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Women of the Civil War [Paperback]
Darlene Funkhouser (Author) -$9.95
Women, spies and nurses tell the true stories of remarkable women who served during the War Between the States.

Ulysses Simpson Grant Architect of Victory [Paperback] $5.00

 

The Storm Tide (Civil War Explorer Series) [Paperback]
Jim Miles (Author) $ 24.95
A dizzying series of momentous military actions occurred in Virginia in 1863. A year that began with Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia possessing the advantage in the field ended with the Southern army in tatters but still strong enough to hold back George G. Meade's Army of the Potomac. Stunning Confederate victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville in the spring were followed by a march into Maryland and Pennsylvania. The decisive Federal victory at Gettysburg in July, however, sent the Confederates reeling back into Virginia. By the year's end Lee's army was encamped behind the Rapidan River with a vast Federal army ready to attack and advance on Richmond.
The Storm Tide traces the history of these infamous battles of 1863 and provides a series of easy-to-follow tour guides to the battlefields today. Many of these battles are well known -- Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg -- but some are not -- Bristoe Station and Mine Run.
In addition to lively narratives of the battles, noting unusual incidents and briefly highlighting the careers of the leaders who shaped them, the book contains more than 250 period photographs and line drawings, more than 100 photographs that illustrate the driving tours, several original maps, sidebar articles on military strategy, a chronology of key battles and important events, sources for additional travel information, a bibliography, and an index

Stonewall Jackson at Gettysburg [Paperback]
Douglas Lee Gibboney (Author) $12.95
The Civil War, Summer 1863 Stonewall Jackson survives his accidental wounding at the Battle of Chancellorsville and now this legendary general leads the advance of Robert E. Lee's Confederate army as it invades the North. Jeb Stuart's horsemen capture Pennsylvania's state capital while the Blue and Gray maneuver for advantage near the little crossroads town of Gettysburg. It's high tide for the Confederacy as the opposing armies prepare for the decisive struggle of the war.

 

The Sand Castle: Blockade Running and the Battle of Fort Fisher (Wm Kids, 17.) [Paperback]
Margaret Whitman Blair (Author) $8.95

A carefree day at a Civil War museum turns perilous as 14-year-old Jamie Henry, his older brother Rob, and their friend, Sarah Singleton, journey back in time to December of 1864, the final days of the war in Wilmington, North Carolina. Jamie hopes to save pretty Madeline Manon, daughter of a blockade-running captain, from certain death in a shipwreck. But he is thwarted in his efforts by the ship’s first mate. Meanwhile, Sarah takes a job at nearby Fort Fisher as nanny to the small children of Colonel William Lamb and his wife, Daisy. The colonel is the fort’s dashing young commander whose mighty cannons defend Wilmington and safeguard the blockade runners bringing in arms and supplies for the Confederate army. When Jamie’s older brother Rob joins them in the past, he becomes an aide to Colonel Lamb, as the army at the fort frantically prepares for a massive Yankee invasion by land and by sea. When Jamie is drafted into the Junior Reserves, both brothers must ! fight for their lives in the terrifying Battle of Fort Fisher, as well as struggle against their common enemy, Gaston

 

Roads to Gettysburg: Lee's Invasion of the North, 1863 [Hardcover]
Bradley M. Gottfried (Author) $ 29.95
The men of the Union and Confederate armies experienced a mix of emotions during Robert E. Lee’s first phase of the Gettysburg campaign. Lee’s veterans experienced a sense of wonder and excitement as they journeyed north from Fredericksburg, Virginia, while the Federal troops showed resolve and some depression. All were footsore by the long marches and often had little food or water. Roads to Gettysburg: Lee’s Invasion of the North, 1863 provides a day-by-day account of the preliminary phases of the campaign and follows the two armies from their positions in central Virginia after the Battle of Chancellorsville to their final arrival on the battlefield. Numerous quotes and maps richly illustrate the armies’ activities during this seminal period.

No Girls Allowed (Young Heroes of History) [Hardcover]
Alan N. Kay (Author) $ 6.95

The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War [Mass Market Paperback]
Michael Shaara (Author)- $ 7.99

In the four most bloody and courageous days of our nation’s history, two armies fought for two conflicting dreams. One dreamed of freedom, the other of a way of life. Far more than rifles and bullets were carried into battle. There were memories. There were promises. There was love. And far more than men fell on those Pennsylvania fields. Bright futures, untested innocence, and pristine beauty were also the casualties of war. Michael Shaara’s Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece is unique, sweeping, unforgettable—the dramatic story of the battleground for America’s destiny.

