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Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid

by Tuska, Jon

Frontier Times

Frontier Times

by Wagner, Pat, Editor

Andersonville: a story of Rebel military prisons, fifteen months a guest of the so-called southern confederacy, a private soldier's experiences in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence.

Andersonville: a story of Rebel military prisons, fifteen months a guest of the so-called southern confederacy, a private soldier's experiences in Richmond, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Blackshear and Florence.

by McELROY, John

1879 1ed Andersonville Civil War Confederate Prisons Illustrated Blackshear Savannah

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
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$499.00
Revised United States Army Regulations, of 1861. With an Appendix Containing the Changes and Laws Affecting Army Regulations and Articles of War to June 25, 1863.

Revised United States Army Regulations, of 1861. With an Appendix Containing the Changes and Laws Affecting Army Regulations and Articles of War to June 25, 1863.

by UNITED STATES WAR DEPARTMENT

1861 CIVIL WAR US Army Regulations Military Tactics Union Confederate 1864 RARE

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
Price: $499

UNITED STATES WAR DEPARTMENT

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The boys of '61 ; or, Four years of fighting : personal observation with the army and navy : from the first battle of Bull Run to the fall of Richmond

The boys of '61 ; or, Four years of fighting : personal observation with the army and navy : from the first battle of Bull Run to the fall of Richmond

by COFFIN, Charles Carleton

1881 Civil War Boys of 61 Illustrated Battle Bull Run Richmond CSA Fall Coffin

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
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$399.00
The Defense of Charleston Harbor, Including Fort Sumter and Adjacent Islands

The Defense of Charleston Harbor, Including Fort Sumter and Adjacent Islands

by Johnson, John

Walker, Evans & Cogswell, Charleston, SC, 1890. 1st Edition. Hardcover (rebound in cloth). Very Good Condition. tp a bit chipped. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Civil War Era; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 23556. .
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$300.00
Women of the war: their heroism and self-sacrifice, illustrated with steel engravings

Women of the war: their heroism and self-sacrifice, illustrated with steel engravings

by MOORE, Frank

1866 1ed Women of the Civil War Americana Gettysburg Military Robert E Lee Moore

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
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$399.00
Around the World with General Grant, A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S. Grant to Europe, Asia, and Africa, in 1877, 1878 1879, FIRST EDITION 1879

Around the World with General Grant, A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S. Grant to Europe, Asia, and Africa, in 1877, 1878 1879, FIRST EDITION 1879

by Young, John Russell

Around the World with General Grant, A Narrative of the Visit of General U.S. Grant to Europe, Asia, and Africa, in 1877, 1878 1879; To Which are Added Certain Conversations with General Grant on Questions Connected with American Politics and History. by John Russell Young, with Eight Hundred Illustrations.In Two Volumes. New York: Subscription Book Department, The American News Company: volumes are 631 pages each.Condition: This complete two volume set is bound in full leather and is in superior... Read more about this item
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$399.75
The Southern Rebellion: Being a History of the United States from the Commencement of President Buchanan’s Administration Through the War for the Suppression of the Rebellion. Containing a Record of Political Events, Military Movements, Campaigns, Expeditions, Battles, Skirmishes, Etc. Prepared from Official Documents and Other Authentic Sources. By W.A. Crafts. Illustrated with Elegant Steel Engravings, From Original Designs and Photographs, Executed Expressly for the Work.

The Southern Rebellion: Being a History of the United States from the Commencement of President Buchanan’s Administration Through the War for the Suppression of the Rebellion. Containing a Record of Political Events, Military Movements, Campaigns, Expeditions, Battles, Skirmishes, Etc. Prepared from Official Documents and Other Authentic Sources. By W.A. Crafts. Illustrated with Elegant Steel Engravings, From Original Designs and Photographs, Executed Expressly for the Work.

by CRAFTS, W.A

1863 Southern Rebellion CIVIL WAR Confederate SLAVERY Battles Maps Dred Scott 2v
"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
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$950.00
Department directory and register of officers in the service of the United States in the city of Washington, giving their names, no. of their rooms and story in each department, salary and residence, also, an alphabetical list of all their names

Department directory and register of officers in the service of the United States in the city of Washington, giving their names, no. of their rooms and story in each department, salary and residence, also, an alphabetical list of all their names

by WINEBERGER, J.A. [edit.]

