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What This Cruel War Was Over
What This Cruel War Was Over
Written by Chandra Manning
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ISBN: 9780307267436
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What This Cruel War Was Over

Written by Chandra Manning


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On Sale: April 3, 2007
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In this unprecedented account, Chandra Manning uses letters, diaries, and regimental newspapers to take the reader inside the minds of Civil War soldiers-black and white, Northern and Southern-as they fought and marched across a divided country. With stunning poise and narrative verve, Manning explores how the Union and Confederate soldiers came... Read more >
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Lincoln
Lincoln
Written by Allen Jayne
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025023
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Lincoln
And the American Manifesto
Written by Allen Jayne


Format: Hardcover, 363 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2007
Price: $28.99

In this compelling study of the moral principles that most influenced the thinking of Abraham Lincoln, historian Allen Jayne argues persuasively that Lincoln regarded the Declaration of Independence, above all other documents, as the most important embodiment of American principles. This "American manifesto," as Jayne calls it, with its eloquent expression... Read more >
The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War
The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War
Written by Leonard L. Richards
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ISBN: 9780307267375
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The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War

Written by Leonard L. Richards


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On Sale: February 13, 2007
Price: $11.99

From award-winning historian Leonard L. Richards, an authoritative and revealing portrait of an overlooked harbinger of the terrible battle yet to come.

When gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill in 1848, Americans of all stripes saw the potential for both wealth and power. Among the more calculating were Southern slave owners. By... Read more >
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Buffalo Bill's America
Buffalo Bill's America
Written by Louis S. Warren
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ISBN: 9780375726583
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Buffalo Bill's America

Written by Louis S. Warren


Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
On Sale: December 5, 2006
Price: $17.95

William F. “Buffalo Bill” Cody was the most famous American of his age. He claimed to have worked for the Pony Express when only a boy and to have scouted for General George Custer. But what was his real story? And how did a frontiersman become a worldwide celebrity? In this... Read more >
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Eyewitness to the Civil War
Eyewitness to the Civil War
Written by Steve Hyslop
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780792262060
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Eyewitness to the Civil War

Written by Steve Hyslop


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: November 21, 2006
Price: $40.00

At once an informed overview for general-interest readers and a superb resource for serious buffs, this extraordinary, gloriously illustrated volume is sure to become one of the fundamental books in any Civil War library. Its features include a dramatic narrative packed with eyewitness accounts and hundreds of rare photographs, artifacts, and... Read more >
Forever Free
Forever Free
Written by Eric Foner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375702747
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Forever Free
The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction
Written by Eric Foner


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: November 14, 2006
Price: $16.95

From one of our most distinguished historians comes a groundbreaking new examination of the myths and realities of the period after the Civil War.

Drawing on a wide range of long-neglected documents, Eric Foner places a new emphasis on black experiences and roles during the era. We see African Americans as active... Read more >
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Nothing but Victory
Nothing but Victory
Written by Steven E. Woodworth
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375726606
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Nothing but Victory
The Army of the Tennessee, 1861-1865
Written by Steven E. Woodworth


Format: Trade Paperback, 800 pages
On Sale: October 17, 2006
Price: $22.00

Composed almost entirely of Midwesterners and molded into a lean, skilled fighting machine by Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman, the Army of the Tennessee marched directly into the heart of the Confederacy and won major victories at Shiloh and at the rebel strongholds of Vicksburg and Atlanta.Acclaimed historian Steven... Read more >
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Complicity
Complicity
Written by Anne Farrow, Joel Lang and Jenifer Frank
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ISBN: 9780345467836
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Complicity
How the North Promoted, Prolonged, and Profited from Slavery
Written by Anne Farrow, Joel Lang and Jenifer Frank


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 15, 2006
Price: $15.95

Slavery in the South has been documented in volumes ranging from exhaustive histories to bestselling novels. But the North’s profit from–indeed, dependence on–slavery has mostly been a shameful and well-kept secret . . . until now. In this startling and superbly researched new book, three veteran New England journalists demythologize the... Read more >
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Wild Rose
Wild Rose
Written by Ann Blackman
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ISBN: 9780812970456
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Wild Rose
The True Story of a Civil War Spy
Written by Ann Blackman


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: May 23, 2006
Price: $17.00

