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New York Times. Newspaper. The complete facsimile newspapers printed on newsprint. Includes April 15, 1861 - The Fall of fort Sumter; September 23, 1862 - The Emancipation Proclamation; July 6, 1863 - The Battle of Gettysburg; July 16, 1863 - New York Draft Riots; November 20, 1863 - The Gettysburg Address; September 3, 1864 - Sherman Enters Atlanta; November… Read more
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The Centennial History of the Civil War: The Coming Fury; Terrible Swift Sword; and, Never Call Retreat [3 volumes]

by Catton, Bruce; Research by E. B. Long

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1961; 1963; 1965;
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1st edition
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Doubleday, NY, 1961; 1963; 1965. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. A trilogy: modern history of the Civil War. "The Coming Fury' - [the beginning of the Civil War...] a series of ever-narrowing circles of choice with fewer and fewer men to make them..." "Terrible Swift Sword' - [The] war slowly but steadily got out of control... the sweeping… Read more
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Never Call Retreat

by Catton, Bruce; Research by E. B. Long

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1965
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Fine
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1st edition
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Doubleday, NY, 1965. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. Never Call Retreat" - the final volume of Bruce Catton's trilogy of the US Civil War. "Lincoln remains resolute in the belief that a house divided against itself cannot stand, while Jefferson Davis struggles valiantly for political and economic stability. Catton traces the most bitter years of the war here, from… Read more
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A Stillness At Appomattox

by Catton, Bruce

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Published
1954
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BCE
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Doubleday, NY, 1954. BCE. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. This is the story of the last desperate, heartbreaking, cruel year of the Civil War. In the winter of 1864, the Army of the Potomac stood at the crossroads… Somehow everyone knew that from now on there would be little glory in victory, little pity in defeat. [Next would be]… Read more
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Grant: A Biography

by McFeely, William S

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c. 1981
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Fine
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Descripton: W.W. Norton and Company, NY, c.1981. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "The seminal biography of one of America's towering, enigmatic figures. From his boyhood in Ohio to the battlefields of the Civil War and his presidency during the crucial years of Reconstruction, this Pulitzer Prize-winning biography traces the entire arc of Grant's life (1822-1885). "A moving and convincing portrait... profound understanding of… Read more
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Lincoln's Scapegoat General: A life of Benjamin F. Butler, 1818-1893

by West Jr., Richard S.

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1965
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Good
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1st edition
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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1965. 1st edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. "No general in the Civil War has been so maligned as 'Beast' Butler, and no book presents the case for and against him with more judicious fairness than this volume. The author has done a magnificent job untangling the truth from derogatory myths that cloud Butler's reputation but he has… Read more
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To Appomattox: Nine April Days, 1865

by Davis, Burke

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Published
1959
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1st edition
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Rhinehart & Company, Inc., 1959. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/NDJ. "Here is a riveting chronicle of the nine final days of the Civil War, an anecdotal and intimate portrait of Grant, Lee, Lincoln, and the war's other notable personalities as they play out the end-game to America's bloodiest war." [Pub. Info]
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The Mississippi Valley in the Civil War

by Fiske, John

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Published
1900
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1st edition
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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1900. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine. "My object in the present narrative is the exhibit and outline of the military events which brought about the overthrow of the southrn confederacy by turning its left flank. In this mighty work the successive conquests of Vicksburg and Chattanoga were cardinal events of no less importance than the final… Read more
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From the Cannons Mouth: Civil War Letters of General Alpheus S. Williams

by Quaiffe, Milo M. (editor)

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1959
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1st edition
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Wayne State University Press/ Detroit Historical Society, 1959. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. General Alpheus S. Williams "was commissioned brigadier general in the United Satates volunteers in 1861. He saw continuous service to the end of the Civil War. He maintained a constant correspondence with his daughters writing to them amid the crude surroundings of active campaigning; frequently,… Read more
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An End to Valor: The Last Days of the Civil War

by Stern, Philip Van Doren

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Published
1958
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1st edition, 2nd printing
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Houghton Mifflin Company, 1958. 1st edition, 2nd printing. Hardcover. Fine. The winter of 1864-1865 had been unusually cold, with ice. And around the various battlefields and in scattered cemetaries throughout the land lie the nineteenth-century Americaans who fought against each other in a war that no other could win. Perhaps the best epitaph for them was spoken by… Read more
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The General Who Marched to Hell: Sherman and the Southern Campaign

by Miers, Earl Schenck

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1992
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Barnes & Nobel Books, 1992. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "This is the story of William Tecumseh Sherman's march from Chattanooga to the sea, told in the quick-paced glowing style that Earl Schenck Miers is famous for. In May of 1864 Sherman sent three great Union armies lunging forward. The campaign through Georgia, the fall of Atlanta, the march to the… Read more
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"Here I Have Lived": A History of Lincoln's Springfield, 1821-1865

by Angle, Paul M.