 

House of Spies: Danger in the Civil War Washington [Paperback]
Margaret Whitman Blair (Author) $8.95
Rob Henry and Sarah Singleton are Civil War reenactors who are swept back to 1861 through the medium of Civil War photography. They arrive in Washington, D.C. just after the battle of Manassas, when people in the capital are reeling from the shock of Confederate victory. During that time of anxiety and suspicion, Rob and Sarah are arrested as enemy spies. Joined by Rob's younger brother who attempts to rescue them, the three must sort out whom to trust--and whom not to trust--in the topsy-turvy world of Civil War espionage.

The Guns of the South [Mass Market Paperback]
Harry Turtledove (Author)  $ 7.99
"It is absolutely unique--without question the most fascinating Civil War novel I have ever read."
Professor James M. McPherson
Pultizer Prize-winning BATTLE CRY OF FREEDOM
January 1864--General Robert E. Lee faces defeat. The Army of Northern Virginia is ragged and ill-equpped. Gettysburg has broken the back of the Confederacy and decimated its manpower.
Then, Andries Rhoodie, a strange man with an unplaceable accent, approaches Lee with an extraordinary offer. Rhoodie demonstrates an amazing rifle: Its rate of fire is incredible, its lethal efficiency breathtaking--and Rhoodie guarantees unlimited quantitites to the Confederates.
The name of the weapon is the AK-47....
Selected by the Science Fiction Book Club
A Main Selection of the Military Book Club

Gone For Soldiers [Mass Market Paperback]
Jeff Shaara (Author) $ 7.99
With his acclaimed New York Times bestsellers Gods and Generals and The Last Full Measure, Jeff Shaara expanded upon his father's Pulitzer Prize-winning Civil War classic, The Killer Angels--ushering the reader through the poignant drama of this most bloody chapter in our history. Now, in Gone for Soldiers, Jeff Shaara carries us back fifteen years before that momentous conflict, when the Civil War's most familiar names are fighting for another cause, junior officers marching under the same flag in an unfamiliar land, experiencing combat for the first time in the Mexican-American War.
In March 1847, the U.S. Navy delivers eight thousand soldiers on the beaches of Vera Cruz. They are led by the army's commanding general, Winfield Scott, a heroic veteran of the War of 1812, short tempered, vain, and nostalgic for the glories of his youth. At his right hand is Robert E. Lee, a forty-year-old engineer, a dignified, serious man who has never seen combat.

Scott leads his troops against the imperious Mexican dictator, General Antonio Lopez de Santa Ana. Obsessed with glory and his place in history, Santa Ana arrogantly underestimates the will and the heart of Scott and his army. As the Americans fight their way inland, both sides understand that the inevitable final conflict will come at the gates and fortified walls of the ancient capital, Mexico City.

The Ghosts of Virginia, Vol. 2 [Paperback]
L.B Taylor Jr..  (Author) $ 21.95

 

The Ghosts of Virginia [Paperback]
L.B. Taylor Jr. (Author), Brenda Goens (Illustrator) $ 21.95

Ghosts of the Civil War [Paperback]
Cheryl Harness (Author, Illustrator) $ 7.99
Lindsey thinks the Civil War is just another dull moment in our nation's history -- until she meets the ghost of Willie Lincoln. He takes her back in time to witness the war firsthand. Lindsey watches in awe as the Yankee and the Rebels battle at Fort Sumter and as General Lee surrenders at the Appomattox. And just as the war is ending, the tragic assassination of President Lincoln occurs before her eyes. When she returns to present, Lindsey realizes "the Civil War is a whole lot more than cannons and flags and stuff." With Harness's vivid illustrations, compelling dialogue, and detailed timelines, any youn g reader will realize it too.

 

Ghost Hunter (Gettysburg Ghost Gang) [Paperback]

Shelley Sykes (Author) Lois Szymanski (Author) $ 5.95
"Practically all our friends are dead,” Chucky says, and it seems to be true!
Just how seriously they take their otherworldly friendships was never a question until ghost hunter Byron Skelly came to camp at Cavalry Ridge Campground. With his meters and a digital camera, Skelly hunts out ghosts, and it seems he can make them disappear with his own invention, an energy zapper! Things get complicated when Jared Scott is caught by the ghost hunter’s camera.
Can the boys save their friend and the other spirits who roam the battlefields of Gettysburg?

Flags of the Confederacy [Paperback]
Ray DiZazzo (Author), David Harston (Illustrator) $ 6.00

Dear America: Cannons at Dawn [Hardcover]
Kristiana Gregory (Author) $12.99
Kristiana Gregory returns with a stunning new sequel to the bestselling Dear America title THE WINTER OF RED SNOW!

