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image of A Complete Life of General George A. Custer: Volumes 1 and 2: Through the  Civil War -and- From Appomattox to the Little Big Horn (including  Reno-Benteen Entrenchment Trail booklet)

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Lincoln: A Bison Book / University of Nebraska Press. Near Fine. 1993. Softcover. 0803297424 . A softcover advance review copy of the 1993 edition of the two-volume set of Frederick Whittaker's biography of General George Armstrong Custer. This facsimile of the original, first published in 1876, covers his early life from childhood to West Point cadet through… Read more
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The First Salute: A View of the American Revolution

by TUCHMAN, Barbara W.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1988
Condition
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780394553337
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$15.50

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 1988. First Edition. Hardcover. 0394553330 . Stated First Edition. The prominent historian Barbara W. Tuchman turns her attention to the beginnings of the U. S. Navy during the Revolutionary War. With 6 maps (including at endpapers) and 2 sections of plates (one in black & white,… Read more
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Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission

by SIDES, Hampton

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Bluebird Books
Published
2001
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780385495646
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$20.00

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New York: Doubleday. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0385495641 . A first printing of this gripping account of a raid inside enemy territory in the Philippines during World War II. 513 surviving American and British troops were being held in an inhumane POW camp by the Japanese. An elite group of 121 American… Read more
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Never Call Retreat: Volume Three, The Centennial History of the Civil War

by CATTON, Bruce

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Bluebird Books
Published
1965
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Very Good in Good dust jacket
Edition
BCE
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$15.00

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Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Inc.. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1965. BCE. Hardcover. A book club edition of Bruce Catton's third volume in his Centennial History of the Civil War. This installment covers the Battle of Fredericksburg through the final capitulation of General Lee at Appomattox. With maps at endpapers and in a mid-volume… Read more
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William Tecumseh Sherman and the Settlement of the West

by ATHEARN, Robert G.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1995
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Very Good+
ISBN
9780806127699
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$19.00

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good+. 1995. Softcover. 0806127694 . A second printing of the 1995 softcover edition of a work first published in 1956. Following his notable campaigns in the Civil War, General William Tecumseh Sherman was placed in command of the U.S. Army's Military Division of the Missouri, which was comprised of most of… Read more
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Crossroads of Freedom, Antietam: The Battle that Changed the Course of the Civil War

by McPHERSON, James M.

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Bluebird Books
Published
2002
Condition
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780195135213
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$23.50

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New York: Oxford University Press. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0195135210 . A first printing of James M. McPherson's account of the pivotal Battle of Antietam. The battle was fought on September 17, 1862 along Antietam Creek north of Washington in Maryland during the American Civil War. It is described on the… Read more
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Gettysburg: The Last Invasion

by GUELZO, Allen C.

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Bluebird Books
Published
2013
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780307594082
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$24.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2013. First Edition. Hardcover. 0307594084 . A stated first edition of allen C. Guelzo's examination of the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863. Spread over three days during the fourth year the American Civil War, the battle was probably the most pivotal of the many Civil… Read more
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The Longest Night: A Military History of the Civil War

by EICHER, David J.

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Bluebird Books
Published
2001
Condition
Near Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780684849447
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$29.50

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New York: Simon & Schuster. Near Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2001. First Edition. Hardcover. 0684849445 . A first printing of David J. Eicher's detailed analysis of the chief military battles of the American Civil War. The accounts of the conflicts are presented chronologically and in a lucid, highly readable style. With 81 maps by Lee Vande… Read more
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Gettysburg: A Test of Courage

by TRUDEAU, Noah Andre

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Bluebird Books
Published
2002
Condition
Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780060193638
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$21.00

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New York: HarperCollins Publishers (Harper Collins). Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2002. First Edition. Hardcover. 0060193638 . A first printing of Noah Andre Trudeau's detailed examination of the Battle of Gettysburg in July of 1863. Spread over three days during the fourth year of the American Civil War, the battle was probably the most pivotal of the… Read more
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General George Crook: His Autobiography (New Edition)

by CROOK, General George; SCHMITT, Martin F. (edited and annotated by)

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Bluebird Books
Published
1960
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Very Good in Good dust jacket
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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1960. Hardcover. A 1960 revised edition of a work first published in 1946, edited and annotated by Martin F. Schmitt. For General Crook, the U.S. Civil War was just the beginning as he went on to his Army career in the American West and the Indian… Read more
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George B. McClellan: The Young Napoleon

by SEARS, Stephen W.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1988
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
BCE
ISBN
9780899192642
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$19.00

