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  • Colt Single-Action Revolvers by Martin Pegler
    Colt Single-Action Revolvers (English, Paperback) Martin Pegler, Mark Stacey

    Samuel Colt s revolvers have been iconic American handguns since 1836. Essential reading for anyone interested in small arms and their impact on the history of warfare."

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  • The Republic for Which It Stands by Richard White
    The Republic for Which It Stands (English, Hardback) Richard White

    The newest volume in the Oxford History of the United States series, The Republic for Which It Stands argues that the Gilded Age, along with Reconstruction-its conflicts, rapid and disorienting change, hopes and fears-formed the template of American modernity.

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  • Nashville 1864 by Mark Lardas
    Nashville 1864 (English, Paperback) Mark Lardas, Adam Hook

    A highly illustrated account of the often-overlooked Franklin?Nashville campaign during the American Civil War between the Confederate Army of Tennessee and the Union Army of Cumberland which could have changed the result of the whole conflict.

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  • The Captive's Quest for Freedom by R. J. M. Blackett
    The Captive's Quest for Freedom (English, Paperback) R. J. M. Blackett

    Examines the impact fugitive slaves had on the Fugitive Slave Law and the coming of the American Civil War.

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  • Civil War Memories by Robert J. Cook
    Civil War Memories (English, Paperback) Robert J. Cook

    Written in vigorous prose for a wide audience and designed to inform popular debate on the relevance of the Civil War to the racial politics of modern America, Civil War Memories is required reading for informed Americans today.

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  • Battle Cry of Freedom by James M. McPherson
    Battle Cry of Freedom (English, Paperback) James M. McPherson

    Recounts the momentous episodes that preceded the Civil War including the Dred Scott decision, the Lincoln-Douglas debates, John Brown's raid on Harper's Ferry.

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  • A Vast Sea of Misery by Gregory Coco
    A Vast Sea of Misery (English, Paperback) Gregory Coco

    Most of the Gettysburg wounded ended up being treated in makeshift medical facilities overwhelmed by the flood of injured. This book introduces readers to 160 of those frightful places called field hospitals. It is a sad journey you will never forget, and you won't feel quite the same about Gettysburg once you finish reading.

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  • Lincoln's Lieutenants by Stephen W. Sears
    Lincoln's Lieutenants (English, Hardback) Stephen W. Sears

    Lincoln's Lieutenants. The High Command of the Army of the Potomac. From the best-selling author of Gettysburg, a multilayered group biography of the commanders who led the Army of the Potomac.

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  • Year of Glory by Monte Akers
    Year of Glory (English, Paperback) Monte Akers

    A fast-paced history of Jeb Stuart, the colourful Major General who more than anyone else came to epitomize the `cavaliers' of the Confederacy. It focuses on the twelve months in which Stuart's reputation was made, following his career on an almost day-to-day basis from June 1862 to June 1863.

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  • Engineering Victory by Thomas F. Army
    Engineering Victory (English, Hardback) Thomas F. Army

    He reveals massive logistical operations as critical in determining the war's outcome.

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  • Wargame: the American Civil War by Peter Dennis
    Wargame: the American Civil War (English, Paperback) Peter Dennis

    The paper soldier books by Peter Dennis and Andy Callan combine great rules and a cheap way to build large colourful armies fast.

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  • Living Hell by Michael C. C. Adams
    Living Hell (English, Paperback) Michael C. C. Adams

    Surrounding the war with an aura of nostalgia both fosters the delusion that war can cure our social ills and makes us strong again, and weakens confidence in our ability to act effectively in our own time."-Journal of Military History

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  • The American Civil War by DK
    The American Civil War (Paperback) DK

    Presents a visual history of the American Civil War. Visually arresting and comprehensive, this book covers the history, causes and consequences of the conflict, providing eyewitness accounts by soldiers and civilians, key profiles of military leaders and clear timelines that give an instant overview of the developments during the tumultuous war.

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  • A Misplaced Massacre by Ari Kelman
    A Misplaced Massacre (English, Paperback) Ari Kelman

    On November 29, 1864, over 150 Native Americans, mostly women, children, and elderly, were slaughtered in one of the most infamous cases of state-sponsored violence in U.S. history. Kelman examines how generations of Americans have struggled with the question of whether the nation's crimes, as well as its achievements, should be memorialized.

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  • Lonely Planet Civil War Trail Road Trips by Lonely Planet
    Lonely Planet Civil War Trail Road Trips (English, Paperback) Lonely Planet, Amy C. Balfour

    Whether exploring your own backyard or somewhere new, discover the freedom of the open road with Lonely Planet's Civil War Trail Road Trips. Featuring four amazing road trips, plus up-to-date advice on the destinations along the way, you can visit battlefields where it all took place and immerse yourself in the lively music culture of the South.

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  • The American Civil War by John Keegan
    The American Civil War (English, Paperback) John Keegan

    The American Civil War was one of the longest and bloodiest of modern wars. In this magisterial history of the first modern war, the distinguished military historian John Keegan unpicks the geography, leadership and strategic logic of the war and takes us to the heart of the conflict.

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  • Fighting in the Shadows by Harry G. Lang
    Fighting in the Shadows (English, Hardback) Harry G. Lang

    This visually rich volume presents, for the first time, stories of deaf soldiers and civilians who lived during the Civil War.

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  • The Battle of Peach Tree Creek by Earl J. Hess
    The Battle of Peach Tree Creek (English, Hardback) Earl J. Hess

    Offering new and definitive interpretations of the battle of Peach Tree Creek's place within the Atlanta campaign, Earl J. Hess describes how several Confederate regiments and brigades made a pretense of advancing but then stopped partway to the objective and then took cover. Hess shows that morale played an unusually important role in determining the outcome at Peach Tree Creek.

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  • Under the Crescent Moon: the Eleventh Corps in the American Civil War, 1862-1864 by James Pula
    Under the Crescent Moon: the Eleventh Corps in the American Civil War, 1862-1864 (English, Hardback) James Pula

    The first study of this misunderstood organization will stand as the definitive history of the Eleventh Corps in the Army of the Potomac.

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  • Armies South, Armies North by Alan Axelrod
    Armies South, Armies North (English, Hardback) Alan Axelrod

    An argument settler--and starter--for Civil War buffs who want to know which side had the better soldiers: Armies South, Armies North definitively compares the military forces of both sides. Civil War buffs are always arguing over which side had the better soldiers. Armies South/Armies North by Alan Axelrod helps readers reconsider their understanding of America's most harrowing war. Axelrod is the author of more than one hundred books with a passion for military history and leadership. Each chapter of his new book compares the military forces with both quantitative and qualitative measures. Axelrod analyzes the equipment, the leadership and strategies, and the men who fought in each army, with additional focus on lesser known flash points during the war.

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