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New York City Draft Riots: Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War
New York City Draft Riots
Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War
Hardcover      ISBN: 0195050061
Examines the causes, participants, and consequences of the Draft Riot, offers a new perspective on Civil War society, and discusses unions and race relations.
Civil War Curiosities: Strange Stories, Oddities, Events, and Coincidences
Civil War Curiosities
Strange Stories, Oddities, Events, and Coincidences
Paperback      ISBN: 155853315x
This fascinating collection explores the unusual and often bizarre persons,attitudes, and events of the Civil War. Illustrated and indexed.
Robert E. Lee: A Penguin Life
Robert E. Lee
A Penguin Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 0670032204
A portrait of the Civil War leader delves into his family history and personality to reveal the human behind the general, documenting how the lessons he learned from his elders were applied on the battlefield. 30,000 first printing.
Carrying the Flag: The Story of Private Charles Whilden, the Confederacy's Most Unlikely Hero
Carrying the Flag
The Story of Private Charles Whilden, the Confederacy's Most Unlikely Hero
Hardcover      ISBN: 0465069568
Describes how an aging Charleston desk clerk suffering from epilepsy became an unlikely hero during the 1864 Battle of Spotsylvania during the Civil War. 40,000 first printing.
Pea Ridge: Civil War Campaign in the West
Pea Ridge
Civil War Campaign in the West
Hardcover      ISBN: 0807820423
The first definitive study of a Civil War battle in the Trans-Mississippi shows how the battle of Pea Ridge in northwestern Arkansas dramatically altered the balance of power and helped ensure the Union triumph sealed in Appomattox.
April 1865: The Month That Saved America
April 1865
The Month That Saved America
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0060187239
The author reveals why the last month of the American Civil War was so pivotal in preserving the Union, describing such key events as the fall of Richmond, Lee's retreat, the surrender at Appomattox, and Lincoln's assassination. 30,000 first printing.
More Civil War Curiosities
More Civil War Curiosities
Paperback      ISBN: 1558533664
A collection of little-known anecdotes about the American Civil War includes tales of self-inflicted wounds and schemes to extract payment in exchange for sparing towns from destruction
Stonewall Jackson's Book of Maxims
Stonewall Jackson's Book of Maxims
Hardcover      ISBN: 1581822960
Stonewall Jackson's Book of Maxims provides a thoughtful look at the maxims Stonewall Jackson collected as a cadet at West Point. Each maxim is explained and considered in terms of how it may have affected his actions at various times.
The Civil War: An Illustrated History
The Civil War
An Illustrated History
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0394562852
Portrays the lives of politicians, soldiers, and slaves during the Civil War
The Confederate General: Cobb, Thomas-Goggin James
The Confederate General
Cobb, Thomas-Goggin James
Hardcover      ISBN: 0918678641