Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1999. First, thus. Paperback. 6 x 9, 479 pgs, index, notes, bibliography, b&w photos. Focuses on his western career from the perspective of the top command rather than the battlefield leader.
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St. Simon's Island, GA: Mockingbird Books, 1983. Third printing. Paperback. 4 x 7, 239 pgs, bibliography. A moving first-hand account of what life was like in the Confederacy. Told in their own words - by Southern women in their darkest hour.
Washington DC: National Geographic Society, 1969. Hardcover. 7 x 10, 215 pgs, index, full of color photos, decorated endsheets. Accounts of battles, portraits of personalities and leaders and the agonies that the North and South both endured before the country could once again become the "United" States.
New York: Thunder's Mouth Press and Balliett & Fitzgerald Inc., 2000. Paperback. 6 x 9, 305 pgs, bibliography, b&w historical photos. Men and women on both sides of the conflict wrote with great passion of their struggles during this terrible time. Herein are the finest of those writings in a....
New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. First edition. Paperback. 7 x 9, 317 pgs, index, b&w and color historical photos and maps. This definitive guide to United States Civil War battlefields brings that history to life in words, maps, and pictures. Sixty-five battles and campaigns are described in vivid detail in...
Mercer, GA: Mercer University Press, 1981. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 112 pgs, index, b&w illustrations. This book tells of the burning of Darien, Georgia in 1863 by Negro troops acting under orders from white officers and the rebuilding of the town after the Civil War.
U.S. Promontory Press, 1973. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 308 pgs, index, section of b&w photos. Battle by battle, Custer's place during the Civil War.
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 241 pgs, index, section of b&w photos. Battle by battle, Custer's place during the Civil War. Ex-library with the usual markings.
Washington DC: National Geographic Society, 1996. Hardcover. 8 x 10, 156 pgs, index, b&w photos, illustrations and maps. From Sumter to Appomattox, he wrote letters to his wife and asked her to save them for his journal.
New York: William Morrow, 1948. Hardcover. 5 x 8, 441 pgs. A Civil War novel with focus on Mosby's Raiders and the love troubles of Lane Byrn, from Virginia, and Fae Bishop, daughter of a Union Army officer. Fiction based on actual history and incidents.
New York: Arno, 1978. Reprint. Hardcover. 9 x 9, 196 pgs, b&w photos. Originally published as "War Is Hell!" by Beehive Press in Savannah, Georgia.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 368 pgs, b&w historical photos. The story of Benjamin Henry Griersson and his family. Grierson was a Civil War hero who took an appointment as a colonel in command of the Tenth Cavalry, white officers and black...
New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1947. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8, 276 pgs. Hester came to Seven Chimneys to begin a new life. But she felt the chill of evil. Then she learned of the mysterious deaths that plagued the family, of the madness that fell upon LeGrand women, and the...
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1932. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 690 pgs, b&w photos, engravings, maps. A nice biography of William Tecumseh Sherman.
New York: Konecky & Konecky, 1993. New Edition. Hardcover. Originally published in 1932. 6 x 9, 690 pgs, 690 pgs, b&w photos, engravings, maps. A nice biography of William Tecumseh Sherman.
Washington DC: Potomac Books, 2007. First edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 287 pgs, index, notes, bibliography, b&w historical photos, maps. A good biography of Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler who served in two armies, playing a major role in the development of Confederate cavalry in the Civil War's western theater, and...
New York: Portland House/Random House. Second printing. Paperback. Originally published by The War Memorial Association, NY, in 1912. 8 1/2 x 11, 512 pgs, b&w Brady historical photos and color illustrations. This work is a chronological summary and record of every engagement between union and confederate troops.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2006. Second edition. Paperback. 6 x 9, 368 pgs, index, bibliography, b&w historical photos. A lively narrative history of the all-but-forgotten California Column in wartime Arizona and a rare compilation of letters written by the volunteer soldiers who served in the U.S. Army from...
New York: Scholastic Inc., 1992. First, thus. Paperback. 9 x 7 1/2, 80 pgs, color illustrations. A children's book about the life and times of Abraham Lincoln growing up on the frontiers of Kentucky and Indiana, in the prairie town of New Salem, Illinois, and in the city of Springfield, Illinois, during the early 1800s.
New York: Oxford University Press, 1988. Paperback. 6 x 9, 904 pgs, two sections of b&w historical photos. A comprehensive study of the American Civil War.
New York: Penguin Books, 2008. Fifth printing. Hardcover. 6 x 9 1/2, 329 pgs, index, decorated endsheets, section of historical b&w photos. "From our generation's finest Civil War historian comes yet another masterpiece--a beautifully written and stunningly original account of how Lincoln's unparalleled array of leadership skills, strategic insights, and...
New York: Arco, 1961. Hardcover. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, 144 pgs, lots of b&w photos. Includes Union & Confederate soldiers & weapons, the Peninsula campaign, Vicksburg & Gettysburg, Chickamauga & Chattanooga, naval warfare, the siege of Petersburg, Sherman's marches, etc.
New York: Viking Press, 1998. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 274 pgs, index, sources, notes. Union and Confederate men went to war, as Americans, convinced they fought an enemy that was un-American, somehow foreign -- a savage enemy.
New York: Tom Doherty, 2000. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8, 412 pgs, map. A sequel to Glorieta Pass, Civil War fiction set in New Mexico.
Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2007. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9 1/2, 305 pgs, index, bibliography. The most bitter guerrilla conflict in American history raged along the Kansas-Missouri border from 1856 to 1865, making that frontier the first battleground in the struggle over slavery. That fiercely contested boundary...