Category: Civil War Period (1850-1877)

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

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:

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 . (1963) 2004. Reprint


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 became increasingly isolated from each other during the 1850s, and why war became inevitable. Also captured: the epic sweep of ... 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:

Our Product Number: 608644

ISBN: 0292712057

Condition: Fine. Trade Paperback. 1998. First Edition Thus


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. Trade Paperback


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:

Our Product Number: 607540

Condition: As New. Hardcover in As New dust jacket. (1872) 1964. First Edition Thus


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

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"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:

Our Product Number: 608056

ISBN: 1460976320

Condition: Very Good. Trade Paperback. 2011. First Edition


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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:

Our Product Number: 607927

ISBN: 1574882384

Condition: Near Fine. Trade Paperback. 2000. First Paperback Edition


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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:

Our Product Number: 607657

ISBN: 0060518499

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2006. First Edition


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:

Our Product Number: 607631

ISBN: 0826318967

Condition: Near Fine. Hardcover in Very Good dust jacket. Some sunning to front cover; sticker over previous owner's name and address on free back page . 1998. Stated First Edition


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 have passed since Union and Confederate troops fired on each other at Glorieta. By placing the ... View more info