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The Civil War Dictionary (Revised edition)

By: Boatner, Mark M., III

Price: $20.00

Publisher: David McKay Co.: 1988

Seller ID: 38608

ISBN: 0-8129-1726-X

Condition: As New


974 pp. Over 4,000 entries, 2,000 biographical sketches of Civil War leaders, both military and civilian, all major battles, lesser battles, engagements, skirmishes, 120 armkies, departments, districts, 40 corps, military terms and definitions, 86 specially prepared maps and diagrams, all arranged alphabeticallly and carefullly cross referenced. An absolute "must book" for the Civil War buff. View more info

A Victor, Not a Butcher (Ulysses S. Grant's Overlooked Military Genius)

By: Bonekemper, Edward H. III

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Regery Pub.: 2004

Seller ID: 39402

ISBN: 0-89526-062-X

Condition: VG+


456 pp. with maps, photographs, appendices, notes, timeline, index and much more. An excellent reassessment of Grant's gifts as a military commander. The author explores Grant's early life and his struggles in civilian life (specifically alcoholism) and shows t hat none of this affected his role as an outstanding career as a General in the Union Army. View more info

The Soldier's Pen (Firsthand Impressionsl of the Civil War)

By: Bonner, Robert E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang: 2006

Seller ID: 39494

ISBN: 0-8090-8744-8

Condition: VG+


Stated first edition. 248 pp with beautiful water color drawings, maps index of source material from the Gilder Lehrman Collection. Based on more than 180 Civil War documents drawn from the Gilder Lehrman Collection which together powerfully recreates the day to day lives of the soldiers who fought and died for the Union and the Confederacy. Small white out on upper corner of fore edge page. All else tight and clean. View more info

A Civil War Treasury of Tales, Legends and Folklore

By: Botkin, B. A. (Edited by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Promontory Press, 1993: 1993

Seller ID: 11583

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine/Near Fine. 625 pp. View more info

Battles and Leaders of the Civil War

By: Bradford, Ned (Edited by)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gramercy Pub. Co. 1988: 1988

Seller ID: 11912

Condition: VG++


VG++/VG++. Oversized Hardback. 626 pp. with 90 line drawings, etchings and maps throughout. View more info

From Conciliation to Conquest

By: Bradley, George C. And Richard L. Dahlen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Univ. Of Alabama Press: 2006

Seller ID: 36388

ISBN: 0-8173-1526-9

Condition: As New


The sack of Athens and the court martial of Colonel John B. Turchin. The volume describes what went on in Athens, Alabama in May, 1862 and gives a clear and understandable account of Turchin's court martial, which gives a clearer understanding of the development of Union policy regarding the treatment of southern civilians, and offers an excellent analysis of what Turchin's case meant within the context of the changing Union policies of 1862. Signed by Bradley. Kahlen passed away prior to volume publication. Scarce title. View more info

The Battle of Bentonville (Last Stand in the Carolinas)

By: Bradley, Mark L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Savas Woodbury Pub.: 1996

Seller ID: 38557

ISBN: 1-882810-02-3

Condition: As New


575 pp. with 37 strategic/tactical maps, photographs and illustrations throughout. Also included is an Afterword, numerous appendices, notes, bibliography and index. The first full account of the fight between Generals Joseph Johnston and William Sherman and considered by many to be the definitive account of the war's final campaign in North Carolina. Signed (twice) by author. View more info

Morgan's Raiders

By: Brown, Dee Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Konecky and Konecky: 1959

Seller ID: 38600

ISBN: 0-914427-79-2

Condition: As New


353 pp. which are based on diaries and memoirs of the individuals within the outfit known as Raiders. Includes sources, notes and index. View more info

Cushing of Gettysburg (The Story of a Union Artillery Commander)

By: Brown, Kent Masterson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: The Univ. Press of Kentucky: 1993

Seller ID: 39620

ISBN: 0-8131-1837-91

Condition: Very Good


A limited signed edition especially prepared for Friends of the National Park at Gettysburg (#361 of 500). 330 pp. with maps, photographs, illustrations, notes, bibliography and index. A stunning account of the career of Lt. Alonzo Hereford, Cushing offers valuable insights into the nature of the Civil War and the men who fought it. Description of the heat and exhaustion of forced marches, of the fury of battle and the accounts of the experiences of a Civil War officer at the level of company command and it is quite unbelievable. Adds to a great understanding of the Civil War. Scarce titl... View more info

Andrew Bentley (or, How He Retrieved His Honor - A Story of the Civil War Founded on Facts)

By: Browne, Walter Scott

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A. C. Graw: 1900

Seller ID: 35113

Condition: G+


311 pp. with frontispiece of the author. The volume was written to "give a clear recital of events in a plain, simple way to help keep in mind that momentous period of our national existence, now fast passing out of the memory of the present generation". Red boards with gilt design and lettering on cover and spine. The volume states that the volume says, "Compliments of the Author July 13, 1900". While the volume is intact, both front and rear gutters are cracked. Scarce title. View more info