1861 Washington DC MAP US 36th Congress Directory America Politics Civil War
'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
Price: $499
WINEBERGER, J.A. [edit.]
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Trumpet of freedom.

Trumpet of freedom.

by United States

1864 1ed Trumpet of Freedom American Patriotic Hymns Battle Hymn Star Spangled Banner

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
Price: $599
United States
Trumpet of freedom.
Boston : Published by Oliver Ditson & Co., 1864. First edition.

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$599.00
War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

War of the Rebellion: Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

National Historical Society, 1985. Hardcover. Very Good. in x in x in. National Historical Society 1985 reprint. Pages clean and bright, binding firm, minor shelf wear to cover.
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$19.19
In the Shadow of Fremont: Edward Kern and the Art of American Exploration, 1845- 1860

In the Shadow of Fremont: Edward Kern and the Art of American Exploration, 1845- 1860

by Hine, Robert V

Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1982. 2nd edition. VG/VG dust jacket. xxiv, 180 p., illus, chapter vignettes, footnotes, biblio, index, small 8vo;
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$9.00
Wells Fargo: Advancing the American Frontier

Wells Fargo: Advancing the American Frontier

by Hungerford, Edward

NY: Random House, 1949. 1st printing. VG/Good dust jacket, name on front endpaper. xvi, 274 p., frontis, photos, biblio, index, 8vo pictorial cloth;
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$9.00
Pioneer America (The History of Human Society)

Pioneer America (The History of Human Society)

by Alden, John R

London: Hutchinson of London. 1966. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made clear archival plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates and maps. Bookplate to Front Pastedown. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xxix, 309 pages, Index x. The epic story of American society from pre-colonial times to the end of the Civil War. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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$16.45
The life and public services of A.E. Burnside, soldier--citizen—statesman

The life and public services of A.E. Burnside, soldier--citizen—statesman

by POORE, Benjamin Perley

1882 1st ed Life of Ambrose Burnside Union Army General CIVIL WAR Rhode Island
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
Price: $499
POORE, Benjamin Perley
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The soldier in our Civil war: a pictorial history of the conflict, 1861-1865: illustrating the valor of the soldier as displayed on the battle-field

The soldier in our Civil war: a pictorial history of the conflict, 1861-1865: illustrating the valor of the soldier as displayed on the battle-field

by MOTTELAY, Paul

1893 HUGE Soldier in Our Civil War Illustrated Military Battles Lincoln 2v SET

'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.

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$950.00
Following the Guidon

Following the Guidon

by CUSTER, Elizabeth Bacon

1890 1st ed CUSTER Following the Guidon Civil War Native American Indian Wars

"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
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Life and Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, (Stonewall Jackson.) Illustrated with Steel Portrait and Eleven Diagrams.

Life and Campaigns of Lieut.-Gen. Thomas J. Jackson, (Stonewall Jackson.) Illustrated with Steel Portrait and Eleven Diagrams.

by DABNEY, R.L

1866 Stonewall Jackson 1ed Life & Campaigns of Confederate General CIVIL WAR CSA
"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
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$499.00
Prisoners of War and Military Prisons,  Personal Narratives of Experience in the Prisons ...In the South, 1890 FIRST EDITION