For sheer bravado and style, no woman in the North or South rivaled the Civil War heroine Rose O’Neale Greenhow. Fearless spy for the Confederacy, glittering Washington hostess, legendary beauty and lover, Rose Greenhow risked everything for the cause she valued more than life itself. In this superb portrait, biographer Ann... Read more >
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Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields
Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields
Written by Jeff Shaara
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ISBN: 9780345493842
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Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields
Discovering America's Hallowed Ground
Written by Jeff Shaara


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 25, 2006
Price: $11.99

TRAVEL THROUGH A PIVOTAL TIME IN AMERICAN HISTORY

Jeff Shaara, America’s premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of the ten Civil War battlefields every American should visit: Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg/Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, New Market, Chickamauga, the Wilderness/Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg/Appomattox. Shaara explores the history, the people, and the... Read more >
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Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields
Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields
Written by Jeff Shaara
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ISBN: 9780345464880
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Jeff Shaara's Civil War Battlefields
Discovering America's Hallowed Ground
Written by Jeff Shaara


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: April 25, 2006
Price: $22.00

TRAVEL THROUGH A PIVOTAL TIME IN AMERICAN HISTORY

Jeff Shaara, America’s premier Civil War novelist, gives a remarkable guided tour of the ten Civil War battlefields every American should visit: Shiloh, Antietam, Fredericksburg/Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Vicksburg, New Market, Chickamauga, the Wilderness/Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, and Petersburg/Appomattox. Shaara explores the history, the people, and the... Read more >
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American Civil War Fortifications (2)
American Civil War Fortifications (2)
Written by Ron Field, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781841768830
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American Civil War Fortifications (2)
Land and Field Fortifications
Written by Ron Field
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: November 10, 2005
Price: $18.95

The American Civil War saw a massive development in the use of field fortifications, the result of the practical application of antebellum West-Point teaching, and the deadly impact of rifled infantry weapons and artillery. Both the Federal and Confederate armies began to develop far more sophisticated systems of field fortification, and... Read more >
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Freedom Rising
Freedom Rising
Written by Ernest B. Furgurson
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ISBN: 9780375704093
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Freedom Rising
Washington in the Civil War
Written by Ernest B. Furgurson


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
On Sale: November 8, 2005
Price: $19.95

In this luminous portrait of wartime Washington, Ernest B. Furgurson–author of the widely acclaimed Chancellorsville 1863, Ashes of Glory, and Not War but Murder--brings to vivid life the personalities and events that animated the Capital during its most tumultuous time. Here among the sharpsters and prostitutes, slaves and statesmen are detective... Read more >
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American Brutus
American Brutus
Written by Michael W. Kauffman
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ISBN: 9780375759741
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American Brutus
John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies
Written by Michael W. Kauffman


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2005
Price: $16.95

It is a tale as familiar as our history primers: A deranged actor, John Wilkes Booth, killed Abraham Lincoln in Ford’s Theatre, escaped on foot, and eluded capture for twelve days until he met his fiery end in a Virginia tobacco barn. In the national hysteria that followed, eight others were... Read more >
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Civil War, A to Z
Civil War, A to Z
Edited by Clifford L. Linedecker
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780891418788
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Civil War, A to Z
The Complete Handbook of America's Bloodiest Conflict
Edited by Clifford L. Linedecker


Format: Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: July 26, 2005
Price: $7.99

With hundreds of entries, as well as photographs, drawings, and a handy time line of events, Civil War, A to Z encompasses everything about this historic conflict . . . from Appomattox to Zouaves.

This encyclopedic illustrated reference features facts both familiar and engagingly new, organized in an easy-to-follow alphabetical format. Ranging... Read more >
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Wild Rose
Wild Rose
Written by Ann Blackman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588364814
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Wild Rose
Rose O'Neale Greenhow, Civil War Spy
Written by Ann Blackman


Format: eBook0
On Sale: June 7, 2005
Price: $9.99

For sheer bravado and style, no woman in the North or South rivaled the Civil War heroine Rose O’Neale Greenhow. Fearless spy for the Confederacy, glittering Washington hostess, legendary beauty and lover, Rose Greenhow risked everything for the cause she valued more than life itself. In this superb portrait, biographer Ann... Read more >
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