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Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas
Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas
by Benson Bobrick
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In this revelatory, dynamic biography, one of our finest historians, Benson Bobrick, profiles George H. Thomas, arguing that he was the greatest and most successful general of the Civil War. Because Thomas didn't live to write his memoirs, his reputation... (read more)

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Mosby's Rangers
Mosby's Rangers
by Jeffry D Wert
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No single battalion was more feared during the Civil War than the 43rd Battalion of Virginia Cavalry, better known as "Mosby's Rangers". Here, in vivid and fascinating detail, is the most authoritative account of the Rangers' infamous adventures, written... (read more)

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A Treasury of Civil War Tales: Unusual, Interesting Stories of the Turbulent Era When Americans Waged War on Americans
A Treasury of Civil War Tales: Unusual, Interesting Stories of the Turbulent Era When Americans Waged War on Americans
by Webb B Garrison
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In A Treasury of Civil War Tales, you'll discover things like: What Union general was showered with 10,000 gift cigars following the unconditional surrender of Fort Donelson, Tennessee, how a Boston banking heiress wrote the Battle Hymn of the Republic... (read more)

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Shades of Blue and Gray: An Introductory Military History of the Civil War
Shades of Blue and Gray: An Introductory Military History of the Civil War
by Herman Hattaway
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An introductory military history of the American Civil War, Shades of Blue and Gray places the 1861-1865 conflict within the broad context of evolving warfare. Emphasizing technology and its significant impact, Hattaway includes valuable material on... (read more)

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Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864 (Modern War Studies)
Decision in the West: The Atlanta Campaign of 1864 (Modern War Studies)
by Albert Castel
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Following a skirmish on June 28, 1864, a truce is called so the North can remove their dead and wounded. For two hours, Yankees and Rebels mingle, with some of the latter even assisting the former in their grisly work. Newspapers are exchanged. Northern... (read more)

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Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital
Richmond Burning: The Last Days of the Confederate Capital
by Nelson Lankford
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The Confederate capital's destruction, relived through eyewitness... (read more)

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Libby Prison Breakout: The Daring Escape from the Notorious Civil War Prison
Libby Prison Breakout: The Daring Escape from the Notorious Civil War Prison
by Joseph Wheelan
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During the winter of 1863-1864, 1,200 Union officers lived in squalor and semi-starvation in Richmond's Libby Prison, known as "The Bastille of the South." On February 9, 109 of those officers wriggled through a fifty-five-foot tunnel to freedom. After... (read more)

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Lee & His Army in Confederate History (Civil War America)
Lee & His Army in Confederate History (Civil War America)
by Gary W Gallagher
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"This paperback reprint of one of his collections of essays provides another welcome look at Gallagher's perspectives on compelling aspects of Confederate historiography." — Military History of the West "A very valuable work." — Nymas Review... (read more)

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Robert E. Lee: A Penguin Life
Robert E. Lee: A Penguin Life
by Roy Blount
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A “witty, lively and wholly fascinating” (The New York Times) portrait of an iconic Southern hero With lively storytelling and full-hearted Southern directness, Roy Blount, Jr., presents a unique portrait of Robert E. Lee. Fascinated by the... (read more)

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Brackett's Battalion: Minnesota Cavalry in the Civil War and Dakota War
Brackett's Battalion: Minnesota Cavalry in the Civil War and Dakota War
by Kurt D Bergemann
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Amidst the chaos of a two-front war--one against the Confederacy and the other against the Dakota Indians--Brackett's Battalion of Minnesota Cavalry transformed from raw recruits into seasoned and battle-hardened troops and served longer than any other... (read more)

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Wade Hampton : Confederate Warrior, Conservative Statesman (04 Edition)
Wade Hampton : Confederate Warrior, Conservative Statesman (04 Edition)
by Walter Brian Cisco
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Winner of the 2006 Douglas Southall Freeman History... (read more)

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The Camden Expedition of 1864 and the Opportunity Lost by the Confederacy to Change the Civil War
The Camden Expedition of 1864 and the Opportunity Lost by the Confederacy to Change the Civil War
by Michael J Forsyth
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The Confederacy had a great opportunity to turn the Civil War in its favor in 1864, but squandered this chance when it failed to finish off a Union army cornered in Louisiana because of concerns about another Union army coming south from Arkansas. The... (read more)

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Major General John Alexander McClernand: Politician in Uniform
Major General John Alexander McClernand: Politician in Uniform
by Richard L Kiper
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John A. McClernand was a leading Democratic congressman from Illinois who, in 1861, became a brigadier general in the Union army. Although a "political general, " McClernand proved himself on the battlefield until he ran afoul of Ulysses S. Grant and was... (read more)

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The Civil War Day by Day: An Almanac, 1861-1865 (Da Capo Paperback)
The Civil War Day by Day: An Almanac, 1861-1865 (Da Capo Paperback)
by E B Long
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“In all the vast collection of books on the American Civil War there is no book like this one. It has been needed for a long time, both by the student and by the man who simply likes to read about the Civil War, but until now no one had the... (read more)

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North Across the River: A Civil War Trail of Tears
North Across the River: A Civil War Trail of Tears
by Ruth Beaumont Cook
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Far from a dry chronicle of battles and campaigns, this book brings a lesser-known chapter of Civil War to life and allows a rare glimpse into the lives of the courageous migrant workers who lived it. In 1864, when General William Tecumseh Sherman... (read more)

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Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields (06 Edition)
Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields (06 Edition)
by Shaara
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Featuring maps and photos, this authoritative history is a practical guide to the ten most significant Civil War sites from "New York Times" bestselling author Jeff Shaara.... (read more)

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Personal Memoirs of U S Grant
Personal Memoirs of U S Grant
by Ulysses S Grant
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Among the autobiographies of generals and statesmen, the Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant ranks with the greatest. Mark Twain called it ”the best of any generals since Caesar.” And few historians would disagree. Unquestionably, it is the finest... (read more)

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Eye of the Storm: A Civil War Odyssey
Eye of the Storm: A Civil War Odyssey
by Robert Knox Sneden
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Eye of the Storm is one of the most important Civil War documents ever published. Four tattered scrapbooks found in a Connecticut bank vault in 1994 have yielded a treasure trove of more than five hundred watercolors and maps that vividly depict America... (read more)

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The Union War
The Union War
by Gary W. Gallagher
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2012 Daniel M. and Marilyn W. Laney Prize, Austin Civil War Round... (read more)

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Lee's Cavalrymen: A History of the Mounted Forces of Northern Virginia
Lee's Cavalrymen: A History of the Mounted Forces of Northern Virginia
by Edward G Longacre
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A companion to his previous work, Lincoln's Cavalrymen, this volume focuses on the cavalry of the Army of Northern Virginia -- its leadership, the military life of its officers and men as revealed in their diaries and letters, the development of its... (read more)

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