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Struggle for a Vast Future
The American Civil War: A Selection of Essays
Written by Aaron Sheehan-Dean


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $9.95

Tearing apart a nation founded on ideals of liberty and union, the American Civil War saw some of the most bitter and bloody fighting that humankind has witnessed. Twelve eminent historians explore the origins and legacy of this landmark conflict focusing on key themes to provide fresh insights into the nature... Read more >
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Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864

(Available May 20, 2014)
Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Written by Andy Nunez, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781472801470
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Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Grant versus Lee in the East
Written by Andy Nunez
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $21.95

Grant and Lee fought near Chancellorsville, VA in a confusing series of battles amidst brush thickets and wildfires. Unlike previous campaigns, Grant simply kept flanking Lee, trying frontal assaults at Spotslvania's 'mule-shoe' and Cold Harbor along the way to laying seige to Richmond and Petersburg.

In May 1864 the Union Army... Read more >
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Wilderness and Spotsylvania 1864
Grant versus Lee in the East
Written by Andy Nunez
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $21.95

Grant and Lee fought near Chancellorsville, VA in a confusing series of battles amidst brush thickets and wildfires. Unlike previous campaigns, Grant simply kept flanking Lee, trying frontal assaults at Spotslvania's 'mule-shoe' and Cold Harbor along the way to laying seige to Richmond and Petersburg.

In May 1864 the Union Army... Read more >
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Blood and Daring

(Available May 6, 2014)
Blood and Daring
Written by John Boyko
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307361462
Our Price: $21.00
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Blood and Daring
How Canada Fought the American Civil War and Forged a Nation
Written by John Boyko


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2014
Price: $21.00

Blood and Daring will change our views not just of Canada's relationship with the United States, but of the Civil War, Confederation and Canada itself.
     In Blood and Daring, lauded historian John Boyko makes a compelling argument that Confederation occurred when and as it did largely because of the pressures of... Read more >
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Secret Lives of the Civil War
What Your Teachers Never Told You about the War Between the States
Written by Cormac O'Brien
Illustrated by Monika Suteski


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: April 15, 2014
Price: $16.95

Legendary Heroes of U.S. History—As You’ve Never Seen Them Before!
 
Secret Lives of the Civil War features irreverent and uncensored profiles of men and women from the Union and the Confederacy—complete with hundreds of little-known and downright bizarre facts. You’ll discover that:
 
     •  Mary Todd Lincoln claimed to receive... Read more >
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The Fall of the House of Dixie
The Fall of the House of Dixie
Written by Bruce Levine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812978728
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The Fall of the House of Dixie
The Civil War and the Social Revolution That Transformed the South
Written by Bruce Levine


Format: Trade Paperback, 480 pages
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $17.00

In this major new history of the Civil War, Bruce Levine tells the riveting story of how that conflict upended the economic, political, and social life of the old South, utterly destroying the Confederacy and the society it represented and defended. Told through the words of the people who lived it... Read more >
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Civil War
Civil War
Written by Gary Gallagher
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781782006435
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Civil War
Fort Sumter to Appomattox
Written by Gary Gallagher


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: February 25, 2014
Price: $30.00

This book explores the political, historical, and cultural significance of the Civil War, AKA the War Between the States, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel caught up in it.

From the Civil War's outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court... Read more >
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Civil War
Fort Sumter to Appomattox
Written by Gary Gallagher


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: February 18, 2014
Price: $9.99

This book explores the political, historical, and cultural significance of the Civil War, AKA the War Between the States, examining its impact on the civilians and military personnel caught up in it.

