19th Century US
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John McElroy's 'Andersonville'
is a rare, post-Civil War work that describes the horrors of prison life during the Civil War. McElroy describes prison conditions, battles and prolonged military struggles, accounts of prisoner struggles, plantation slaves, and soldier depression. Also included are depictions of various jails including those in Atlanta, Richmond, Savannah, Blackshear, and Florence. Illustrated with over... Read more about this item
A rare United States Army manual designed for Civil War Union soldiers. It covers military conduct and discipline, order of ranks, care of weapons, troop recruitment, handling militia and volunteers, carrying flags and colors, and dealing with absence. This revised edition was given by the authority of the United States War Department.
Item number: #40957
UNITED STATES WAR DEPARTMENT
Revised United States... Read more about this item
Charles Coffin's 'Boys of '61' is a 19th-century account of battle efforts from the Civil War. This book describes specific battles and skirmishes giving special attention to guerilla and militia warfare. One particular instance of this is accompanied by a fine engraving of the Union army in Missouri seeing troops burning houses, crops, farm animals, wagons, and all types of private property, causing devastation throughout... Read more about this item
Frank Moore was a notable American Civil War historian known for his portrayals of Civil War life and culture. One of his most important works was 'Women of the War'. While this work focuses primarily on the biographical accounts of individual women, Moore also describes the hardships and sacrifices made by American women during the war and provides an interesting account of how these women influenced Gettysburg. Moore... Read more about this item
"The Southern Rebellion" by William Augustus Crafts is a comprehensive account of the political and military history of the United States focusing on the onset of President Buchanan's administration through the Civil War. Drawing upon official documents and authentic sources, the book traces the deep-seated roots of the rebellion, highlighting the long-standing determination of some factions to establish a Southern... Read more about this item
'Department Directory and Register' is a congressional directory for the second session of the 36th Congress of the United States. In addition to providing names and personal information for these American politicians, this book includes an impressive folding map of the city of Washington D.C.
Item number: #11958
WINEBERGER, J.A. [edit.]
Department directory and register of officers in the service of the United... Read more about this item
A rare and highly valuable Civil War era hymn book!
Published at the height of the Civil War, 'Trumpet of Freedom'
is a collection of military and patriotic hymns, most notably "Battle Hymn of the Republic", "My Country Tis of Thee", and "The Star-Spangled Banner".
Item number: #12211
Trumpet of freedom.
Boston : Published by Oliver Ditson & Co., 1864. First edition.
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Ambrose Burnside was a notable American politician and Civil War general from Rhode Island. During the civil war, he led many of the battles on the Confederacy including Antietam, First Bull Run, and Fredericksburg. Author Perley Poore published an important biographical sketch of Burnside entitled 'The Life and Public Services of Burnside'.
Item number: #11710
POORE, Benjamin Perley
The life and public services... Read more about this item
'The Soldier in our Civil War' is one of the leading sources on the American Civil War, particularly those that are illustrated. This work, edited by Paul Mottelay, features hundreds of articles and essays which are supplemented by illustrations, portraits, and photographs depicting the Union and Confederate soldiers – showing his life, military surroundings, and his work as a soldier.
This impressive two-volume set... Read more about this item
"There are not enough Indians in the world to defeat the Seventh Cavalry"
– General George Custer
First edition of Elizabeth Custer's 'Following the Guidon.' She wrote this book with the attempt of creating a legacy for her husband, General George Custer. She succeeded. In fact, she is without a doubt the most important force in creating a sense of 'legend' around her late husband. She turned him into a Western hero and... Read more about this item
"Life and Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. Thomas J. Jackson (Stonewall Jackson)" by Robert Lewis Dabney is a detailed biography of the Confederate General, enriched with firsthand accounts and primary documents provided by Jackson's family and the Confederate government. Dabney, who served on Jackson's staff and knew him personally, highlights Jackson's Christian character and his military strategies, presenting him as a heroic... Read more about this item
Civil War History classic trilogy from Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Catton.
A rare 1864 printing of 'Norris's Hand-book for Locomotive Engineers and Machinists' by Septimus Norris with help from his brother William Norris who was the first to build a locomotive in America and the first engineer to attempt to surmount the Inclined Plane across the Schuylkill. Norris wrote this work as a teaching manual to all those who would be interested in the science of mechanics. He discusses:
Areas of... Read more about this item