Civil War Period

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Warrior In Two Camps

Warrior In Two Camps

by William H Armstrong

The War Of the Rebellion, Serial 85

The War Of the Rebellion, Serial 85

by Daniel S ; Editor Lamont

Mighty Stonewall

Mighty Stonewall

by Frank E Vandiver

The War Of the Rebellion, Serial 23

The War Of the Rebellion, Serial 23

by Lieut Col Robert N, Editor Scott

The War Of the Rebellion

The War Of the Rebellion

by Robert N Scott

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The War Of the Rebellion, Serial 66

by Redfield, Editor Proctor

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Serial No 8

by National Historical Society

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The War Of the Rebellion, Serial 77

by Stephen B, Editor Elkins

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The War Of the Rebellion, Serial 46

by Lieut Col Robert N, Editor Scott

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The War Of the Rebellion

by Major George B, Perry, Leslie J, Kirkley, Joseph W Davis

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The War Of the Rebellion, Serial 24

by Lieut Col Robert N, Editor Scott

Civil War Period Books & Ephemera

Season Of Fire

Season Of Fire

by Judge, Joseph

Tangled Machinery and Charred Relics:  The Historical and Archaeological Investigation of the C.S.S.  Nashville

Tangled Machinery and Charred Relics: The Historical and Archaeological Investigation of the C.S.S. Nashville

by Franklin N. Chance, Paul C. Chance, and David L. Topper

Privately Published, 1985. F/limited 1st ed.(1000/#52). A square, tight, clean copy. Black cloth over boards with complete gilt embellishments on the front, and title in gilt on spine. Clean bright white unmarked pages with many b&w photos and illustrations, Limited edition of 1000 copies; this is number 52. Signed by all three authors on the limitations page. 267pp., several appendices, bibliography, notes and picture credits. Comes to you in an acid free document bag for storage. Mail... Read more
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$110.00
Manual of Rifle Practice

Manual of Rifle Practice

by Wingate, George W

George Wingate entered the Civil War as a private in the New York State Guard. He soon discovered that the militia had very poor shooting skills, and devoted himself to correcting that failing. By the end of the war he had been promoted to Captain, and was recognized as a leading expert on marksmanship training. William Conant Church was the editor of the Army and Navy Journal. After the war he recognized Wingate's expertise and asked him to write a series of articles on... Read more
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$5,000.00
The Right of Secession. A Review of the Message of Jefferson Davis to the Congress of the Confederate States

The Right of Secession. A Review of the Message of Jefferson Davis to the Congress of the Confederate States

by Joel Parker (1795-1875)

Cambridge: Welch, Bigelow, and Company, 1861. 39, [1 (blank)]pp. Pamphlet. 8vo. Printer wrappers; stitched. Inscription on upper over: "National Intelligencer". Some chipping to wrappers along spine; lower wrapper starting; Good. Reply to an article by Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis written by Joel Parker (1795-1875), judge and Royall Professor of Law in the Law School at Harvard College. Parker's legal argument-marshalling historical facts and constitutional law-opposes the... Read more
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$55.00
The Life Record of H. W. Graber: A Terry Texas Ranger 1861-1865

The Life Record of H. W. Graber: A Terry Texas Ranger 1861-1865

by H. W. Graber

Three quarter leather and cloth, frontis., (portrait of H. W. Graber), 442 pp., preface. An extensive narratives relating to the 8th Texas Cavalry and his reminiscences of early Ellis and Dallas Counties. His experiences during the Civil War include his being wounded in Tennessee and captured, he tried to escape, and was imprisoned. Eventually he was paroled and rejoined his command in time to take part in the middle Tennessee Campaign. He returned to Texas at the end of the war after declining parole... Read more
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$2,000.00
Season of Fire : The Confederate Strike on Washington

Season of Fire : The Confederate Strike on Washington

by Joseph Judge

Howell Press, 1994. Hardcover. Very Good. May have limited writing in cover pages. Pages are unmarked. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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$6.36
The Hidden Civil War, The Story of the Copperheads. [Inscribed by the Author]

The Hidden Civil War, The Story of the Copperheads. [Inscribed by the Author]

by Wood Gray (1905-?)