Prisoners of War and Military Prisons, Personal Narratives of Experience in the Prisons ...In the South, 1890 FIRST EDITION

by Isham, Asa B; Davidson, Henry M; Furness, Henry B

Prisoners of War and Military Prisons. Personal Narratives of Experience in the Prisons at Richmond, Danville, Macon, Andersonville, Savannah, Millen, Charleston, and Columbia, with A General Account of Prison Life and Prisons in the South during the War of the Rebellion, Including Statistical Information Pertaining to Prisoners of War; Together with a list of Officers who were Prisoners of War from January 1, 1864. by Asa B Isham, Henry M Davidson, and Henry B Furness. Cincinnati: Lyman & Cushing, 99... Read more about this item
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$499.75
The Army of the Potomac, Volumes 1-3

The Army of the Potomac, Volumes 1-3

by Catton, Bruce

The Army of the Potomac, Volumes 1-3.
Civil War History classic trilogy from Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Catton.
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$100.00
General M’Clellan’s Dream.

General M’Clellan’s Dream.

by Wesley Bradshaw

[Civil War]Wesley Bradshaw. General M'Clellan's Dream.This production made its appearance some months ago, and is narrated by Wesley Bradshaw, Esq. We are unable to vouch for the truthfulness of its claim, yet the course pursued by our gallant commander-in-chief since his assumption of the control of the Army of the Potomac is the best argument for its truthfulness. ... : Two o'clock of the third night after General McClellan's arrival in Washington to take command of the United States Army, found that... Read more about this item
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$500.00
Report on the Address of a Portion of the Members of the General Assembly of Georgia

Report on the Address of a Portion of the Members of the General Assembly of Georgia

Charleston: Evans & Cogswell, 1860. Paperback. 8vo. Wrappers. 6pp. Very good. Although the goal of this report was to urge the state conventions of South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida "that no final separate State action shall be taken upon the question of secession from the Union, until a general Convention of the Southern States can be had," it was not received before South Carolina's withdrawal; therefore, this pamphlet became South Carolina's attempt "briefly to state the causes which... Read more about this item
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$400.00
Norris's hand-book for locomotive engineers and machinists

Norris's hand-book for locomotive engineers and machinists

by NORRIS, Septimus

1864 Civil War RAILROAD Locomotive Engineer Norris Steam Engine Illustrated
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:
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Four Years a Scout and Spy, "General Bunker" 1866 First Edition

Four Years a Scout and Spy, "General Bunker" 1866 First Edition

by Downs, E. C

Four Years a Scout and Spy. "General Bunker" one of Lieutenant General Grant's most Daring and Successful Scouts. Being a Narrative of the Thrilling Adventures, Narrow Escapes, Noble Daring, and Amusing Incidents in the Experience of Corporal Ruggles During Four Years' Service as a Scout and Spy for the Federal Army. Embracing His Services for Twelve of the Most Distinguished Generals in the U. S. Army. By E. C. Downs, Major of the Twentieth Ohio Veterans Volunteer Infantry. Illustrated. Zanesville,... Read more about this item
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$429.75
Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the Years 1843-'44.

Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the Years 1843-'44.

by Fremont, John C

Washington DC: Gales and Seaton, 1845. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo, 693 pages, publisher's brown embossed cloth, leaf 503/4 minor loss of paper and half of the final line of text at bottome of page 504, upper right corner dampstained for first quarter of pages, foxed. [ Howes F370; Streeter 3131; Wagner-Camp IV: 115:1; Graff 1436; Field 565; Sabin 25845. Soliday I:861. Rosenbach 32:146. Wheat 497 ]. Important Report by the amazing John C. Fremont, also known as "The Pathfinder". This... Read more about this item
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$400.00
Billy the Kid: A Bio-Bibliograpny

Billy the Kid: A Bio-Bibliograpny

by Tuska, Jon

Fine, no dj, as issued. Index, chronology, b/w photos, map. Divided into five chapters: The Life and Death of Billy the Kid, Billy and the Historians, Billy the Kid in Fiction, Billy the Kid in Film and The Legend of Billy the Kid. The beginning point for learning more about this compelling outlaw.
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$25.00