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    The Boy Soldier (English, Hardback) Alexandra Filipowski, Hugh T. Harrington

    A haunting photograph and the uplifting search to discover the life and family of a young man lost to war

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    Determined to Stand and Fight (English, Paperback) Ryan Quint

    The story of the fighting at Monocacy, known as the "Battle that Saved Washington." A pivotal day and an even more pivotal campaign that went right to the gates of Washington, D.C.

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    The Sharpshooters (English, Hardback) Edward G. Longacre

    Recruited as sharpshooters and clothed in distinctive uniforms with green trim, the hand-picked regiment of the Ninth New Jersey Volunteer Infantry was renowned and admired far and wide. The only New Jersey regiment to reenlist for the duration of the Civil War at the close of its initial three-year term, the Ninth saw action in forty-two battles and engagements across three states. Throughout...

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    A Long and Bloody Task (English, Paperback) Stephen Davis

    The acknowledged expert on all things related to the battle of Atlanta, the author of A Long and Bloody Task tells the tale of the Atlanta campaign as only a native can.

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    Jack Hinson's One-Man War (English, Hardback) Tom McKenney

    The true story of one man's reluctant but relentless war against the invaders of his country.A quiet, wealthy plantation owner, Jack Hinson watched the start of the Civil War with disinterest. Opposed to secession and a friend to Union and Confederate commanders alike, he did not want a war. After Union soldiers seized and murdered his sons, placing their decapitated heads on the gateposts of his...

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    Engineering Victory (English, Hardback) Thomas F. Army

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

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    Battle Tactics of the Civil War (English, Paperback) Paddy Griffith

    Argues that, far from being the first 'modern' war, it was the last 'Napoleonic' war, and that none of the innovations of industrialized warfare had any significant effect on the outcome.

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    Hell Itself (English, Paperback) Chris Mackowski

    Hell Itself invites readers of the Emerging Civil War Series to join the author in the Wilderness-one of the most storied battlefields of the entire Civil War.

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    Lincoln's Last Speech (Multiple languages, Paperback) Louis P. Masur

    Louis P. Masur uses Abraham Lincoln's final public address in April 1865 to trace the debate over reconstruction policies from the earliest days of the Civil War.

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    A History of American Civil War Literature (English, Hardback) Coleman Hutchison

    This book is the first omnibus history of the literature of the American Civil War, the deadliest conflict in US history.

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    Slaughter at the Chapel (English, Hardback) Gary Ecelbarger

    With new revelations based on solid primary-source documentation, Slaughter at the Chapel is the most comprehensive treatment of the Battle of Ezra Church yet written, as powerful in its implications as it is compelling in its moment-to-moment details.

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    American Legends (English, Paperback) Charles River Editors

    *Includes pictures*Includes Griffith's own quotes about his life and career*Includes a bibliography for further reading“What I like is to play a character like me. I don't care for it too much when I have to get away from myself.” – Andy Griffith “I wanted to prove that I could play something else, but there were 249 episodes out there of 'Mayberry,' and it was aired every day. It was hard to...

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    Confederate Ironclad (English, Paperback) Angus Konstam, Tony Bryan

    An exploration of the Confederate ironclad fleet of the American Civil War. It includes a cutaway of one of the most famous ships of the period, the CSS Virginia, and eight pages of artwork depicting the variety of different ironclads.

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    A Field Guide to Antietam (English, Paperback) Carol Reardon, Tom Vossler

    Presents a guide to the Antietam battlefield with comprehensive maps and descriptions of the action, narratives about key figures and events, and a variety of contemporary and postwar source materials offering stories and interpretations.

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    American Civil War Fortifications: v. 3 (English, Paperback) Ron Field

    The Mississippi River played a decisive role in American Civil War. The Confederate fortifications were put to the test in the Federal campaign of 1862-63, aimed at cutting off the Rebel states of Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas and creating a blockade of this trade route. This book examines these and other sites, and the role they played in war.

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    The New York Times' Disunion (English, Hardback) George Kalogerakis, Clay Risen

    The finest and most memorable pieces from the Disunion blog published in the New York Times during the four years of the sesquicentennial. Featuring contributions by major academics and popular voices on the Civil War.

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    The Expatriation of Franklin Pierce (English, Paperback) Garry Boulard

    Considered a failure upon leaving the White House in 1857 and thought to be on his way to a well-deserved obscurity, Franklin Pierce during the Civil War emerged as a major spokesman for that era's Peace Democrats, opposed to President Lincoln's suspension of the writ of habeas corpus and in defense of civil liberties. ...

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