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

The War Of the Rebellion

by Robert N Scott

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Serial No 8

by National Historical Society

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The War Of the Rebellion, Serial 66

by Redfield, Editor Proctor

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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

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The War Of the Rebellion, Serial 25

by Lieut Col Robert N, Editor Scott

Civil War Period Books & Ephemera

Mighty Stonewall

Mighty Stonewall

by Vandiver, Frank E

Season Of Fire

Season Of Fire

by Judge, Joseph

The Story of the American Soldier in War and Peace

The Story of the American Soldier in War and Peace

by BROOKS, Elbridge S

1889 1st ed American Soldier Civil War Indians Illustrated Military Americana

Elbridge Streeter Brooks was an American author, editor, and critic. He is mainly known for his children works of fiction and nonfiction primarily on historical or patriotic subjects. Elbridge's "The Story of the American Soldier" is an entertaining narrative of anecdotes and statistics to give a pictorial and practical record of the actions of the American soldier in war and peace. Brooks includes information of... Read more about this item
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$499.00
Life of Jefferson Davis

Life of Jefferson Davis

by ALFRIEND, Frank H

1868 Confederate Jefferson Davis CSA War SECRETS Slavery Gettysburg Vicksburg

"I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came."
– Jefferson Davis

A rare first edition printing of the life and career of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy by Frank Alfriend. This book primarily deals with Davis's military and political involvement in the Confederate States of America including:... Read more about this item
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$499.00
Reminiscences of forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-61

Reminiscences of forts Sumter and Moultrie in 1860-61

by DOUBLEDAY, Abner

1876 1ed Abner Doubleday Civil War Gettysburg Reminiscences Fort Sumter Moultrie
Abner Doubleday was a 19th-century American Army officer known for his role in the Civil War, especially the Battle of Gettysburg. Following his military career, Doubleday wrote autobiographical sketches of his experiences in battle, including "Reminiscences of Forts Sumter and Moultrie". As captain at Fort Sumter, Doubleday made pivotal decisions that helped direct Union forces of the Confederacy.
Per Nevins of this work,... Read more about this item
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$499.00
Women's Work in the Civil War [Sample or Dummy, Salesperson or Canvasser Copy]

Women's Work in the Civil War [Sample or Dummy, Salesperson or Canvasser Copy]

by L. P. Brockett Vaughan, Mary C

Philadelphia: Zeigler, McCurdy & Company, 1867. Cloth cover with embossed emblem ZMcC&co. 15 x 22.5 x 2cm. [1867] A New York State salesperson's sample and order book, with three examples of alternate bindings attached to endpapers. Includes preface, detailed table of contents for the 800 planned pages, introduction, sample pages from 5 chapters, index, 14 steel portraits, 7 pages of positive reviews and a double page prospectus of the work. Bound in are order forms listing name, residence and style of... Read more about this item
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$959.55
MOHUN: or, The Last Days of Lee and His Paladins. Final Memoir of a Staff Officer Serving in Virginia.  From the Mss. of Colonel Surry, of Eagle's Nest

MOHUN: or, The Last Days of Lee and His Paladins. Final Memoir of a Staff Officer Serving in Virginia. From the Mss. of Colonel Surry, of Eagle's Nest

by Cooke, John Esten

New York: F. J. Huntington & Co., 1869. The rare first printing of the second book in a trilogy of Civil War novels by John Esten Cooke.  Sabin 16318.  The book has been professionally rebacked, with the original spine cloth retained.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Book.
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$500.00
Panorama of the Mississippi Valley and its Fortifications

Panorama of the Mississippi Valley and its Fortifications

by Magnus, Charles

New York: Charles Magnus, 1863. 1st Edition 1st Printing. No Binding. Very Good+/No Jacket. An extremely scarce map titled "Panorama of the Mississippi Valley and its Fortifications", which illustrates the theater of war that was the Mississippi River during the American Civil War. Published in New York in 1863 by Charles Magnus. Nicely matted and well framed. This broadside map shows the cities, towns, stores, plantations, mills, academies, etc. along the Mississippi River from St. Louis... Read more about this item
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$3,750.00
Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant

by GRANT, Ulysses S

1885 Civil War 1ed Memoirs of Union General Ulysses S. Grant Illustrated MAPS 2v
"The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can and keep moving on."
– Ulysses S. Grant
An important historical memoir of the Civil War, arguably the most important, and the best thing that Grant ever wrote. General Norman Schwartzkopf has recently called this the finest memoir of war experiences that has ever been penned. As such, it is valuable... Read more about this item
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$950.00
Beyond the lines: or, A yankee prisoner loose in Dixie.

