Category: Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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Two Roads to Sumter: Abraham Lincoln, Jefferson Davis and the March to Civil War

By: Catton, William; Catton, Bruce

Price: $7.37

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books: (1963) 2004

Edition: Reprint

Our Product Number: 605674

ISBN: 078581597X

Condition: Good in Near Fine dust jacket


Annotations and underlining throughout book mostly in pencil by local historian, Ralph Love; ink inscription on endpaper . 285 pages. Using the early lives and careers of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis as theme and framework, two of America's finest historians outline each step in the tragic march to the Civil War. By showing how these two major figures--both Kentucky-born--developed divergent attitudes, the Cattons simultaneously reveal why the North and South beca... View more info

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Battle on the Bay: The Civil War Struggle for Galveston

By: Cotham Jr., Edward T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 608644

ISBN: 0292712057

Condition: Fine


241 pages. The Civil War history of Galveston is one of the last untold stories from America's bloodiest war, despite the fact that Galveston was a focal point of hostilities throughout the conflict. As other Southern ports fell to the Union, Galveston emerged as one of the Confederacy's only lifelines to the outside world. When the war ended in 1865, Galveston was the only major port still in Confederate hands. In this beautifully written narrative history, Ed Cotham dr... View more info

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Growing Up in the 1850s: The Journal of Agnes Lee

By: Debutts (Editor), Mary Curtis

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press:

Our Product Number: 608040

ISBN: 0807842435

Condition: Near Fine


Genealogical table . 151 pages View more info

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Shelby's Expedition to Mexico: An Unwritten Leaf of the War

By: Edwards, John N.

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Austin. TX, The Steck Company: (1872) 1964

Edition: First Edition Thus

Our Product Number: 607540

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


In Fine slipcase. Dust jacket is a clear mylar wrapper. Black boards with gilt lettering. Facsimile of 1872 volume. . 139 pages View more info

Image for "If Thee Must Fight, Fight Well": William J. Palmer and the Fight for Martinsville Virginia April 8, 1865

"If Thee Must Fight, Fight Well": William J. Palmer and the Fight for Martinsville Virginia April 8, 1865

By: Perry, Thomas D

Price: $4.99

Publisher: Ararat, VA, Laurel Hill Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 608056

ISBN: 1460976320

Condition: Very Good


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Raiders and Blockaders: The American Civil War Afloat

By: Still, William N.

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Dulles, VA, Brassey's Inc: 2000

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Our Product Number: 607927

ISBN: 1574882384

Condition: Near Fine


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Manhunt: The Twelve-day Chase for Lincoln's Killer

By: Swanson, James L.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Our Product Number: 607657

ISBN: 0060518499

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


Pictoral cover with half dust jacket (as Issued). Illustrated endpapers. Deckle-edged pages. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 448 pages View more info

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The Battle of Glorieta Pass: A Gettysburg in the West, March 26-28, 1862

By: Thomas S. Edrington, Thomas S.; Taylor, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, University of New Mexico Press: 1998

Edition: Stated First Edition

Our Product Number: 607631

ISBN: 0826318967

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


Some sunning to front cover; sticker over previous owner's name and address on free back page . Protected in a removable archival cover. . 176 pages. There used to be a roadside marker at Glorieta Pass that gave a brief account of the fighting there in March 1862 and concluded with the bold statement, "The battle saved the West for the Union." This book offers a careful reassessment of that claim and of the significance of this military engagement. Over 135 years... View more info