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Blood and Water: Sabotaging Hitler's Bomb
Blood and Water
Sabotaging Hitler's Bomb
Hardcover      ISBN: 0805032061
Chronicles a desperate 1941 mission to destroy a vital hydroelectric plant to prevent Hitler from making atomic bombs, citing the cost of the mission and considering what might have happened if it had failed. 10,000 first printing.
The Battle of the Wilderness May 5-6, 1864
The Battle of the Wilderness May 5-6, 1864
Hardcover      ISBN: 0807118737
Recounts the first battle between Grant and Lee, when greater Union forces were stopped in dense forests near the Rapidan River in May 1864, causing heavy Confederate losses that meant the beginning of the end for the South
Pickett's Charge: A Microhistory of the Final Attack at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863
Pickett's Charge
A Microhistory of the Final Attack at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863
Paperback      ISBN: 0395597722
Presents a history of the decisive battle at Gettysburg based on military and personal accounts.
Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the American Civil War 1861-1865
Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the American Civil War 1861-1865
Hardcover      ISBN: 0929445104
Battle Flag
Battle Flag
Paperback      ISBN: 0060937181
The distinguished Confederate captain Nate Starbuck finds his career jeopardized by his hostile brigade commander, General Washington Faulconer, as their rivalry comes to a head at Dead Mary's Ford. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.
Photographic History of the Civil War: The Opening Battles
Photographic History of the Civil War
The Opening Battles
Hardcover      ISBN: 1555211747
Documents the early campaigns of the Civil War with photographs of soldiers, officers, and battlefields
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.
Chancellorsville 1863: The Souls of the Brave
Chancellorsville 1863
The Souls of the Brave
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0394583019
Drawing on new research, as well as period journals and diaries, this definitive study provides a detailed account of the battle of Chancellorsville and assesses the factors that led to a Confederate victory. BOMC Alt. History Main.
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
Grant
Grant
Paperback      ISBN: 0684849275
Arguing that Grant has been underrated by historians, the author seeks to correct the record with this new assessment of the celebrated Civil War general and Reconstruction-era president.