Beyond the lines: or, A yankee prisoner loose in Dixie.

by GEER, J. J

1863 1ed Beyond the Lines Geer Civil War Union Confederate Prison Slavery Racism

J. J. Geer's 'Beyond the Lines' is a rare Civil War narrative of Geer's time as a prisoner in the Southern Confederacy after being captured in Shiloh and being put in chains with slaves, and then his escape through marshes and bloodhounds before being recaptured. This civil war features significant content around racism and slavery with tiles including 'Inquisitive Negroes,' 'An Ingenious Darkey,' 'Southern Inhumanity,'... Read more about this item
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$399.00
The war with the South: a history of the great American rebellion

The war with the South: a history of the great American rebellion

by TOMES, Robert

1862 EXQUISITE 1ed War with South CIVIL WAR Military Tomes Gettysburg MAPS

The American Civil War played an important role in the expansion and growth of book publication in the United States, as people were craving an understanding of the conflict. Robert Tomes began publishing a subscription book that would give insight to the war, but he believed his work would help end the battles quickly. It didn't. "The War with the South" saw print in dozens of separate parts during the height of the Civil War.... Read more about this item
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$499.00
The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of an American Family

The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of an American Family

by Paul C Nagel

First Edition, Signed by Author
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$100.00
Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (6 1862 Issues)

Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper (6 1862 Issues)

This is a nice condition lot of 6 original, Civil War-era issues of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper." Included in this lot is a "WAR SUPPLEMENT" issue. The issues are dated May 3, 10, 17, 24 (regular issue), 24 ("War Supplement" issue) and 31, 1862 and feature wonderful engravings and illustrated advertisements. The pages are un-cut and still attached along the edges.The lot contains an abundance of CIVIL WAR content (both articles and engravings) - here are a few examples of the engravings:*... Read more about this item
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$125.00
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

Amistad. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket. 2005. 1st Edition. 2nd Printing. Hardcover. Extremities of dust jacket are a bit stressed, now protected by fresh mylar cover. No defects in book. Pages are crisp, tight, unmarked; book appears unread. . SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 560 pages. Signed by Author. K2 .
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$31.50
The American Civil War book and Grant album

The American Civil War book and Grant album

by ALLEN, William

1894 Civil War Photographs Ulysses S Grant Album ANTIETAM Fairfax Abe Lincoln

William Allen's commemorative Civil War album was one of the most desired and popular illustrated works on the American Civil War. While not published until nearly the end of the 19th-century, this portfolio of half-tone photographs served as one of, if not the best collection of photographs from the time following the Civil War. Allen published this work primarily to honor Ulysses S Grant and depict scenes and incidents of... Read more about this item
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$499.00
The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner.

The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner.

by Wilkinson, J

1877 Confederate CSN Capt Wilkinson 1ed Narrative of Blockade-Runner Civil War

Confederate Naval Captain John Wilkinson's "The Narrative of a Blockade-Runner" is a fascinating 19th-century first-hand account that provides a detailed narrative on blockade-running during the American Civil War. In addition to chronicling the experiences of smuggling goods through the Union's naval blockade, the book also offers insights into significant events such as the controversial capture of New Orleans. Through... Read more about this item
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$499.00
Confederate Operations in Canada and New York

Confederate Operations in Canada and New York

by Headley, John W

Neale Publ, New York, 1906. 1st Edition. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition. Bookplate. Top edge gilt in good condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Civil War Era; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 21178. .
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$250.00
Robert E. Lee

Robert E. Lee

by COOKE, John Esten

1893 Confederate Robert E. Lee Civil War General US Military Illustrated Cooke

A rare edition of the 19th-century historical, popular biography, 'Robert E. Lee.' This is a remarkable biography that delves into the life and legacy of one of America's most revered military leaders. Published in 1893 by G.W. Dillingham in New York, this book offers a captivating portrayal of General Robert E. Lee, exploring his early years, his military career, and his role in the American Civil War. Cooke's meticulous... Read more about this item
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$499.00
Mosby and His Men: A Record of the Adventures of that Renowned Partisan Ranger, John S. Mosby, [Colonel C.S.A.] Including the Exploits of Smith, Chapman, Richards, Montjoy, Turner, Russell, Glasscock, and the Men Under Them