New York: Viking Press, 1942. First Edition. 314pp. + 8 leaves of plates. 8vo. Publisher's illustrated blue cloth. Inscribed and signed by author on free, front endpaper. Foxing to plates and edges of text-block. Very good with a dust jacket in good to very good condition. A study of the Civil War-era faction of the Democratic Party that opposed the war and wanted to make peace with the Confederacy. "Wood Gray's The Hidden Civil War is a sound and valuable book based on original sources that have never... Read more
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$38.50
Sketches from My Life

Sketches from My Life

by Pasha, Admiral Hobart (Augustus Charles Hobart-Hampden, 1822-1886)

New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1887. This is the scarce First American Edition. It was originally bound in the publisher's red wrappers. This copy is graded just Fair because only the spine of the wrapper is still here, i.e. both the front and back wrapper are missing. However internal condition is Very Good with all pages present and still securely sewn together (NOT glued like a modern paperback). SEE PHOTOS. NOT a library discard. NO owner's name or bookplate. Autobiography of... Read more
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$150.00
The South Alone, should govern the South.  And African Slavery Should be Controlled by Those Only, Who are Friendly to It.  Read and send to your Neighbor.  Tract, No. 1

The South Alone, should govern the South. And African Slavery Should be Controlled by Those Only, Who are Friendly to It. Read and send to your Neighbor. Tract, No. 1

by Civil War; Confederacy. Townsend, John (Hon.)

Charleston: Evans & Cogswell, 1860. Third edition. 'The topics discussed being the condition of the South in the present Union and her gloomy prospects for the future, together with the measures of remedy suitable to her case are subjects of deep interest to every southern man...' Townsend advocates resistance and secession from the Union, "By taking their destinies under their own control, and preparing, without delay, to organize for themselves a separate and independent... Read more
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$400.00
Vintage 3 Volume The Civil War Shelby Foote HBDJ's

Vintage 3 Volume The Civil War Shelby Foote HBDJ's

by Shelby Foote

Vintage, 3 volume Set, Hardcover's with Dust Jacket's, of "The Civil War A Narrative" by Shelby Foote. They have no writing. The dust jacket's are protected in a Demco mylar. The dust jacket's has shelfwear to the edges but displays well in the mylar. Square book's. Topstains are bright. There is a previous owners emboss on each of the first flypages. There is some foxing to the front page blocks of Fort Sumter and the Fredericksburg volumes. This is a heavy set so please take this into consideration... Read more
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$99.99
PERSONAL AND MILITARY HISTORY OF PHILIP KEARNY, MAJOR-GENERAL UNITED STATES VOLUNTEERS

PERSONAL AND MILITARY HISTORY OF PHILIP KEARNY, MAJOR-GENERAL UNITED STATES VOLUNTEERS

by De Peyster, John Watts

Elizabeth, NJ / NYC: Palmer & Co. / James Miller, 1870. Second Edition. Original Cloth. Very Good. 512pp; frontispiece, pictorial half-title, plates with tissue guards; light foxing at plates. 9.25" x 6" General Kearny was born in New York City in 1815 and died near Chantilly, Virginia in 1862. His exciting career included service with the African corps in Algiers, the first expedition to the South Pass, Scott's march to Mexico and subsequent battles, the Rogue River campaign, and command of the... Read more
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$75.00
Bound for Canaan  The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of  America

Bound for Canaan The Underground Railroad and the War for the Soul of America

by Bordewich, Fergus M

Amistad. VG+/VG+. 2005. 1st Edition; 1st Printing. Hardcover. 0060524308 . Remainder mark on bottom edge; Examine the history of the underground railroad and how it gave birth to this country's first racially integrated, religiously inspired movement for social change; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 540 pp .
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$8.00
WAR LETTERS OF A DISBANDED VOLUNTEER. EMBRACING HIS ADVENTURES AS HONEST OLD ABE'S BOSOM FRIEND AND UNOFFICIAL ADVISER

WAR LETTERS OF A DISBANDED VOLUNTEER. EMBRACING HIS ADVENTURES AS HONEST OLD ABE'S BOSOM FRIEND AND UNOFFICIAL ADVISER

by [Barber, Joseph]

