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  • Virginia in the Civil War (Images of America)

    No other event in American history has so indelibly shaped the country than the American Civil War. Virginia provided the setting for countless bloody clashes and decisive battles. Average Americans from all over the Union and the Confederacy made their way to the Old Dominion, only to give their lives for the causes they held dear. Virginia captures the essence of the American Civil War, as it was the site of the first, and last, major clash. The state held the capital of the Confederacy while simultaneously bordering Washington, DC. Additiona...

    • ASIN: 1467115754

  • Battle of Big Bethel: Crucial Clash in Early Civil War Virginia

    “A comprehensive study of the Civil War’s first major battle . . . well leavened with strategic and political context” (Robert E. L. Krick, author of Staff Officers in Gray).  Battle of Big Bethel is the first full-length treatment of the small but consequential June 1861 Virginia battle that reshaped perceptions about what lay in store for the divided nation.   The successful Confederate defense reinforced the belief most Southerners held that their martial invincibility and protection of home and hearth were divinely inspired. Af...

    • ASIN: B00HCOFSWW

  • The Battle of Gettysburg: Bloodiest Battle of the Civil War (Major Battles in Us History)

    Explores the Battle of Gettysburg of the US Civil War. Authoritative text, colorful illustrations, illuminating sidebars, and questions to prompt critical thinking make this an exciting and informative read.

    • ASIN: 1635170184

  • Union Command Failure in the Shenandoah: Major General Franz Sigel and the War in the Valley of Virginia, May 1864

    The Battle of New Market in the Shenandoah Valley suffers from no lack of drama, interest, or importance. The ramifications of the May 1864 engagement, which involved only 10,000 troops, were substantial. Previous studies, however, focused on the Confederate side of the story. David Powell’s, Union Command Failure in the Shenandoah: Major General Franz Sigel and the War in the Valley of Virginia, May 1864, provides the balance that has so long been needed.Union General Ulysses S. Grant regarded a spring campaign in the Valley of Virginia as i...

    • ASIN: 1611214343

  • A Little Short of Boats: The Civil War Battles of Ball's Bluff and Edwards Ferry, October 21 - 22, 1861

    “[P]erhaps a small demonstration on your part would have the effect to move them,” wrote Army of the Potomac commander Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan to Brig. Gen. Charles P. Stone on October 20, 1861. This simple telegram triggered a “demonstration” by General Stone that same afternoon that evolved into the bloody subject of James Morgan’s A Little Short of Boats: The Battles of Ball’s Bluff & Edwards Ferry, October 21–22, 1861.Opposing the Union effort was Brig. Gen. Nathan “Shanks” Evans’ small Confederate command at Leesb...

    • ASIN: 1611210666

  • Forty-Seven Days: How Pershing's Warriors Came of Age to Defeat the German Army in World War I

    The gripping account of the U.S. First Army’s astonishing triumph over the Germans in America’s bloodiest battle of the First World War—the Battle of the Meuse-Argonne.“Mitchell Yockelson expands our understanding not only of how World War I ended, but also of how militaries can change and adapt under conditions of great adversity.”—Max Boot, New York Times Bestselling Author of The Savage Wars of Peace   The Battle of the Meuse-Argonne stands as the deadliest clash in American history: More than a million untested American sold...

    • ASIN: 0451466950
    • Brand: TURNAROUND PUBLISHER SERVICES

  • University, Court, and Slave: Pro-Slavery Thought in Southern Colleges and Courts and the Coming of Civil War

    University, Court, and Slave reveals long-forgotten connections between pre-Civil War southern universities and slavery. Universities and their faculty owned people-sometimes dozens of people-and profited from their labor while many slaves endured physical abuse on campuses. As Alfred L. Brophy shows, southern universities fought the emancipation movement for economic reasons, but used their writings on history, philosophy, and law in an attempt to justify their position and promote their institutions. Indeed, as the antislavery movement gained...

    • ASIN: 0199964238

  • Mr. Lincoln's Army (Army of the Potomac Trilogy Book 1)


    • ASIN: B015DJ7D34

  • A Soldier's General: The Civil War Letters of Major General Lafayette McLaws

    During his service in the Confederate army, Major General Lafayette McLaws (1821-1897) served under and alongside such famous officers as Robert E. Lee, Joseph E. Johnston, James Longstreet, and John B. Hood. He played a significant role in some of the most crucial battles of the Civil War, including Harpers Ferry, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg. Despite this, no biography of McLaws or history of his division has ever been published.A Soldier's General gathers ninety-five letters written by McLaws to his family betwe...

    • ASIN: 0807826901
    • Brand: Brand: The University of North Carolina Press

  • The Mexican War, 1846-1848

    "Much has been written about the Mexican war, but this . . . is the best military history of that conflict. . . . Leading personalities, civilian and military, Mexican and American, are given incisive and fair evaluations. The coming of war is seen as unavoidable, given American expansion and Mexican resistance to loss of territory, compounded by the fact that neither side understood the other. The events that led to war are described with reference to military strengths and weaknesses, and every military campaign and engagement is explained in...

    • ASIN: 0803261071
    • Brand: Brand: Bison Books

  • Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief

    From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Battle Cry of Freedom, a powerful new reckoning with Jefferson Davis as military commander of the Confederacy“The best concise book we have on the subject… McPherson is… our most distinguished scholar of the Civil War era.” —The New York Times Book Review History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis. Many Americans of his own time and in later generations considered him an incompetent leader, not to mention a traitor. Not so, argues James M. McPherson. In Embattled Rebel, McPherson shows u...