Abigail Jane Stewart returns in this brand-new sequel to THE WINTER OF RED SNOW. The Revolutionary War toils on, but the Stewart family can no longer avoid getting involved. Abby's father joins the Continental Army, while Abby, her mother, and her siblings become camp followers. They face daily hardships alongside the troops and continue to spend time helping the Washingtons. Filled with romance and adventure, Abby's frontline view of the war captures the heartache and bravery of the soldiers, as well as the steep cost of freedom.

 

The Complete Book of Confederate Trivia [Paperback]
J. Stephen Lang (Author) $ 19.95
The Complete Book Of Confederate Triva contains more than 4,000 questions and answers covering military matters, everyday life, politics, music, literature, nicknames, crime and punishments, monuments and memorials, food and drink, movies and films, and every other topic related to the Confederate States of America. From the Confederacy's bloodiest one-day battle to "white-washed Rebels" to the source of power in the Confederacy's submarines, the dedicated Civil War buff and non-specialist general reader alike will find this compendium of information absolutely fascinating. -- Midwest Book Review

Clash of the Sabres: Blue and Gray [Paperback]
Walbrook D. Swank (Author) - $14.95
Clash of the Sabres- Blue and Gray is a marriage of schaolarship and invention. The author has used the former as a tool to document and dramatize the Civil War experiences of two cavalry troopers who were relatives of President Jefferson Davis. What emerges is a vivid picture of both army and civilian life during a critical and tragis period of our nations history. See the drama of fast moving events covering foour years of wartime realism and adventure unfold. Numerous illustrations and maps give the story an extra dimension and a unique appeal.

Civil War Trivia [Paperback]
Norman Bolotin (Author) - $14.95

The American Civil War has intrigued millions of readers for 150 years. But how much do we know about the real lives of Americans on the battlefields and in trenches and winter quarters when the soldiers had a respite from combat? Civil War Trivia looks inside the conflict to examine the many fascinating and heartrending stories about this great war:
Did you know?
* It's estimated that for every 1000 Union soldiers who fought in battle, 112 were wounded or killed; this number rose to 150 for Confederate soldiers
* The casualties of the Civil War, including both North and South, totaled more than two percent of the entire population of United States at the time
* Abraham Lincoln's famous debates with Stephen A. Douglas dragged Lincoln more strongly into the abolitionist movement and made him a national figure even though he lost the senate race
* Government records estimate that some 300 women disguised as males fought alongside men during the Civil War; some retained their male identities after the war ended
* War spawns new technology, but it may be surprising just what technology developed on the Northern battlefields and not in the South -- embalming
* Civil War surgeons became so skilled at amputation that they could remove a limb and stitch up the wound in a mere 15 minutes
* Throughout the course of the war, nine percent of the total Union army consisted of black soldiers; there were 60,000 to 65,000 black soldiers in the Confederate army, but only about 20 percent of those actually saw combat.

And many more stories from behind the front lines of the Civil War...

Civil War Ghosts of Virginia [Paperback]
L.B.Taylor Jr.(Author), Brenda Goens (Illustrator) $ 14.95
Dare you not believe? The last march of Robert E. Lee, 60 years after Appomattox! The spectral return of Stonewall Jackson's amputated arm! The haunting corpse of John Brown at Harper's Ferry! . . . Are the accounts true?

The Bravest Girl in Sharpsburg (Wm Kids, 5) [Paperback] Kathleen Ernst (Author) $ 7.95
Learn how the Civil War divided friends and tested courage from the experiences of real teenage girls whose hometown lay at the center of conflict in September 1862

The Book of Distinguished American Women [Paperback]
Vincent Wilson (Author)- $ 7.99

Battle of Trevillian Station: The Civil War Greatest and Bloodiest All Cavalry Battle (Civil War Heritage) [Paperback]
Walbrook D. Swank (Editor)- $ 14.99

This combined narrative and documentary collection is the most complete account yet published of the greatest battle that cavalry fought without infantry or artillery support in the Civil War. That intense struggle between approximately 5,000 Confederate and 8,000 Union cavalrymen, who fought mostly dismounted, comes alive through the many eyewitness accounts included in this study. On two hot days in June 1864, Major General Wade Hampton prevented Major General Philip Sheridan and his numerically superior, better-equipped troops from damaging the Virginia Central Railroad which carried provisions and war material from the Shenandoah Valley to General Robert E. Lee's army around Richmond. Hampton also kept Sheridan from joining other forces that could have attacked Richmond from the west. In turn, Sheridan kept Hampton from harassing the Army of the Potomac as it crossed the James River. Important for both sides, this battle of June 11-12, 1864, here receives the attention it has deserved for so long

Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s American Heroes: Joshua Chamberlin and the American Civil War (American Heroes (Hyperion)) [Hardcover]
Robert F. Kennedy (Author),  $10.95

Appomattox: The Passing of the Armies [Paperback]
James W. Wensyel (Author)  $19.95
On March 31, 1865, Union General Philip H. Sheridan turns the right flank of Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia at Five Forks, Virginia. Hours later Union General in Chief Ulysses S. Grant orders an all-out assault across the Confederate front. By evening, Lee's line is shattered and his army has begun a retreat to the west, abandoning Richmond and Petersburg in a desperate attempt to link with Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston's army in North Carolina, Richmond and Petersburg are burning, and Confederate President Jefferson Davis is moving his government to the relative safety of Danville, Virginia.. "Appomattox is the story of the retreat of Lee's army.

Chessie: The Railroad Kitten [Paperback]
Thomas Dixon (Author) $ 16.95
A wonderfully nostalgic tribute to the lovable kitten that became one of the best-remembered company symbols of all time. She was featured on the sleek passenger trains that ran from Washington to Cincinatti, and on freight cars in mile-long trains, she helped sell war bonds, and finally was modernized to form the logo for the new Chessie System paint scheme in 1972. Purrr-fect for every train enthusiast!

 

Ghost Hunter (Gettysburg Ghost Gang) [Paperback]
Shelley Sykes (Author) Lois Szymanski (Author) $ 5.95
"Practically all our friends are dead,” Chucky says, and it seems to be true!
Just how seriously they take their otherworldly friendships was never a question until ghost hunter Byron Skelly came to camp at Cavalry Ridge Campground. With his meters and a digital camera, Skelly hunts out ghosts, and it seems he can make them disappear with his own invention, an energy zapper! Things get complicated when Jared Scott is caught by the ghost hunter’s camera.
Can the boys save their friend and the other spirits who roam the battlefields of Gettysburg?

Ulysses Simpson Grant Architect of Victory [Paperback] $5.00

The Ghosts of Virginia [Paperback]
L.B. Taylor Jr. (Author), Brenda Goens (Illustrator) $ 21.95

 

Civil War Ghosts of Virginia [Paperback]
L.B.Taylor Jr.(Author), Brenda Goens (Illustrator) $ 14.95
Dare you not believe? The last march of Robert E. Lee, 60 years after Appomattox! The spectral return of Stonewall Jackson's amputated arm! The haunting corpse of John Brown at Harper's Ferry! . . . Are the accounts true?

 

Brothers at War (White Mane Kids No 4) [Paperback]
Margaret Whitman Blair (Author) $7.95
Dressed in Civil War era clothes, Rob, Jamie, and Sarah pose for an old style photograph only to mysteriously travel back in time to the actual Antietam campaign in September 1862. This is the story of their separate but intertwined adventures.
-Rob, as a Rebel soldier, endures a long and deadly march to battle only to end up facing his own brother as the enemy.
-Jamie, as an aide and courier for Union General George McClellan, incurs the wrath and suspicions of the Yankee spymaster, Allan Pinkerton.
-Sarah, as a volunteer nurse's aid, joins forces with Clara Barton as they desperately try to save lives on the bloody battlefield.

House of Spies: Danger in the Civil War Washington [Paperback]
Margaret Whitman Blair (Author) $8.95

Rob Henry and Sarah Singleton are Civil War reenactors who are swept back to 1861 through the medium of Civil War photography. They arrive in Washington, D.C. just after the battle of Manassas, when people in the capital are reeling from the shock of Confederate victory. During that time of anxiety and suspicion, Rob and Sarah are arrested as enemy spies. Joined by Rob's younger brother who attempts to rescue them, the three must sort out whom to trust--and whom not to trust--in the topsy-turvy world of Civil War espionage

Stonewall Jackson at Gettysburg [Paperback]
Douglas Lee Gibboney (Author) $12.95
The Civil War, Summer 1863 Stonewall Jackson survives his accidental wounding at the Battle of Chancellorsville and now this legendary general leads the advance of Robert E. Lee's Confederate army as it invades the North. Jeb Stuart's horsemen capture Pennsylvania's state capital while the Blue and Gray maneuver for advantage near the little crossroads town of Gettysburg. It's high tide for the Confederacy as the opposing armies prepare for the decisive struggle of the war.