New York: Frederic A. Brady, 1864. 312,[2]pp. Original gilt cloth. Frontis. Small nick at crown of spine, front free endsheet excised, bookseller's description mounted to pastedown, a bit of minor foxing and some faint spotting to the fore-edge; otherwise, a very good, bright copy. First edition of these satirical fictional sketches presented in the form of folksy semi- literate correspondence to "the Eddyturs of the Sunday Times." WRIGHT II:210.
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$125.00
INSIDE: A CHRONICLE OF SECESSION. By "George F. Harrington" [pseud]

INSIDE: A CHRONICLE OF SECESSION. By "George F. Harrington" [pseud]

by [Baker, William Mumford]

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1866. vi,[7]-223pp., printed in double column format. Large octavo. Original cloth. Title vignette and illustrations by Thomas Nast. Bookplate and small piece of tape residue on pastedown, occasional light foxing, crown of spine frayed; a good, sound copy, in chemise and half morocco slipcase. First edition in book form, following serialization in HARPER'S WEEKLY. Though the present novel is set in the Carolinas, Baker (1825 - 1883) wrote it during the war while resident in... Read more
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$125.00
Running the Blockade; or, U. S. Secret Service Adventures

Running the Blockade; or, U. S. Secret Service Adventures

by Thomes, W. H

Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1875. First edition. Hardcover. Very good overall. The fictional account of blockade runners and the secret service in the US Civil War by William Henry Thomes (1824 - 1895). Thomes is also known for 'The Goldhunters' Adventures; or, Life in Australia' based on his own experience as a gold prospector. Here, the author describes a night time fictional encounter with President Lincoln: "As I wandered along the avenue, I nearly stumbled over a tall,... Read more
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$450.00
REMINISCENCES OF THE BOYS IN GRAY - 1861-1865

REMINISCENCES OF THE BOYS IN GRAY - 1861-1865

by Yeary, Miss Mamie, Compiled by

Austin: Ericson, 2003. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. Reprint of the first edition published in 1912. Gray cloth with white titles on spine and upper board. Corner bumped. 902pp., photographic reproductions, and in addition to the alphabetical memoirs of each soldier there are also these documents: Chronological List of Engagements by States, Constitution of the Confederate States and Members of the Provisional and Regular Congress of the Confederate States. Clean, no names, no writing. 4to gray cloth. A much... Read more
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$150.00
Information for Army Meetings: November, 1864

Information for Army Meetings: November, 1864

Philadelphia: James B. Rodgers, 1864. Paperback. 16mo. Pale red wrappers. 36pp. Very good. Overall a tight and attractive copy, though a bit of paper loss to rear wrapper. Reports on "Our Navy Work" (including a prayer meeting on the Monitor Onondaga), "Western New York," "Maryland," "The Shenandoah" and "Army of Potomac." The U.S. Christian Commission was a forerunner of the Red Cross.
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$100.00
Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with Reports from the Quartermaster-General, Surgeon-General, and Master of Ordnance for the Year Ending December 31, 1863

Annual Report of the Adjutant-General of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, with Reports from the Quartermaster-General, Surgeon-General, and Master of Ordnance for the Year Ending December 31, 1863

by Wm. Schouler, Adjutant General

Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1864. pp. 1022 + 8 +22 +20. Very Good, in the original black cloth with gilt-stamped spine title, cloth separating at bottom edge front gutter, rubbing to cloth at tips and minor loss of cloth at spine ends, front hinge starting, dampstain top corner affecting margin but not text of about 200 pages, period gift inscription front end page to H.W. Taft, Esq.. Henry Waters Taft was the brother of President William Howard Taft and a renowned antitrust lawyer. Much... Read more
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$150.00
Bloody Trails Along The Rio Grande

Bloody Trails Along The Rio Grande

by Mumey Nolie

Denver: Old West Publishing Co, 1958. Limited Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine in Very Good DJ. 123 pages, 7 7/8 X 10 1/4 inches. This is number 183 of 500 signed. Folded map attached to last page. Slight soiling to white dust jacket on rear panel.
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$100.00
Fighting With Ross' Texas Cavalry Brigade, C.S.A.