From the Civil War's outbreak at Fort Sumter, South Carolina in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court... Read more >
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Gettysburg
Gettysburg
Written by Allen Guelzo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307740694
Our Price: $16.95
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Gettysburg
The Last Invasion
Written by Allen Guelzo


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: February 11, 2014
Price: $16.95

Winner of the Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History

An Economist Best Book of the Year
A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of the Year

The Battle of Gettysburg has been written about at length and thoroughly dissected in terms of strategic importance, but never before has a book taken readers so close to the... Read more >
Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen
Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen
Written by Rae Katherine Eighmey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344557
Our Price: $21.95
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Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen
A Culinary View of Lincoln's Life and Times
Written by Rae Katherine Eighmey


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $21.95

Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen is a culinary biography unlike any before. The very assertion of the title--that Abraham Lincoln cooked--is fascinating and true. It's an insight into the everyday life of one of our nation's favorite and most esteemed presidents and a way to experience flavors and textures of the... Read more >
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Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen
A Culinary View of Lincoln's Life and Times
Written by Rae Katherine Eighmey


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 4, 2014
Price: $21.95

Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen is a culinary biography unlike any before. The very assertion of the title--that Abraham Lincoln cooked--is fascinating and true. It's an insight into the everyday life of one of our nation's favorite and most esteemed presidents and a way to experience flavors and textures of the... Read more >
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Confederates in the Attic
Confederates in the Attic
Written by Tony Horwitz, Read by Arthur Addison
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780553397659
Our Price: $25.00

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Confederates in the Attic
Dispatches from the Unfinished Civil War
Written by Tony Horwitz
Read by Arthur Addison


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 19, 2013
Price: $25.00

When prize-winning war correspondent Tony Horwitz leaves the battlefields of Bosnia and the Middle East for a peaceful corner of the Blue Ridge Mountains, he thinks he's put war zones behind him. But awakened one morning by the crackle of musket fire, Horwitz starts filing front-line dispatches again this time from... Read more >
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Shiloh, 1862
Shiloh, 1862
Written by Winston Groom
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426211713
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Shiloh, 1862

Written by Winston Groom


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: November 5, 2013
Price: $17.95

A main selection in History Book-of-the-Month Club and alternate selection in Military Book-of-the-Month Club.

In the spring of 1862, many Americans still believed that the Civil War, "would be over by Christmas." The previous summer in Virginia, Bull Run, with nearly 5,000 casualties, had been shocking, but suddenly came word from a... Read more >
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Smithsonian Civil War
Smithsonian Civil War
Written by Smithsonian Institution, Edited by Neil Kagan, Photographed by Hugh Talman, Foreword by Jon Meacham, Introduction by Michelle Delaney
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343895
Our Price: $40.00
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Smithsonian Civil War
Inside the National Collection
Written by Smithsonian Institution
Edited by Neil Kagan
Photographed by Hugh Talman
Foreword by Jon Meacham
Introduction by Michelle Delaney


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

Smithsonian Civil War is a lavishly illustrated coffee-table book featuring 150 entries in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.  From among tens of thousands of Civil War objects in the Smithsonian's collections, curators handpicked 550 items and wrote a unique narrative that begins before the war through the Reconstruction period... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.
Smithsonian Civil War
Inside the National Collection
Written by Smithsonian Institution
Edited by Neil Kagan
Photographed by Hugh Talman
Foreword by Jon Meacham
Introduction by Michelle Delaney


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $40.00

Smithsonian Civil War is a lavishly illustrated coffee-table book featuring 150 entries in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.  From among tens of thousands of Civil War objects in the Smithsonian's collections, curators handpicked 550 items and wrote a unique narrative that begins before the war through the Reconstruction period...

Read more >
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Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades
Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades
Written by Susannah Ural, Foreword by Gary W. Gallagher
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781849085908
Our Price: $25.95
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Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades
The Civil War In The Words of Those Who Lived It
Written by Susannah Ural
Foreword by Gary W. Gallagher


Format: Hardcover, 312 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $25.95

Don’t Hurry Me Down to Hades is the story of families enduring the whirlwind of the Civil War, told through the words of famous and ordinary citizens and ranging from the battlefield to the home front, from presidential councils to frontier revivals. The book reveals how Americans on both sides of the... Read more >
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Don't Hurry Me Down to Hades
The Civil War in the Words of Those Who Lived It
Written by Susannah Ural


Format: eBook, 292 pages
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Price: $9.99

Don’t Hurry Me Down to Hades is the story of families enduring the whirlwind of the Civil War, told through the words of famous and ordinary citizens and ranging from the battlefield to the home front, from presidential councils to frontier revivals. The book reveals how Americans on both sides of the Mason... Read more >
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Last of the Blue and Gray
Last of the Blue and Gray
Written by Richard A. Serrano
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343956
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Last of the Blue and Gray
Old Men, Stolen Glory, and the Mystery That Outlived the Civil War
Written by Richard A. Serrano


Format: Hardcover, 232 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $27.95

Richard Serrano, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Los Angeles Times, pens a story of two veterans. In the late 1950s, as America prepared for the Civil War centennial, two very old men lay dying. Albert Woolson, 109 years old, slipped in and out of a coma at a Duluth, Minnesota, hospital...