No Girls Allowed (Young Heroes of History) [Hardcover]
Alan N. Kay (Author) $ 6.95

The Storm Tide (Civil War Explorer Series) [Paperback]
Jim Miles (Author) $ 24.95
A dizzying series of momentous military actions occurred in Virginia in 1863. A year that began with Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia possessing the advantage in the field ended with the Southern army in tatters but still strong enough to hold back George G. Meade's Army of the Potomac. Stunning Confederate victories at Fredericksburg and Chancellorsville in the spring were followed by a march into Maryland and Pennsylvania. The decisive Federal victory at Gettysburg in July, however, sent the Confederates reeling back into Virginia. By the year's end Lee's army was encamped behind the Rapidan River with a vast Federal army ready to attack and advance on Richmond.
The Storm Tide traces the history of these infamous battles of 1863 and provides a series of easy-to-follow tour guides to the battlefields today. Many of these battles are well known -- Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg -- but some are not -- Bristoe Station and Mine Run.
In addition to lively narratives of the battles, noting unusual incidents and briefly highlighting the careers of the leaders who shaped them, the book contains more than 250 period photographs and line drawings, more than 100 photographs that illustrate the driving tours, several original maps, sidebar articles on military strategy, a chronology of key battles and important events, sources for additional travel information, a bibliography, and an index

 

Sarah Morgan: The Civil War Diary Of A Southern Woman [Paperback]
Charles East (Author) $ 20.00

Forged Fire: A History and Tour Guide of the War in the East, from Manassas to Antietam, 1861-1862 (Civil War Explorer Series) [Paperback]
Jim Miles (Author) $ 24.95

 

Elizabeth Van Lew: Civil War Spy (Signature Lives: Civil War Era series) [Paperback]
Heidi Schoof (Author) $10.95

A biography profiling the life of Elizabeth Van Lew, a spy who worked for the Union during the Civil War. Includes source notes and timeline

 

Mosby's Confederacy: A Guide to the Roads and Sites of Colonel John Singleton Mosby [Paperback] Thomas J. Evans (Author) $ 17.95

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Off to Fight (Young Heroes of History, Book 3) [Paperback]
Alan N. Kay (Author) $ 7.95
Disgusted by the violence of the John Brown raid, George Adams adopts the state of Virginia and its cause as his own. Meanwhile, in an attempt to gain friends and acceptance, George joins a gang and signs up for war at the age of 13. The war does not go well for the South, and when the North's cannons destroy the city, George is horrified. Then, when he finds a poor starving girl, George realizes that he is the only one that can save her.
Off to Fight is a story of growing up. It is a story of the brutality of war and the kindness that takes place in the middle of such horrors.

 


Reconstruction; Rebuilding America after the Civil War (Civil War (Compass Point Paperback)) [Paperback]
Stephanie Fitzgerald (Author) $ 6.95
When the Civil War finally came to an end after four long years, it had cost more than 600,000 lives. The war-torn South had to be rebuilt, and Americans, including 4 million former slaves, had to make peace with one another. Years of hard work healing the nation lay ahead

She Went to the Field: Women Soldiers of the Civil War [Paperback]
Bonnie Tsui (Author) $ 14.95
Women Soldiers of the Civil War profiles several substantiated cases of female soldiers during the American Civil War, including Sarah Rosetta Wakeman (aka Private Lyons Wakeman, Union); Sarah Emma Edmonds (aka Private Frank Thompson, Union); Loreta Janeta Velazquez (aka Lieutenant Harry T. Buford, Confederate); and Jennie Hodgers (aka Private Albert D. J. Cashier, Union). Also featured are those women who may not have posed as male soldiers but who nonetheless pushed gender boundaries to act boldly in related military capacities, as spies, nurses, and vivandieres ("daughters of the regiment") who bore the flag in battle, rallied troops, and cared for the wounded.

Of Men and Muskets: Stories of the Civil War (Civil War Heritage Series, V. 11) [Paperback]
Robert P. Broadwater (Author) - $ 7.95
Of Men and Muskets gives insight to the personalities of many of the most prominent Civil War leaders through the use of anecdotes and stories which show what made them laugh and what touched their hearts. It is important to show the human side of these great leaders in order that we may examine their characters. After reading only a few of the stories contained in this book, the reader will find that there was a touching simplicity in the humor and compassion of these historic figures. This same simplicity serves to make these stories as entertaining today as they were more than 100 years ago. Scholar or novice, historian or buff, all can enjoy the stories contained herein. Discover a side of the Civil War legends with the anecdotes and tales not included in most history books. All of the stories contained in this book are true and are derived from documented sources. Care has been taken to use the facts and discard the fiction.