The Warrior Generals (Combat Leadership in the Civil War)

By: Buell, Thomas B.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Crown Pub.: 1997

Seller ID: 39042

ISBN: 0-517-59571-0

Condition: As New


Stated first edition. 494 pp. with maps, five appendices, notes, illustrations, bibliography,m bibliographical notes and more. An epic narrative of the Civil War that is also a penetrating study of combat leadership on both sides. the author examines three pairs of generals from the Union and Confederacy who have met repeatedly in battle: Ullysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee; George H.Thomas and John B. Hood; and Francis C. Barlow and John B. Gordon, and shows the strengths and weaknesses of all six and the insight into their decisions. Signed presentation copy. View more info

Historic Southern Saddles, 1840 - 1865

By: Caba, G. Craig

Price: $75.00

Publisher: CIvil War Antiquities: 1982

Seller ID: 38587

ISBN: none

Condition: Very Good


180 pp. with numerous illustrations and photographs throughout with Glossary of Terms. Offers valuable information concerning horse equipment used by the Confederacy. Laminated pictorial cover. Signed. Very scarce title. View more info

The Final Bivouac

By: Calkins, Chris M.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: H. E. Howard Inc.: 1988

Seller ID: 38575

ISBN: 0-930919-50-5

Condition: VG+


The surrender parade at Appomattox and the disbanding of the Armies - April 10 - May 20, 1865. Second edition. 258 pp. with maps, illustrations, photographs, appendikces, endnotes, bibliograpy and much more. An excellent study of the men of both armies and how they prepared themselves to assimilate back into the civilian world. Excellent study. Black boards with gilt lettering and design on cover and spine. Scarce title. View more info

War in the East (Chancellorsville to Gettysburg, 1863)

By: Cannan, John (Edited by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gallery Books: 1990

Seller ID: 39119

ISBN: 0-8317-3083-8

Condition: VG+


176 pp. with photographs and illlustrations throughout. A volume within the Eyewitness History of the Civil War series, Vol. 3. It offers numerous first hand accounts of both the generals who made battlefield decisions as well as some of the common soldiers who carried out the dirty deeds of warfare. View more info

The Civil War Soldier (A Photographic Journey)

By: Carson, Ray M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Gramercy Books: 2007

Seller ID: 36548

ISBN: 0-517-22897-5

Condition: As New


Forward by James I. Robertson Jr. 123 pp. Photographs of reenactors showing camp life, daily activities, medical care and battle are supplemented with explanatory essays on each aspect of the Civil War soldier's life. View more info

Tom Taylor's Civil War

By: Castel, Albert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Univ. Press of Kansas: 2000

Seller ID: 39101

ISBN: 0-7006-1049-9

Condition: VG-


First printing. 256 pp. with photographs, notes and index. The volume chronicles not only Taylor's military career but also the strain it placed on his marriage. A very well written volume. Small ink blot on upper corner of front sheet which is covering some numbers. View more info

The Surrender Proceedings (April 9, 1865 - Appomattox Court House)

By: Cauble, Frank P.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: H. E. Howard Inc.: 1987

Seller ID: 38603

ISBN: 0-930919-40-8

Condition: As New


Third edition. 137 pp. plus 4 pp. of index. Black boards with gilt lettering and design on cover and spine. View more info

Stonewall Jackson

By: Chambers, Lenoir

Price: $90.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 1959

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 27452

Condition: Very Good


Vol. I, The Legend and the Man to Valley V, 597 pp. with 13 maps. Vol. II, Seven Days to the Last March, 536 pp. with 21 maps. Numerous appendices in slipcase with no DJs issued. Set in slipcase with pastedown. View more info

A Vast Sea of Misery

By: Coco, Gregory A.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Thomas Pub.: 1988

Seller ID: 36835

ISBN: 0-939631-09-1

Condition: VG++


A history and guide to the union and Confederate field hospitals at Gettysburg, July 1 - November 20, 1863. 208 pp. with numerous photographs, appendices and maps throughout. A study of 160 churches, public buildings, farm houses, barns, private homes and other sites that were pressed into service as temporary hospitals for the 26,000 plus men wounded after the Battle of Gettysburg. Appendices list the Union and Confederate surgeons and physicians, and much more. Wear and tear along edges of DJ, however cover is clean and sharp. Signed by author - "With my very best wishes - Sincerel... View more info

The Civil War in West Virginia (A Pictorial History)

By: Coen, Stan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pictorial Histories Pub. Co.: 1991

Seller ID: 39110

ISBN: 0-933126-17-4

Condition: VG+


Fifth printing revised. 148 pp. with numerous maps, illustrations and photographs throughout. An excellent presentation of the involvement of men and women of West Virginia in the Civil War. Oversized laminated pictorial softcover. View more info