United States 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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.