Fighting With Ross' Texas Cavalry Brigade, C.S.A.

by Homer L. Kerr

Special Limited First Edition, #3 of 25 copies. Full maroon leather with leather lining inside front and back of book. With gilt lettering on spin and gilt illustration on the front. Various regiments of Ross' Brigade were engaged early in the war in the Indian Territory. The participated in battle of Pea Ridge, crossed the Mississippi to fight at Iuka and Corinth, then fought in the Atlantic Campaign, and the Tennessee Campaign. Lt. Griscom dairy comprises the text of the book and his diary was... Read more
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$350.00
Mennonites in the Confederacy. a Study in Civil War Pacifism

Mennonites in the Confederacy. a Study in Civil War Pacifism

by Samuel Horst

Herald Press, 1969. Second printing. Near Fine in publisher's hardcover binding in dust jacket in like condition. A rather interesting intersection of the order of Mennonites and the part they played in the Confederate states during the American Civil War.
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$27.50
Order of Battle and Plan of Attack: Nov 7th 1861 [The Battle of Port Royal)

Order of Battle and Plan of Attack: Nov 7th 1861 [The Battle of Port Royal)

by Unlisted

Unlisted Publisher, 1861. Map. Very Good. Map size - 7.75"x9". Leaf size - 9"x10.5". Clean with some folds; probably from a book. Very short closed tear at right margin; small piece of tape on reverse. Uncommon Civil War map showing the Battle of Port Royal. Publisher unknown, but probably contemporary. The Battle of Port Royal was one of the earliest amphibious operations of the American Civil War, in which a United States Navy fleet and United States Army expeditionary force... Read more
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$100.00
Speech of Hon. Jacob M. Howard, of Michigan, on the Joint Resolution for the Recognition and Re-Admission to the Union, of Louisiana. [caption title]

Speech of Hon. Jacob M. Howard, of Michigan, on the Joint Resolution for the Recognition and Re-Admission to the Union, of Louisiana. [caption title]

by [Jacob M. Howard (1805-1871)]

Washington, D.C.: Towers, Print., [1864].  15, [1 (blank)]pp. Pamphlet. 8vo. Unopened. Near Fine. Civil War-time speech of U.S. Senator Jacob M. Howard of Michigan concerning the re-admission to the Union of the former Confederate State of Louisiana, then under U.S. military occupation. Howard refers to Louisiana's "'Revised Constitution' of April, 1864" then under consideration. "Congress ought, in my opinion, to take the subject of readmission into their own hands. It is for them and not for the... Read more
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$49.50
The War of the Rebellion: Series I - Volume XXXI [31], Part I. A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

The War of the Rebellion: Series I - Volume XXXI [31], Part I. A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies

Historical Times, Inc./National Historical Society, 1985. First Edition THUS. Unknown Binding. Like New. Pages are clean and are not marred by notes or folds of any kind. ~ ThriftBooks: Read More, Spend Less.First edition THUS, second printing. A clean copy in excellent condition, appears unread. This facsimile reproduction was produced by The National Historical Society in order to give all those interested in the political and military history of the American Civil War easier access to these... Read more
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$50.00
A Friendly Voice from England on American Affairs

A Friendly Voice from England on American Affairs

by COBDEN, Richard, and BRIGHT, John

New York: Wm. C. Bryant & Co, 1862. Paperback. 8vo. Wrappers. 30pp. Good. Internally sound (some soiling to several pages), but outer wrappers soiled and a bit edgeworn. At a banquet honoring British member of Parliament Bright (1811-89), both Bright and his 1846 comrade-in-arms in repealing the corn laws, Cobden (1804-65), offer speeches supporting the Union cause. First edition. SABIN 14037.
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$145.00
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF EPPA HUNTON

AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF EPPA HUNTON

by Hunton, Eppa

Richmond: The William Byrd Press, 1933. Hard Cover. Very Good+ binding. Octavo. xx, 268 pp., frontispiece and 2 additional portraits. First Edition, number 59 of 100 copies, signed by Eppa Hunton, IV on the limitation page. Additional inscription by Hunton, IV. on the front pastedown, to noted early 20th century Civil War collector, Beverley Randolph Wellford (1893-1963) and dated 1938. As issued, in blue cloth with title in gold on the front cover and spine. An exceptionally bright and well preserved... Read more
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$4,500.00