding is sturdy and the pages remain supple and easily readable. A massive and heavy volume. . First edition. Uncommon first edition of this monumental work on the military operations and regimental histories of the Confederate Tennessee soldiers. Includes introductory essays on Tennessee as the theater of war and on the Army of Tennessee as well as regimental histories and memorial rolls of varying length and detail. Illustrated with numerous sketches of soldiers, from Privates to Generals (some plates include just one portrait, others have several, each has a tissue guard.) An important reference work. 910 pp.

$1000.00

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