    • ASIN: B00INIQQD6

  • Yorktown's Civil War Siege: Drums Along the Warwick (Civil War Series)

    On 4 April 1862, Major General George McClellan marched his 121,500-strong Army of the Potomac from Fort Monroe toward Richmond. Blocking his path were Major General John B. Magruder's Warwick-Yorktown Line fortifications and the Confederate ironclad CSS Virginia. Despite outnumbering Magruder almost four to one, McClellan was tricked by Magruder's bluff of strength and halted his advance. Yorktown, the scene of Washington's 1781 victory over Cornwallis, was once again besieged. It was the Civil War's first siege and lasted for twenty-nine terr...

    • ASIN: 1609496566
    • Brand: Brand: The History Press

  • Six Days in September: A Novel of Lee's Army in Maryland, 1862

    September 1862.After a string of victories in Virginia, Robert E. Lee marches his Army of Northern Virginia northward across the Potomac River in search of one final battlefield triumph as the best way to bring about Southern independence. Little goes right for Lee when the garrison at Harpers Ferry refuses to evacuate and a lost order reveals his plans to George McClellan and his resurgent Army of the Potomac. The result is a divided Southern army severely weakened by straggling, a failed effort to hold the gaps through South Mountain, and a f...

    • ASIN: B074HTLW7B

  • Battles in Culpeper County, Virginia, 1861-1865 and Other Articles By Major Daniel A. Grimsley of the Sixth Virginia Cavalry


    • ASIN: B00KQ3TE44

  • A Gallant Little Army: The Mexico City Campaign (Modern War Studies)

    In 1847 General Winfield Scott boldly led a small but undaunted army from the Mexican coast all the way to the Halls of Montezuma, routing Mexican forces at every turn while pacifying the countryside. Scott's military campaign—America's first ever in a foreign country—helped pave the way for victory in the wider war against Mexico and also posed new challenges for discipline, logistics, and the treatment of civilians. Yet it has remained largely neglected by historians.In this first book-length study of Scott's brilliant six-month campaign,...

    • ASIN: 0700615415
    • Brand: Brand: University Press of Kansas

  • Battle at Bull Run : A History of the First Major Campaign of the Civil War

    From the first passage in William C. Davis' book about "the twilight of America's innocence: to the last, the reader is carried through what many in the 1860s believed would be the only major conflict

    • UPC: 25663771
    • Rating: 3.0

  • The Battle of White Sulphur Springs : Averell Fails to Secure West Virginia

    Though West Virginia was founded for the purpose of remaining loyal to the Union, severing ties with Virginia, home of the capital of the Confederacy, would prove difficult. West Virginia's fate would be tested on

    • UPC: 17685538

  • Battle of Big Bethel : Crucial Clash in Early Civil War Virginia

    Now in paperback, Battle of Big Bethel: Crucial Clash in Early Civil War Virginia by J. Michael Cobb, Ed Hicks, and Wythe Holt is the first full-length treatment of the small but consequential June 10,

    • UPC: 229624714

  • Winchester's Three Battles : A Civil War Driving Tour Through Virginia's Most War-Torn Town

    Winchester, Virginia changed hands about 72 times during the Civil War because it was an important place to both the Union and Confederate armies. Using the knowledge of retired Shenandoah University History professor Dr. Brandon

    • UPC: 592613630

  • Battle of Philippi, Virginia (West Virginia): June 2-3, 1861 - eBook

    The Confederate officers were ready for the Federal garrisons to fight thousands of forces. The Confederate recruits had mediocre weapons and poor

    • UPC: 698017069

  • Major General Robert E Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia - eBook

    FINALIST FOR BIOGRAPHY, 2008, ARMY HISTORICAL FOUNDATION DISTINGUISHED BOOK AWARD WINNER, 2009, THE DOUGLAS SOUTHALL FREEMAN AWARD FOR BEST BOOK ON SOUTHERN HISTORY Jedediah Hotchkiss, Stonewall Jackson’s renowned mapmaker, expressed the feelings of many contemporaries

    • UPC: 104639382

  • Major General Philip H. Sheridan And The Employment Of His Division During The Battle Of Chickamauga - eBook

    This thesis is a historical analysis of Major General Philip H. Sheridan and his division during the Battle of Chickamauga. Sheridan led an experienced division onto the battlefield on 19 September 1863 after completing a

    • UPC: 966569767

  • The Civil War in Mississippi : Major Campaigns and Battles

    The only volume dedicated entirely to the military history of an embattled Deep South

    • UPC: 36953581

  • General Lee's Immortals : The Battles and Campaigns of the Branch-Lane Brigade in the Army of Northern Virginia, 1861-1865

    The first comprehensive history of the Branch-Lane Brigade, based on many years of study and grounded on a vast foundation of sources that relate every aspect of the career of this remarkable fighting

    • UPC: 261322002

  • Garfield Versus Marshall : The Civil War Battles and Skirmishes in the Mountains of Southeastern Kentucky and Southwestern Virginia

    Garfield Versus Marshall: The Civil War Battles and Skirmishes in the Mountains of Southeastern Kentucky and Southwestern

    • UPC: 53405871

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    Civil War Richmond: The Civil War in Four Minutes

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    Battles of Manassas: The Civil War in Four Minutes

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