Mosby and His Men: A Record of the Adventures of that Renowned Partisan Ranger, John S. Mosby, [Colonel C.S.A.] Including the Exploits of Smith, Chapman, Richards, Montjoy, Turner, Russell, Glasscock, and the Men Under Them

by CRAWFORD, J. Marshall

1867 Confederate 1ed John S Mosby Rangers Raiders CIVIL WAR Virginia Gray Ghost

"Mosby and His Men" is an engaging narrative penned by J. Marshall Crawford that vividly chronicles the actions of the 43rd Virginia Cavalry Battalion, also known as "Mosby's Rangers," during the American Civil War. Established by John Singleton Mosby under the auspices of General Robert E. Lee in 1863, this unit was renowned for its swift strikes on Union forces and the skill with which they avoided capture. The Battalion,... Read more about this item
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$599.00
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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$499.00
A Fine Body of Athletic Soldiers: A History of the 11th Georgia Cavalry Regiment

A Fine Body of Athletic Soldiers: A History of the 11th Georgia Cavalry Regiment

by John W. Latty

Williamsburg NC: Broadfoot Publishing Company 207, 2007. First Edition. . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. F/F/1st ed./ Signed and inscribed. A handsome copy, lightly read with a perfect jacket with no wear and now covered with a mylar sleeve. No wear at all to book, tight binding, clean white pages, signed and inscribed by author: "To Jim--A Proud "son of the South.--John W. Latty". Not ex-library, not a remainder. 289pp., some portraits of officers and a few others, index, bibliography, notes,... Read more about this item
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$125.00
The Burning of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

The Burning of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

by SCHNECK, B.S

1864 CIVIL WAR Burning of Chambersburg MAP Confederate General McCausland CSA

The Battle of Gettysburg has long been considered the most iconic Civil War to take place in Pennsylvania; however, other battles and raids helped shape the outcome as well. In July of 1864, in the town of Chambersburg, confederate general John McCausland lead a charge on the small town and burned most of the buildings to the ground.

American historian B.S Schneck published an account shortly after the events in Chambersburg,... Read more about this item
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$499.00
Regulations for the Recruiting Service of the Army of the United States

Regulations for the Recruiting Service of the Army of the United States

by War Department, Office of Adj General

*Regulations for the Recruiting Service of the Army of the United States, Both Regular and Volunteer, printed by Government Printing Office, Washington 1862...... darker tannish putty colored - paper covers - Paperback manual, covers are in acceptable condition with small tears at the spine- top / bottom... Spine is tight with all pages secure. Pages are unmarked but slightly tanned from age.. 99 pages........ Ruth Reaser..LAX Vespa, Los Angeles Culver City- maybe this will do it!-At least you know... Read more about this item
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$101.00
Life and Reminiscences of Jefferson Davis. By distinguished men of his time. Introductory by hon. John W. Daniel, ...Illustrated

Life and Reminiscences of Jefferson Davis. By distinguished men of his time. Introductory by hon. John W. Daniel, ...Illustrated

by DANIEL, John

1890 1ed Life of Jefferson Davis CSA President Civil War Lincoln Assassination

"I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came."
– Jefferson Davis

This 1890 first edition account of the life of Jefferson Davis was published quickly following the Confederate President's death in December of 1889. This book covers all the important military endeavors of Davis from the War in Mexico, Battle... Read more about this item
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$499.00
The Spy of the Rebellion, c Allan Pinkerton, Kansas City Publishing,  True First Edition, 1883

The Spy of the Rebellion, c Allan Pinkerton, Kansas City Publishing, True First Edition, 1883

by Pinkerton, Allan

The Spy of the Rebellion; Being a True History of the Spy System of the United States Army During the Late Rebellion. Revealing Many Secrets of the War Hitherto Not Made Public. Compiled from Official Reports Prepared for President Lincoln, General McClellan and the ProvostMarshal General. By Allan Pinkerton who (Under the Nom-de-Plume of Major E. J. Allen) was Chief of the United States Secret Service. With Numerous Illustrations. Kansas City: Kansas City Publishing Co, 1883. Sold Only by... Read more about this item
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$299.75
McClellan's own Story: the war for the Union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to it and them.

McClellan's own Story: the war for the Union, the soldiers who fought it, the civilians who directed it, and his relations to it and them.

by McCLELLAN, George Brinton

1887 Civil War 1st ed George McClellan Own Story Union General Slavery Lincoln
"The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood."
– George B. McClellan

A rare first edition of George B. McClellan's "Own Story" which wasn't published until 1887, after his death. McClellan used this work as a platform to defend his conduct, actions, and decisions during the Mexican American War and Civil... Read more about this item
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$499.00
Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Virginia, Passed at Called Session, 1862, in the Eighty-Seventh Year of the Commonwealth

Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Virginia, Passed at Called Session, 1862, in the Eighty-Seventh Year of the Commonwealth

Richmond: William F. Ritchie, 1862. Paperback. Small 4to. Tan wrappers. 36pp. Good. Some soiling, minor edge tears. First edition. Nice copy of this Confederate imprint. PARRISH 4387.
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$125.00