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New York: Ticknor & Fields. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1988. BCE. Hardcover. 0899192645 . A book club edition of this biography of Union Civil War General John B. McClellan, who found success at a young age in the U.S. Army and was named by Abraham Lincoln as commander of the entire Army before falling into… Read more
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image of The Life of Johnny Reb: The Common Soldier of the Confederacy -and- The  Life of Billy Yank: The Common Soldier of the Union (2-volume set in dust  jackets and shared slipcase)

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Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc.. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 1971. Hardcover. A likely book club edition of this two volume set, which tells of the everyday lives of both Confederate and Union soldiers during the U.S. Civil War. Rather than discuss the major battles and big-picture strategies, these works describe the… Read more
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Son of the Morning Star: Custer and the Little Bighorn

by CONNELL, Evan S.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket
ISBN
9780865471603
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$23.00

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San Francisco: North Point Press. Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1984. Hardcover. 0865471606 . Stated second printing of this biography of George Armstrong Custer, with special attention to the Battle of the Little Bighorn, in which Custer and several of his men were killed by Sioux forces fighting under Sitting Bull. With frontis and dust… Read more
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Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America

by STILES, T. J.

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Bluebird Books
Published
2015
Condition
Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780307592644
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$24.00

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2015. First Edition. Hardcover. 0307592642 . Stated first edition of this biography of George Armstrong Custer. The author casts aside popular opinions of General Custer and provides a view of his ". . .volatile, contradictory, intense. . ." personality. With 32 pages of photos and 8… Read more
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Soldiers West: Biographies from the Military Frontier

by HUTTON, Paul Andrew (editor)

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Bluebird Books
Published
1987
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780803223349
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$28.50

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Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1987. First Edition. Hardcover. 080322334X . A first edition of a collection of biographies of 14 notable US Military figures who played roles in exploring and/or keeping the peace in the American West. Includes such names as Stephen Long, William Clark, Philip Sheridan, George Custer,… Read more
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Sheridan's Troopers, On the Borders: A Winter Campaign on the Plains

by KEIM, De B. Randolph

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Bluebird Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket
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Williamstown, Massachusetts: Corner House Publishers. Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket. 1973. Hardcover. A facsimile reprint edition of an 1889 edition of Randolph Keim's description of a U.S. Army campaign under the leadership of General Philip Sheridan in 1869. The campaign, conducted in winter, had the goal of subduing Kiowa, Cheyenne and Arapahoe tribes who were… Read more
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Custer's Luck

by STEWART, Edgar I.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1955
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
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$49.00

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Norman: The University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1955. Hardcover. Stated second printing, September 1955. A detailed examination of the military career of General George Armstrong Custer (1839-1876). In this work, author Edgar I. Stewart details Custer's Civil War record and subsequent Indian Wars actions, culminating with his demise at the Battle… Read more
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image of Life in Custer's Cavalry: Diaries and Letters of Albert and Jennie  Barnitz, 1867-1868

Life in Custer's Cavalry: Diaries and Letters of Albert and Jennie Barnitz, 1867-1868

by UTLEY, Robert M. (editor)

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Bluebird Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780300020946
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$19.50

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New Haven: Yale University Press. Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket. 1977. First Edition. Hardcover. 0300020945 . A first edition of this collection of letters and diary entries by Albert and Jennie Barnitz. Albert was a Captain in the U.S. Army, serving under George Armstrong Custer in the Indian Wars of the American West. His wife … Read more
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War-Path and Bivouac, or The Conquest of the Sioux

by FINERTY, John F.

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Bluebird Books
Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780806114132
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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good. 1977. Softcover. 0806114134 . A softcover reprint of a work first published in 1890, which is the story of the Dakota Indian wars of 1876 & the Nez Percé wars of 1877. With several black & white photos & map. With introduction by Oliver Knight. --- In pale orange wraps… Read more
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Campaigning with Crook

by KING, Captain Charles

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Bluebird Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780806113777
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$19.00

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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Very Good. 1983. Softcover. 0806113774 . A softcover reprint of his memoir of campaigns in present-day Wyoming and Montana with General George Crook by the U.S. Army's Captain Charles King. With several black & white photos and a map. With an introduction by Don Russell. --- In yellow wraps with image of… Read more
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