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  • Midnight in America: Darkness, Sleep, and Dreams during the Civil War (Civil War America)

    The Civil War brought many forms of upheaval to America, not only in waking hours but also in the dark of night. Sleeplessness plagued the Union and Confederate armies, and dreams of war glided through the minds of Americans in both the North and South. Sometimes their nightly visions brought the horrors of the conflict vividly to life. But for others, nighttime was an escape from the hard realities of life and death in wartime. In this innovative new study, Jonathan W. White explores what dreams meant to Civil War–era Americans and what thei...

    • ASIN: 1469632047

  • War on the Waters: The Union and Confederate Navies, 1861-1865 (Littlefield History of the Civil War Era)

    Although previously undervalued for their strategic impact because they represented only a small percentage of total forces, the Union and Confederate navies were crucial to the outcome of the Civil War. In War on the Waters, James M. McPherson has crafted an enlightening, at times harrowing, and ultimately thrilling account of the war's naval campaigns and their military leaders. McPherson recounts how the Union navy's blockade of the Confederate coast, leaky as a sieve in the war's early months, became increasingly effective as it choked off ...

    • ASIN: 0807835889
    • Brand: Brand: The University of North Carolina Press

  • An Environmental History of the Civil War (Civil War America)

    This sweeping new history recognizes that the Civil War was not just a military conflict but also a moment of profound transformation in Americans' relationship to the natural world. To be sure, environmental factors such as topography and weather powerfully shaped the outcomes of battles and campaigns, and the war could not have been fought without the horses, cattle, and other animals that were essential to both armies. But here Judkin Browning and Timothy Silver weave a far richer story, combining military and environmental history to forge ...

    • ASIN: 1469655381

  • Joint Operations In The North Carolina Sounds During The Civil War

    This study is a historical analysis of Union joint operations that occurred during the American Civil War in northeastern North Carolina. The study begins with a historical overview of joint operations then transitions into the events that occurred in northeastern North Carolina between February 1862 and June 1865.Joint operations in the sounds began with the assault of Roanoke Island in February 1862. This study documents the Roanoke Island operation and the missions that supported the capture of New Bern, Plymouth and Washington, North Caroli...

    • ASIN: B06XG5FN2H

  • Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

    In Down the Wild Cape Fear, novelist and nonfiction writer Philip Gerard invites readers onto the fabled waters of the Cape Fear River and guides them on the 200-mile voyage from the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers at Mermaid Point all the way to the Cape of Fear on Bald Head Island. Accompanying the author by canoe and powerboat are a cadre of people passionate about the river, among them a river guide, a photographer, a biologist, a river keeper, and a boat captain. Historical voices also lend their wisdom to our understanding of this r...

    • ASIN: 1469602075

  • The Bravest of the Brave: The Correspondence of Stephen Dodson Ramseur (Civil War America)

    Born in Lincolnton, North Carolina, in 1837, Stephen Dodson Ramseur rose meteorically through the military ranks. Graduating from West Point in 1860, he joined the Confederate army as a captain. By the time of his death near the end of the war at the Battle of Cedar Creek, he had attained the rank of major general in the Army of Northern Virginia. He excelled in every assignment and was involved as a senior officer in many of the war's most important conflicts east of the Appalachians. Born in Lincolnton, North Carolina, in 1837, Stephen Dodson...

    • ASIN: 0807833738
    • Brand: Brand: The University of North Carolina Press

  • Rebel Richmond: Life and Death in the Confederate Capital (Civil War America)

    In the spring of 1861, Richmond, Virginia, suddenly became the capital city, military headquarters, and industrial engine of a new nation fighting for its existence. A remarkable drama unfolded in the months that followed. The city's population exploded, its economy was deranged, and its government and citizenry clashed desperately over resources to meet daily needs while a mighty enemy army laid siege. Journalists, officials, and everyday residents recorded these events in great detail, and the Confederacy's foes and friends watched closely fr...

    • ASIN: B07NMVRVQK

  • Joint Operations In The North Carolina Sounds During The Civil War - eBook

    This study is a historical analysis of Union joint operations that occurred during the American Civil War in northeastern North Carolina. The study begins with a historical overview of joint operations then transitions into the

    • UPC: 370845822

  • As You May Never See Us Again : The Civil War Letters of George and Walter Battle, 4th North Carolina Infantry, Coming of Age on the Front Lines of the War Between the States

    This collection of war letters was written by teenagers George and Walter Battle during their service in Company F, 4th North Carolina Regiment, CSA. Underage, yet full of vitality and idealism, these boys were not

    • UPC: 870303675

  • Elizabeth City, North Carolina, and the Civil War : A History of Battle and Occupation

    It was February of 1862. Although the Civil War was now nearly a year old, the armies had done little more than feint and skirmish. The war at sea, however, was an entirely different proposition.

    • UPC: 7730116

  • The Battle of Roanoke Island: Burnside and the Fight for North Carolina - eBook

    In the winter of 1861, Union armies had failed to win any significant victories over their Confederate counterparts. The Northern populace, overwhelmed by the bloodshed, questioned whether the costs of the war were too high.

    • UPC: 592209794

  • The Battle of Roanoke Island: Burnside and the Fight for North Carolina

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    • UPC: 44450928

  • Wilson's Creek : The Second Battle of the Civil War and the Men Who Fought It

    Wilson's Creek: The Second Battle of the Civil War and the Men Who Fought

    • UPC: 2635010
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  • A Campaign of Giants: The Battle for Petersburg, Volume One : From the Crossing of the James to the Crater

    "Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg campaign was the Civil War's longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in their struggle

    • UPC: 780807100

  • Fight as Long as Possible : The Battle of Newport Barracks, North Carolina, February 2, 1864

    On February 2, 1864, a 900 man Union garrison near the small eastern North Carolina town of Newport found itself under attack by over 2,500 Confederates. Despite being outnumbered and facing almost three to one

    • UPC: 53389165

  • Divided Allegiances : Bertie County During the Civil War

    This volume examines divided loyalties between Union and Confederate forces in an eastern North Carolina county. The author painstakingly identifies those natives who served each side and graphically describes battles and social upheavals that engulfed

    • UPC: 821310308

  • The Southern Soldier Boy : the Experiences of a Confederate Soldier of the 56th North Carolina Regiment During the American Civil War

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    • UPC: 922956003

  • North Carolina in the Civil War

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    The Civil War in North Carolina Chpt 9a: Sherman's March

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    South Carolina in the Civil War

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