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Published
1971
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1st edition
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Abraham Lincoln Book Shop, 1971. 1st edition. Soft Cover. Fine. "Few characters in American history are more closely identified with a particular city than is Abraham Lincoln with Springfield, Illinois. There was much sentiment, but also much truth, in Lincoln's farewell to his friends and neighborsÉWhat kind of town Springfield was in Lincoln's day tells much of the… Read more
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General Grant & His Family (steel engraving- approx 20in X 30in)

by Sartain, Samuel (engraver) Fred B. Schell (Designer);

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Steel engraving (by Samuel Sartain) from a design by Fred B. Schell. On the print margin: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1868, by Daughaday & Becker, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the U.S. for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." "Print shows President Ulysses S. Grant posed on a horse with his… Read more
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Picketts Charge! Eye Witness Accounts

by Rollins, Richard (editor)

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Rank and File Publications. Soft Cover. Fine. "Today Pickett's Charge is one of the most celebrated of all American military encounters... As it unfolded, Pickett's Charge had virtually no chance of success... However, Pickett's Charge was certainly neither conceived nor planned to be as ineffective as it became, and therein lies a significant and somewhat overlooked story... To… Read more
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The America Heritage Century Collection of Civil War Art

by Sears, Stephen W. (editor); Foreword by Bruce Catton

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Published
1974
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Fine
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American Heritage, 1974. Hardcover. Fine. At the same time as the editors of Century Magazine were gathering information (for the four volume Battles and Leaders) from the Civil War commanders from both the North and South, they solicited work from artists. "The photograph in that era was very liberal-minded. It captured nothing that the eye of a totally… Read more
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Campaigning with Grant

by Porter, Horace

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Published
1981
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Deluxe edition
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Time Life Book Collectors Library of the Civil Way- Reprint of 1st edition 1897, 1981. Deluxe edition . Hardcover. Fine. "From April 1864 until the end of the war Horace Porter served as lieutenant colonel attached to Ulysses S. Grant's staff. He accompanied Grant into battle in the Wilderness, Cold Harbor & Petersburg campaigns and was there… Read more
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A Civil War Treasury of Tales, Legends and Folklore

by Botkin, B. A. (editor and Introduction)

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Published
1960
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Promontory Press, 1960. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Warren Chappell. "This is a rich sampling of Civil War storytelling of all types--personal narratives, legends, historical traditions, tales, fables. Culled from letters, diaries, newspapers, periodicals and pamphlets, over 330 stories have been arranged both chronologically and by subject." [Pub Info] There is a protective mylar cover. This book is in As New… Read more
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Education in Violence: The Life of George H. Thomas and the History of the Army of the Cumberland

by McKinney, Francis F.; Introduction by John S. Peterson

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1961
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1st edition
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Wayne State University Press, 1961. 1st edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. "Written with perception and understanding, Education in Violence restores to General Thomas the stature denied him by the Grant Legend. He emerges as a man of courage and dignity, strength and humility. 'You stood like a rock'; Secretary of War, Stanton wrote to Thomas in 1863, and that stand… Read more
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First Blood: The Story of Fort Sumter

by Swanberg, W. A.

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Published
1957
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Fine
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Book Club Edition
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Charles Scribner's Sons, 1957. Book Club Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Good. "Sumter started the greatest war this land ever knew. It had far more causative significance than Pearl Harbor. It was not a point selected for surprise attack. It represented the North-South quarrel in miniature, and the crisis sizzled there for months, gradually gaining intensity until the explosion came. Here… Read more
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Bullet and Shell: The Civil War as the Soldier Saw It.

by Williams, George F.

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Published
2000
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Smithmark Publishers, 2000. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Edwin Forbes. "Bullet And Shell is a narrative account of the Civil War told from the viewpoint of the ordinary soldiers who suffered through the cannons, deaths, and other aggravations of the realities of war. Illustrated with engravings and sketches by contemporary artist Edwin Forbes, this gripping account by war correspondent George F.… Read more
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