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Last of the Blue and Gray
Old Men, Stolen Glory, and the Mystery That Outlived the Civil War
Written by Richard A. Serrano


Format: eBook, 232 pages
On Sale: October 8, 2013
Price: $27.95

Richard Serrano, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Los Angeles Times, pens a story of two veterans. In the late 1950s, as America prepared for the Civil War centennial, two very old men lay dying. Albert Woolson, 109 years old, slipped in and out of a coma at a Duluth, Minnesota, hospital...

Read more >
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Lines in Long Array
Lines in Long Array
Edited by David C. Ward and Frank H. Goodyear III
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588343970
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Lines in Long Array
A Civil War Commemoration: Poems and Photographs, Past and Present
Edited by David C. Ward and Frank H. Goodyear III


Format: Trade Paperback, 136 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $19.95

Lines in Long Array demonstrates the enduring impact of the Civil War on American culture by presenting poems and photographs from both the past and present, including 12 wholly new poems by contemporary poets created especially for this volume.

Includes previously unpublished poetry by Eavan Boland, Geoffrey Brock, Nikki Giovanni, Jorie Graham... Read more >
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Lines in Long Array
A Civil War Commemoration: Poems and Photographs, Past and Present
Edited by David C. Ward and Frank H. Goodyear III


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $19.95

Lines in Long Array demonstrates the enduring impact of the Civil War on American culture by presenting poems and photographs from both the past and present, including 12 wholly new poems by contemporary poets created especially for this volume.

Includes previously unpublished poetry by Eavan Boland, Geoffrey Brock, Nikki Giovanni, Jorie Graham... Read more >
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Nostalgia
Nostalgia
Written by Dennis McFarland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307908346
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Nostalgia
A Novel
Written by Dennis McFarland


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $25.95

**Washington Post Best 50 Books of the Year**

This stunning Civil War novel from best-selling author Dennis McFarland brings us the journey of a nineteen-year-old private, abandoned by his comrades in the Wilderness, who is struggling to regain his voice, his identity, and his place in a world utterly changed by what...

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Nostalgia
Nostalgia
Written by Dennis McFarland
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908353
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Nostalgia
A Novel
Written by Dennis McFarland


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2013
Price: $12.99

This stunning Civil War novel from best-selling author Dennis McFarland brings us the journey of a nineteen-year-old private, abandoned by his comrades in the Wilderness, who is struggling to regain his voice, his identity, and his place in a world utterly changed by what he has experienced on the battlefield.
 
In the...

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Union Infantryman vs Confederate Infantryman
Union Infantryman vs Confederate Infantryman
Written by Ron Field, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781780969275
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Union Infantryman vs Confederate Infantryman
Eastern Theater 1861-65
Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 80 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $18.95

This book provides analysis and first-hand accounts of three major Civil War battles: 1st Bull Run/1st Manassas, Gettysburg and Chaffin's Farm from two perspectives. The enthusiastic but largely inexperienced soldiers on both sides in the Civil War had to adapt quickly to the appalling realities of warfare in the industrial age. In... Read more >
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Union Infantryman vs Confederate Infantryman
Eastern Theater 1861-65
Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 80 pages
On Sale: September 17, 2013
Price: $15.95

This book provides analysis and first-hand accounts of three major Civil War battles: 1st Bull Run/1st Manassas, Gettysburg and Chaffin's Farm from two perspectives. The enthusiastic but largely inexperienced soldiers on both sides in the Civil War had to adapt quickly to the appalling realities of warfare in the industrial age. In... Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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